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1978 Porsche 911 SC in 1:18 scale


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This is the 1978 Porsche 911 SC Carrera in 1:18 scale by Solido.

The 1978 Porsche 911 SC, a true legend in the automotive world. It was a turning point for the 911, marking the end of the problematic 2.7-liter engines and the beginning of the reliable and powerful 3.0-liter era. 

Performance:

    • Engine: 3.0-liter air-cooled flat-six, producing 180 horsepower and 175 lb-ft of torque.
    • Acceleration: 0-60 mph in around 6.3 seconds, top speed of 136 mph.
    • Handling: Renowned for its sharp handling and precise steering, thanks to its rear-engine layout and balanced weight distribution.

Features:

    • Available as a coupe or Targa (removable roof panel), the first true 911 Cabriolet wouldn't arrive until 1983.
    • Leather interior, air conditioning, power mirrors, and forged alloy wheels became standard equipment, marking a step up in luxury compared to previous models.
    • Chrome-plated trim was replaced with black anodized accents and painted headlamp rings later in the production run.

Significance:

    • The 1978 Porsche 911 SC is considered one of the best classic 911s, offering a potent combination of performance, reliability, and timeless design.
    • It bridged the gap between the early, raw 911s and the more refined models of the 1980s and beyond.
  • Today, well-maintained examples are highly sought-after by collectors and enthusiasts, with values ranging from around $40,000 to over $100,000 depending on condition and model variant.

The 1978 Porsche 911 is a timeless classic that continues to captivate automotive enthusiasts with its iconic design and exhilarating performance. What sets it apart from its competition is its rear-engine layout, a hallmark of Porsche's engineering philosophy. The 911's distinctively flat-six engine positioned at the rear not only provided superb weight distribution but also offered incredible traction, allowing for exceptional handling and agility on the road. Its signature round headlights, sloping roofline, and wide rear fenders gave it a striking and unmistakable appearance that has stood the test of time. The 911's perfect combination of style, speed, and precision made it a symbol of driving pleasure and a true embodiment of Porsche's commitment to excellence. Its enduring popularity and status as an automotive icon have solidified the 1978 Porsche 911 as one of the most celebrated and beloved sports cars in history.


This exquisite model is hand painted and polished to a beautiful finish.
Other features include:
Moveable and Steerable Front Wheels
Accurate and highly detailed Interior and Chassis
Opening Doors