Running through September 2021, this competition will be judged on a variety of criteria including the use of original parts, a before and after restoration comparison, and the quality of the finished product.
Our choice fell on the magnificent 1982 911 SC Coupe (911) of Mr. Fortin, who had to pick up his vehicle as far as Edmonton, Alberta, to participate in the competition.
- Model: 911SC Coupe (911)
- Year: 1982 Color: Silver
- Type: 6 cylinder 180hp at 5500rpm.
- Torque: 175 lb-ft at 4,200 rpm. Max 7000rpm
- Compression Ratio: 9.3: 1.
With summer now over, it's time to put the sports cars in storage and say, "See you next year." This will not be the case for the Porsche Quebec center, which is taking advantage of the 2020 winter season to undertake an extraordinary restoration project. To participate in the race, the various participating Porsche centers must submit their registration before December 1, 2019, disclosing in particular the initial condition of the vehicle, the serial number and a restoration plan.
The search for the "ideal project" begins by sending an email to the various customers who own a Classic Porsche appearing in the list of eligible models, namely: Carrera GT, 996 911, 996, 986, 993, 968, 964 , 959, 944, 928, 924, 911 G, 911 F, 914, 356.
The history of the Porsche 911 begins at the Frankfurt Motor Show on September 12, 1963, with the presentation of what will be the first generation of the Porsche 911, the type 901. Ten years after the first, in 1972, Porsche engineers gave the 911 its first makeover. The G-Series model was produced from 1973 to 1989, longer than any other generation of 911. It features impact-absorbing gusseted bumpers, an innovation designed to meet the latest crash test standards in the United States. United.
Occupant protection has been improved with the adoption of three-point seat belts as standard equipment, as well as the integration of headrests in the seats. One of the most important shows in the 911 saga was the unveiling in 1974 of the first Porsche 911 Turbo (930) with a 3.0-liter recognizable by its rear spoiler. The engine developed 188 kW. With its unique blend of luxury and performance, the Turbo has become the legendary Porsche model. The performance leap came in 1977 with the Intercooler that powered the 911 Turbo 3.3. Its 296 hp (218 kW) power output was best-in-class. In 1984, the 911 Carrera with their 231 hp 3.2-liter replaced the SCs which became collector's items.
In 1982, fans of fresh air could order the 911 Cabriolets. The Carrera Speedsters were launched in 1989, they evoked the legendary 356s of the 1950s. This 911 was equipped with prominent bumpers to meet the standards then in effect in North America. The 2.7 models boast 150 hp and 165 hp while the 2.7 S have an output increased to 175 hp. From 1976, Porsche marketed the 3.0 Carrera and the SC. The first, distributed over two years, has a KJetronic injection with a power of 200 hp, for its 2 994 cm3 flat 6-cylinder. the SC, distributed from 1978 to 1983, will go from 180 to 204 hp, through 188 for the year 1980. In order to meet anti-pollution standards, an air pump can be installed. It consists of injecting the air from the engine compartment into the exhaust, the aim of which is to reduce the concentration of the exhaust gases at the exhaust outlet by increasing the total volume of air.
The car therefore meets American anti-pollution standards. At that time, the management wanted to put an end to the 911 and favor the other models of the brand. However, the 911 will experience a revival, forced by the attachment of customers for this legendary model. The Targa version alone assumed the role of discoverable 911 until 1982, when the convertible was launched, which was marketed in 1983. The latter, initially equipped with the 3.0, will host the 3.2 the following year as well as the coupe. This engine displays 231 hp, although the catalyzed versions suffered a drop in power, posting 217 hp in Europe and 207 hp in the United States.
What a great initiative to support a cause aimed at improving the well-being of men.