Classic Porsche Drag Race Pits 930 Turbo against 911 SC and 1997 Boxster

While some of you might not agree with the Boxster taking part in this battle, the age of the mid-engined Zuffenhausen machine does recommend it as a classic nowadays. With that out of the way, it's time to discuss the details of this three-way drag race.
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This is a straight line shenanigan involving a 1981 Porsche 911 SC, a 1986 Porsche 930 Turbo, as well as a 1997 Porsche Boxster, with all three flat-six bearers being finished in Red.

If you want to take a look at this from the financial perspective, what you'll see in the video below is a $30,000 car competing against a $100,000 machine and a $8,000 toy, respectively.

When it comes to specs, we have to start with the widow maker, the 930 Turbo. While 300 hp might not sound like all that much nowadays (from hot hatches to diesel SUVs, many drivers have such power available today), but the way in which this tail-happy machine uses its 3.3-liter boxer will make you tremble once behind the wheel.

Moving on to the 911 SC, whose name stands for Super Carrera, by the way, we find an atmospheric 3.0-liter flat-six delivering 204 hp - since Porsche had shelved the SC name since the 356SC, this model is special even before you turn the key.

The first-gen Boxster (friends call it the 986) follows a similar story, since the German automaker hadn't designed a street car as a convertible from the get-go since the 550 Spyder of the 1950s. Since this is a pre-2000 model, motivation comes from a 2.5-liter boxer delivering 201 hp.

While using such pieces of Porscha history for drag racing purposes might seem rude, many people would've said the same about any Porsche that had gone drifting a few years ago. Well, nowadays the automaker has integrated sliding into its official activities, so let's keep things on the positive track in order to enjoy the TFL Car-supplied piece of footage below.

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