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Originally Posted by WERK-I View Post
Only because they were the first of the 911 turbo's. Engineering-wise, they were more of an "experiment", than the more refined 3.3l turbo's.
I'd add that those first 930s were true homologation specials. OK, so they built about twice the number that they needed to to satisfy the rulesbooks. But still, those early cars were not meant to be mass-produced. Their rear fender flares, for example, were welded on, as opposed to the later cars' all-in-one stamped steel pieces. Not that necessarily makes them better cars, as pointed out, but it does make them a little bit special.

I haven't driven one of the early cars, but I've also heard that they (being lighter and less-refined) have a more raw feel to them. I think that counts for a lot when buying a 911 Turbo.
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