An ex-Corgi casting this casting is also known as "Porsche Targa" and 'Porsche 911 SC Targa', which on the real car, refers to the European-Market model of the Porsche 911, known in North America as the "911S". This casting under corgi was one of 2 Porsche Corgi Castings Hot Wheels later acquired, alongside the Porsche Carrera, depicting a 1973 Porsche Carrera RS. This casting replicates the Wide-bodied model from the 1979-1980 Model year and was originally released by Corgi in 1980.
The Porsche 911 Targa has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
|Col #||Year||Series||Color||Tampo||Base Color / Type||Window Color||Interior Color||Wheel Type||Toy #||Country||Notes / Variations||Photo|
|493||1996||1996 Hot Wheels #493||Fluorescent Yellow||Yellow HW logo on rear window, red tail lights, and silver headlights||Black plastic||Black||5SP||16300||China|
|493||1996||1996 Hot Wheels #493||Fluorescent Yellow||Yellow HW logo on rear window, red tail lights, and silver headlights||Black metal||Black||5SP||16300||China|
|8707||1996||Hot Wheels Drag Race Set||Red||5SP|
|1996||1996||Hot Wheels Holiday||Red||Green 5SP|
|1996||1996||Hot Wheels Holiday||Green||Red 5SP|
|16020||1996||FAO Schwarz Gold Series III Set||Black||Gold 5SP|
|608||1997||1997 Hot Wheels||Metalflake Silver||Black door handles, Red HW logo on rear window||
Black / Plastic
|17263||1997||Target Cruisin' America Set||Red||Clear||Beige||Gold WSP|
|1997||1997||Backpack 5-Pack||Metallic Green||5SP|
From the back of the 1997-card:
Mattel introduced the HOT WHEELS Treasure Hunt Series of limited edition vehicles in 1995. Only 12 different card have been available each year. Good luck hunting for these hard-to-find collector cars!