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. Cast into the front and rear license plates on this casting is the registration number 'AMD 26'.
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!