1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571

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1974 Porsche 911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI
Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571

Sold for € 204,700 (US$ 233,112) inc. premium
1974 Porsche 911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI
Chassis no. 9114600459
Engine no. 911/83 6640571
*Matching chassis and engine numbers
*Delivered new in Italy
*Painstakingly restored between 2012 and 2014
*Believed genuine circa 48,000 kilometres from new

This Porsche 911 Carrera was first registered on 2nd January 1974 and was delivered finished in the colour combination of black with tan vinyl interior, the same colour combination it wears today. The model year is 1974 (G). According to the accompanying Porsche certificate, the car was sold to a Porsche main dealer in Italy at some time between 1st August 1973 and 31st July 1974. As it was first registered on 2nd January 1974, the car would have left the factory between August and December 1973, and as such must be one of the first few hundred of this model produced. This is also evident in the welding of the central tunnel, which was done in the same way as the Carrera RS (photograph on file) to improve torsional rigidity. It is believed that the first owner was an industrialist in the Milanese bakery industry, who purchased the car on 2nd January 1974 and kept it until 7th September 1992 when it was sold to the second owner in the province of Varese in northern Italy. He in turn sold the car to a dealer in the same province, where it is believed the car was dry stored and unused from 1995 until 2012. This is evident from the lack of stamps for the 'Revision' (the Italian roadworthiness test) in the logbook from 1995 until the completion of the car's restoration in 2014.

In 2012 the current owner acquired the Carrera after months of negotiations, and entrusted a Porsche-authorised carrozzeria with its restoration. Attention was paid to the smallest details, and in the process it was discovered that the orange indicators, which at first sight look like the US-market versions, were indeed an oddity for the Italian market only, as the Italian cars did not have the small indicator repeaters in the front wings but in the front bumper. At the same time, after-market electric rear-view mirrors were replaced with the period correct item on the driver's side.

The bodyshell was taken back to bare metal by a specialised company using a high-pressure water jet and then repainted in the original black, while the interior was re-trimmed in the original and correct tan vinyl. The engine was treated to a light overhaul including the replacement of all fuel and oil lines as well as a new set of ignition leads, new distributor cap, new alternator, fuel pump, etc and a service of the Bosch mechanical fuel injection. The restoration was finished in 2014 and the car has since covered some 3,000 trouble-free kilometres, performing eagerly on a recent short test drive.

The current odometer reading is approximately 48,000 kilometres, which is believed - but not guaranteed - to be correct; however, a sticker from a previous service was found on the car, dated 8th June 1996 with 43,720 kilometres recorded. When the current owner purchased the car in 2012, the odometer read 44,407 kilometres.

The Carrera is offered with the original instruction manual in its original wallet; the aforementioned Porsche declaration and certificate of origin; a period correct Blaupunkt radio; the original tyre compressor; the original tools in the original tool roll; the original jack; a second set of carpets; and a car cover with Porsche logo. An accompanying folder and USB stick contains hundreds of photographs of the restoration as well as invoices and the car also comes with Italian registration documents.
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1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
1974  Porsche  911 2.7-Litre Carrera MFI  Chassis no. 9114600459 Engine no. 911/83 6640571
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