1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182

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Lot 85
Beautifully presented
1975 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA

Sold for US$ 55,000 inc. premium
1975 PORSCHE 911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA

Chassis no. 9115410127
Engine no. 6581182

2,687cc SOHC Flat 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Fuel Injection
165bhp at 5,800rpm
5-Speed Manual Transaxle
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Delivered new in striking special order color Gazelle Metallic
*One of just 395 911 Carrera's made for the US market in 1975
*Classic, easy-to-use 911 Targa
*Sporting, wind-in-your-hair Porsche
*Offered with Porsche Certificate of Authenticity



THE PORSCHE 911 CARRERA

The legendary Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 of 1973 resulted from the factory's realization that the weight of its top-of-the-range 2.4-liter 911S production model restricted its development potential for racing. Therefore, it was decided to produce and homologate a special lightweight variant for competition purposes. The result was the 1973 Carrera RS (RennSport), which featured thinner-gauge metal in its doors, roof, trunk lid, and floors. These cars remain among the most collectible cars ever produced by the Zuffenhausen-based sports car manufacturer.

When the homologation targets had been met, the lightweight RS was discontinued but the Carrera name continued on Porsche's top-of-the-range model, which in its new, series-production 911form mounted the 2.7-liter in a fully trimmed body shell.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

According to this cars Porsche-issued Certificate of Authenticity, this 911 was completed at the Zuffenhausen-based Porsche plant on April 14, 1975. The new Targa was built for the US-market, fitted with California emission system and Bilstein shock absorbers, and fixed on a set of Dunlop radial tires. The car was finished in the rare special order color of Gazelle Metallic, equipped with a black Targa top, and trimmed in a Cinnamon-colored partial leather interior.

The Porsches subsequent history remains unknown, but the car is believed to have been in California from at least the mid-1990s until 2015. It should be noted that the cars engine number does not match the one listed on the Certificate of Authenticity, and the engine appears to be of a later type; possibly from a 1978 911SC. The car presents beautifully throughout, and is finished in a color much like the original Gazelle Metallic, neatly complimented by the classic black Carrera script down the side. Sitting on Fuchs alloy wheels, the Targa is equipped with front fog lights and a Blaupunkt Portland cassette player. With only 395 Porsche 911 Carrera's produced for the US-market in 1975, these cars are quite rare, and are very usable even as a daily driver.
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1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
1975 PORSCHE  911 CARRERA 2.7 TARGA  Chassis no. 9115410127 Engine no. 6581182
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