Lot 173 - 1975 Porsche 911S
|Odometer reading||77,204 miles|
|Estimate||£24,000 - £29,000|
|Result||Sold - £24,080|
The original Porsche 911, with its famous and durable design, was introduced in the Autumn of 1963 and built until 1989. From its inception, the 911 was modified both by private racing teams and the Porsche factory itself for racing, rallying and other competition. The original 911 series is often cited as the most successful sports/racing car ever, especially when its variations are included; namely the powerful 911-derived 935 which won Le Mans as well as other major sports cars races. In 1967, Porsche introduced the 911T model and subsequently a 911E version; however the 911S was the most desirable and with only 3,174 Porsche 911S's manufactured, good quality surviving examples are rare and highly collectable.
This original, low mileage and well preserved classic fuel injected Porsche 911 2.7 S is finished in the lovely period colour of Sahara Beige together with a beautifully presented black interior. The car has been lovingly owned by a gentleman in the Netherlands since 1998 who recently passed away and has only covered only 77,204 miles. Originally supplied by Porsche in Florida on the 28th February 1975, it was fitted with the rare dealer optional air-conditioning made by VPC (Volkswagen Products Corp.) Accompanying this example is a substantial history file containing records that show the vendor spent €63,788 on maintaining, service and re-commissioning this exceptionally original 911S at a Porsche Specialist, Motron, in Kenkum, Netherlands.
This lovely example will come complete with Original Dutch registration documents and original 1975 ownership and maintenance manual together with the Netherlands Porsche Club certificate of authenticity and membership.
A 12 month MoT test certificate and NOVA certificate are present but due to time constraints the V5 has not been completed, therefore the vendor has offered to assist in making any successful bidder the first UK owner on the V5 certificate.
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