Lot 125 - 1975 Porsche 911 2.7 S
|Odometer reading||78,719 km|
|Estimate||£30,000 - £35,000|
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 very original classic fuel injected Porsche 911 2.7 S is finished in the lovely period colour of Sahara Beige complimented with a black interior. The car was lovingly owned by a gentleman in the Netherlands since 1998. The car was imported to the UK in 2016 after the Dutchman had passed away. Originally supplied by Porsche in Florida on 28th February 1975, it was fitted with the rare dealer optional air-conditioning made by VPC (Volkswagen Products Corp.) Accompanying this example is a history file containing records that show a previous owner spent €63,788 on maintaining, service and recommissioning this exceptionally original 911S at a Porsche Specialist, Motron, in Kenkum, Netherlands. This 911S has recently been taken to 911 specialists Tuthill Porsche who serviced the brakes replacing the front callipers and pads and changed the engine oil and filters; it then went to Barr-Tech near the currents owners’ home in Cambridge to have the Warm Up Regulator reconditioned, all this work was to make sure the car runs and drives properly. The 911S is supplied with a V5C registration document, an MoT test certificate which expires in April 2019, the original Dutch registration documents and the original 1975 ownership and maintenance manual together with the Netherlands Porsche Club Certificate of Authenticity and Membership.The 911S is not only a great car to drive but with the values of 911's, particularly the S, on the rise, this example can also be regarded as an extremely sound investment.
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