Lot 193 - 1972 Porsche 911E 2.4 Litre
|Odometer reading||88,720 miles|
|Estimate||£75,000 - £100,000|
- Desirable “Oil Klapper” model
- Extensively Restored
This car can be viewed in person from 14th to 18th July 2020 at our the auction site, Windsorview Lakes, Datchet, SL3 9HY
The original 911 series is often cited as the most successful competition 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. The original Porsche 911 with its famous and distinctive design was mechanically notable for being rear-engined and air-cooled. Production would run from autumn 1963 until 1989.
The 911E series model had the unusual and rare oil filler behind the right side door, with the dry sump oil tank relocated from behind the right rear wheel to the front in an attempt to move the centre of gravity slightly forward for better handling. An extra oil filler flap was located on the rear wing and for this reason it became known as an “Oil Klapper”.
This matching numbers example offered in its original colour combination of gold metallic over a brown leather interior has been treated to an extensive restoration in recent years. Included in the restoration was a comprehensive refinish to the paintwork where the body was taken back to bare metal. Fresh rubbers and seals were fitted and the interior re-trimmed. The Porsche certificate of authenticity confirms that the original specification included a sunroof and factory sports seats.
Offered in very good order throughout the 911 comes complete with a Porsche certificate of authenticity, various sundry invoices, and a photographic record of the restoration, and a UK V5C Registration document.
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