1967 Porsche 912 SWB Targa Registration No: KCK 451F

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£33000 - £36000


1967 Porsche 912 SWB Targa
Registration No: KCK 451F

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Model: 912 SWB Targa
First Registered:1967
Registration No: KCK 451F
Chassis No: 12870249
MOT:October 2017
Colour: Silver
In 1963 Porsche executives decided to introduce a new four-cylinder entry-level model. In production form, the Type 912 combined a 911 chassis / bodyshell with the 1.6L, four-cylinder, push-rod Type 616/36 engine, with a lower compression ratio and new Solex carburetors. Compared to the 911, the resulting production Type 912 vehicle demonstrated superior weight distribution, handling, and range. To bring 912 pricing close to the 356, Porsche also deleted some features standard on the 911.
On April 5, 1965 Porsche officially began production of the 912 coupé. Styling, performance, quality construction, reliability, and price made the 912 a very attractive buy to both new and old customers, and it substantially outsold the 911 during the first few years of production. Porsche produced nearly 30,000 912 coupés and about 2500 912 Targas, during a five-year manufacturing run. Production of the Targa, complete with removable roof and heavy transparent plastic rear windows openable with a zipper, commenced in December 1966 as a 1967 model. In January 1968, Porsche also made available a Targa with fixed glass rear window, transforming the Targa into a coupé with removable roof.

It is almost impossible to find a well-documented, original, California Black Plate Porsche 912 Short Wheel Base. This car comes with the original factory maintenance records, owner’s manual, and all Porsche paperwork. This 912 is in a beautiful colour combination of silver with black interior, and the very desirable sports Fuchs alloy wheels. It features a Blaupunkt AM/FM radio with Hirschman antenna, matching spare wheel and tyre, and the correct tool roll and jack. This unmolested original 912 has been maintained and serviced on a regular basis, one of only 2,500 built and with tremendous patina.

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Auction Date:
25th Oct 16 at 1pm BST
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