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The Porsche 911 offered here may well be one of the finest Sportomatic-equipped 911s in existence. Showing less than 23,000 miles, this stunningly original example has been held in noted Porsche collections and won prestigious concours awards competing against fully restored 911s.
According to its included factory Kardex, chassis 11835019 was completed on January 9, 1968, and delivered to VW Pacific in Culver City, California. Ordered with the optional Sportomatic transmission, 911 S instrumentation, 911 S oil tank, tinted glass, bumper horns, and a radio installation package, the car was sold new to T.G. Tupman of Balboa Island, California, who had the car fitted with dealer-installed air-conditioning and a Blaupunkt AM-FM radio.
Prized for its exceptional originality, this car won the 911 Class at the 1988 PCA Porsche Parade National Concours d’Elegance and was named Most Outstanding Porsche at the 2001 Greenwich Concours d’Elegance, plus Best German Sports Car 1967–1983 at the 2012 Greenwich concours.
Resplendent in its Silver Metallic paint over black leatherette interior, this 911 presents in outstanding condition. Accompanying the sale are its Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, tool roll, jack, and books. Among the finest early 911s available, this example represents a true opportunity for the devoted Porsche enthusiast.