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Lot 101

2016   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2016

1973 Porsche 911 2.4 T

SOLD $79,750

Estimate

$90,000 - $110,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

9113100333

Car Highlights

Last Model Year of the Highly Desirable Long-Hood Porsche 911
Finished in its Original Color Combination of Tangerine with Black Vinyl Interior
Desirably Equipped with Mechanical Fuel Injection
Eligible for Countless Tours, Shows, and Porsche Club Gatherings
Offered with Original Tools, Ownership History, and Maintenance Records

Technical Specs

2,341 CC SOHC Flat 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection
140 BHP at 6,200 RPM
5-Speed Manual Transaxle
4-Wheel Ventilated Hydraulic Disc Brakes
Independent Front and Rear Suspension with Torsion Bars
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This 1973 Porsche 911 2.4 T represents the last 911 long-hood model year, Porsche’s purest version of a car by which all other sports cars have been measured for more than 50 years. This 1973 model benefits from nearly a decade of Porsche’s relentless dedication to improve and develop the breed, including a slightly lengthened wheelbase to improve handling and weight distribution, a powerful 2.4-liter engine with mechanical fuel injection to improve drivability, and the 915 five-speed transaxle with a traditional H pattern to eliminate the dogleg first gear of earlier models.

This well-kept 911’s restoration began in fall 2013, with a bare-metal, glass-out re-spray in its original Tangerine (color code 018). With a desire to maintain originality where possible, factory Porsche overspray was carefully retained in the engine and luggage compartments and below the rocker panels. The interior was revitalized with new seat covers, headliner, dash pad, knee rail, and carpeting. Rubber seals were replaced throughout. Brightwork was removed and restored. The original Fuchs wheels were beautifully restored and complemented with new centers. Boasting excellent road manners and a Blaupunkt AM/FM/ SW radio, this Porsche presents an outstanding opportunity to own a brilliant example of an early 911 that could be used as an occasional driver or pressed into even more regular service.