Introduced in 1965 as replacement for the outgoing Porsche 356 model, the Porsche 912 was developed to meet the needs of buyers looking for a stylish sports coupe who couldn't stretch to the more expensive and newly introduced, six cylinder powered, Porsche 911. With its detuned, 1600cc flat four variant, of the 356SC engine, its excellent weight distribution, great handling, 911 styling and superior economy the Porsche 912 proved an instant success and in the first few years of production it outsold the 911 considerably.
For the 1967 model year Porsche also introduced the 'Targa' for both the 911 & 912 models, complete with removable roof panel and a heavy plastic transparent rear window which was removable on a zip (known by Porsche aficionados as the 'soft window Targa'), with this being developed in further in 1968 with the introduction of the Targa 'Version II' which now featured a large wrap-around rear glass screen and effectively made the car a full coupe with a removable roof. Of the 32000 examples built only 2500 where Targas and by the end of 1969 Porsche had already started production of the new 914 and so production of the Porsche 912 came to an end.
This stunning matching numbers example, as confirmed by a Porsche COA, was built in Stuttgart in 1969. She was ordered in 'Special Order Paint', Olive, code 6835L as noted on the Porsche COA and original paint tag found inside the N/S door / base of the A-pillar. Further options included the rarer 5 speed manual transmission (902/06), front / rear bumper guards and as can be seen in the photographs she also has 6x15 Fuchs alloys wheels, front fog lamps and a period Blaupunkt radio.
A review of her wonderful history file leads us to believe that between 1969 and 1998 the car lived in California and at some time she received a colour change to metallic red as this is noted on the UK import documentation from when the car was brought into the UK by a Porsche specialist in '98. In 2009 the car was taken off the road and a documented bare metal respray was carried out and the car was rightfully returned to her factory original Olive. During this time all the rubber seals were renewed, chromework was either replaced or re-plated and the exhaust replaced with a stainless steel M&K free flow system with twin outlet. Since then the 912 has been impeccably maintained and she has travelled less than 8000 miles since and her history file contains servicing / maintenance parts records from Porsche UK, independent Porsche parts suppliers and work carried out at respected Porsche specialists.
On walking around this LWB 912 Targa the car remains in fantastic condition, panel gaps are superb, the paint has a great lustre, the chrome work & polished Fuchs alloys are all excellent as is the Targa top (2x keys supplied), which when fold stores neatly in the carpeted boot compartment. The car is fitted with twin Weber IDF carburettors, she has recently had her brakes / suspension rebuilt and is fitted with new tires and on the open road the car performs really well. Her steering remains light and with a really good feel, braking ability is excellent and the car accelerates and drives very well with plenty of power in all gears as of course it is considerably lighter than a 911 of a similar vintage. We have improved the car further by having the seats re-trimmed in the correct Porsche basket weave material for the front seats, correct plain vinyl for the rear seats and new carpets. Its great to see the car retains an original Blaupunkt radio, which has also been subtly upgrade to now allow for iPhone / Android phone connectivity for music and with her great history file, UK paperwork / MOT's all the way back to 1998, US history continuing back to 1980 and in such wonderful condition, this Porsche 912 is one of the finest examples we've seen and ready to be enjoyed by her new owner.
This 1976 Porsche 912E is a very rare factory sunroof car. Black with red interior. It's a matching numbers car with only 73k original miles. This very solid, honest, and original example has been under the same ownership for the last 30 years. An excellent buy at just $29,500
Newly delivered in Belgium by D’Ieteren.
Booklets and invoices.
Engine matching numbers
Ready to drive.
Length: cm (in): 417 (164)
Width: cm (in): 161 (63.3)
Height: cm (in): 131 (51.5)
Wheelbase: cm .....
This 1976 Porsche 912E Coupe is an extremely clean modified example. It's super clean all around and was just redone like new. Yellow with tan interior and many service records included. The car runs and drives fantastic and would be a very fun Porsche to own. Clearly lots of time and money invested .....
PORSCHE 912 1.6L 90CV
MEC : 01/01/1967
Excellent état intérieur et extérieur
Rouge intérieur cuir noir
Garantie 3 mois incluse
Moteur reconditionné récemment
Nombreux travaux de remise en route
Prix : 47 912€
Porsche 912 1965 Champagne Yellow Coupe LHD Manual Black Interior
VIN: 451228 Engine Type 616/36
One of the first 1965 Porsche 912’s in Champagne Yellow 6405 with Black Leatherette Interior. Production date 16/07/1965 912 Karmann Coupe, according to the certificate of authenticity this is an all .....
This 1968 Porsche 912 Soft-Window Targa is an extremely rare find and a very original matching numbers car for straightforward restoration. Black with black interior. The floors are rusted out but brand new floor pans are included in the sale. An great car to restore and a very difficult car to find .....
Located in the USA...desert....
1968 Porsche 912 Coupe = US-specs...
Engine Size 1600 cc
Transmission Type 5 Speed Manual
Body Style Coupe
1968 Porsche 912 Coupe
- A Three (3)-owner California 912 Coupe.
- Mostly original paint with .....
This Porsche 912 SWB (Short Wheel Base) built in 1967 is driving like almost new. This coupé with a body produced at Karmann, concerns an early make of the Porsche 912 in 1967 with a production of only 2064 pieces. A realy rare and unique piece.
This magnificient classic car still has the original .....