Three Early 901/902 Porsches. Make sure you see them all!
Early 911 prices are all over the map. The absolute best ones, particularly the S model can go to $200,000 in rare condition with the right options. The E is the next best and some experts feel it is perhaps the more enjoyable all-around car. But here again, condition, originality and provenance can push these up to $150,000, according to some experts. And then there is the lowly 912. Even these holdovers from the 356 era (they use the same engine) have found a place in the hearts of Porschephiles. Now here is the thing about valuations. If you go to the Sports Car Market Price Guide, you will think we weren’t wearing our glasses when we quoted these outrageous numbers. The Price Guide has figures less than half of what the real world is telling us. Hagerty has a better handle of what’s happening. So check their Valuation tools before jumping in. So we found 2, Porsche 912s (project number 902) and 1, 911 (project number 901). We decided to lump them together to avoid being repetitive.
’73 Porsche 911E: Well, it is equipped just the way we like them. It is silver metallic with black interior. the seller says factory recarro seats but they don’t looks so much different from the standard seats. It has a rare sunroof, chrome wheel arches, tool kit and a 5-speed. All in accordance with the Certificate of Authenticity. It has some good upgrades like stainless steel brake lines, stainless heat exchangers and chain tensioners. the seller states the engine was rebuilt using a 7R engine case. So that means the engine won’t match the C of A. He also states he has all of the original parts too. In any case, if it checks out, even with the new case, $75,000 sounds like a good place to start negotiating! Click here to contact the seller.
’67 Porsche 912 Soft window Targa: These soft-window Targas are rare birds and one in Polo Red is really nice to see. Particularly when it was born Polo Red and not color changed from brown. It has a desirable wood wheel, Hella fog lights and according to the seller, matching numbers engine that has been rebuilt. Seven years ago you could buy one of these in the teens. Now, plan on $53,000. Click here to contact the seller.
’66 Porsche 912 Coupe: This is a really early car with a 3-gauge dashboard as opposed to 5-gauges on later cars. This is a 1-owner car that has been refurbished but not restored. The interior is original and we have never seen one in this color combination. The engine is original according to the Certificate of Authenticity and was rebuilt not long ago. The paint was redone properly by taking it down to bare metal and painting it the original Sand Beige color. There are complete service records as well as books and manuals from day one. The seller is asking $29,500. Hagerty says that is the price for a #3 driver. This one sounds a little better than that because of the provenance. Could be a deal here at that price. Click here for the seller’s information.