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Porsche 911 2.7S

1974 • Guards Red • 50,000 Miles

Porsche 911 2.7S

In short

3.5/5

For:

  • Excellent specification for a 911 of its era.
  • Nicely documented and thorough history.
  • Recent major restoration work and top-end rebuild.

Against:

  • Some still prefer the much more expensive outgoing MFI models.
  • Non-original gearbox.
5/5
Rare, Concours or Collectable
No car is 100% perfect, but when it’s five stars it – it’s really special and there’s not many of them around, so once they’re gone, they are gone!
4/5
Mint Condition
A car that is in excellent condition but might not have matching numbers or be totally original.
3/5
Great Car
A great car that makes all the right noises and turns heads where ever it goes.
2/5
Ready to be Enjoyed
Cars for the enthusiast whatever the budget, taste and that are ready to go to be enjoyed.
1/5
The Perfect Project
You have to start somewhere and if you looking for a project, these cars are perfect for it.
In Short by:
In Short by:

Paul Stephens

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Description

The Model

The 2.7 911 was launched in October ‘73 for the ‘74 model year to replace the 2.4 litre F series cars. Although it still featured the chrome/ anodised look and slim body of the earlier cars, it also featured an increase in capacity from 2341cc to 2687cc.

This was the same capacity engine as the much-coveted Carrera RS, but with a more modern K Jetronic fuel injection system to cope with tightening emissions in the US, smoother running and increased fuel economy.

Power was rated to 150BHP which put it between the outgoing T and E models but with more low down torque than both. It also acquired impact bumpers to satisfy US safety regulations, but in many other respects, it was very similar to the model it replaced, a desirable S specification model was to follow soon after.

History

This example we have for sale is a 1974 911 S. Being an ‘S’ variant, it was fitted with the same engine as the standard 911 but produced a healthy 175bhp.

This car was initially supplied with a Sportomatic gearbox but was later fitted with a 915 manual gearbox in 1993. It is the last of the narrow-bodied ‘S’ 911s with matching 6×15 Fuchs wheels front and rear.

Specification

Finished in the beautiful Guards Red with black leatherette this 911 certainly stands out from the crowd and presents in great condition.

This example still retains its original engine and was supplied with the following factory options:

  • Fuchs Wheels.
  • Koni Dampers.
  • Anti-Roll Bars.
  • Aluminium trim under doors, rear wiper.
  • Two rear fog lights.
  • Tinted windows.
  • Electric windows and sunroof.

Recent work

The car was subject to significant bodywork restoration in 2013 by renowned restoration specialists, Clark and Carter, which included a full bare metal respray, since then it has only covered a further 9,000 miles, so subsequently, the bodywork presents in excellent condition.

Price

£49,995

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