1974 Porsche 911 / 997 Carrera

Carrera 2.7 Coupe

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1974
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Electric windows
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Lot No: 326A
1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 Coupe
Registration no. TBD
Chassis no. 911600769
Engine no. 6641040
Celebrating Porsche's famous victory in the Carrera Panamericana road race of the early 1950s, the 'Carrera' name was used on the four-cam 356 models of the 1950s and subsequently revived for the legendary 911 RS 2.7 homologation special in 1973. Thereafter Porsche reserved the Carrera badge for the quickest production 911 in the range. Production of the 1973 Carrera RS was strictly limited, with 500 units required to qualify the model for Group 4 GT events, and it is now widely regarded as perhaps the best all round 911 of all, hugely desirable but fiendishly expensive.
When Porsche revamped the entire 911 line-up for 1974 with the G-series bodyshell various improvements were made, including impact-absorbing bumpers, deeper sills and the deletion of exterior chrome work. Mechanically identical to the RS 2.7, the 1974 Carrera was the last 911 to use the Bosch mechanical fuel in