1974 Porsche 911 "G"

Carrera Targa

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1974
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK

Saturday 10th January 2009

In 1973, Porsche produced the now legendary 2.7 Carrera RS. Following this in 1974 Porsche released the G-Series 911 producing a Carrera version. For 2 years only (1974 and 75) this had the identical 2.7 litre (210 bhp) Carrera RS engine (type 911/83) and type 915 gearbox as the 1973 Carrera RS. Apart from the obvious cosmetic changes these 1974 Carreras are mechanically identical to the 73 Carrera RS with exactly the same performance figures. 0-62 mph was just 6.3 seconds and a top speed of 149 mph. The car also weighed the same 1075 kg and was fitted with Aluminium rear swinging arms rather than steel as on the 73 car. These Carreras with the RS engine were never sold in the USA due to new emission laws so all US Carreras of this period only had the 1