Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blood Orange
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate: €50,000 - €60,000
Registration Number: German Registered
Chassis Number: 911 310345
The Porsche 911S boasted modifications typical of a higher-performance Porsche; a re-profiled cam, larger valves, better porting, higher compression, and larger jets for the Weber carburettors. The result was 30 more bhp, giving a total of 180bhp with improved torque.
Naturally, the S also received chassis upgrades to match its extra power. These included a rear anti-roll bar (augmenting the one in front), Koni shocks, ventilated instead of solid-rotor disc brakes all-round and, soon to be a 911 hallmark, pretty, five-spoke Fuchs alloy wheels that cut five pounds from the un-sprung weight at each hub.
The S gear ratios were evenly spaced except for the five-speed transmission's overdrive top, which was purposely very high. This gave 100 mph at 4,200 rpm, hardly a strain for the free-revving flat-six. Pulling max rpm in the lower gears netted 0-60 in under 8 seconds, and the standing quarter-mi