Estimate: No Reserve
Registration Number: JRO 271K
Chassis Number: 9112111487
The Targa body style became popular in the 1960s and 1970s, when there were fears that the Department of Transportation (DOT) in the United States would ban convertibles, due to concerns over the safety of occupants when a car overturns. As a result, manufacturers adopted Targa tops or T bars. As Porsche helped to popularise this body style, they took out a trademark for the Targa name and manufacturers sought for alternative names for their removable tops. Porsche got the name "Targa" from the Targa Florio, the famous road race in Sicily were Posche was very successful.
First regsistered in the UK on the 1st January 1989 this particular Targa looks striking in black with matching split rim alloys and ‘whale tail’ rear spoiler. Contained in the history file is a current MoT certificate valid until October 2011 and a V5 document.
Offering the practicality of a coupe but with the extra excitement of wind in the