1973 Porsche 911

Carrera RS 2.7 Touring

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1973
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

The Peter F. Baumberger Collection of Motorcars
* All sold with No Reserve *
20 Aug 2010
Gstaad Palace Hotel
Switzerland
Lot No: 15
1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring
Chassis no. 9113600724
Estimate: CHF100,000 - 140,000
Footnote:
The Porsche 911 is now just three years away from its fiftieth birthday. No other sports car has had anything like the same longevity, none can rival the German car's versatility or variety. Dozens and dozens – perhaps even hundreds – of different models have been marketed and sold.
But here's the thing: how many of them have attained true superstar status? Not very many – perhaps only a handful. And it might just be that this is the number one, the best of the breed, the ultimate 911. In November 2004 Classic & Sportscar referred to this particular model as "possibly the best 911 ever built." It's a widely held opinion.
The Carrera RS was built with racing in mind, the road-going version helping to homologate the racing cars. As such it was the first ro