1973 Porsche 9112.7 Carrera RS
Year of manufacture1973
Exterior brand colourWhite/Green
Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
One of the most famous Porsches ever built, the 911 Carrera RS has come to be regarded as one of the top sports cars to emerge from the 1970’s. It was designed with motor sport very much in mind: Porsche’s engineers wanted a car that could be successfully used on the race track and the road. Few people could ever argue that they did not succeed in their aim, for the RS is an eminently useable car just as at home trickling through traffic as it is ploughing down the overtaking lane of the autobahn; yet when competing at Le Mans, Daytona and in the Targa Florio it was almost invincible, often winning outright against pure racing prototypes.
The RS (for Rennsport) was based on the 911 model but used lightened bodywork and a revised 2.7 litre, fu