1973 Porsche 911 Lux Targa

Please note that this vehicle has also been independently inspected by a third party who's report can be found in the gallery


• Very good condition throughout
• Lovely history file including COA
• Great specification
• Original right-hand drive
• Inspected by a third party

The Appeal

This fabulous late 911T is in great all-round condition, having been extensively renovated and restored to a very nice and useable, rather than concourse, condition that would look great as part of any collection or in your garage.

The simple lines and design of the 911 are very evident in this model, and it being one of the last first generation 911’s is bound to send some hearts racing and attract a lot of keen interest.

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The History and Paperwork

 • First registered in July 1973 
 • Believed to have been extensively restored in around 2007
 • Fully re-commissioned, with engine, suspension and brakes overhaul
 • Current owner bought in 2016 from classic Porsche Specialist
 • 2 original sets of keys
 • Spare wheel and tools
 • V5c photocopy present; the vendor has applied for a new V5c from the DVLA

The Interior

 • Good condition throughout 
 • Black leatherette with cord inserts
 • Recaro comfort seats with headrests
 • Tinted windows
The early 911 Porsche interiors were fairly basic but ergonomically designed around the driver so you could never forget that you’re in a 911. 

The black interior is in great condition, with just the right amount of patina and wear to give the car that lovely classic feel. 

The Exterior

 • Excellent Light Yellow paintwork
 • Chrome bumpers
 • Rear wiper
 • Wheels and tyres all very good
 • Nudge bar & front spoiler
The Light Yellow paintwork, re-sprayed during its renovation, is still looking good with only an unfortunate scratch on the rear left wing detracting slightly from its overall excellent presentation.

All the panels and bodywork are straight and true, with great shut lines and a nicely snug-fitting new Targa roof.

The Fuchs wheels are all in great shape and are all shod with good tyres, with the brushed stainless-steel finish of the Targa hoop really completing the whole classic 911 look.

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The Mechanics

 • 2.4 litre air-cooled engine
 • Five speed manual gearbox
 • Fully serviced and ready to enjoy
The last full service was carried out in 2020 in anticipation of an aborted rally (due to covid) in France with the vendors Guernsey Old car club, and the car has done very little mileage since that time. More recently, the car has been checked over and road tested as per the two-page inspection report found in the gallery, which we are happy to say, it passed with flying colours. 

Part of a larger collection of vintage Porsche’s the car has spent some time on the Chanel Islands with its present owner but is now back and ready for a reluctant sale due to some rationalisation of the car collection.

The car drives very nicely, with no issues to report, and the owner has enjoyed trouble-free open-topped motoring throughout his ownership.

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The Summary

It’s hard to think of a more iconic classic sports car than the Porsche 911, and this is a great opportunity for someone looking for that special example of an early 911.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1973
  • Make Porsche
  • Model 911 Lux Targa
  • Colour Yellow
  • Odometer 109,264 Miles
  • Engine size 2341
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Location Warwickshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
125 bids
  • Ma•••• £115,000 11/05/22
  • Ma•••• £114,000 11/05/22
  • ja•••• £113,000 11/05/22
  • Ma•••• £112,000 11/05/22
  • ja•••• £111,000 11/05/22
  • AR•••• £110,000 11/05/22
  • ja•••• £109,000 11/05/22
  • AR•••• £108,000 11/05/22
  • AR•••• £107,000 11/05/22
  • ja•••• £106,000 11/05/22
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