914-6 Porsche for sale
It’s challenging miss a Porsche 914. Love it or hate it, there’s nothing else that seems that can compare with the unique low rider. Some call the style trendy. Many more, ourselves included, would suggest the vehicle dropped just a little short of both the 912 and Karmann Ghia it absolutely was developed to replace in the appearance division.
Born of a collaboration between Porsche and Volkswagen after pinpointing a shared significance of an economy sports vehicle, many would additionally agree the 914 finished up more Volkswagen than Porsche once it was done. Although it weighed 2100 Lbs it absolutely was a less than stellar performer. The gasoline injected 1.7 liter engine had a mere 80 horse power even though mid-engine configuration added some entertainment into the driving experience.
Between 1970-1972 if perhaps you were dying for special form of a 914 but needed more power you can have chosen the 914 with a set six-cylinder 2.0 liter Porsche motor. While the 110 horsepower wasn’t an enormous leap, it had been enough to change the somewhat under powered little car into a significantly much better car to operate a vehicle. However only 3360 914 purchasers chosen a 914-6 like the one seen right here.
just why is it that therefore few individuals opted for an even more powerful type of the 914? The simple solution ended up being cost. In its base form the 00 914 ended up being a reasonable alternative to the 911. With a Porsche Flat 6 shoved into the back by Karmann in Germany the cost increased to 00–only a few hundred dollars off from the price of a 911T.
Purchasers presented with a choice of spending around $6000 on a unique Porsche typically plumped for the economy 911 and that's why reasonably few 914-6s had been built. Which means most of the people which bought a 914-6 truly wished a 914-6. Two owner’s enthusiasm for purchasing and keeping a 914-6 are undoubtedly to thank for the amazing condition with this survivor car seen here.
Currently provided by the second owner–a 90+ year old just who bought the car in “1971 or 1972”–this 914-6 clearly has actually led a pampered existence with just 77, 000 kilometers showing regarding odometer. Sure this Porsche is certainly not 100% ideal and currently needs a little mechanical energizing to awaken it from a quick slumber. Once finished though this car is a functional illustration of the nicest survivor 914-6s we’ve ever before seen.
The rarity associated with the model with the special nature of the specific vehicle has actually up to now propelled putting in a bid to a healthier $36, 100 with several days left to go. Where in actuality the putting in a bid concludes is hard to state, but we’ll know whoever the interested underbidder is will likely be awaiting time until they show up across another rare original similar to this 914-6.