Market Finds: Classic, Emissions-Era Porsche is a Deal

Classic, Emissions-Era Porsche is a Deal

By Petrolicious Productions
June 23, 2014

The car: 1974 Porsche 911 Targa

Price: $22,500

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, USA

Original Ad: Click here

A lot of things have changed in the forty years since Richard Nixon resigned his Presidency of the United States, such as countries’ borders, communications technology, and tastes in music (just to name a few). This 1974 Porsche 911 Targa does not belong on that list.

Even after 99,569 miles, the “laser straight” body has not been touched by rust. The numbers and dates are the same as they were when this California car came off the line in Western Germany. It was garaged since new and owned by the same person, prior to this seller, since it was six months old. That dedicated individual only took the targa top off a few times, which explains why it’s in such great shape.

On top of all that, the “carpets have [sic] been shelved by the prior owner and are just now in the car for the first time since early ’75.”

The only thing that has (technically) been altered is the unique paint. This accident-free P-car was resprayed once in its “original and rare special order Salmon Metallic.”

If you know of a great, stylish car for sale and would like us to feature it, please let us know!

Petrolicious makes no claim as to the accuracy of the information contained in the car’s original listing, nor will it be held responsible for any errors in said information. If you’re interested in this car, do your homework and research it extensively before you buy.

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9 years ago

WARNING. This is the same car thats been on ebay, is allegedly in Illinois with a dealer.

Doug Miller
Doug Miller
9 years ago

That is a LOT of $ for a 2.7-liter Targa. 2.7s are among the least-loved, most problematic engines of the so-called “impact bumper” cars. I have heard many people say the 2.7s need to be rebuilt every 60k miles or so. I see no mention of engine work in the ad, so the clock could be ticking. The 3.0s in the later SCs & the 3.2s are bullet-proof. Also, Targas typically command lower prices than Coupes. Finally, for most, the color is likely a negative.

I would prefer an SC Coupe with more miles to this car.

One guy’s opinion, FWIW.