Classic Porsche Costs Less Than A New Camry
The car: 1969 Porsche 912
Location: Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA
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When the Porsche 911 was introduced in 1964, the old 356 continued to be built concurrently; it was replaced the next year by the 912, which was basically a 911 with an updated 1.6L flat-four from the 356. The 912 was Porsche’s bread and butter until the 914 came out in 1969.
With the prices of 1960s-era 911s creeping into the unaffordable range, this 1969 912 is just the ticket to getting in on some Teutonic sports car action. The seller claims the original owner was a California professor who picked up the 912 in Germany. Two-thousand miles ago, $10,000 were spent rebuilding the original, numbers-matching motor courtesy of Madden & Ryan Body Works in Radnor, PA but with larger pistons and rebuilt carburetors plus a new clutch and flywheel. Three years ago the car was resprayed in the original color. The underside and rocker panels have no holes or rust, and the shock mounts are in great shape. So what does it need? The dashboard is cracked, the back deck needs recovering, there is light surface corrosion at the bottom corners of the windshield, the back seats may need to be redone, and a tie rod may need to be replaced. All those issues are perfect for the guy/gal who wants to experience a classic Porsche while bragging about his/her tweaks at the next coffee klatch.
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