Porsche 911S 1973 LHD Sportomatic

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1973 model Porsche 911S Sportomatic Coupe – Chassis number 9113300033, Engine number 6339027(numbers match) registered September 1972 and delivered via San Fransisco Porsche dealer Carlsen Porsche Audi.

Imported into Europe in 1997, it has an extensive service history file dating back to its very first service on 9th April 1974

Fresh cosmetic detail by Tech 9

Complete with Porsche Certificate of Authenticity that confirms all details are correct.

One of 598 USA bound 911S models delivered in 1973, and finished in its original and extremely rare colour 8888 Gold Metallic.

 

Original factory delivery options of

M650 Sunroof

M559 Air Conditioning (not working/complete system)

M412 Boge

M416 Steering wheel, extended hub

M440 aerial

M568 Tinted Glass

130,000Km recorded, believed original

 

The vehicle retains all its original parts, thus keeping the DNA intact of such an important LHD early S. The wheels all matching date stamped , numbers match engine, all original intake system includes the correct 013 pump, intake stacks and all other period correct parts. The interior, steering wheel, instruments and super-rare Sports Recaro seats. Even the original soundproofing material remains on the floors intact.

The original drivers manual is presented in its correct maroon service document folder. Original toolkit, jack and compressor complete the often lost detail pieces.

The Sportomatic gearbox, and all other associated parts (mostly unique to the S model) are present and correct . The flexibility of the engine and ratios compliment each other perfectly – the vehicle can be driven from standstill to 80mph in one gear !, fabulous for country lane spirited driving !

The condition and originality of this vehicle is testament to the care and attention by its former keepers. It’s rare to find such a highly original car, that retains its DNA and patina that cannot be replicated when project vehicles and partly stripped vehicles are ‘restored’ for resale, this car represents the pinnacle of the pre-73 models

It is thought that the number of Sportomatic 2.4S models that remain in existence are in the low ‘teens, this vehicle represents an important piece of Porsche history and will continue as an appreciating asset in future years