1973 Porsche 911

Carrera RS 2.7
RM Sotheby's Monaco 2022
Saturday, 14 May
€1,287,500 ($1,340,288)
Sale Price
€800,000 - €1,000,000
Est. Range
14 May 2022
Sold Date
Lot Number
Unrestored original
RM Sotheby's
Auction House
Chassis no. 9113601399; Engine no. 6631374. Yellow with black Carrera script over black cloth. 2,687/210hp, fuel injection, 5-speed, black center Fuchs wheels, Pirelli P7 tires, spare set of Fuchs wheels with very worn tires, heater.

Evaluation: One owner from new. One of 200 built to Lightweight specifications with matching-numbers engine and transmission. Spotted and polishing-swirled original paint. Good chrome except for pitted door handles. Good glass. Crisp gauges with slightly fogged lenses. Stretched seat covers. Dirty wheels. Old undercoat in the wheel wells.

Bottom Line: Examined very closely during the preview by experts going through it from top to bottom, it must have passed muster for its correctness to bring this handsome price. It is a particularly important variant in Porsche history, sought by collectors for its rarity and the purity of its performance. It also is expensive but that is what it took to own it.

by Rick Carey
7 June 2022
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Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
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Parts car.
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