Evaluation: Represented as staying with the same owner for 48 years, with 13,998 actual miles, and as totally unrestored. There are a few touch ups in the original paint but it’s holding up very well. Clean wheels and tires. The bumper plastic has barely dried out at all. The interior looks barely sat in except for a lightly worn steering wheel. For years these were the poor man’s Porsche and to some people not even a “real” Porsche at all, but this car’s owner babied it like a loaded 911.
Bottom Line: This isn’t a record price for a four-cylinder 914 but it isn’t far off, either. It’s an exceptional price for an exceptional car, boosted by a desirable color and of course its level of preservation, which is impossible to duplicate and nearly impossible to find. An absolute time capsule of a 914, it’s on the cusp of turning over 14,000 miles, but that odometer may never hit 15.