Shift Bespoke Automotive

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1969 Porsche 912

949.891.CARS (2277)
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  • Exterior: Irish Green
  • Interior: Beige
  • Stock #: SBA368
  • VIN #: 129021516
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Mileage: 65,243

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1969 Porsche 912 with COA

Shift Bespoke Automotive is proud to offer this Porsche 912! Irish Green paint over Beige interior. This 912 is a very original turn key car. Showing 65, 000 miles, believed to be original due to the condition of the car. For your convenience we took a complete library of photos in natural sunlight - not a faux studio or edited images. Please feel free to contact us at 949-891-Cars (2277) FOR QUESTIONS, SCHEDULE TEST DRIVES OR INSPECTIONS. Inspections are welcome and encouraged if you have any reservations. Keep in mind we ship cars worldwide - sight unseen!

*COA

*Original Interior

*Blaupunkt Radio

*Antenna

*5spd Transmission

*Ventilated Chrome Wheels

*Leather Steering wheel

* Semperit Tires

*5 gauge cluster

Inquiries: When sending aninquiry, please be aware that email is slow,unreliable, and time consuming and can get filtered by spam or blocked by servers. I understand sometimes email is the only option, so if you do send a inquiry please make sure to include your phone number. Im an enthusiast just like you so I always want to talk shop. Most importantly; chances Im out looking at cars, driving cars, or talking cars with someone - not glued to my desk. 

*** All of our cars come from collectors, customers or reputable sources never from Dealer Auctions. Why is this important? Not all cars at auctions are bad, but all bad cars are at auctions.

For your convenience we took a small library of photos, these photo are taken in natural sunlight. We don't have a mock studio or photoshop/edit any of our photos.

 

THE EXTERIOR, BODY AND TRIM 

Simple - yet so perfect! This 912 has been resprayed once in it's original color of Irish Green, with original Irish green paint in the door jambs, bonnet and engine compartment. All of the glass and trim in excellent shape and shows well. Steel wheels look exceptional.

    THE INTERIOR

    Original Beige interior is in excellent shape for being over 47 years old. Original 5 Gauge instrument cluster. original Blaupunkt Radio in working condition. Even the interior lights and glove box light are working as is the clock.


    We offer limousine airport (SNA) pick-up if you're flying in to pick-up this beautiful vehicle or we can help facilitate shipping directly to your front door.



    The Porsche 912 was manufactured between 1965 and 1969 as their entry-level model. The 912 is a nimble-handling compact performance four-seat vehicle, delivering 90 horsepower at 5800 rpm. It is capable of up to 30 miles per US gallon (7.8 L/100 km; 36 mpg) fuel economy. This combination is possible because of a high-efficiency petrol engine, low weight, and low drag. A variant of the 911, one of the most famous and successful sports cars of all time, the Type 912 initially outsold the 911, boosting the manufacturer's total production until success of the 911 was assured.

    Concerned that the considerable price increase of a Type 911 with "flat" six-cylinder powerplant over the Type 356 would cost the company sales and narrow brand appeal, in 1963 Porsche executives decided to introduce a new four-cylinder entry-level model. Like the 911 (original internal factory designation "901"), the four-cylinder 912 was originally known at Zuffenhausen by a number with a zero in the middle, but the "902" designation was never used publicly.

    In 1963, Porsche assigned Dan Schwartz, later Chief Departmental Manager for Development, Mechanics, a project to oversee design and construction of a new horizontally-opposed four-cylinder engine for the 902, utilizing components from the new 901 six-cylinder engine, that would produce higher performance than their 356SC engine, and be less costly and complex than their Carrera 2 engine. Another option explored by Claus von Rücker was to increase displacement of the 356 Type 616 engine to 1.8 liters, add Kugelfischer fuel injection, and modify both valve and cooling systems. Considering performance, cost, and scheduling, Porsche discontinued both of these design projects, and instead developed a third option, to tailor the 1.6 liter Type 616 engine to the 902.

    As production of the 356 model concluded in 1965, on April 5, 1965 Porsche officially began production of the 912 coupe. Styling, performance, quality construction, reliability, and price made the 912 a very attractive buy to both new and old customers, and it substantially outsold the 911 during the first few years of production. Porsche produced nearly 30,000 912 coupé units and about 2500 912 Targa body style units (Porsche's patented variation of a cabriolet) during a five-year manufacturing run. Production of the Targa, complete with removable roof and heavy transparent plastic rear windows openable with a zipper (later called 'Version I' by Porsche and the 'soft-window Targa' by enthusiasts), commenced in December 1966 as a 1967 model. In January 1968, Porsche also made available a Targa 'Version II' option ('hard window Targa') with fixed glass rear window, transforming the Targa into a coupé with removable roof.

    Porsche executives decided that after the 1969 model year, continuation of 912 production would not be viable, due to both internal and external factors. First, production facilities used for the 912 were reallocated to a new 914-6, a six-cylinder high performance version of the 914 Porsche-Volkswagen joint effort vehicle. Second, the 911 platform had returned to Porsche's traditional three performance-level ladder, including a most powerful 911S, a fuel-injected 911E, and a base model 911T, with pricing largely in line with market expectations. Third, more stringent United States engine emission control regulations also had a bearing on the decision; Ferry Porsche stated "It would have taken some trouble to prepare the 912 for the new exhaust rules, and with the arrival of the 914 we would have had three different engines to keep current. That was too many."

    Porsche had constructed more than 32,000 of the Type 912 from April 1965 to July 1969. For the 1970 model year the four-cylinder 914 superseded the 912 as Porsche's entry-level model, which Porsche had thought would be less expensive for them to manufacture and sell than the 912. In practice, a deterioration in relationships between Porsche and Volkswagen - who had designed and planned to manufacture the 914 - severely curtailed the intended cost reduction, and 914 production was discontinued in early 1976.

    The 912 we have available here is a very original rust free, turn key car. Repainted once in it's original color of Irish Green, she still retains her original interior with original factory paint in the door jams and engine compartment. Also original Blaupunkt Radio in working condition. Even the interior lights and glove box light are working as is the clock. Showing 65, 000 miles, we believe this to be original due to the condition of the car.


    All advertised prices exclude government fees and taxes, any finance charges, any dealer document preparation charge, and any emission testing charge. The price for listed vehicles as equipped does not include charges such as: License, Title, Registration Fees, State or Local Taxes, Dealer Prep, Smog Fees, Credit Investigation, Optional Credit Insurance, Physical Damage of Liability Insurance, or Delivery Fees. DEALER makes no representations, expressed or implied, to any actual or prospective purchaser or owner of this vehicle as to the existence, ownership, accuracy, description or condition of the listed vehicle's equipment, accessories, price, specials or any warranties. Any and all differences must be addressed prior to the sale of this vehicle. Your actual mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.