California

Burbank, California
1 - 3 August 2013
Lot 106

1971 Porsche 914/4

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$5,170 USD | Sold

United States | Burbank, California

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Identification No.
4712914457
  • 1,679-cc, 85-hp horizontally-opposed OHV four-cylinder engine
  • Mid-engine layout
  • Shod with desirable eight-spoke alloy wheels
  • Only 15,325 miles showing

Chassis no. 4712914457

1,679-cc, 85-hp horizontally-opposed OHV four-cylinder engine, five speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 96.5-inches

A joint venture between Porsche and Volkswagen, the 914 was intended to replace the four-cylinder 912, but never quite hit the mark with Porsche enthusiasts. A mid-engine design, it was available with either a VW 1,679-cc four or a Porsche two-liter six.

This four-cylinder 914/4 is painted metallic gray, with black interior. It has a small dent in the rear and the paint and brightwork have dulled somewhat. The radio is missing. However, it has the desirable eight-spoke alloy wheels, and shows a modest 15,325 miles. Although not to everyone’s taste, the 914 has a reputation for fun. This one is no exception.