For Sale: 1969 Porsche 912 in Palm Desert , California

Vehicle Description

Very Rare Low Production 1969 Porsche 912 Targa ,2nd Owner California car .. The car recently had a major service in order to go back on the road Engine rebuild , Brakes , Fuel system , Floors , cosmetic etc.. nbsp;. Clean CA title .. Engine # 4096710. Vin#129010758. Originally Porsche only allocated 12.7% of its Type 901 series production totals to be Targas (which includes both 911 and 912 models) namely because the Targa was priced higher than the coupes, which Porsche thought would curb demand. nbsp; As it turned out, the public, and the U.S. market in particular, wanted more Targas, and so production was soon increased. nbsp;According to Porsche records, 2,562 912 Targas were built, which equates to about 8% of all 912s. nbsp; All 912 Targas were built at the Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen plant while, whereas many coupe bodies were sub-contracted to be built by Karmann. Most of the Targas coming off the production line at the end of 1966 were 911s with only three 912 rsquo;s reported. There is a fabled photo of the 100,000th Porsche built, a 912 Targa, shown in lsquo;Polizei rsquo; (Police) trim. Of the 40 or so Porsches-delivered to Belgium and German Autobahn Polizei, most were 912 Targas. nbsp; nbsp;It was late 1967 before 912 Targas were exported to the U.S. nbsp; These early cars had the characteristic removable ldquo;Targa top rdquo; that could be folded and stowed in the bonnet. nbsp; nbsp; nbsp;... Read the full description on our Website at: www.desertprivatecollection.com, ... View all the options on our Website at: www.desertprivatecollection.com.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1363702
  • Price:$56,970
  • Location:Palm Desert , California
  • Year:1969
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:912
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:010758
  • VIN:129010758