For Sale: 1973 Porsche 914 in Costa Mesa, California

Vehicle Description

1973 Porsche 914 1.7L

• VIN 4732925745
• Delivered on September 21, 1973
• Two (2) owners

One-Owner for the past 48 years until 2021, imported to Los Angeles by Volkswagen of America Western Region in Culver City, California. Originally sold by Vasek Polak Porsche | Audi in Hermosa Beach, California to the first owner, Mr. Lopez, with 43 miles. Factory equipment included: 5-speed transmission, tinted glass, appearance group, vinyl-covered roll bar, dual-tone horn, chromed bumpers, leatherette covered steering wheel, and 5.5" x 15" steel rims. The total retail price of this build was $5,839.58.

Incredibly dry, California car, finished in Phoenix Red (L32K) with Black leatherette interior. The paintwork is 90% original and features factory trim and brightwork with excellent gaps and panel fit. The interior is all original and is indicative of excellent care and light usage throughout its life. The undercarriage is in exceptional condition, well preserved, and all original with no signs of rust.

Mechanically powered by the original 1.7-liter flat-four that runs very strong paired with its original 5-speed manual transmission. Equipped with Porsche front cover, spare tire, jack, and partial took kit. Complete with original window sticker, copy of the original California pink slip (title), maintenance record booklet, 914 owner's manual, and the original purchase invoice. An amazing opportunity to acquire an original 914 that has been well maintained and cared for.

Base price $4,749.00
• 5-Speed Transmission
• Tinted Glass all-around $100.00
• Center armrest console $25.00
• Appearance group $300.00
o Vinyl-covered roll bar
o Dual Tone horn
o Chrome bumpers
o Fog lights in the bumper
o Pile type carpet
o 5.5" x 15" steel rims
o 165 x 15 radial tires
o Leatherette covered steering wheel
o Console under the dashboard
o Leather boot for the shift lever
• Radial tires
• 4-wheel disc brakes
• Integrated roll bar
• Tachometer
• Fresh air heating & ventilation
• Two-way adjustable seat

Total cost $5,223.50 MSRP

History
The Porsche 914 was a joint development between Porsche and Volkswagen and was the new Porsche entry-level model as of the model year 1970. The two-seater, also known as the "VW Porsche", was a mid-engine Sports Car. Striking design features included the very long wheelbase for the vehicle length, short overhangs, the removable roof center panel made from glass-fiber-reinforced plastic as well as the wide safety bar. The 914 also featured pop-up headlights. At the time of its launch, the 914 was available with two engines. 914: 1.7-liter flat-four engine with 80 hp from Volkswagen.914/6: 2.0-liter flat-six engine with 110 hp from the Porsche 911 T. These were followed by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 100 hp based on the 1.7-liter engine in the model year 1973 and a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with 85 hp in the model year 1974.

Vehicle Details

  • 1973 Porsche 914
  • Listing ID:CC-1543393
  • Price:$51,500
  • Location:Costa Mesa, California
  • Year:1973
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:914
  • Exterior Color:Tangerine
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:61588
  • Stock Number:Po4130
  • VIN:4732925745

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1665 Babcock Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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