Rare Early 901 911 Bodied 1965 Porsche 912 Built 7/20/1965 3 Gauge Painted Dash on 2040-cars
Champagne Yellow Code #6405 ('65 color)
Barre, Vermont, United States
Engine:Earliest Known Original USA Motor# 740690
For Sale By:Private Seller
Interior Color: Black
Number of Cylinders: 4
Trim: Preserved Early USA Spec Matching #s Unrestored
Drive Type: Earliest Known (91st) 4 speed transmission #160091
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Exterior Color: Champagne Yellow Code #6405 ('65 color)
Likely the First 912 in USA: Historic Porsche 912
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ...
RARE, TRUE 3 GAUGE PAINTED DASH ==JULY 1965== BUILT USA SPEC PORSCHE 912
This is not a restored car it is a carefully preserved car with floor and suspension pans being replaced, body touch ups as needed. My body shop thought the paint was mostly original and shows its age, but quite presentable. I took it to them to repair the decklid which was damaged in a parking lot.
This car was featured on the cover of the 912 Fall 2012 edition of the "912 Registry Magazine", of which I am a member. Look at the attached document showing the transmission numbers. This car has the 91st four speed transmission ever built for the 912 still working in the car.
A very rare and important historical Porsche which will be featured July 29th at the American Collectors Insurance website as their cool ride of the week.This car in 1965 was not available in the USA as Porsche sent their remaining 356 inventory cars here in mid 1965. It was to be available only after dealers sold the remaining 356 inventory.
In July 1965 Porsche Panorama announced "The long awaited--and long rumored--Porsche 912 will be available in the United States this fall. The 912 will be produced only as a Coupe in 2 versions: 912/4 with a 4 speed transmission: and the 912/5 with a 5 speed box. The body is the same as that of the 911: You can differentiate by the trim at the rear. Interior detailing is also different from the 911: for example, 356 instrumentation is used rather than the more complete gauges and dials on the 911"
Just how rare is a 1965 USA specification Porsche??????????
Look into an old official NADA price guide from 1966. It will say there are no 1965 911s or 912s, but it does say that the 1966 Porsche 912 started in September of 1965 as the earliest build date. Under the listing for 1965 Porsche it only lists the 356 cars.
Only 4 of these early USA specification 912's are known to survive. All the other early 1965 912's wore euro gauges and euro engines with euro heaters. The euro spec motors all begin with 830xxx, while the USA spec motors start with 740xxx
The Porsche 912 is a very, very rare Porsche indeed. One of these rare survivors is car #451233 and an identical twin to this car #451234, both built July 20, 1965, which resides in the Los Angeles area.
Judging by the number of listings of cars for sale on Ebay, the 912 seems to be even rarer than the Porsche 356. There are currently 30 of these 356 cars for sale while the 912 (1965-69) has only 13 offerings.
The 1965 Porsche 912 represents the 901 body style in its simplest and earliest form, and perhaps its best form when you consider the car was powered by a 1965 356-SC motor and transmission, but also had all the early 911 suspension upgrades. Being 200 pounds lighter that the 911 the early 912 handled better being a much more balanced car on the corners. Porsche people are finally appreciating how special the short wheel base 912 really always is.
The very same early bodied 1965 Porsche 911 cars are selling for 150 grand or more. There is a very bright future for appreciation here !
I absolutely love this car, and I swore I would never sell this 912 for any price. However I have found the very first Porsche I ever owned. I had to sell my old 356 to buy a mobile home when I got married and started a family 40 years ago. Now I have a chance to buy my 1961 356-B back again. I never thought this would happen, but this is a very rare chance for me to buy my old car back, and I never thought in my wildest dreams this would be possible. But it did and here is your chance, right here, and right now to own a piece of Porsche history.
So do your research, as I have done and try to find an earler 1965 Porsche 912 with its original motor, transmission, and chassis.......................really go looking!!!!!!!!!!!
Even try to find a mostly original unupgraded 1965 912 that was built earlier than July 20, 1965............if you find one see if you can buy it...................really go looking!!!!!!!!!!!
Then try to find one with a history with receipt going back 33 years to all 3 the previous owners!!!!!!!!! I even have the original owners yearbook from college with his picture!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I have the COA, and Kardex from Porsche, the car was shipped directly to Porsche of North America in Teaneck, NJ on both Kardex and COA
The car runs and drives, and was just inspected in Vermont until August 2014---Everything Works, I replaced the radio with one you can plug an IPOD into. The original Blaupunkt was not working but will go with the car.
I will include 2 custom German license plates that say "1st US 912".
I also include the COA from 1992, a copy of the original Kardex from Porsche, July 1965 Panorama Magazine, copies of Porsche documents showing transmission numbers, color charts, previous owner documents and invoices. A front bra, and rare pair of yellow Bosch glass headlight covers are very rare indeed.
Vermont does not issue titles for cars older that 15 years. I will provide a bill of sale and sign over my Vermont Registration Certificate. This is all you will need to register the car in your state. Please check with your local DMV office!
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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 18:30:00 EST
Diesel may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of Porsche, but in the European market - that vital one which Porsche calls home - diesels are indispensable. Particularly when you're trying to extend beyond niche sports cars and into the mainstream luxury sedan market as Zuffenhausen has with the Panamera. In fact, diesels account for 15 percent of Panamera sales worldwide (even though they're not offered Stateside), so to keep oil-burning customers happy, Porsche has announced a series of upgrades.
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 20:01:00 EST
Set to be unveiled in the flesh at the fast-approaching Frankfurt Motor Show, the new Panamera Diesel packs 300 horsepower. That's 50 hp (or 20 percent) more than the model it replaces, significantly dropping the 0-62 sprint from 6.8 seconds to 6 flat, and raising top speed from 152 miles per Autobahn-crunching hour to 161. While they were at it, Porsche's engineers also fitted the rear differential with torque vectoring (previously reserved for gasoline-burning models) and retuned the transmission and suspension.
You can delve into the press release below for all the details - including the new model's improved towing capacity! - but the reality, for better or worse, is that the Panamera Diesel isn't offered here. So if you've been celebrating Labor Day (or even Labour Day, for our friends to the north) like we have, don't go looking for it at your local dealer, who will have only a Cayenne Diesel to show you instead.
Mercedes-Benz designed the AMG GT to compete head-on with the Porsche 911. It's a clear, singular purpose, and Benz brings a lot of money, technology and race-bred expertise to the fight.
Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:45:00 EST
The AMG GT is Merc's followup to the awesome SLS AMG, the retro-modern, gullwing-doored coupe that took us by storm half a decade ago. But this new GT coupe is a more focused sports car than the SLS, rather than an all out supercar capable of extreme performance. It's got a brand-new V8 engine, and state-of-the-art technology that help it to not only be a proper Mercedes, but to be a serious performer.
Mercedes will sell its new baby in two models. The GT S arrives first, in spring 2015, followed by the standard GT in mid-2016. Of course, there's room to grow from there. And while Porsche may have already expanded its 911 range to include a vast variety of models, here's how Stuttgart's icon stacks up against Affalterbach's bad boy.
Although it's only been a few years since the current Porsche Cayenne was introduced, Porsche seems to be working on a midcycle update for its big SUV possibly in time to welcome the smaller Macan. As seen in these recent spy shots, it looks like the Cayenne will be getting a minor face- and butt-lift, but it's hard to say what other changes are in store or when the updated model will hit showrooms.
Up front, expect the Cayenne's new face to resemble what was just revealed on the 2014 Panamera, and we could also see this SUV using some of the new engines introduced on the Panamera including the 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 or maybe even the E-Hybrid model. We're guessing that the new Cayenne could debut sometime next year likely for the 2015 model year. In the meantime, check out the gallery of spy shots above.