1973 Porsche 911 E Coupe Manual
Powered by a numbers-matching 2.4-litre air-cooled flat-six engine, delivering 165bhp to the rear wheels through a four-speed manual transmission this 1973 'E' looks fantasic in this period-correct colour scheme.
This unmodified left-hand drive 911 has been sensitively restored, as documented in its accompanying history file.
Delivered new to Germany in June 1973, this 911 E then spent many years in France, and was later imported into the UK in 2007. It has been with its current owner for the past 12 years.
Produced from 1969 until 1973, the 911 E replaced the 911 L and featured mechanical fuel injection, ventilated brake discs with aluminium callipers, thicker carpet, and leather-trimmed steering wheel.
This example is finished in the period-correct hue of Tangerine over a black leather and cloth-trimmed cabin, complete with a Porsche-crested Nardi steering wheel and a Blaupunkt radio with Philips door speakers.
It rides on a correct set of 15-inch Fuchs alloy wheels, shod with Michelin tyres, date-stamped to 2019.
A battery isolator has been fitted in the storage compartment.
Included in the sale is an extensive history file documenting the car’s restoration, including photographs and over a hundred invoices, as well as a spare wheel and a fire extinguisher.
The Tangerine paintwork is in excellent condition, with only a few very minor imperfections around the car, including some minor paint chipping at the base of the windscreen, a small mark in the finish on the offside front wing.
The original Fuchs alloy wheels present very well indeed, with no visible scuffs or marks.
Moving inside, the reupholstered cabin is very smart, with only some light wear and time-earned patina on the main touchpoints.
There are no mechanical or electrical faults.
Due to the age of the vehicle, it is exempt from mandatory MOT testing.
This 911’s most recent maintenance was carried out in April 2022 at approximately 89,320 kilometres, when specialist 'Jaz' Porsche replaced the fuel pump and tuned the car so it now runs exactly as it should - all of the engine fluids and filters were replaced in June 2020 only a few hundred miles before.
Prior to this, Leigh’s Garage performed annual services between 2011 and 2016.
There are invoices totalling circa £25,000 for servicing over the last ten years.
Having been sensitively restored and preserved in an entirely unmodified state, this numbers-matching Porsche 911 E is a beautifully presented example of the breed. Offered in superb cosmetic and mechanical order, it would make an excellent addition to any collection of classic Porsches, but truly deserves to be enjoyed on the open road, where its sonorous flat-six and unmatched analogue driving experience are sure to delight its new owner at every opportunity.