Become a Member: Get Ad-Free Access to All Our Content

1967 Porsche 911 Targa

In 1967 Porsche offered their version of a open-air 911 known as the Targa. It initially featured a stainless-steel wrapped roll bar with a vinyl soft top which was replaced in later year with a glass window. The setup was inspired by the Triumph TR250 Surrey top and used a similar removable roof panel.

1967 Porsche 911 Targa 1967 Porsche 911 Targa 1967 Porsche 911 Targa 1967 Porsche 911 Targa

In Detail

type Series Production Car
built at Germany
body stylist Ferdinand
engine Flat-6
position Rear, Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain SOHC 2-Valves per Cyl
fuel feed Solex 40PI Carburetors
displacement 1991 cc / 121.50 in³
bore 80.01 mm / 3.15 in
stroke 66.04 mm / 2.60 in
power 96.9 kw / 130 bhp @ 6200 rpm
specific output 65.29 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 120.37 bhp per tonne
torque 161.3 nm / 119 ft lbs @ 4600 rpm
body / frame Unitary Steel
driven wheels RWD
front brakes Solid Steel Discs
rear brakes Solid Steel Discs
steering Rack & Pinion
f suspension MacPherson Struts
r suspension Trailing Wishbones
curb weight 1080 kg / 2381 lbs
wheelbase 2210 mm / 87.0 in
length 4163 mm / 163.9 in
width 1610 mm / 63.4 in
height 1321 mm / 52.0 in
transmission Type 901 5-Speed Manual
top speed ~209.17 kph / 130 mph
0 – 60 mph ~8.3 seconds
0 – 100 mph ~24.3 seconds

Auction Sales History

1967 Porsche 911 Targa

1968 Porsche 911 2.0 Soft-Window Targa 11880094The fine 911 Targa offered here was completed on May 1th, 1968 at the Zuffenhausen Porsche factory. The new sports car was attractively finished in Sand Beige over a Beige Leatherette interior, and was fitted with the optional wood steering wheel, bumper horns, a mirror on the left hand sunvisor, oil gauge instrumentation, and a desirable Becker Europa radio with loudspeaker and antenna installed. This beautiful example of Porsche’s iconic 911 Soft-Window Targa recently underwent a restoration by marque experts and is presented in beautiful condition throughout.
Auction Source: 2015 Quail Lodge Auction by Bonhams

1967 Porsche 911 Targa

1968 Porsche 911 Soft Window Targa 11880191Rare matching numbers, soft window Targa is a California SWB car with very limited ownership. Originally completed on April 30,1968 and destined for United States delivery. Irish Green over Brown leatherette and outfitted at factory with more desirable instruments and an optional oil tank. Early service records dating back to 1970 indicate this cars regularly used and cared for California car.

Recent professional restoration, Porsche specialists commissioned to rebuild the engine and transmission, and repaint bodywork in original Irish Green. Minimal use since restoration and has been stored in a climate controlled facility. Owner’s manuals, tools, substantial file of documentation and Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. 2.0 liter 6 cylinder 110 HP engine. Tonneau cover and bag plus one extra bag. 5-speed manual transmission. Front MacPherson strut suspension with torsion bars, rear trailing wishbones with transverse torsion bars and 87″ wheelbase. Headrests, Blaupunkt Frankfurt AM/FM radio and oil tank. VIN # 11880191, Engine # 3281118, Transmission # 3282134. Auction Source: Monterey 2014 by Mecum Auctions