1972 Porsche 911 E 2.4 Targa


1972 Porsche 911 E 2.4 Targa

1972 Porsche 911 E 2.4 Targa

The Porsche 911E was the mid-range option in the E-series and F-series 911s. It benefited from the larger 2.4 engine which used a longer stroke for a total displacement of 2341 cc.

1972 Porsche 911Es had steel wheels for 1972 that were upgraded in 1973 to a 6Jx15 alloy wheel by ATS.

In Detail

type Series Production Car
built at Stuttgart, Germany
engine Flat-6 w/Dry Sump Lubrication
position Rear Longitudinal
aspiration Natural
valvetrain Chain-Driven SOHC
fuel feed Mechincal Injection
displacement 2341 cc / 142.86 in³
compression 8.0:1
power 123.0 kw / 165 bhp @ 6200 rpm
specific output 70.48 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 150.0 bhp per tonne
torque 206 nm / 151.9 ft lbs @ 4500 rpm
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels Rear Engine / RWD
wheel type Aluminum Alloy
front tires 185/70-15 Michelin
rear tires 185/70-15 Michelin
front brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist
rear brakes Vented Discs w/ Vacuum Assist
front wheels F 38.1 x 15.2 cm / 15.0 x 6.0 in
rear wheels R 38.1 x 15.2 cm / 15.0 x 6.0 in
steering Rack & Pinion
curb weight 1100 kg / 2426 lbs
wheelbase 2271 mm / 89.4 in
front track 1372 mm / 54.0 in
rear track 1354 mm / 53.3 in
length 4127 mm / 162.5 in
width 1610 mm / 63.4 in
height 1321 mm / 52.0 in
transmission 5-Speed Manual
gear ratios 3.091:1, 1.778:1, 1.217:1, 0.926:1, 0.759:1
final drive 4.428:1

Auction Sales History

1972 Porsche 911 E 2.4 Targa

1973 Porsche 911E 2.4 Targa 911 321 0566 – sold for $104,500 Highly optioned, matching numbers 911E Targa. Professionally restored to factory delivered specifications. Desirable end-of-the-run 2.4-liter 911.Shown at many PCA Concours events. Offered with Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, books, tools and history file. Auction Source: The Scottsdale Auction 2015 by Bonhams
1972 Porsche 911 E 2.4 Targa
1973 Porsche 911 E Targa 911.321.0526 – sold for $140,250 Concours-level restoration completed in 2012. Very well-documented, including its Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. Finished in brilliant Signal Yellow. Auction Source: 2014 Arizona by RM Auctions
1972 Porsche 911 E 2.4 Targa

1973 Porsche 911 E Targa 9113210395 – sold for $92,400 Matching-Numbers 2.4-Liter Flat Six. Major Engine-Out Service Completed in 2012. Desirable Open-Air Targa Body Style. Early Service Documentation Included. Desirably Equipped with Fuchs Wheels and Sport Seats. Ideal for Touring and Shows. Auction Source: The Scottsdale Auctions by Gooding & Company