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1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring Gallery

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring Gallery

The Porsche 1973 Carrera RS is an iconic sports cars that everybody wants to get their hands on.Compared to the standard Carrera, the 2.7 RS featured a larger engine, wider flares to accommodate the Fuchs alloy wheels, stiffened suspension, larger brakes and a ducktail rear spoiler.

Having retired its hugely successful and Le Mans-winning Type 917 Prototype program of the late 1960s and early 1970s, Porsche needed another racing venue to further bolster its competition image. When the FIA created a new series for production-based sports cars, Porsche pounced on the opportunity.

Starting with the 911S Coupe, the Porsche engineers created to Carrera RS versions. The Sport model, also known as the Lightweight and the Touring version. Many were also equipped from the factory with 911S accoutrements including sunroofs, full carpeting, and an entertainment system, and some also featured air conditioning.

Read about the 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring