How rare is a 1974 Porsche 914?

This 1974 Porsche 914 LE is in absolutely amazing condition inside and out. Reportedly they only made 1,000 total LE units, 500 of which were in this color. After reviewing the LE registry it appears there are less than 10 in the US that are even close to the condition of this vehicle.

Is a Porsche 914 rare?

The Porsche 914-8 The forgotten 914-8 is an exceedingly rare eight-cylinder model created before the platform was put to bed. Horsepower in that model is disputed to be 300 or 360 horses. So, the targa-top roof was welded shut to add more rigidity to the structure for the extra power.

What is a Porsche 914 worth?

The Consequences for the Market The current values for 914s average $32,000 for excellent condition, or $8,200 for fair condition, according to Hagerty data. An excellent 1973 914 2.0 sold for $58,420 in Scottsdale earlier this month; many good examples sell for around $10,000 on Bring a Trailer.

What years did Porsche make the 944?

The Porsche 944 is a sports car manufactured by German automobile manufacturer Porsche from 1982 to 1991. A front-engine, rear-wheel drive mid-level model based on the 924 platform, the 944 was available in coupé or cabriolet body styles, with either naturally aspirated or turbocharged engines.

Who designed the Porsche 914?

Heinrich Klie
Typ 914. The little clay model was turned into a life-size design. Slowly the team made their minds up: they were heading in the right direction, the mid-engined car project just went on improving. The first model of the Type 914 was designed by Heinrich Klie, 1964.

How much is a 1972 Porsche 914 worth?

1972-1975 Porsche 914 2.0 prices range from $7,000-$35,000.

Is the 944 a real Porsche?

Do Porsche have VW engines?

The Porsche 914 or VW-Porsche 914 is a mid-engined sports car designed, manufactured and marketed collaboratively by Volkswagen and Porsche from 1969 to 1976….

Porsche 914
Engine 1.7 L Volkswagen Type 4 F4 1.8 L Volkswagen Type 4 F4 2.0 L Volkswagen Type 4 F4 2.0 L Type 901/36 F6 (914/6)

Are Porsche 914 expensive to maintain?

They are not particularly expensive to maintain but they are difficult to maintain because parts are not easy to come by, and the engine is in a very, very difficult spot to work on. They are also extremely unsafe.

What’s the top speed of a Porsche 914?

With 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 9.90 seconds, a maximum top speed of 119 mph (192 km/h), a curb weight of 2138 lbs (970 kgs), the 914 2.0 has a naturally-aspirated Boxer 4 cylinder engine, Petrol motor. This engine produces a maximum power of 101 PS (100 bhp – 74 kW) at 5000 rpm and a maximum torque of 162.0 Nm (119 lb.ft) at 3500 rpm.

Is the Porsche 914 available in the US?

In California, catalytic converters were now required. Above: 1975 Porsche 914, complete with larger, crash-resistant bumpers introduced that year. By 1976 the 914 was only sold in the US, and the 1.8-liter engine was dropped since VW no longer made it.

When did Porsche change the bumpers on the 914?

Over the seven model years, Porsche made a number of changes to the 914. Some of these changes were cosmetic and others were in response to changing crash protection standards. From 1970 to 1974, the 914 was offered with chrome or painted bumpers.

How big is the fuel tank on a Porsche 914?

The car’s nose compartment was nearly filled by a 100 l (26.4 US gal) fuel tank. The car weighed 1,980 lb (898.1 kg) ready to race. The engine remained at 2.0 litres displacement with Weber carburetor induction, but was extensively upgraded otherwise.