Auction Block: 1971 Porsche 911 S Targa

Mar 29, 2018

Category: Rides

Italian for “shield,” the Targa trim for the Porsche 911 first drew its inspiration from the Targa Florio road race in Sicily where Porsche managed to score almost a dozen victories through 1973. From here, Porsche decided to capitalize on this reputation with the release of a Targa version of their 911 S in late 1966.

Seen here, this 1971 production model boasts the distinctive stainless steel roll-over bar the Targa was known for as well as a repainted exterior to help breathe new life into its original paint job. Under the hood is also a 2.2-liter flat six-cylinder engine, managed via a five-speed manual transmission while a factory installed air conditioning keeps things cool when dropping the top just isn’t an option. It’s yet another surefire hit from the upcoming Ft. Lauderdale auction where she’s expected to fetch upwards of the $150K.

Purchase: $150,000+

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Rides

The lululemon Engineered Warmth Jacket Is A Seasonal Activewear Essential

Made from naturally thermoregulating merino wool and featuring a four-way stretch construction.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner

YETI's Vacuum-Insulated Colster Steel Koozie Keeps Beer Cold For Hours

A thick-gauge 18/8 stainless steel can insulator in 12oz & 16oz sizes.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

The 10 Fastest Hybrid Supercars

Cars that combine internal combustion and electricity for a powerful one-two punch.

Posted By

Oct 23, 2020

Featured Image

Torsus Remixed Their Rugged Praetorian Into An All-Terrain 35-Seat School Bus

Powered by a 6.9-liter six-cylinder diese, it's good for 240 horsepower and 682lb-ft of torque.

Posted By

Oct 23, 2020

Featured Image

Filson & Ford Collaborate On A Wildland Fire Rig Bronco For The NFF

Featuring a Forest Service Green paint scheme and a host of firefighting essentials.

Posted By

Oct 22, 2020

Featured Image

BMW Revamps Its R nineT Moto Lineup With 4 ’21 Model Updates & More

Redesigned engine, new ride modes, new paint options, and a '719' spec.

Posted By

Oct 22, 2020