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1974 Porsche 911S

Porsche certainly has a history of doing interesting, and vibrant, shades of green on their cars. They’ve also made available many of the darker and metallic green colors we typically see on the market, but it’s the mint greens, viper greens, and, like the car we see here, lime greens that really stand out and draw loads of attention. This isn’t a completely original 911S, but Lime Green is the original color and the non-original aesthetic alterations, like the addition of the ducktail spoiler, tend to enhance the overall look of this car rather than detract from it. The mid-year 911s are not always the most popular, but when they can be had in one of the more interesting colors Porsche made available, then they become quite a bit more of a talking point. Here we have a Lime Green 1973 Porsche 911S Coupe, located in California, with 128,951 miles on it.

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Year: 1974
Model: 911S
Engine: 2.7 liter flat-6
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 128,951 mi
Price: Reserve Auction

1974 911 coupe
Sunroof delete, no a/c & no power windows
Rust free Ca car since 1999
Matching #’s car with Certificate of Authenticity (motor #6146175 also pictured in link)
Very rare Lime Green #137
Clean all original interior with the exception of 1974 VW Westfalia plaid inserts (really look great and compliment this particular car)
lots of records, many from ‘The Stable’, San Francisco’s premier service facility (most recent include: rebuilt trans and all syncros, new clutch, new master cylinder, new CDI, rebuilt alternator, major service including valve adjustment, and much more)
New tires
S suspension and brakes – front and rear factory sway bars
Very straight car with 1 repaint in exact matching original color
Runs, drives and shifts like new, it’s and absolute pleasure to drive, very competent/sorted car
Always Garage and enthusiast owned – was a very popular PCA registered car in WA most of it’s early life (Ribbit1 personalized plate is included, but no longer registered to the car)
Original decklid is not included, I like how the ducktail adds to the sporty look of this no-nonsense road car and decided to leave it on, however the paint left over from the repaint is included and more than enough is left to easily paint a decklid to match if desired
74 sales brochure with a Lime Green coupe just like this car as 1 of it’s 3 featured models included
Original tool kit (partial), air pump, correctly dated spare, jack and assorted manuals and catalogs all included
This is a very rare opportunity to own such a solid, turn-key early midyear Porsche coupe in this fantastic period original color. Auction starts @ just $911. DRD Motor Trade is a licensed, bonded Ca dealer specializing in cars like this one. Sales tax and any DMV fees currently due are to be collected at time of sale to all buyers taking delivery in CA. As of this auction, no DMV fees are due and cars CA license is current.

Note: bids from 0 or low feedback members without first contacting me will be considered unreliable and thus canceled.

Link to 166 images here:

Below are a few of the highlights in no particular order. Enjoy.


There’s a lot to like here and the overall condition of the car appears to be quite good. We’ve previously discussed the variety of issues the mid-year 911s possess, but if one were to go after one of these, then colors like this one certainly make for something more interesting. It’s debatable how much long term value these will hold, but as a driver it could be quite fun. Bidding currently sits at $37,900 with reserve unmet. That’s higher than where we typically see a 911S of this vintage sell, but it’s still well within reason.



  1. Cole
    Cole September 22, 2014

    Nice colour, gorgeous seats!

  2. Ry
    Ry September 22, 2014

    I like the color (& seats!) too, I’d probably ditch the wing though. The lines look so good w/o it.

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