Life Cycle 1970 Porsche 914/4

Life Cycle 1970 Porsche 914/4

Ocean-crossing Porsche 914-4. From cherished American show car to unloved Brit salvage – a rollercoaster 914 life. Life Cycle The transatlantic life and times of a much-used Porsche 914-4. The life story of a Porsche 914-4… This special-order Porsche has changed continents almost as often as it has owners. We follow its trail from Virginia via Italy all the way to Northampton Words Russ Smith. Photography Xisco Fuster.

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Wide-arched swapped 3.0-litre flat-six 1974 Porsche 914

Wide-arched swapped 3.0-litre flat-six 1974 Porsche 914

Equipped with a 911 SC’s three-litre flat-six, this wide-arched 914 has the power to shift opinion Words Dan Furr. Photography Dan Sherwood.

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The other Outlaw 3.0-litre flat-six engine Porsche 914/6

The other Outlaw 3.0-litre flat-six engine Porsche 914/6

Anybody who has driven a 914 raves about its astonishing road-carving abilities, but Andy Thonetʼs show-winning ʼ70 model takes things to another level. It started life as a severely crusty survivor, but is now motivated by a not-so-stock 3.0-litre flat-six. Words & photos Stephan Szantai.

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Smart Buys Quentin Willson says 2016 is looking good for values of the Porsche 914/4 and 914/6

Smart Buys Quentin Willson says 2016 is looking good for values of the Porsche 914/4 and 914/6

 

Porsche 914. I’ve tipped the Porsche 914 before but recent soaring 912 prices have started to pull hard at values of the cute VolksPorsche. Interest is growing and most decent cars on eBay have at least 50 watchers. And it’s all about the 914’s vibe. See one in Irish Green, Nepal Orange or Sunflower Yellow with Fuchs wheels and Porsche side-stripes along the doors and it grins with the same Californian carelessness that’s made the vintage 911s and 912s so tremendously hot. Original 914s in period colours look like they were born and raised on the Pacific Coast Highway, which they were really, because rather a lot of the 115,000 built ended up basking in West Coast American sunshine.

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