Click here to view high resolution photosThe most desirable year of the 911S Believed to be only 911s in Signal Orange Recaro Sports Seats, Black Leather w/Houndstooth Inserts Matching numbers - Porsche Certificate of Authenticity Includes owners manual, toolkit, spare wheel/tire, and jack At the core of the 1972 Porsche 911Ss allure is the monumental leap in performance engineering that defined its era. This model year heralded the introduction of a robust 2.4-liter engine, amplified by its Bosch mechanical fuel injection, thus breathing new life into the road ahead. A symbiotic partnership with the formidable Type 915 5-speed transmission, an innovation hailing from the illustrious Porsche 908 racecar, translated raw power into a symphony of controlled velocity. With a curb weight of a mere 2,250 pounds, the 911S effortlessly ascends to a zenith of 143 mph. The legacy of this aristocratic powerhouse remains etched in the annals of automotive history, making it a cherished item in the collection of discerning enthusiasts. Every mechanical facet of this vintage marvel has been treated to a level of care that mirrors the precision that went into its original assembly. A meticulous attention to detail extends beyond the mechanical realm, as this 911S exterior has been consistently kept in extraordinary condition. This 911S boasts a rare, stunning metallic blue exterior. The iconic 6 x 15 Fuchs alloy wheels lend an air of timeless beauty. In 2014, Manhattan Motorsports in New York, led by Bobby Singh, undertook a comprehensive refurbishment of this 1972 Porsche 911S coupe. The work included a striking repaint in Signal Orange, believed to be the only 911S in the color, the installation of Recaro sports seats reupholstered in black leather with houndstooth inserts, a thorough rebuild of the five-speed manual transaxle, and updates to the suspension, brakes, and Bosch mechanical fuel injection system for the 2.4-liter flat-six engine. Notable additions consist of refinished Fuchs wheels, European-spec lighting, SSI heat exchangers, and Bilstein shocks. The 911S model for 1972 boasts a unique front fascia with an integrated spoiler and was ordered in Signal Orange. During the 2014 refurbishment, the car underwent meticulous disassembly, bodywork, and refinishing, including rustproofing the body cavities. The suspension received attention, with new trailing arms, bushings, ball joints, and wheel bearings, along with a brake overhaul. The fuel system saw refinishing of the tank, replacement of the vent tank, fuel lines, and carpeting. Inside, Recaro sports seats with black leather and houndstooth inserts were installed, along with a new headliner, pillar covers, side panels, and black carpeting. The Becker Europa stereo was replaced, and various components, such as air ducts, air duct muffler, and heater valves, were renewed. The dashboard and steering wheel were refinished, and VDO instrumentation was updated. Under the hood, the 2.4-liter flat-six underwent significant attention, receiving Bosch mechanical fuel injection, an original-style ignition system, new fuel injectors, oil lines, starter, and drivetrain mounts. The five-speed manual transaxle was rebuilt with new synchros, gaskets, seals, and gear components. SSI heat exchangers were also added during the 2014 refurbishment. This Porsche is equipped with driving lights, VDO instrumentation, pop-out quarter windows, and a Becker Europa stereo. Acquired by the current owner in 2019, it comes with a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, refurbishment photos, service records, and a California title. In a world where automotive marvels continue to captivate the imagination, this 911S stands as a beacon of unparalleled engineering, representing an era when excellence was the only measure. It beckons
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