Porsche 911 Modified

Porsche 911 Modified

Roadster, 1971

Highlights

  • A tribute to the first generation 911 Speedster that never was.
  • Full restoration with extensive metalwork was performed from a clean '71 911 Targa.
  • Supertec Performance built 2.4 paired to a 5-speed 901 dog box.

The early Porsche 911 Speedster that never was. The builder drew his inspiration from the dreams of Stan Townes and Al Holbert who wanted a 911 Speedster to be built by Porsche. Although that reality never came until much later, this 911 gives you the chance to experience, what could have been. From major alterations to minor details the craftsmanship put forth is incredible, achieving a whole new look for the 911.

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Powers Motorsports
455 Tresca Rd. STE #1
32225 Jacksonville, FL
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The early Porsche 911 Speedster that never was. The builder drew his inspiration from the dreams of Stan Townes and Al Holbert who wanted a 911 Speedster to be built by Porsche. Although that reality never came until much later, this 911 gives you the chance to experience, what could have been. From major alterations to minor details the craftsmanship put forth is incredible, achieving a whole new look for the 911.

Body work consists of the following aspects, the cowl was modified to accommodate a shorter windscreen and the windshield wipers were removed. The rear panel was lowered and extended 11” forward, along with Carrera-style fender flares. Fiberglass bumpers and bonnet were installed, door handles shaved, and side windows removed. A modified Boxster roll bar was mounted, accompanied with a removable black mock half tonneau cover.

The 17″ Fuchs-style wheels measure 7″ in width up front and 9″ out back. Yokohama Advan Neova tires were reportedly mounted two years ago. New brakes were also installed along with stainless steel flexible lines.
he interior was refinished with reupholstered comfort seats out of a later 911 with Pepita cloth inserts. A wood-rimmed Moto-Lita steering wheel and a Rennline brushed-metal dash hold the modern 356-style gauges. Custom door panels feature large pockets and pull straps. The heat system was retained and uses vents under the dash. The modern 356-style gauges are fitted with a GPS speedometer. The modified fuel tank uses a center filler. An upgraded blade-style fuse box is installed, and an Odyssey battery is fitted in the smuggler’s box along with a kill switch. Specially fitted Coco Mats cover the driver and passenger footwells. Mileage TMU on body.The 2.2L flat-six engine in this 911E was brought to Supertec in California during the mid-2000s to undergo a custom rebuild at a cost of over $12k.  The engine displacement was increased to 2.4 L and the following upgrades were installed for a claimed output of over 180 HP:

  • 9.5:1 Compression Pistons
  • 70.4 Stroke Crank
  • DR 60 Camshafts
  • Twin 50mm PMO Carburetors
  • MSD Ignition Controller
  • SSI Heat Exchangers
  • Ported 911 Heads “S”
  • Supertec Head Studs
  • New Bearings
  • Modified 3.0 L Oil Pump
  • New Timing Chains and Ramps
  • Carrera Chain Tensioners
  • Reconditioned Rods W/ ARP Hardware
  • Mag and Polished Crank
  • Reconditioned Rockers and Shafts
  • Complete Engine Balance
  • Complete Valve Job w/ Silicon/Bronze Guides
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Specifications

Year of construction: 1971
Model: 911 Modified
Body: Roadster
Series: 911 Backdate/Modified
Mileage: 2000 mi
Power: 180 HP
Cylinder capacity: 2.4 Liter
Steering: left
Transmission: Manual
Drive: Rear drive
Fuel: Gasoline
Interior color: Black
Interior material: Fabric/Leather combination
Exterior color: Silver
Condition: Fully restored
New/Used: Used car
Ready to drive: Yes
Registered: Yes
Country of delivery: United States
Number of vehicle owners: 3

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