Now available for auction is this modified 1973 Porsche 914 6-cylinder. Built with track-going performance in mind, this 914 has been optimized with a lightweight racing interior, an SCCA roll cage, upgraded suspension and a highly modified 3.3L flat-six engine sourced from a 1987 Carrera. Accompanied by PCA, HSR and NASA racing logbooks, this track-focused 914 is ready to be enjoyed having been brought up to excellent running order with a major mechanical service in 2016.
This 914 has been refinished in white, though the original color is noted to have been Orange. The exterior finish is reported to be in good overall condition with some typical signs of wear from racing (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). Visual details include revised body panels and Fuchs-style wheels.
The cabin has been stripped out and optimized for racing with the addition of custom racing seats, an SCCA #55-885 roll cage and a center mounted gauge cluster.
Power comes from a bored-out 3.3 L flat-six engine which was sourced from a 1987 Carrera. Originally a 3.2L, this engine was rebuilt and upgraded with Weber carburetors, Carrillo rods, Webcam cams and JE forged pistons. A claimed 345 HP is delivered to the rear wheels by way of a Porsche Type 901 transmission which features an external oil cooler and pump. Other performance upgrades include Isky Racing valve springs, Koni rear shocks and Wilwood front brake calipers with orbital rotors. A comprehensive mechanical service was also performed in 2016 which included:
This sale will include a logbook and a handful of spare parts.