1973 Porsche 2.7 RS
The 1973 Porsche Carrera 911 RS stands as a revered classic among Porsche enthusiasts and commands top dollar at auctions today. It's celebrated as the quintessential 911, elevating the model from a superb road car to a coveted track-ready machine. Originally unveiled at the 1972 Paris Auto Show, the 1973 Carrera RS 2.7 became the most sought-after Porsche of the 1970s. Rarity is a key factor; these cars are often preserved as high-value assets rather than seen on the road.
The Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring variant is particularly acclaimed as the finest 911 ever made. It featured a distinctive ducktail spoiler and the prestigious Carrera name, borrowed from the famous Mexican Carrera Panamericana road race. The Carrera RS offered an exceptional blend of track performance and on-road comfort. Although initially designed as a race-inspired sports car, it marked Porsche's first venture into offering a serial production 911 suitable for street driving. Rarity, iconic design, and racing heritage have driven the value of the 1973 Carrera RS to remarkable heights, surging by 700% over the last decade.
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