Renegade V-Eight: 1972 Porsche 914

The 914 was meant to slot into Porsche’s showrooms below the premium 911 but to also fill the top of VW/Audi’s lineup with a Volkswagen badge.  But the suits at Porsche didn’t want to risk having the VW nameplate tarnish its image and convinced VW to allow it to sell all 914’s exclusively through its USA dealer network with a Porsche badge on the front.  The resulting car was slow but great fun to drive due to its mid-engine layout and 2100 lb curb weight, but today’s next example has had the dial turned up to 11 with a 350 cubic inch crate motor. Find this 1972 Porsche 914 V8 offered for $14000 in Long Island, NY. Tip from Rock On!

From the seller:

1972 Porsche

condition: good

cylinders: 8 cylinders

drive: rwd

fuel: gas

paint color: green

title status: clean

transmission: manual

type: convertible

1972 Porsche 914 with full Renegade Hybrid conversion.

The body is in real nice shape for a 914 targa top, with no hell hole issues, rock solid floorboards. Car is not all hacked, Renegade kit is done right.

Interior is in nice original shape. No crazy aftermarket gauges. All VDO gauges work and have conversion kit to run with V8.

Nice stock looking sleeper!!

Upgraded suspension with 911 brakes 5 lug conversion with Porsche cookie cutter rims.

GM Crate 350 with new Edelbrock 650avs, Edelbrock performer intake, headers into magna flow mufflers.

Car runs great with hardly any miles on since conversion. Car handles like it’s on rails and is a blast to drive with the SBC.

This is a great driver quality car with great patina, has lots of small dents and chips as u can see in pics. Drive it just the way it is or do a restoration.

$14k or trade for something equal or money coming my way. Let me know what you have.  

 See a better way to drive something mean and green?