The Porsche 911 Soft Window Targa has long been one of the most popular body styles in the history of this long-lived sports car. Offering an open-air driving experience, the 1970 Porsche 911E Soft Window Targa is among those favored by collectors and investors who prefer to have the option of an open-top sports car. Additionally, as part of the model’s first increase in engine capacity from 2.0L to 2.2L the 1970 911E would boast more than 155 horsepower and a top speed of 137mph. The most important part of this increase, however, would come in the form of increased torque and a flatter torque curve, which allowed the engine to be more flexible and the car to be easier and more enjoyable to drive. Other measures were taken during the 1970 model-year to reduce weight, which included the addition of aluminum central bumper sections and an engine compartment cover of the same material. Lastly, many collectors and investors believe that these 911E C-Series models are additionally interesting due to the new PVC seal that was given to the body to protect against rust damage.
Figuring out which Porsche 911 model is right for you out of the 911’s 50-year lineup is probably the most difficult part of buying a classic Porsche 911. If you’ve decided that the 1970 Porsche 911E Soft Window Targa is the one you desire, you’ve come to the right place to learn valuable Buyer’s Tips to help you in your search. First and foremost, it is vitally important that you authenticate any potential purchase. This can be achieved by verifying chassis and engine numbers against Porsche records. There are also a few Porsche 911 registries that can provide valuable information on any of the 911 models you may be considering purchasing. If you need assistance in finding and verifying engine and chassis numbers, The Beverly Hills Car Club would be happy to assist you. You’ll also want to ensure you have a thorough inspection performed to understand the overall condition of the car’s key components such as engine and transmission, chassis and body, and if there is any accident or repair damage.
These are just a few of the considerations you should make when thinking about buying a 1970 Porsche 911E Soft Window Targa or Coupe model. Should you have any questions or would like to discuss other Buyer’s Tips, the team at The Beverly Hills Car Club would be delighted to hear from you. In the meantime, they encourage you to tour their online inventory and welcome you to contact them today for more information. They look forward to hearing from you soon and to helping you find the classic Porsche 911 you desire.
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