It sounds crazy now, but in the 1970s, the Porsche 911’s days looked numbered. The signature sports car had been around for a while, and in the United States, where more than half of all Porsches sold at the time, safety and emissions regulations were becoming onerous and ever-changing. With all of the uncertainty, Porsche had to start facing the notion that the 911 might be too complicated to make compliant. Of course, the 911 never went anywhere, but just in case, Porsche started work on a new model. Read the full article on Hagerty.com:
Also, a Competition Group is so much more than “spoilers”.
Just sold a 82 to fund a family trip to Spain, regret. On the sale, not the trip!
Per stamped ID numbers, it is a Euro S.
May try to get it back, kind of a unicorn.
It is more sport than GT.
My previous-83S was definitely more GT, both great drivers!
Better than my C6 on less than perfect backroads.
I do my own wrenching mostly, not difficult, parts can be pricey, but worth it.
Ps. Not a rich old fart, just a fast old fart.🥴