Cooper Classics Collection Is Selling A Pristine Original 41K-Mile 1968 Porsche 912

Jun 6, 2023 2 min read
Cooper Classics Collection Is Selling A Pristine Original 41K-Mile 1968 Porsche 912

A highly original car brought to like new standards with original parts, and its well-documented and has tons of options.

This striking 1968 Porsche 912, initially sold at Scott Van Wyk Volkswagen & Porsche in Tucson, Arizona, has been lovingly preserved and updated over the years. Having previously resided in California and Georgia, the car was most recently acquired by a dealer in Florida in 2022, before making its way to New York.

"We've been in business for 45 years, and this is the best we have seen!" - Cooper Classics LTD

Resplendent in its factory-original Champagne Yellow (16153) color, the car underwent a quality repaint in 2018. Its exterior features a suite of attractive enhancements, including H4 headlights, front and rear bumper guards, front fog lights, a telescoping antenna, distinct grille badges, and a practical roof rack.

Adding to its distinctive vintage charm are the chrome 15-inch steel wheels, adorned with Porsche-crested hubcaps and wrapped in 165-series Michelin XAS tires. Efficient four-wheel disc brakes ensure reliable stopping power.

Inside, the cabin offers black leatherette upholstery combined with brushed aluminum trim, lending an air of sophisticated nostalgia. Further classic touches include sisal floor mats and a Becker push-button radio. Notably, the seats and dashboard pad received professional recovering under previous ownership.

A wood-rimmed steering wheel takes center stage, encircling a central tachometer, a 120-mph speedometer, auxiliary gauges, and a clock. The odometer, meanwhile, displays a low 41k miles.

Under the hood lies an air-cooled 1.6L flat-four engine, equipped with dual Weber carburetors and Solex filters. This powertrain, originally rated at 102 horsepower and 90 lb-ft of torque, had its fuel pump rebuilt and the level sending unit replaced in 2020. An accessory drive belt was also replaced during this period. Notably, the engine compartment received new insulation in 2021.

Driving power is delivered to the rear wheels via a four-speed manual transmission, with stampings on the transmission available in the attached gallery. In February 2023, the underbody received a detailed servicing.

This classic 912 comes complete with registration and insurance documents from its previous owners. Also included are service records, a jack, a toolkit, and an owner's manual, further enhancing its appeal to classic car enthusiasts. Photos of a Kardex copy are also available in the gallery. With a clean Florida title, this meticulously preserved Porsche 912 stands ready for its next appreciative owner.

Cooper Classics Collection is a dealership based in New York City with a curated inventory of high-end European automobiles. Feel free to call them at 212-929-3909 or email them at

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