Selling a 1968 Porsche 912 Soft Window Targa


1968 Porsche 912 Soft Window Targa
1968 Porsche 912 Soft Window Targa

When the sales price of the Porsche 911 was increased in the early 1960s, Porsche executives feared they would narrow brand appeal and lose sales in the entry-level sports car category, especially since the Porsche 356 had been discontinued. As a result, the Porsche 912 was developed as an option for consumers, falling in a price category between where the Porsche 356 used to be and where the Porsche 911 was. The 1968 Porsche 912 Soft Window Targa, as well as the Coupe, used an air-cooled four-cylinder engine capable of delivering 90 horsepower and propelling the car to a top speed of 115mph. The rear window was made of a heavy plastic and attached via zipper to the Targa top, effectively naming it the “Soft Window” by enthusiasts. Eventually glass was introduced as a factory option in 1968, adding slight practicality and the ability to add electronic defrost. As a result, Soft Window Targa variants became increasingly rare. The smaller engine and streamlined bodywork, which was nearly identical to the Porsche 911, enabled a very quick car that delivered over 30 miles per gallon and was widely popular with consumers.


1968 Porsche 912 Soft Window Targa Seller’s Guide

If you’re the owner of a 1968 Porsche 912 Soft Window Targa, the Alex Manos team would be delighted to speak with you regarding the sale of your classic. Their team is always on the lookout for new classic Porsche to add into their growing inventory of European and American classic cars and is known for their ability to evaluate your car on the spot and offer you top dollar. Don’t worry yourself with Seller’s Tips such as where to advertise, how to answer potential buyers questions, and the daunting task of scheduling viewings and test-drives. Let the team at Alex Manos make you an offer you can’t refuse. They can even pick your car up from any location in the country – including Alaska – and can generally complete the entire process within 48 hours of your initial call. Let the Alex Manos team do all the work.


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