1973 Porsche Carrera RS Touring

Porsche revived the Carrera name for its top-of-the-range 911 in 1972-73. Designated Carrera RS (Rennsport), the newcomer was intended as a limited-edition “homologation special” to enable the factory to enter Group 4 competition in the Special GT class, with a minimum build requirement of 500. However, the demand for this fabulous car proved so great that the production run was later extended by another 1,300-or-so units, qualifying the RS to also compete in Group 3, which it would dominate. The Read More

Chip Lamb

SCM Auction Analyst

Chip has been writing to an international audience on both new and collector automobiles for more than a decade. He is the owner of a well-known vintage parts business catering to owners of the classic SAAB automobile. His handful of eclectic cars and motorcycles keeps him very busy, as he owns not just quirky veteran Swedes, but a rather broad selection ranging from unusual American machines to the odd modern sports car.

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