Throughout the Porsche 912's initial 4-year production run, there were just over 32,860 examples produced. Of those, just 2,562 cars were Targa models. The Targas sold at a higher price than the coupes, but the real value came down to the rear window.
This is a 1968 Porsche 912 Targa Soft-Window. The hard window option was first offered on the Targa in 1968, but some saw the value in the fabric rear window. By 1969, Porsche had decided the hard window would be the standard on all cars. This example in our shop left the factory with a soft window. This rarity, coupled with the 1968 production date made this car possibly one of the last examples of the soft window Targa produced. In the following years, many soft-window Porsche Targas would be converted to hard windows, leaving the actual production numbers lost to time.
This example came to us for the classic electric conversion process. We've begun to slowly unbutton that soft rear window and started to get some ideas for the electric crate system take this car from gas to full electric. This will be the next one up on the list once we've finished the current 1966 Porsche 912 electric conversion.