Based on a right hand drive 1972 2.4S this RS Replica certainly differentiates itself from many other recreations. Most commonly these Replicas are based on later 911 models, or when they are based on period cars, a 911T or E sufficed. We often refer to the ‘ingredients’ when valuing RS replicas, and the more period items are present, the greater the value of the car. Many correct period features are present with this example and it oozes a classic patina. The beauty of this 911 is in the fact that, at the owner’s discretion, it could be converted back to its original side oil filler specification. If values carry on increasing, surely this option has to be considered. This 911 was supplied new to the MD of Woolworths and converted to RS lightweight spec in 1978 with Charles Ivey carrying out the work. Engine was removed and rebuilt to 2.7 Carrera specification with new pistons and barrels. At this stage the gearbox was stripped and rebuilt with new 4th and 5th gears to match the RS. Subtle bodywork changes were made at this stage with new rear arch extensions, front apron spoiler and engine cover fitted. In 1985, the car changed ownership to the late Jeremy Lloyd, most famous for
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Sudbury Road, Little Maplestead
Little Maplestead, CO9 2SE, Essex
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