The Porsche 914 spent decades in the shadow of the 911, with many enthusiasts giving it the cold shoulder for its mixed Porsche and Volkswagen parentage.
Bonham’s, one of the world’s oldest and most distinguished auction houses, is bringing no less than their best to this year’s Scottsdale sale. Their docket covers all colors of the automotive spectrum, from pre-war racers to modern supercars.
When citing mid-engine heritage, Porsche tends to skip over its 914, of which 119,000 were built from 1969-1976. That oversight might seem understandable, considering that Porschephiles had themselves long snubbed the 914. Today, though, they’ve widely accepted the 914, and collector interest is rising.