The Porsche model 912 combined the styling of model 911 with reliability of the previous model 356. It was also less expensive than the 911 with a 4 cylinder engine. The Targa has an open roof.

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      shown is the standard closed roof Porsche 912


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This Porsche was used by the Dutch National Police ("Rijkspolitie"). Over 300 Porsche Targas were used over the years bij the Rijkspolitie (later Korps Landelijke Politie Diensten).

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This car from 1968 is a model 912 Targa. It has a four cylinder 1.6 ltr engine of 90 hp giving it a top speed of 190 km/hr. The rear view window was removable on this police car. It was seen at a special exhibition Summer 2016 at the Louwman car museum in Den Haag, The Netherlands.

Photographed, Summer 2016 by Meindert de Vreeze (C) Copyright IPMS Nederland

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A plastic scale model of the 912 needs to be converted from a Porsche 911 model, mostly regarding the 4 cylinder engine.

 

This car walkaround was first created April 2017 by M. de Vreeze