1972 Porsche 911 E Targa

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Rank: #13

Class: Spirited Cars

0-60 Time: 6.6 seconds

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The top 10 fastest cars are lined up from fastest to slowest by their 0 to 60 times. We bring you this list of Spirited Cars based on the best estimates from trusted sources, including Car & Driver, Motor Trend, Road & Track and more.

Ranked at #13, the 1972 Porsche 911 E Targa races 0-60 mph in 6.6 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Spirited Cars.

It falls behind the #12 ranked 1987 Porsche 944 Turbo by just hundredths of a second and pulls ahead of the #14 ranked 1976 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera by 0.1 seconds.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1972 Porsche 911 E Targa vs. 1976 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera, you would WIN by 0.1 seconds!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Porsche, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1972.

Vehicle information

Year: 1972

Make: Porsche

Model: 911 E Targa

Engine: H-6

Horsepower: 165

Torque: 152


Curb Weight: 2485

City MPG:

Highway MPG:

MSRP: $10,510

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #240

Best 0-60 Time: 6.6 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 15.4 seconds

@ speed: 92.0 mph

Best Top Speed: 138.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.7 G

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