Every great car has a story to tell. A great car is distinguished from an ordinary
car because it has history, intrigue…and soul…the rare combination of elements that
make it add up to more than the sum of its individual parts. The Porsche 914 Limited Edition, VW-Porsche
914 GT and 914 SL are not well known, but they are great cars and what follows
is their story. I had never actually
seen one of these special cars in person until 2002, in spite of having seen
several hundred 914s over the several years before that at local Porsche
Concours events and RoadGlue 914 meets. I had seen occasional photos of the cars here
and there, but even here in the 914 Paradise of Northern
In 1974 Porsche created three uniquely-equipped limited
production 914 vehicles, collectively referred to on this website as the 914
Can Am cars. The 914 Limited Edition was
produced for the
This website attempts to present all known information that
I have been able to accumulate about the 1974 Porsche 914 Limited Edition,
VW-Porsche 914 Jubiläumsmodell and 914 Sports Limited
cars. There is an intrigue about these
cars and there is more yet to discover.
Many knowledgeable 914 enthusiasts worldwide have contributed their
knowledge, as well as research from periodicals and publications, books, photos
and of course the internet. Here is
pretty much the complete list of References if you
want to research the major sources of my information. A sincere thank you goes to a few generous
914 enthusiasts in
Most photos on this website can also be activated by clicking the underlined photo titles below each photo.
As you review this site, if you can contribute additional information, or other verifiable information contradicting what is presented here, please let me know and I will include it. I have made every attempt to be fully objective and unbiased, and have diligently tried to confirm every morsel of information with more than one source. This website is a work in progress and is intended to be an expandable resource for 914 Can Am car information as it becomes available.
Symbolically, this website was officially launched on February 23, 2003, the 29th anniversary of the completion date of my first 914 Limited Edition Bumblebee car (VIN 15176). Thanks for stopping by and check back once in awhile for updates, which will be posted as new information becomes available.
This car made me ask questions…
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