1966 Porsche 906

Carrera Competition Coupé

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1966
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Rennwagen 
    Ja
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

This very well-documented example of the Porsche 906 – more familiarly known in period as the 'Carrera 6' was supplied by Porsche Kundensport to the marque's contemporary Australian importer, Alan Hamilton. In essence two cars emerged both using the chassis identity '906-007'. One is the entirely distinctive lightweight Spyder-bodied car nicknamed 'Känguruh' which ran so strongly with flat-8 cylinder engine installed in the 1967 Targa Florio. The other is this now standard Carrera 6 Coupe-bodied machine offered here. Porsche's former competition department director and Le Mans-winning racing driver Jürgen Barth has confirmed the derivation of this duality in his definitive book Porsche 906.

In its early service 'down under, the tall Alan Hamilton had the roof removed to enable him to fit comfortably into this 2-liter flat-6 cylinder road racing car. He promptly won a 1967 Australian Championship with this car, before selling it – still in Spyder form – at the end of that y