1968 Porsche 911

S Short Wheelbase - RHD, one of 35

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1968
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motoring
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 3 October 2009
Registration Number: 995 HRY Chassis Number: 11800468
It was evident to Porsche management in the late Fifties that the 356 series was rapidly becoming dated and reaching the end of its development potential, so in 1959 Ferdinand Porsche began designing a new car. A number of criteria were laid down: the car would have no more than a 2,200mm wheelbase and would carry two adults and two children.
The new model was introduced at the Frankfurt Show in September 1963. It was a significant advance on the outgoing car, providing greater performance, space and refinement. The new engine, a 1,991cc opposed 6 cylinder unit, was designed by Ferdinand Piech, Dr Porsche’s nephew. Situated in the rear to maximise space efficiency, it produced 130bhp. Not only has this model now become seemingly immortal, but it has undergone the most rigorous development programme over its life of po