Porsche 911 Quartet
Classic Driver dealer Jan B. Lühn has four Porsches for sale that typify racing 911s of the 60s and 70s. It would take years to find these cars individually so, as they form a collection, all the hard work has been done for the serious 911 collector – just speak to Mr Lühn...
Porsche 911 T/R
The first is a 1968 Porsche 911 T/R. These were cars built for customers who wanted to go racing and rallying, and were homologated in Group III as production sports cars. As the ‘T’ was lighter than the (ostensibly) more powerful ‘S’, Porsche used this as the basis for homologation, and offered it with a choice of tuned engines, going right up to a 906-specification motor turning out 230bhp.
The example for sale, chassis 11820639, was built for racing by the works from new, having a 2.0-litre, 180bhp engine. From 1968 - 1972 the car ran at Hockenheim, Mainz-Finthen, Monza (winning in 1968), Monthléry and Dijon.
Porsche 911 2.3 S/T
Next up is the green 1970 Porsche 911 2.3 S/T. These cars replaced the T/R and ran mainly in Group IV as the FIA had allowed Porsche to increase the bore to 85mm, resulting in a 2247cc engine. In 1971 the capacity was enlarged again, this time to 2.5 litres. Discovered as a ‘barn find’ in the 90s, this car has been restored to its original specification and is now ready for historic racing.
Porsche 911 2.2 S/T
Porsche also built versions of the S/T for rallying. Another green car in the collection is the 1971 Porsche 911 2.2 S/T Rally, chassis 911 130 0637. Not as drastically lightened - nor as powerful - as the track versions, the off-road cars were, nonetheless, a very effective tool in international rallying, winning the 1970 World Rally Championship. This particular car was one of three cars prepared for the 1971 East African Safari Rally. This was the only event contested by the works that year. Porsche’s best placing was a fifth for Zasada. Waldegaard crashed and Andersson, with the car offered here, was forced out with broken rear suspension.
Porsche 911 2.7 RS Touring
And so to 1973, and the launch of the iconic Porsche 911 2.7 RS Touring. The car needs little introduction to Classic Driver readers and the Blood Orange example you see here, chassis 911 360 0927, is a two-owner, unrestored ‘matching numbers’ Touring. Included with the car is a variety of sought-after documentation and accessories, including the original key-fobs, service tools and even the original lever for manual-winding the sliding roof.
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Text: Classic Driver
Photos: Jan B. Lühn
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