Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
Registration Number: EU registered Chassis Number: 9307700646
By the mid 1970‘s the Porsche 911 had already reached legendary status, both on and of the track, and since the car‘s launch in 1965 the Stuttgart factory‘s engineers had found ways to squeeze more power from the 2 to 3 litre flat six cylinder engines. During this time the 911‘s dramatic development had much to do with the frantic racing programme that was used to expand the range; no other car can claim such a linier heritage to racing as the 911.
The road cars benefited as well as the race cars of this era, hailing a new dawn in motoring and perhaps one of the most famous marriages in modern sports car production, that of the Porsche 911 and the Turbo charger. First introduced in 1975 the production 911 Turbo was directly derived from the cars used in endurance racing and used a 3 litre