1965 Porsche 911

FIA papers + Road-registered

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1965
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 8th August 2009
Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 7th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Telephone number from 6 - 8 August: +49 (0) 2691 932 62 90
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: TBA
The history of the 911 can be traced back to 1956, when Porsche decided to build a four-seater that would be larger then the 356. Porsche then had no intention of replacing the 356 with this car. During the project however Ferry Porsche changed his mind. Because if the new car would be a four-seater, Porsche would have to compete with large companies like Daimler-Benz, and that would be a tough competition for a small manufacturer like Porsche. To avoid that competition, Porsche decided the car would have to be a two-seater like the 356. The 911 however was designed to be more luxurious then the 356. It got some of the 356’s styling features, but it also had a more modern