1968 Porsche 911T Sportomatic SWB
Year of manufacture1968
Exterior brand colourTangerine
Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Tel: +49 (0) 201 5233 1011/1012 Fax: +49 (0) 201 5233 1251
2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
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. This had greatly improved engine flexibility and power. It was not long before the press proved this car to be remarkably quick and was available in either T,E or S specification.
The 911T was added to the Porsche line up in