1968 Porsche 911

'Milestone' Race Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Orange Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Amelia Island
March 14, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Ritz-Carlton
4750 Amelia Island Parkway
Amelia Island, Florida
32034
SALE DATES:
March 14, 2009
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
March 13, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
March 14, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Est. 175bhp, 1,991 cc horizontally-opposed six-cylinder engine, five-speed manual transmission, four-wheel independent suspension, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 89.3"
While the Porsche 911 has amassed an unmatched record of racing successes in its forty-plus-year history, its entry into road racing competition was not initially championed by Zuffenhausen. With the exception of the 911R for 1967 and a short run of 911L models, factory support was non-existent. Racing drivers interested in pilot