Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1969
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Grey
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

The year after production of the legendary 911 had commenced in 1964, Porsche introduced the similarly bodied 912 as an entry level model to the prestigious German marque. As such it shared its monocoque steel chassis with that of the 911, together with independent front torsion bar and trailing arm rear suspension with all-round disc brakes. At the 912''s heart, however, was a 1,582cc flat four cylinder engine - rather than the 911''s 1,991cc six cylinder unit - that had last seen service in the final 356 model that the 911 had effectively replaced. Although the 912''s performance was naturally not as rapid as that of its larger-engined stablemate, its 90bhp at 5,880rpm, allied to 901b/ft at 3,500rpm, was nonetheless sufficient to provide respectable 0-60mph acceler