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Porsche 911 T 1968
Porsche 911 T 1968

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Porsche 911 T 1968

chassisnummer 119121583, 15/02/1968, benzine, manueel, 91000km, 2000cc 110pk, belgisch inschrijvingsbewijs en keuringsattest,, 2 sleutels

A 'modern classic' if ever there was one, Porsche's long-running 911 sports car first appeared at the 1963 Frankfurt Show as the '901', but shortly after production proper commenced in 1964 had become the '911' following Peugeot's complaints about the use of '0' model numbers. The preceding Type 356's rear-engined layout was retained but the 911 switched to unitary construction for the bodyshell and dropped the 356's VW-based suspension in favour of a more modern McPherson strut and trailing arm arrangement. In its first incarnation, Porsche's single-overhead-camshaft, air-cooled flat six engine displaced 1,991cc and produced 130bhp; progressively enlarged and developed, it would eventually grow to more than 3.0 litres and, in turbo-charged form, put out well over 300 horsepower. In 1963 Porsche bought the coachbuilder Reutter, which had produced most of the bodies for the Type 356 models, thus ensuring continuity of body supply for the forthcoming 911 and 912. However, the newcomers were such a success that within a few years Porsche was selling cars faster than it could build them. Coachbuilder Karmann of Osnabruck, with whom Porsche had a longstanding relationship, was asked to help increase production, starting in 1966 with the 912. In 1968, while Porsche was working on prototypes of the forthcoming long-wheelbase 911, Karmann started building the 911T and 911S models as well. The extension of the wheelbase by 60mm represented the first major revision of the original 911 design, while the simultaneous introduction of a lightweight magnesium crankcase also helped give the LWB 911 much greater cornering stability compared with the preceding SWB cars. Production of these 'B Programme' cars, as they are known, began in August 1968. Karmann was involved in their production for only one year, during which time the Osnabruck firm built 3,561 911Ts and 1,014 911Es.

AUCTION INFO:

Start date: Monday December 18, 2017, 10:00 AM

End date: Wednesday January 10, 2018, 7:00 PM

Visit:

Thursday 28 december between 7pm-9pm

Wednesday 10 January between 10am-12pm

Release:

Wednesday January 17th, 2018 between 13h and 15h

Location:

Ouderdomseweg 26a, BE-8970 Poperinge, Belgium

SELLER

Porsche 911 T 1968

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SOLD

Specifications

  • Model: Porsche 911 T
  • Year: 1968
  • Coachbuilder: Karmann
  • Seller: Vavato
  • Country: Belgium
  • Contact: Vavato.com
  • Auction: Vavato 10-01-2018
  • Auction date: 10 January 2018
  • Ad creation date: 28 December 2017
  • Tags: 1968, Karmann, Porsche, Vavato

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