Lot 173 - 1969 Porsche 911
|£25,000 - £35,000
- Track day weapon
- Very solid car
The Porsche 911 is the flagship car of the German manufacturer. It has a distinctive design, rear-engined, with independent rear suspension, an evolution of the swing axle on the Porsche 356. Since its introduction in 1963, the 911 has undergone continuous development although the basic concept has remained little changed. Throughout its lifetime, the 911 has been modified by private teams and by the factory itself for racing, rallying and other forms of competition and is among the most successful competition cars ever. The earliest edition of the 911 had a flat-six engine in the ‘boxer’ configuration, similar to the 356, air-cooled, rear-mounted and displaced 1991cc. It was mated to a four or five-speed manual ‘Type 901’ gearbox.
Purchased as one of two early 911’s from a deceased estate sale in South Africa, this fantastic 911 was subsequently imported to the UK and is now fully registered with the DVLA coming with its new V5C registration document and UK registration number MCK 434G. Clearly built with the racetrack in mind, the car sports a stripped out interior, bucket seats and rear roll cage. Lightness has also been ‘added’ through the use of some fibreglass panels. The engine is Porsche’s famous flat-six, but the state of tune is unknown. Given that the car had been in storage for some time, it is fair to assume that it will require some recommissioning before hitting the track again. The vendor does report that the car runs, but has not taken any recommissioning work any further than that. Alternatively, the car would make a great candidate for restoration to factory specification, or alternatively as a ‘re-imagined’ 911 to the new owner’s specification.
Supplied with a V5C registration document, this fantastic track focused 911 is ready to thrill once again, it just needs an enthusiastic new owner to give it a new lease of life. Consigned by Will Penrose.
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