Porsche 917 street legal
The Porsche was now ready to hit the Autobahn! The street — legal had a dry weight of kg and according to official documents the detuned flat-twelve engine provided horsepower at 7, rpm.
The Porsche is a race car that gave Porsche its first overall wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in and Powered by the Type flat engine of , , or 5 litres.
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Porsche s also raced in the European Interseries in various configurations. This price did not cover the costs of development. The K won 7 out of 10 races; all the races it competed in. In an effort to reduce the speeds generated at Le Mans and other fast circuits of the day by the unlimited capacity Group 6 prototypes such as the seven-litre Ford GT40 Mk.
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The Porsche is without a doubt one of the most iconic racing cars ever made. The car dominated sports car racing in the early s and gave Porsche its first overall win in the most prestigious endurance race in the world, the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The shattered the competition on European circuits during it short career. In fact, the German racing car was so successful it was simply said being outlawed within a few years.
The Porsche crossed the Atlantic where it became the most powerful racing car ever made, and allegedly killed Can-Am racing. The Turbopanzer had an impressive racing career, but little known is the fact that two street-legal models were made — arguably the first hypercars. The first racing car with the distinctive blue and red stripes of the Italian distillery was the Porsche which won the edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
Another Porsche , with chassis number , was also used by Martini Racing. But this car participated in one race only in which it failed to finish. Following this race Porsche was used for testing of anti-lock braking systems before it was converted into a road car for Count Rossi. The racing colors were removed and the car was painted silver, mufflers were added, and the interior was overhauled. The car was also entered in the 24 Hours of Le Mans, where it crashed.
A new chassis was installed and the season continued, which resulted in two victories: After the season Porsche was dismantled, the engine and suspension were installed in a Porsche Spyder which would be used in racing the following year. The bodywork and chassis were sold to a Porsche specialist in Karlsruhe, southern Germany. These parts were collecting dust for three years until they were bought by Joachim Grossman, a carpenter and restaurant owner, who wanted to build a road-going Porsche The incomplete Porsche was taken to his home in the small town of Bad-Wildbad in the Black Forest, where Grossman started restoring and modifying the car, a task which took over two years to complete.
The body was stripped from its racing colors and repainted white, turn lights were installed, and the original lightweight plexiglass windows were replaced by more solid glass. Remarkably there was also a hair dryer under the dashboard which served as a defroster. Furthermore a gearbox and suspension was installed, and a more silent exhaust was fitted.
Dunlop provided new tires suitable for road use, those at the rear measured almost an impressive 50 cm in width. The Porsche was now ready to hit the Autobahn! The street-legal had a dry weight of kg and according to official documents the detuned flat-twelve engine provided horsepower at 7, rpm. With the possible exception of other modified racing cars it could be argued that the two street-legal s were the fastest road-going cars in the world until the arrival of the Ferrari F40 in By that time Grossman had already sold his Porsche to a collector in Florida, who brought the car back to racing specs and used it in historical races.
Street legal Porsche 917