When first introduced it sold far more readily than the expensive 911 and in so doing ensured that Porsche’s balance sheets remained healthy so they were able to continue to thrive and prosper in those early years of the business.
The 912 had sufficient power and handling for motorsport as was demonstrated by Polish driver Sobiesław Zasada who won the European Rally Championship Group 1 in 1967 using a factory loaned 912. Not only that but Zasada won the 1967 Rally of Poland outright from a field of 50 entries.
This 1966 Porsche 912 left the Porsche Factory in Stuttgart June 66' making it a very desirable 3 dial model. Commonly known as a better balanced 911, many commentator have likened the driving experience o that of a go kart. This Porsche 912 was delivered new to the dry climate of southern California, USA until being repatriated to Europe in 1999. The car retains it original service books as well as correspondence from its early life including service receipts.
Upon accusation by the current owner in 2009, a full restoration at Specialist Vehicle Preparation of Droitwich was set about. On completion of the restoration the FIA papers were applied for in 2014. Since then the car has been maintained to a high standard. The most recent service was March 2019, here is a great opportunity to acquire an well restored 912 with FIA papers, ready to be campaigned.
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The car is beautifully prepared with FIA Appendix "K" competition papers
The driving experience is simply sensational, on country lanes you feel part of the car. Cornering is a great experience due to the fantastic weight distribution.
The car has recently benefitted from an engine out service and the gearbox has been refurbished.
The 550 Maranello marked Ferrari's return to a front-engine, rear-wheel drive layout for its 2-seater 12-cylinder model, 23 years after the 365 GTB/4 Daytona. When realised the car commended great reviews with the likes of Nikki Lauda saying “You can forget the 512. No comparison. This is the first modern Ferrari, and the first I would really want to own.”
This wonderful, original Super specification 356 has spent its whole life in California and more recently Nevada. As confirmed by the Factory Certificate of Authenticity, it was delivered new in its current colour combination of black paintwork with black interior trim, a rare combination at the time. It was also fitted with the chrome wheel option from new. Correct Hella spotlights adorn the nose of the car, whilst the interior boasts original headrests and a Nardi wood-rimmed steering wheel.