Porsche Press kit 1966 - landing page
Porsche 911 - 1966 MY
Multi language brochure (DE, EN, FR)
Excellence through experience - the maxim guiding Porsche designers in their work on Type 911.
An exclusive touring car. With its perfectly graduated speed ranges, it converts into a sporting coupe of the European élite.
The traditional Porsche slogan "Driving at its finest" expresses not simply the quality of movement or mechanism, but the joy of driving for its own sake.
Safety cushioned dashboard • transistorized tachometer, speedometer incorporating total and trip distance recorder, electric fuel gauge • oil gauge • oil temperature gauge, oil pressure gauge • pilot lamp for generator, high beam, parking lights, turn signal, handrake • electric clock • 3-speed windshield wiper • cigarette lighter, headlight signal, lockable glove compartment with magnet, 4-spoked wood rim steering wheel • arm rests • passenger grab handle, adjustable front seats are fully reclining • two occasional rear seats changeable into luggage space, steering column lock • 2 cushioned sun visors with a make-up mirror for passenger, map pocket in each door • rear window ventilation • engine heating system and gasoline electric heater • luggage compartment 7 cu. ft.
Air-cooled horizontally opposed six cylinder engine at rear of car • displacement 1991 cc • eight-bearing crankshaft • 148 HP (SAE) at 6100 rpm, individual cylinder heads • overhead valves • overhead camshafts • camshaft drive through chains • automatic chain tensioning • 6 carburetors with 2 common float housings• dry sump lubrication • thermostat-controlled oil cooler • 12 volt three-phase generator with integral axial fan drive • single plate dry clutch • 5 forward speeds • Porsche synchronization • maintenance-free front and rear axle, suspension by torsion bars • high cornering stability through additional anti-roll bar • rack and pinion steering • safety steering column • maintenance-free disk brakes • self-adjusting devices • handbrake designed as drum brake • braced tread tires 165 HR 15.