Pronounced as Nine-Eleven, the Porsche 911 (also called a Carrera) was continuously produced for a period of 25 years since 1963.
Earlier editions came with a smaller 2.0 litre engine and later in 1971 they were produced with a 2.4 litre engine. Coming in three different variants i.e. the basic model was labelled ‘T’, the mid-range model was labelled ‘E’ and the top of the range model was labelled ‘S’.
The RS or Rennsport, in German (race sport) version was developed to meet the racing federations homologation^ standards in 1973. This new car with a more powerful 2.7 litre engine had Bosch mechanical fuel injection, improved suspension, large brakes, wider wheels and a ‘ducktail’ rear-spoiler.
At the 47th edition of Rally Monte Carlo conducted in the year 1979, this Porsche 911 Carrera RS was driven by Frenchmen Nicolas Jean-Pierre and Todt Jeanicon to cover the distance of 610 km in normal and snow filled roads.
^ a type of approval process for a vehicle or a race track or even any standardised part that has to go through certain certification process to be used for a race in any given league or series.
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|Box Dimension (in inches)||12 x 6 x 5.5|
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