The Porsche 911 was developed as a more powerful, larger, more comfortable replacement for the Porsche 356. The new car made its public debut in 1963 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The actual production run started in with the 1965 model which was build in 1964/1965. In the first model year until summer 1965 there was about 2100 cars build.
The new 911 had a new 6 cylinder 2,0 liter boxer engine (901/01) with Solex carburators producing 130hp. The typical features of 1965 0-Programme 911 ́s were wooden dashboard, alloy spoke wooden steering wheel, 5 green numbered instruments, 911 label on the dashboard and in the engine lid, 4,5*15 steel wheels, 4 screw horn grills, small Durant mirror, Blaupunkt radio and Hella 128 fog lamps. The cars had also Webasto heater and retrofitted 11kg steel weights in the front bumpers to improve the handling of the car.
This car is a very original 1965 which has been all its life in US. It was recovered as a barnfind in 2014. The car has been fully renovated to the highest standards by Turmgarage Gmbh in Kleve in 2015-2017 very much respecting the originality of the car and the special features of these early cars. The car still retains its original matching numbers engine and it has correct 901/0 5 speed gearbox. As one example of the details even the original Webasto heater is in working condition. The car will be in Finnish Veteral Vehicle register with FIVA certificate.
Model Date of manufacturing: 31.5.1965
Engine: Boxer 6 – 1991 cc Solex 40 PI carburators
Engine Power: 130 bhp (96 KW)/6100 rpm
Color: Rubin Red
Factory Weight: 1080 kg
Top Speed: 210 km/h
0-100km/h: 9,1 sec