Porsche 917 

  • built in Germany
  • 1975
 
Auto Shows arrow 1969 Porsche 917K and 1975 BMW CSL 2004 Monterey Peninsula Chris Malone navigates a 1969 Porsche 917K down Laguna Seca’s famous Corkscrew turn, ahead of a 1975 BMW CSL.
by Car & Driver News (Aug, 2004)
During initial tests, the 917 was found to be particularly unstable and many drivers began to have doubts about its design.
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Porsche 917

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These included the 904 Carrera GT, 906, 908, but they were often slower than the GT40 and Ferrari Prototypes which would take overall victory.
During initial tests, the 917 was found to be particularly unstable and many drivers began to have doubts about its design.
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1969 Porsche 917K and 1975 BMW CSL

Car & Driver News
Auto Shows arrow 1969 Porsche 917K and 1975 BMW CSL 2004 Monterey Peninsula Chris Malone navigates a 1969 Porsche 917K down Laguna Seca’s famous Corkscrew turn, ahead of a 1975 BMW CSL.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Type of car Race car
Year 1975

transmission

Gearing Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Fuels Gas
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