JUN 09th 2016

Review: Porsche 911 R – For The Purist?

Porsche has only made one 911R before and it was almost 50 years ago. Until 1967, people had raced 911s and with Porsche’s support, but the factory had yet to produce its own dedicated competition version, and the R was the very first. Powered by a 220bhp engine from the Carrera 6, the obsession to lose weight bordered on a mania. The lightweight panels and thin glass you might expect, but no sun visors, no wheel centres, aluminium door hinges and a sticker instead of a Porsche badge on its nose?

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