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1964 Porsche 904 GTS

car description

Ex Scuderia Filipinetti Chassis 904 079 The Porsche 904 was launched in 1964. Homologation rules dictated that 100 cars be built and to produce these a simple achievable design was needed. A pressed steel box section ladder chassis bonded to a GRP body was designed by Ferry Porsche, grandson of Dr. Ferdinand. The result was a stiffer platform than the handbuilt space-frames they had been making. By April that year enough examples had been constructed to homologate the car and from the start they proved highly successful in the 2 litre class, many in the hands of private owner endurance racers who loved the reliability and handling This car has a wonderful and well-documented competition history. Chassis 079 was bought new in April 1964 by Swiss entrepreneur and racing team patron, Georges Filipinetti. It was to be finished in his Scuderia Filipinetti team’s bright red racing livery and campaigned by promising Swiss drivers Herbie Muller, Dieter Spoerry and Claude Sage. The car made its racing debut in the ADAC 1,000km race at the Nurburgring on April 30, 1964. Co-driven by Herbie Muller and Andre Knorr it romped home impressively sixth overall and 2nd in class. The sixth place fini

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1964 porsche 904 gts red v12 german rwd sportscar petrol 2wd

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  • Ad ID
    244067
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Porsche > 904
  • Year
    1964
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