Sports Purpose Porsche 911 ST Special by Tuthill Porsche
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1972 Porsche 911 ST Special by Tuthill Porsche
PRICE:  £195,000


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Built to the exacting specification of a racing driver client, this car is effectively the evolution of the famous Chris Harris hot rod that Tuthill Porsche also built.

It has a top mechanical specification and presentation. Visually it evokes the earliest 911 ST competition cars, but underneath it features Tuthill Porsche’s contemporary engineering pedigree.

A 3.6-litre, air-cooled, flat-six engine has been built around a GT3 crankshaft, giving this light, nimble 911 an output estimated at 340bhp.

Finished in beautiful, period Olive Green paint, it is, without question, one of the most thrilling, interesting and well set up 911s that we have driven.

 

Chassis Number: 911201833
Engine: 3.6-litre flat-six 6-cylinder
Gearbox: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 848
Colour: Olive Green
Interior: Black leather / cord / perlon

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Uncompromising in its detail, but fully sorted on the road, this 911 is one of the most thrilling 911s we’ve ever driven.

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Design

This 911 takes the best traditions of the Porsche Motorsport department and applies modern engineering to create a hugely exciting and engaging drivers car.

Built by highly regarded specialists Tuthill Porsche, this ST hot rod was built on a perfect bare shell strengthened by the addition of a rear cage.

The body is prepared to ST specification, with hand made steel wheel arches covering original 7” and 9” Fuchs alloy wheels.

Underneath its period look Tuthill Porsche has applied its extensive engineering expertise to the build. The suspension uses EXE-tc single adjuster dampers, while the engine and braking system are also built to Tuthill’s exacting competition specification.

Inside, this unique 911 has simple sports bucket seats covered in black leather and cord with a Momo steering wheel and lightweight carpet set adding to the ST look and feel.

The car

An exciting and immaculately finished car, this 911 hot rod was commissioned by a modern Porsche Carrera Cup driver to create a 911 in the spirit of the original ST racers.
 
An evolution of the famous green 911 ST built for Chris Harris by Tuthill Porsche, this car takes that car’s original brief to another level.

Its engine is based on a 3.0-litre flat-six, its capacity now 3.6-litres. The internals feature a GT3 crankshaft, uprated conrods, pistons and barrels it all fed by high butterfly mechanical fuel injection system. It has twin-plug ignition and a Tuthill Porsche competition wiring loom for an output estimated at 340bhp.

The transmission is a fully rebuilt and upgraded 915 five-speed gearbox while the brakes feature six-piston front and four-piston rear callipers to Tuthill Porsche’s bespoke specification.

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