The reign over even after half a century
From the Porsche 911 was born, it is 50 years this year (2013). Now this great sports car that is also continued to make without change, was to have been presented at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1963. It unprecedented high performance has surprised the world, but that the same model even after half a century has been dominated the vertex is awesome than anything else. It would be nice to say that tremendous feat.
Is a 911 has been developed as a model to replace the 356 that have been produced so far. Although initially was intact car name 901 of the development code, the middle is now claiming to be 911 by the protest of a three-digit number of zero from Peugeot, which has been trademarked. Concept GT equipped with a horizontally opposed engine in the rear, it has inherited directly from 356. However, unlike the 356 that had been trapped under the Volkswagen, 911 is a model that has been newly designed from a completely blank.
The most significant evolution, would be the engine that became the SOHC 6-cylinder from OHV 4-cylinder. Power is not a numerical value of amazing if from the current standard of 130ps at the 2-liter, but has achieved the maximum speed 210km / h with interest the excellent traction and light body. In the design of a displacement volume up assuming from the outset, it would be expanded to then 3.6 liters.
Car that debuted in Japan in 1963, the Datsun Bluebird 410, and the like Mitsubishi Colt 1000. Tokyo Motor Show, Isuzu Beret, Prince Skyline, etc. Daihatsu Compagno was exhibited. Japanese car also wore the ability little by little, but in the same year on the other side of the sea is the practical GT was spectacularly appeared in this high performance.