Joseph Siffert and Hans Herrmann score class victory at the 1967 Daytona 24-hour race at the first outing of the Porsche 910/6. Position three at Sebring and Monza, second at Spa, and victory at the 1,000 km race on the Nürburgring demonstrate that the car with the two-litre, six-cylinder type 901 engine is capable of beating competitors with considerably larger engines. The 910/6 features an uncompromising lightweight design. Weighing just 42 kilograms, the steel space frame is around ten kilos lighter than that of its 906 predecessor. The steel pipes also serve as oil lines to the cooler in the front. Featuring 13-inch magnesium wheels and central locking, the suspension very much resembles the Formula 1 chassis of the 906/8 hill-climbing contender and offers a number of advantages: significantly reduced unsprung masses, improved road-holding and lower air resistance – plus Porsche benefits from the development work that Dunlop puts into Formula 1. The Porsche 910/6 heralds the beginning of a success story that would ultimately lead to the legendary 917 via the 907 and 908.
|Power Output:||164 kW (220 hp)|
|Top speed:||265 km/h|