Meet the family…

Meet the family… Good introduction to the several variants of the 917.

The Porsche Independent Repair

The Porsche 917 is on the list of memorable race cars.  Some have winning background, others had movie roles, and if you wanted purchase an original one be prepared to shell out a pretty penny for it. Powered by a Type 912 flat-12, you could get this factory outfitted car with engines that came in three different sizes.    The engine sizes came in 4.5 liter, 4.9 liter or the 5 liter.  It is still considered one of the fastest track car ever built, which could slingshot this one seat beast from 0-62mph in a mind boggling time of 2.3 seconds. It that wasn’t fast enough, with barely enough time to hit the brakes, it could sling shot to 124 mph in just 3 more seconds. The Porsche 917 will also top out at around 240 mph.  To get in, drivers would need to have their own molded race seats. …

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