1968 PORSCHE 911 L - Rally Car Special Factory Rally Options with Porsche Certificate of Authenticity and FIVA Certification. Chassis No. 11805364; Engine No. 3281193; Transmission No. 3282235 - 901-05 - One of only 22 examples known to have been built. - Complete with FIVA A3 Identity Card (please refer to identity card significance below) - Displayed at the Quail Motorsports Gathering - Eligible and sought after entry for countless rallies, events, and shows! The first owner, Ernest Messenger ordered this Porsche with rally options from the factory with the intention of competing in Europe and the U.S. Mr. Messenger travelled to Germany to collect his 911 L and drove it throughout Europe. He then decided that his coveted Porsche wasn't going to be raced afterall, but instead driven on the open road during weekend excursions. Mr. Messenger sold the car in 2003 showing 99,500 miles, it has been in only two collectors hands ever since. This car is a numbers matching survivor and in excellent condition, ready for vintage racing, tours, or shows. The car has undergone an extensive mechanical restoration and inspection to insure that all systems are in proper running condition. The original patina of the body and interior was not touched. The trunk, undercarriage and suspension have been refinished. The original engine and transmission have been completely rebuilt and upgraded. Porsche Certificate of Authenticity Options List: - US Equipment, Side Marker Reflectors - Limited Slip Differential - Engine Compartment Light with Chrome Lid - Blaupunkt Radio New York with Speaker and Manual Antenna - Roll Bar - Tool Bin (in rear seat area) - Tinted Windshield, Side Glass, and Rear Window - Halogen Fog Lights - White - Skid Plates for Front suspension, Engine, and Transmission All of these items are still on the car. Upgrades - 911R style gas tank - 7x15 911R rear wheels - Period correct racing seats, new racing seat belts - New H1 Headlights - Rebuilt engine to 2.2 specifications with new Pistons and Cylinders, Carrillo rods, and a new Elgin (906-S) cam. The heads have been ported and flowed, racing exhaust, MSD ignition, Turbo chain tensioners have been added. What is FIVA Certification and what does it mean to you? FIVA is Federation Internationale Vehicules Anciens. The federation was established in 1966 and is recognized as the world authority for historic vehicles by UNESCO and the United Nations. Today, FIVA unites the historic vehicle federations of more than 60 countries and over 1.5 million enthusiasts. "The overall aim is to preserve and maintain in a drivable condition all road vehicles which fall under the FIVA HISTORIC VEHICLE DEFINITION." "FIVA defines a HISTORIC VEHICLE as a mechanically propelled road vehicle - Which is at least 30 years old; - Which is preserved and maintained in a historically correct condition; - Which is not used as means of daily transport - And which is therefore a part of our technical and cultural heritage." To achieve FIVA certification the car must be "scrutineered" by two independently appointed FIVA representatives. A detailed and thorough examination takes place comparing the car's present condition with its original specifications using factory documentation and other sources. Prior to inspection the owner must submit a four page highly detailed application. If the car successfully passes the scrutineering, a FIVA Identity Card is issued. Please refer to the copy of the card. You will note among other items it records the chassis and engine numbers, general and specific in

Year:  1980 or older
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