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Made To Drive | S14 E10

1970 Porsche 911 RSR Tribute: Pure And Simple

Packing 3.8 liters of flat-six in the back.
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Phil Teves

Very nice 911. Love the color. The only thing that detracts for me is the fit of the RSR bits. Hood, bonnet and bumpers just don’t fit very well.


If I still had my 74 911s this would be the inspiration for another project. A wonderful looking and sounding car. My 911 had a 2.7RS spec motor, sat a little lower than standard and was an absolute joy to drive. A 911 could never been described as a ‘sleeper’, but when the opportunity arose, mine never disappointed. Thanks for the memories.

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Mark Jordan

Many moons ago, in Marin County, I ran a 1959 Mercedes 220S Ponton Coupe (black over parchment), and when I took it for service at my local foreign car shop, there was a black 911S in the garage. I proceeded to bad-mouth Porsches, noting that the engine was in the wrong place, the balance was all off, you had to angle your feet towards the center, and worst of all, it had the same swing-axle suspension as every Volkswagen Beetle and every Mercedes from 1955 to 1972, which has a deserved reputation as a system that produces snap oversteer when… Read more »