1966 Porsche 911

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Overview


Also in 1966, the more powerful 911S model was introduced that raised power to 158 hp



The 1966 911 was essentially no different from the '65s and can only be differentiated by serial numbers.

In mid-1966, however, Porsche did replace the troublesome Solex carbs with new Webers and replaced the U-joints in the half-shafts with constant-velocity joints in the rear.

Also in 1966, the more powerful 911S model was introduced that raised power to 158 hp. Alloy wheels from Fuchs were offered for the first time and shaved 20 lbs from the 911's weight.

In the fall of '66, just about a year after showing it in prototype form, Porsche released the 911 Targa for model year 1967. With its distinctive stainless steel roll bar, it was the world's first ever safety cabriolet.

Production Numbers


911 Coupe 1,559
Total Production 1,559

Performance Specs


Engine Size Carb. HP Torque 0 to 60 Quarter mile
2.0L Flat-Six 2.0L IDA 130 128 lb-ft 9.0 sec -
911S 2.0L 2.0L Weber 40 DS 160 132 lb-ft 8.0 sec 16.5 sec

Transmission


  • 5-Speed Manual

Paint & Colors


Exterior

Slate Gray
Polo Red
Gulf Blue
Light Ivory
Bahama Yellow
Irish Green
Sand
Aga Blue
Black
Burgundy Red
Champagne Yellow
Signal Yellow
Lemon Yellow
Yellow
Medium Ivory
Lido Gold
Golden Green
Signal Green
Bush Green
Metallic Dark Green
Turkey Green
Velvet Green
Sea Green
Crystal Blue
Pastel Blue
Prussian Blue
Metallic Blue
Ultra Blue
Olive
Sepia Brown
Coffee Brown
Stone Grey
Light Grey
Cloudy Grey
Beige Grey
Silver Grey
Maroon
Tangerine
Metallic Dark Red

Interior

Black
Beige
Brown
Red

OEM Brochures


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