1968 Porsche 911 works rally car

In 2003, Porsche Finland ( Oy Auto Carrera Ab ) recovered the Porsche works rally car that won the championship in 1968 with Finnish driver Pauli Toivonen.
There where only two Porsche works rally cars at that time. One was driven by Vic Elford, the other one by Pauli Toivonen.
These 2 cars where based on the 911T with a modified 911S engine and became the first in the range off the lightweight Porsche’s.

When the car arrived, it was unrecognizable as the ex-Toivonen rally car

When the car arrived, it was unrecognizable as the ex-Toivonen rally car

 

Yes, is IS the original car......

Yes, is IS the original car......

 

Disassambling the car

Disassambling the car

 

Removing the old paint

Removing the old paint

 

Rust everywhere

Rust everywhere

 

The paintjob and chassis treatment were done by Richard van de Pas

The paintjob and chassis treatment were done by Richard van de Pas

 

The bucket seats

The bucket seats

 

Pedal assembly

Pedal assembly

 

The engine was reconditioned to original specs.

The engine was reconditioned to original specs.

 

The finished car

The finished car

 

 

The interior had some unique details

The interior had some unique details