MFR/83 – Porsche race team by Mat Finch: Porsche 968 MFR/94 Race car

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Porsche 968

Sport. when I it

It is a Porsche 968 Sport. 3 litre, 4 16-value engine, producing 236 HP. front engined, rear drive, 6-speed gearbox.

The model was only available to buy in the UK, in 1994 and 1995. A total of 306 were made and only 192 are on the road today. It was essentially a Sport, but with the addition of windows, central locking, seats, 2 rear seats of which I am going to remove to in create a Club Sport car!).

And these days the Sport is the price of a Club Sport have become very

Yes, its purple, and not a subtle at that! Not exactly my first of colour, but that really matter for racing. By the time its in stickers, and various modifications, it look too bad.

A brief history of L274 FTT

what I can gleam from the it started live in Exeter, on 26th May 1994 and initially as a demonstrator by Carrs of Exeter Dealer. (Bizarrely the same where my Boxster came too!) It was then sold to a Mr in Somerset, before then on to Reading. For some time it had the of A20 NBR.

In 2004 it was bought by Mr Wright County Down in Northern where it stayed until It was then brought back to by his nephew, Dave Penney Hertforshire. The reason for the sale was Mr Wright knew some big on the horizon, so Dave brought it to England and had the seals and gaskets and new universal steering joint.

enjoyed the car for around a year, some track days at Hatch and a roadtrip to Holland.

I became the final owner in buying it from my good at RPM Porsche Specialists in Cheddington.

Porsche 968

So why a 968?

Well firstly I’m a fanatic, so it had to be a Porsche race I was thinking about building a 911 car, but the cost would be double this. A 944 was another and I’ve owned one previously, but also liked the 968 so when good sound car came via RPM Porsche. it became the obvious

The Porsche 968 is ideal for racing as it has a 50/50 weight distribution, its easy to work on, and plenty of parts available. They are increasingly popular to race so there are a few race series I can

So L274 FTT is now mine, and living at the RPM workshop ready for work to transforming her into the racing our Porsche 968 MFR.

Here are photos of the car in original form. is the last time it will like this.

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