The real 965

You often hear people refer to the 964 Turbo as the ‘965’. This is wrong, that codename was used for an ill-fated project in the 1980s that was to have been sold as the 969 and would have been a high-tech successor to the orginal 911 Turbo. However, it was deemed too complicated and expensive, so the 964 Turbo was rushed out in its place.

Read the full story of this forgotten Porsche in the next issue of Total 911. In the meantime, here’s a sneak preview.965 And, no, it’s not a 959!