The Porsche 934
was a racing version of the
Porsche 911 Turbo
, prepared to FIA Group 4
similar to the Porsche 935
prepared to FIA Group 5
934 was introduced for the 1976
racing season. It was manufactured for two years, 1976 and 1977,
with at least 400 being manufactured. Toine Hezemans drove this car to victory at
the European GT
Championship, while in the U.S., with
George Follmer at the wheel, it also
became the Trans-Am champion.
It continued to win races throughout the late 1970s.
The 934 as well as the 935 were raced in the Deutsche Rennsport
in a distinctive orange "Jägermeister
Alan Hamilton the Australian Porsche distributor at the owned one
of these cars and competed and won the 1977 Australian Sports Car
and in 1980 the same car won the title with
behind the wheel
The 934 has a top speed approaching 190 mph (approximately
300 km/h) and has a 0 to time of 3.9 seconds. It was also one
of the last designs to incorporate all the distinctive stylings of
the original 911's, with only minor bodywork taken from the
, to include GRP
wheelarch extensions, doors, engine lid and boot.
The car came in a Regular Trim, or a Racing Trim (also called Group
4 Trim).Regular Trim:
- Electric windows and door trim
- 32 gallon gas tank.
- 3 litre engine (in 1977, modifications took it to 550 bhp)
The Racing Trim was a modified Regular Trim to meet with the FIA
rules, most notably it added of weight, so that it complied with
the minimum weight requirement of Group 4.