Did You Know That Porsche's Whale Tail Holds 40 Beers?

And we're not talking about the small ones. The 930's rear wing can hold 40 proper bottles from Stuttgart's best.

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Back by popular demand, Porsche produced an extra episode of its Top 5 web series, containing...three cars. Namely, the 1967 911R, the 1100 horsepower 970/30, and the original widow maker, the first-generation 930.

The first 911R was so special that Porsche stopped production after just 19 units. These 1967 racing machines featured ultra-thin aluminum doors, plastic windows and a twin-spark 2.0 with a magnesium crankcase, producing a whopping 210 horsepower in a 1660 lbs. car. Surprisingly enough, Porsche doesn't own one anymore, so they had to visit the JFD Collection in Belgium to find a matching numbers example with 21,000 original miles.

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Next up, it's the 917/30 from 1973, which remains Porsche's most powerful racing car built for Can-Am. 1100 horsepower in conservative tune from a turbocharged 3.0 V12, yet when it comes to the engine noise, do we hear some Gran Turismo sound files in there? You tell us, but I can promise you that the 917/30 was louder than that at Goodwood last year.

Last but not least, the whale tail of an early 930, Porsche's first road-going turbo with its wider spoilers and even wider sheet metal. Was it aerodynamic? Of course, by seventies standards. But it also acted as a table. A proper one. Porsche made 2850 before altering the recipe.

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