This Gorgeous Porsche 908K is a Chance to Own Racing History

Porsche’s been celebrating this year. It’s the brand’s 70th birthday, and this week’s Want is from another big year. We’re travelling back half a century, to a track-proven sports racer from 1968.

This is the 908 Kurzheck (German for “short tail”). An early example of the “Plastic Porsche”, this specific car is one of five short-tailed coupes. Porsche had built the car in response to the FIA’s new Group 6 rules, which limited displacement to 3,000cc. Engineers got to work...

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