Retro dream cars. Classic prototypes.





Porsche 911 HLS (1964)

Category : Concept Cars 1930-2004, Porsche · by Jan 2nd, 2015

porsche_911_hls_1 porsche_911_hls_2 porsche_911_hls_3 porsche_911_hls_4 porsche_911_hls_5 porsche_911_hls_6 porsche_911_hls_7 porsche_911_hls_8 porsche_911_hls_9 porsche_911_hls_10 porsche_911_hls_11 porsche_911_hls_12 porsche_911_hls_13 porsche_911_hls_14 porsche_911_hls_15 porsche_911_hls_16 porsche_911_hls_17 porsche_911_hls_18 porsche_911_hls_19 porsche_911_hls_20 porsche_911_hls_21 porsche_911_hls_22 porsche_911_hls_23 porsche_911_hls_24 porsche_911_hls_25 porsche_911_hls_26 porsche_911_hls_27 porsche_911_hls_28 porsche_911_hls_29 porsche_911_hls_30 porsche_911_hls_31 porsche_911_hls_32 porsche_911_hls_33 porsche_911_hls_34 porsche_911_hls_35 porsche_911_hls_36 porsche_911_hls_37 porsche_911_hls_38 porsche_911_hls_39 porsche_911_hls_40 porsche_911_hls_41 porsche_911_hls_42 porsche_911_hls_43 porsche_911_hls_44 porsche_911_hls_45 porsche_911_hls_46 porsche_911_hls_47 porsche_911_hls_48 porsche_911_hls_49

The story of the forgotten Porsche began in 1964. Back then, this particular Porsche 911 sports car was happily running along in its standard form, little knowing that in 1966 it would be sent to the Automotive Engineering department at the University of Aachen. The mission: to turn it into a ‘racing coupé’ with a folding roof. The design study seems to take at least some inspiration from the pure racing Porsche 904 and its rear engine cover, which could be seen as a kind of retractable roof.

Full story

Photos: Rémi Dargegen for Classic Driver © 2014


Soviet Sport and Concept Cars
loader