"I couldn't find the sports car of my dreams, so I built it myself"

- Ferdinand Porsche

Porsche 804 Facts

Manufacturer Porsche
Production 1965 – 1969
1976 (as the 912E)
Predecessor 718, 787
Successor abcd
Class Formula 1 Racing Car
Body style(s) open cockpit
Layout Mid Engine layout
Engine(s) 1494 cc flat-8
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History

The Porsche 804 was a Formula One racing car produced in 1962, following the 718 and 787.

Joakim Bonnier with Porsche F1-804

 

Motorsport

The flat-8 air-cooled engine powered car developed 180 hp at 9,200 rpm gave Porsche its only F1 wins as a chassis maker, at the 1962 French Grand Prix, and at the (non-WC) Solituderennen at Castle Solitude in Stuttgart, both by Dan Gurney.

 

 

References

Ultimate Car Page

 

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