In July 1962, Dan Gurney wins the Grand Prix of France in a Type 804 Grand Prix racing car. He is also victorious in Stuttgart’s Solitude race. Weighing 461 kilograms, this lightweight singleseater with a new eight-cylinder is the only Formula One racing car developed and built entirely by Porsche. It has a steel tubular frame and a body made of aluminum. The chassis features double wishbone suspension with torsion bar springs and internal shock absorbers. For the first time, Porsche fits a car with disc brakes all round.



Model Year 1962
Engine 8-Cyl. Boxer
Displacement 1494 ccm
Power Output 132 kW (180 HP)
Top Speed 270 km/h


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