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In 1968, the Porsche 911 received the first significant updates since its 1964 debut. Manufactured with the two-liter engine between August 1968 and July 1969, the “B” series models featured a small but significant wheelbase lengthening – from 87" to 89.3" – to improve handling characteristics. In addition to minor trim and detail updates, the fender arches were slightly flared to accommodate wider wheels and tires.
Finished in Sand Beige over black leatherette, this 1969 Porsche 911 T was sold new to Daniel Rove of Grosse Pointe, Michigan, on April 10, 1969. Its original window sticker lists desirable options including a five-speed transaxle, and a “comfort equipment” package that added 911 S instrumentation, velour carpeting, chrome rocker-panel trim, rubber bumperettes, gold-colored nameplate, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. Displaying a total price of $7,255.44, its original Bill of Sale also notates a dealer-installed Blaupunkt Frankfurt AM-FM shortwave radio, and floor mats. In Mr. Rove’s care for almost 50 years and now registering less than 47,000 miles, this car’s maintenance documentation and service receipts accompany the sale. Recently recommissioned by the consignor to operating condition following several years of storage, this numbersmatching example presents in impressively original condition. Complete with its books, tools, jack, window sticker, maintenance records, and purchase paperwork, this beautifully preserved 911 T is presented essentially as it emerged from its original owner’s garage – a rare find indeed.