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The Porsche 911 turbo
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Structure of the Porsche chassis numbers

The structure of the chassis nummer respectively the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) has changed several times in the history of Porsche. At the beginning it was a simple sequential number. After that, a system was introduced that made it possible to determine the model and the model year. Until finally in 1981 the internationally standardized 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN) was used.

The different combinations are described in more detail below.

Porsche VIN model yeare 1970 - 1979

In the 1970s, a 10-digit version was used and the model name was shown with three digits.

930 6 8 0 0001 ... 9999
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  1. model name
    911 = 911 (non turbo)
    930 = 911 turbo
    914 = 914/6 (914/4 got VW-chassis number)
    924
    928
  2. model year
    0= 1970, 1 = 1971 ... 9 = 1979
  3. engine type
    1970 - 1971: 1 = 911 T, 2 = 911 E, 3 = 911 S and 916, 4 = 914/6
    1972 - 1973: 1 = 911 T, 2 = 911 E, 3 = 911 SE, 5 = 911 T Carburetor, 6 = 911 SC
    1974 - 1975: 1 = 911, 3 = 911 S, 4 = Carrera USA, 6 = Carrera
    1975: 7 = 911 turbo
    1976 - 1977: 0 = 912 E, 2 = 911 S USA, 3 = 911, 6 = Carrera, 7 = 911 turbo, 8 = 911 turbo (USA)
    1978 - 1979: 1 = 928 (USA/Japan), 2 = 911 SC (USA) 928 (ROW), 3 = 911 SC, 7 = 911 turbo, 8 = 911 turbo (USA/Japan)
  4. body
    0 = Coupé, 1 = Targa, 2 = Coupé by Karmann, 3 = 914 Targa
  5. continuous counting