It was Porsche's original intention to use the six-cylinder from the 911 in the 904, though the reliability of – and widespread availability of parts for – the tried-and-tested Fuhrmann engine became the first choice for the launch in 1964. Initially, the Porsche team had no idea that they were onto a success. There was a lot of uncertainty that they would be able to sell the required 100 cars to homologate. This doubt was unfounded – the car’s immediate competitiveness, incredible reliability, and outstanding versatility meant a further number of cars were built to satisfy the overwhelming demand.
We have posted some of the races. When in a year there were two races on the same circuit we posted the best result.
In the registry we try, with your help, to post as many current and historic images so people can enjoy the car all over the world.