The Porsche 936 was prepared for 1976 World Marque Championship. This open car had an aluminium multitubular chassis derived from 908 and 917; the engine was a flat six 2.142cc as specified for turbo equipped unit. It was equipped with air cooled cylinders and watercooled cylinder heads. The engine produced 520 hp at 8.000 rpm for 1976 version and 630 hp in 1981. Jacky Ickx and Gijs van Lennep brought the first Le Mans win for a turbocharged car in 1976. Then Jacky Ickx, Jurgen Barth and Hurley Haywood brought the Porsche 936 to victory at Le Mans in 1977. In 1981, the Porsche 936 won again at Le Mans driven by Jacky Ickx and Derek Bell.
The car pictured here was at Le Mans Classic 2006 and is 1977 version.