Philip Raby Porsche

Porsche Sales and Service


Porsche dog-leg gearbox

I have a 1970 Porsche 911T in stock right now (click here for details) and one of the enjoyable things about driving this car is its dog-leg five-speed gearbox. In other words, the shift pattern is such that first gear is out to the left and back. This means that you can quickly shift in a straight line from second to third and from fourth to fifth, and back again. It was a typical arrangement for racecars in the 1960s and 1970s. Today, it takes a few minutes to get used to but, once you do, a dog-leg configuration feels […]