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For Sale: 1-of-1 PTS Iris Blue 993 Porsche 911 GT

In 1995, Porsche launched the 993 mannequin, which was the final of the air-cooled 911s. Because of the success of all-wheel-drive automobiles in competitors, reminiscent of Porsche’s 961 and Audi’s Quattro, four-wheel-drive was banned by most racing organizations within the mid-Nineteen Nineties. To adjust to these rules, Porsche created the GT2, a rear-wheel-drive model of the Turbo mannequin that additionally had weight financial savings and was immediately aggressive. So as to homologate the GT2 for racing, Porsche needed to construct a sure variety of road-legal GT2s.

The GT2 had a 3.6L twin-turbo flat-six engine with larger increase than the usual Turbo mannequin, now producing round 430 horsepower, and was mated to a guide six-speed gearbox. It additionally featured cutaway wings, detachable and replaceable bolt-on flares, a big rear wing, and a lowered physique to scale back drag. Porsche accomplished 194 road-going GT2s and 78 race automobiles. This specific instance was optioned with a singular paint-to-sample Iris Blue Metallic coloration, guide wind home windows, a radio delete, airbag delete, consolation seats, and air-conditioning.

This automotive was ordered new by Phillipe Aunay who was a distinguished determine within the Porsche world being a co-founder of Porsche Centre Rouen and president of the Porsche Membership of France for some 25 years earlier than passing in 2004. An esteemed collector of each the quickest Porsches (each street and race) and a curator of the wildest colors, his automotive possession was assorted. Proudly owning no fewer than three 2.7 RS’ together with a Light-weight, a 2.8 RSR, a 964 3.8 RS in Mild Yellow, a 964 RS in Blood Orange, a Guards Pink 3.0 RS. There was additionally the ‘Toblerone’ liveried 3.0 RSR amongst others.

The automotive has been sourced from Monaco the place it resided with an ex-Method 1 driver and the mileage stands at 43,680 kilometres from new, all of the panels on the automotive are unique and free of injury. This automotive is on the market on the market with DK Engineering and is without doubt one of the most fascinating examples we’ve got seen so far.

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