Pigs made of… gold especially for collectors

Pigs made of… gold especially for collectors

Given the fact that Porsche has a longer and more special history than almost any other car manufacturer, from the first 356s of the 1940s to the latest and modern 992, today Porsches are a magnet for collectors.

Below are the 10 most expensive models of the brand, as they represent 65 years of Porsche history on the track and on the road. They may not be for our cubicles (always on the money), but they’re certainly something of a car enthusiast:

1981 Porsche 935 K4
Price: $2,650,000

This 935 is one of two 935 “K4” cars built by the Kremer brothers, a German company with a long history of developing and improving Porsche racing cars. It has a 3.2 liter engine and according to the information, it produces more than 800 horses.

1974 Porsche 911 IROC RSR
Price: $2,200,000

The International Racing Series of Champions (IROC) pits the best drivers from different disciplines against each other in identical cars for a few races each year. This car was raced by Formula 1 World Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Emerson Fittipaldi. After IROC, the car also raced in IMSA races, including Sebring and Daytona, and notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar reportedly owned and raced it.

1993 Porsche 964 Turbo S Lightweight
Price: $2,108,127

The Leichtbau (lightweight) version of the 964 Turbo S removed the sound insulation, removed the power steering and electric windows, removed the rear seats and used lightweight panels for the doors, bonnet and rear wing.

This was sold new in the UK in right hand drive and is represented as one of only 11 cars sold there. Finished in white, it also has a unique combination of purple wheels and gold brake calipers. The odometer reads just 61 miles (98 km).

2021 Porsche 935
Price: $1,666,798

Based on the 911, the turbocharged 935 was a force in sports car racing throughout much of the 1970s, even winning Le Mans in 1979. The 935 also popularized the red-nosed body style that became popular on the 911 Turbo in the 1970s. of 1980.

1996 Porsche 993 GT2
Price: $1,630,060

Based on the 911 Turbo but lighter and with rear-wheel drive instead of all-wheel drive, the 911 GT2 has traditionally been the fastest and most expensive car in the 911 range. The first GT2s came from the 993 generation of the 911, which also it was the last Porsche to use an air-cooled engine. The 993 GT2 is extremely rare and this one, located in Germany, has only covered 24,920 km (15,485 miles).

Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach Package
Price: $1,544,080

The 918 Spyder was a special model of 2010 and one of the most memorable supercars of the decade, thanks in large part to the hybrid technology, which was used not only for fuel economy but also for high performance. It’s in the UK, but it’s equipped with left-hand drive. This 918 is painted the same Pearlescent White over a red interior and shows just 6,000 miles (9,656 km).

Porsche Carrera GT-R and GPR
Price: $1,025,127

After planning and then canceling the Le Mans race car, Porsche decided to take the concept and turn it into a street car. The result was the Carrera GT, one of the most memorable supercars of the 2000s. Although Porsche never intended the Carrera GT for the track, a Belgian fan ordered a new one and asked a company called GPR to modify it for racing and track improvements. that. suspension, brakes and clutch, with the addition of BBS magnesium wheels, but also the fire and fuel system. At the end of the day… the rules prevented the car from running, so it sat unused. However, it is one of a kind.

Porsche 356
Price: $833,142

The 356 was Porsche’s first road car and the company’s flagship model until it was replaced by the 911 in 1965. The last 356 was the Carrera, powered by a four-cam racing engine that offered a significant improvement in performance over conventional pushrod cars and cost. . much more to buy. As a result, few were sold.

Porsche 911 R
Price: $549,000

The 911 R is similar to the track-oriented GT3 RS, but lacks the roll cage and rear wing and looks like a more traditional 911. The only transmission option was a 6-speed gearbox, which attracted fans. With a limited production run of just 991 examples, the 911 R became a collector’s car immediately after its presentation at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. This one, based in Florida, has only one previous owner and just 106 miles (171 km).

Porsche 911 GT2RS
Price: $470,906

Based on the 2011-19, 991 version of the Porsche 911 Turbo, the GT2 RS was revealed at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-six, it was the most powerful 911 road car ever. was built at the time and was the fastest 911 around the famous Nürburgring race track as well.