Up for auction this Porsche 911 R One-off in honor of Steve McQueen

Porsche 911 R homenaje Steve McQueen a subasta

Any car lover would be happy of owning a Porsche 911, but what is certain is that to buy it as a new vehicle there are that have a deep and full bank account. The alternative is always to search for a unit of time, but the nueveonce is in a bubble that continues to grow, and their prices are not acceptable to; at least, for the majority of the society.

If you are lucky enough to be able to buy a Porsche 911 to debut as one that buys a bag of sunflower seeds, like you out cost-effective to purchase a unit in the market of occasion to have something special. This unit that we see in the images is a Porsche 911 R, one that came to market for the well-heeled more purists for its manual switching, something that is disappearing in vehicles of high performance.

Porsche 911 R homenaje Steve McQueen a subasta

Honestly, we all loved the detail of Porsche 911 R to make it manual shifting. But this unit that we have something more special than the manual change. It is a “One-off” with body dark gray and a few lines to contrast in the gray-lighter; in addition to details in yellow as the brake calipers or the inscription “Porsche” on the doors. The first owner seemed to have a certain fondness for the Steve McQueen, and the thresholds of the doors can be read in tribute to him: “Racing is life. Anything that happens before or after is just waiting”.

The auction will be out by RM Sotheby’s in February, in Paris. There are No estimates of how much value could be achieved in this auction, but will be higher than the price of stock. The next most positive of all is that 25% of your fundraising will be dedicated to the research of childhood cancer.

Compared with the Porsche 911 R, we remind you that used the chassis of the 911 GT3 RS, although it has been more lightened still. On the back is a propeller boxer 6 cylinders and 4000 cc intake air, which delivers a power of 500 HP to full performance. All the energy of the 911 R comes exclusively to the rear axle, passing through the already mentioned manual gearbox.

Porsche 911 R homenaje Steve McQueen a subasta

Source – Motor1