Jerry Seinfeld purchased this car directly from Brumos Porsche as soon as he heard that the special-edition Cup car would be made available to private owners. After 20 years of hard use, the Speedster was put away until 2009 mothballed in storage. This Porsche Exclusive-built Turbo S presents in as-new condition, showing just 12,545 miles at the time of cataloguing. Very few companies offer this much detail. At the time, the car was just another old race car, so Beam set about installing fiberglass fender flares, wide wheels, a full-width roll bar, and an 1,800 cc pushrod engine in place of the more complicated four-cam piece.
This 911 was originally imported through Porsche Car Southwest in San Antonio, Texas, and sold through Vern Hagestad Motor Co. After a successful debut season, Porsche commenced limited series production of the 550A for customers. We also cannot guarantee that every gauge, light, option, function, etc. Lot 032 - 2011 Porsche 911 997 Speedster Est. Each bidder on this car is strongly encouraged before bidding to review these special terms and conditions, which are available from any Gooding sales specialist prior to or at the auction, or at the Gooding office at the auction. It is extremely rare to find a 550 with this kind of originality.
Deposits are non-refundable due to i. Amelia Island sale later this week. Photo Gallery Enim enim adipisicing voluptate aliqua consectetur tempor non non in. Id duis nulla eu incididunt ut id exercitation non eiusmod non enim Lorem nulla ad. Seinfeld purchased the car and continued its use both on street and track.
It had a mid-engined layout and used the 142 horsepower 106 kW 1. All five cars were finished in the classic Brumos livery of white with blue and red stripes, along with details that mirrored the 2011 championship-winning car and special graphics denoting the commemorative model itself. Lot 031 - 1966 Porsche 911 Est. That summer, he made the move to a Lotus Eleven and was soon enamored with the featherweight, small-displacement sports car. The information listed in the ad is based on the current odometer reading or from rebuild information provided by the builder, and cannot be used as fact. What it has is that palpable feeling of history. The hood, engine cover, and doors are all hand-fitted with new or hand-made hardware throughout.
The rules called for un-supercharged 1500cc engines with full envelope or open-wheeled cars eligible. We use Central Dispatch and they ensure all carriers are licensed, insured and bonded. Lot 035 - 1957 Porsche 356A Speedster Est. We use Central Dispatch and they ensure all carriers are licensed, insured and bonded. In the fall of 2003, Mr. Clemence described the condition of 84908 when it arrived at his shop in California.
At the Targa, 718-007 established the fastest lap and led consistently until a last lap suspension failure snatched away victory. The description is an opinion only and should not be considered a complete description of any or all faults; it may not be relied upon nor taken as fact or otherwise a representation or warranty of any sort. Settle in and two helpers lift the tonneau into position and secure it at five pointsat two of these points, the hold-downs are the mirrors, which mount through holes in the tonneau. Vehicle Description Worldwide Vintage Autos is pleased to present this 1959 Porsche 718. Known for his discerning eye and exceptional taste, Dr.
. Seinfeld purchased the car from Tom Scott after the concours win later in 2010. Clemence, no expense was spared in the restoration, and having seen the work they do with my own eyes, I believe that to be the case. Wolfgang von Trips, Jo Bonnier, Edgar Barth, Umberto Maglioli and Paul Frère were among the drivers who raced it. Here's how to disable adblocking on our site.
Jerry Seinfeld purchased the Speedster in 2013 with approximately 3,400 miles on the odometer and has enjoyed the Porsche sparingly since. It was a development of the successful 550A with improvements to the bodywork and suspension. In 1991, 962-012 participated in the European Interserie Cup with Sachs sponsorship. This particular car saw a lot of action here in the United States in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and was driven by the legendary Roger Penske in almost every race it ever competed, racking up an impressive list of victories along the way. We also cannot guarantee that every gauge, light, window, horn, option, function, etc. Have a classic vehicle to trade or sell? Over the past nine years it has accrued less than 500 additional miles and benefited from attentive care and maintenance in the hands of two respected Porsche specialists — Joe Cavaglieri and Adrian Gang.