Not-for-profit Ferry Porsche Foundation received €2.7 million. It is the amount for the auctioned off Porsche Project Gold. The basis for this car is the Porsche 911 Turbo S (993).
In 2018, Porsche celebrates its 70th anniversary. On the occasion of this jubilee the company released the Project Gold. It is an exclusive 911 Turbo S (993)-based sports car, which joines to the Turbo S Exclusive Series shown before.
The unique car has been sold at the “RM Sotheby’s – The Porsche 70th Anniversary Auction 2018” event hold in the Porsche Experience Centre Atlanta (USA). It took 37 bids and just 10 minutes for the sale.
The winner has become a person offering €2,743,500 (or about $ 3.12 million). All proceeds from the sale of the exclusive model will be sent to the Ferry Porsche Foundation.
The Porsche Classic division took 1,5 years to build a car that was fully restored and received a turbocharged 3.6-liter six-cylinder 450-hp air-cooled boxer motor.
Full drive and manual gearbox are new. For the formal continuation of the 993 lineup, the unique Porsche Project Gold got a VIN number following the latest series 993 Turbo.The German carmaker produced the latter 20 years ago.
The coupe is not certified for public roads due to non-compliance with modern standards for emissions and noise level. The Project Gold can be used only on race tracks during private track days.