1991 Porsche 911 C2 965 Wide Body Track Car on 2040-cars
Union, Missouri, United States
Engine:4.0 big bore
For Sale By:Private Seller
Exterior Color: Blue
Interior Color: White
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Trim: Carrera 2 Coupe 2-Door
Drive Type: 5 speed
Disability Equipped: No
Sub Model: 965
Condition: UsedA vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections.Seller Notes:"This car is listed as used but so much of this setup has never been used! There are so many things to list about this car but here are some of the big ones.FULL GT RACING WIDE BODY KITFULL NASA APPROVED CUSTOM ROLLCAGELEXAN WINDSHIELD AND BACKGLASSSPARCO PRO CIRCUIT SEAT, SPARCO PRO ADV SEATG FORCE 5 POINT HARNESSES, ONE PAIR REDRARE PORSCHE MANUAL STEERING RACKFULL WIDE BODY FACTORY SUSPENSIONMONO BALL BUSHINGS THROUGHOUTRACEPACK GTX DATA LOGGER SYSTEMCOMPLETE ESS 5.0L AQUEOUS FILM FORMING FOAM FIRE SUPRESSION SYSTEM COMPLETE GAUGES AND SWITCHESFUEL SAFE ALUMINUM 911 FITTED FUEL CELL, ALL LINES AND HOSES G50 5 SPEED GEARBOXFRESH STOCK CLUTCHFRESH, NEVER STARTED 4.0L BIG BORE ENGINEPAWTER RODS, JE PISTONS WITH ARP HARDWARE THROUGHOUTPMO INDIVIDUAL THROTTLEBODY KITSOLID RACE MOUNTS NO ENGINE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMPORSCHE BIG BRAKES WITH SPARESSTOCK PEDAL SET AND RACE PEDAL SETUP FOR DUAL MASTER CYLINDERSRACING MUFFLER SYSTEM, NO HEADERS4.0L BIG BORE ENGINE"
Porsche 911 for Sale
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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:02:00 EST
We could be on the verge of a big expansion at everyone's favorite rear-engined German sports car manufacturer. Porsche is allegedly preparing a four-car assault that will be led by a proper challenger to the Ferrari 458 Italia (sorry 911).
Tue, 22 Jan 2013 09:32:00 EST
Code-named "988," the new model will reportedly feature a mid-engined layout and, get this: a flat-8. Autocar, which has the story, expects that engine to displace about 4.0 liters, while the car itself will draw styling inspiration from the 918 Spyder. 600 ponies and over 400 super-accessible pound-feet of torque should be on tap with the new mill.
Joining the 988's supposed eight-cylinder is a new family of four- and six-cylinder boxer engines that Autocar claims will have a focus on power density and fuel economy. These new mills will be available in naturally aspirated, turbocharged and hybrid forms.
Racecars blow engines all the time, but a Porsche 917 isn't just a run-of-the-mill racecar. British automotive writer Mark Hales reportedly borrowed a 917 from 82-year-old former Formula One racer David Piper for a magazine article, and mechanical tragedy ensued. Nobody is arguing that the engine failed after being spun to 8,200 rpm. However, Hales was warned not to exceed 7,000 rpm, says owner Piper, and the affair landed in English courts with Piper seeking £50,000 - over $79,000 US - in reimbursement funds for an engine rebuild and loss of use of the car while it was being repaired. Judge Simon Brown ruled in favor of car owner Piper, putting Hales on the hook for £110,000 ($174,000) including legal fees - a whole lot of money in any language.
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 14:31:00 EST
Hales says the Porsche suffered a mechanical fault while lapping that allowed it to slip out of gear and over-rev. Piper wasn't convinced, and sought to have the repair paid for by the guy who broke the racer, saying "If you bend it, you mend it." It's not like Hales is a novice driver, having seat time in both professional and amateur races over 30 years, notching about 150 wins, but even the best drivers sometimes miss a shift, and that's what Piper contended happened to his car.
According to reports, Hales has had to sell most of his valuables to pay his lawyers and is now facing bankruptcy with the ruling against him. Members of the Pistonheads website are trying to coordinate a collection to help him out, as well.
J.D. Power has just revealed the results of its 2013 APEAL Study, which looks at which brands have the most appealing cars based on sales figures, dealer inventory, brand loyalty, transaction and trade-in prices. The study was revamped for 2013, and places a larger focus on the new tech and infotainment options available to customers. All told, study participants gauged their vehicles on 77 different attributes, delivering a score out of a 1,000 points.
The Volkswagen Group had the greatest success of any corporation, topping the APEAL rankings with the Audi Allroad, Porsche Boxster, Porsche Cayenne, VW GTI and Passat. Chevrolet had the highest number of awards for a single brand, though, with the Avalanche, Sonic and Volt all taking home a prize.
The best brand overall was Porsche, which scored 884 out of a possible 1,000 points. The top Japanese brand was Lexus with a score of 847, while the top American brand was Cadillac, at 841. The best mainstream brand was Ram, which received a very respectable 817. The industry average for this year's study was 795, with 16 brands, all of which were mainstream, falling below the average.