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"
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The Porsche 928 was perhaps the consummate European GT of its day. With a powerful front-mounted V8 engine that grew in displacement as the model years went on, it was capable of eating up the miles at triple-digit speeds in great comfort for occupants. It was also an unusual beauty, with its sharp front and curved rear featuring innovative integrated bumpers.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 14:16:00 EST
Currently for auction on eBay Motors is one of the rarest 928s you're likely to find, in a handsome combination of Guards Red paint and tan leather interior, though we wouldn't mind a less-showy finish to the factory wheels. According to the seller, this car is one of eight 928 convertibles by Carelli Design, a firm that's still in business.
The auction claims that these cars were made in 1981 as a feasibility study between Carelli and Porsche for a possible production 928 convertible. The seller says he worked at the dealership where the car is said to have been originally sold $103,000. To remove the roof and hide the convertible top, there were significant changes made to the body and interior, including redesigned doors and a completely new trunk. As you can see in the gallery, when down, the top is completely hidden in a very factory-like fashion. When up, it looks slightly awkward, though (and we'd really like to see a rear three-quarter view to check out the blind spots).
Do you recall the failed efforts by Porsche to take over Volkswagen? According to a Bloomberg report, former Porsche CEO Wendelin Wiedeking (above) and ex-CFO Holger Haerter have finally been charged with market manipulation over the exercising of options as part of the German sportscar manufacturer's ill-fated attempt to take over the much larger VW. That failed bid eventually resulted in the reverse coming true - VW swallowing Porsche.
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The charges leveled by Stuttgart prosecutors come after a three-year investigation centered around allegations that Porsche execs made a concerted effort to increase the company's share in VW to 75 percent in preparation for a hostile takeover. Porsche had previously told its investors on at least five occasions that it had no intention to buy VW.
Portions of the investigation have subsided, according to prosecutors, citing an inability to prove certain improprieties with a "necessary degree of certainty." The number of charges is down to 5 from a previous 14 counts regarding "information-based market manipulation."
Porsche is known for its ability to spin off a litter of variants from a single model, and according to a report in Automobile the 918 Spyder (pictured here) might not be spared the house trick. Having taken too many brains and too much money for too much time, company chiefs are said to be examining ways to get more for their development euro out of the supercar, and Plan A is apparently otherwise known as Plan 984. That would be a four-seater, rear-wheel drive supercar that uses a stretched mold of the 918's carbon fiber tub, keeping the V8 in the same mid-mounted place and costing around 350,000 euro.
That would be less than half the MSRP of its inspiration, but the details don't sketch out a car that's just half as good. Automobile speculates it would get something like 700 horsepower in order to best the coming 911 GT2, and about 440 pound-feet of torque. The 984 is quite a ways short of being confirmed; even though a full-size study is said to exist, it's like the 918 would need to become a bigger sales hit for the 984 to happen.
The 984's fortunes don't change those of the 960, the supercoupe Porsche is building to challenge Ferrari. Its potential specs haven't changed since the last report in January, power coming from a 5.0-liter, twin-turbo, eight-cylinder boxer engine with something like 650 hp pushing a curb weight of roughly 3,100 pounds. The means a suspected 0-to-60 mile-per-hour time of 2.5 seconds.