The $4.4 million race car is the most expensive Porsche ever sold


A stunning 917/30 Can-Am race car from Porsche that hailed in the motor sport series in 1973 went under the hammer and created quite a storm. Only four supercars have been built to date and the car can hit 0-62mph in just 1.9 seconds with top speed of over 240mph. Despite its record-breaking performance, this car was was never raced. Held by private individuals, this particular car comes from Porsche collector Matthew Drendel’s collection. The hammer came down at a whopping £2.8 million ($4.4 million) which is said to be the highest ever price for this firm’s cars.

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Along with this one, another 17 from the collection were also auctioned off for a total of $36 millions. Off these, a 1955 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder fetched £2.35 million ($3.68 million) and 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR Turbo fetched £2 million ($3.13 million).
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[Via TheSun]