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The Porsche 911T that starred alongside Steve McQueen inside 1971 movie
The movie starts with McQueen driving a gray Porsche all over city of Le Mans. This is actually the scene that "cemented the Porsche 911 among cinema's all-time classic cars, " according to the listing
Although this is not the popular gray 911 that McQueen's personality Michael Delaney drove in the opening views of film, Christie's says it absolutely was made use of during shooting for the film.
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The Porsche was owned by two-time Le Mans champion Jo "Seppi" Siffert, which drove the competition car in motion picture as McQueen was forbidden from driving his character's Porsche 917 considering insurance problems. Siffert additionally supplied most of the vehicles used during shooting, including a Porsche 908 and a Porsche 917.
fter filming covered with December 1970, CBS Solar Film Studios, which was McQueen's own production company, bought the Porsche from Siffert. Since that time, the automobile was passed around and maintains a scan associated with initial certificates of ownership, including a document from Siffert to Elga Andresen, a German actress and singer with whom McQueen had an affair.