Porsche 911 (930) Turbo
The first-gen Porsche 911 Turbo is a unique beast, a legend of turbo lag and lift-throttle oversteer that excited the capable and terrified (or harmed) the unaware. This 1976 instance features all of that specialness intact, with a big additional dose of uniqueness: It was special-ordered by none other than Steve McQueen. And come August 13th, you’ll have the ability to bid upon it.
This Slate Gray 1976 Porsche 930 may be the extremely final special-order Porsche that the movie icon ever before bought. An earlier, non-intercooled example, the car wears a couple of custom variations added by McQueen—including a dashboard switch to destroy the taillights when authorities caught sight of him on a midnight run up Mulholland Drive.
Yeah, that is pretty badass.
Mecum offer this McQueen relic during its Monterey auction, slated for August 13–15. The listing does not feature approximately cost, but we assume this car will pull in extremely energetic putting in a bid. Even though the cost will likely get way beyond the world of normal lovers and of regular ’76 930s (which trade in the $200K range), it's for a good cause: Mecum states a percentage of the profits will be contributed toward Boys Republic, the Chino Hills, Ca, youth-treatment center that McQueen credited with turning their life around as he had been a rebellious kid. As effective as the Boys Republic was for McQueen, it couldn’t use the rate demon out-of him—a reality for which our company is forever grateful.