The Porsche race car is built for the road.
While Porsche has a long list of automotive icons in its historical fleet, there are a few models that carry extreme significance for collectors, owners and enthusiasts. Along with examples like the 959, Carrera GT, and 918 Spyder, the Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 established itself as the fastest German production car of its day. Porsche 911 is proud to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Carrera RS 2.7 Looking back at the 911 variant that helped us change our approach to racing and rallying. Pierce debuted at the Motor Show in 1972, The Special Edition 911 has become a product of 15 dedicated Porsche engineers with a focus on pushing the boundaries of both design and performance. The production model was the first chassis to have a front and rear spoiler to improve power and aerodynamics, which is why The first 911 to be named ‘Carrera’.
As it entered the world of motorsport, Porsche had initial plans Create 500-Example for 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Equivalents for Group 4 Special GT Cars. After the customer approves and accepts his route to the racing event, The original 500-chassis all sold out in two months. A total of 1,580 instances were made, and once the 1,000th car was built, the Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 was the equivalent of Group 3 as well as Group 4. Porsche’s new addition to the production series included the available M471 package, an option that added 200 lightweight ‘Sport’ versions to the mix. A further 55 examples of racing versions, 17 base vehicles and 1,308 touring versions (M472) were built.
Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Features A 2.7-liter flat-six fuel-injected engine that produces 210-horsepower 188-pound-torque Near its rear wheels. Launching its traditional 5-speed transmission and 6,300 rpm top-line 911 from 0-60mph to 5.8-seconds, it became the first manufacturing car to break the six-second mark set by the German trade journal ‘Auto, Motor and Sport’. . With a body made of thin sheet metal, thin windows and plastic parts, the Porsche was able to achieve A 152mph top speed due to strategic weight loss. Now seen as one of the most sought-after Porsche examples, the 911 Carrera RS 2.7 gained a reputation for being a race car for the road. Porsche 911 is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Carrera RS 2.7 with a special exhibition at the Porsche Museum on September 20, 2022. See all of the current Porsche 911 Carrera RS examples for sale in the Dupont registry by clicking the link below. Check back in the Dupont Registry for more upcoming Lifestyle releases and Porsche news.
Source: Porsche Newsroom