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Lot 175 - 2004 Porsche 996 GT3 Club Sport Mk II

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ESTIMATE €70,000- €90,000

Auction 2016 mondial de l'automobile paris
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Lot Number 175
Reg. Number EU Registered
Chassis Number TBA
Year 2004
Make Porsche
Model GT3

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The Porsche 911 GT3 is a high performance version of the Porsche 911 sports car primarily intended for racing. It is a line of high-performance models, which began with the 1973 911 Carrera RS. The GT3 is named after the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA) Group GT3 class in which it was designed to compete.A number of variations, designed for road and track duty, have been introduced since its launch in 1999. More than 14,000 911 GT3 cars have been produced.

The GT3 has had a successful racing career in the one-make national Porsche Carrera Cup series, and the international Porsche Supercup. It has won championship and endurance races, including the GT class of the American Le Mans Series seven times, first overall in the 24 Hours of Daytona, and first overall at the 24 Hours Nürburgring six times. Porsche made significant updates to the GT3 for 2004 (the first year the car was offered to US customers), using the 2002 996 facelift including headlights that were differentiated from the Porsche Boxster.

In track testing by American automotive journals, the GT3 managed a 0-60 mph (97 km/h) time of 4.5 seconds and a quarter mile time of 12.0 seconds at 118 miles per hour (190 km/h). During skidpad testing the vehicle posted 1.03g.

Porsche’s official test-driver Walter Röhrl completed the Nürburgring Nordschleife with the 996 GT3 in 7 minutes 56 seconds, a feat which was used by Porsche to promote the car.

This lovely example is presented in Speed yellow with black leather interior and being a Club Sport, of course it comes with its sports bucket seat with harness and partial roll cage. An exhilarating car and much sought after.

Ce beau modèle est présenté en jaune Speed avec un intérieur en cuir noir, et étant un « Club Sport » il a , bien sûr, des sièges baquet avec harnais. Une voiture émoustillante et très recherchée.


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