Lot 266 - 1984 13028 911 Carrera to 1973 RS Martini Specification
|Estimate||£26,000 - £32,000|
Originally supplied from the Stuttgart factory as a 3.2 litre Carrera in 1984, it was latterly owned from 1993 by Porsche specialist and successful Porsche racing driver, Mark Sumpter or Paragon before passing on to Mark King of Stuttgart Connections whereupon it underwent its 964 conversion. It was then acquired in 2009 by the vendor with the intention of producing a fast-road or 'Track-day' car.
As the project got underway, the extensive Waxoil was stripped back revealing an extremely sound car. All panels and interior were removed as was the engine and gearbox (both of which were re-built). All mechanical, electrical, exhaust and the instillation of a (rear) roll-cage were undertaken by Rennspeed, Porsche specialists in Lincolnshire and genuine steel wings and bonnet were installed. It is at this stage that the vendor departed from the standard retrograded RS and addressed the heating system. All fans and electrics were removed with weight-saving in mind. A manual version was then installed with transmission tunnel mounted manual levers controlling feeds to the cockpit and windscreen. Simple and effective. Correct Southbound-supplied light-weight carpets were fitted with RS door panels and two BF Torino Rally Seats.
The engine and gearbox were then also re-fitted complete with a stainless steel SSI exhaust system, new clutch, mounts, sensors and cables. The wheels have been re-furbished and fitted with new Continental tyres and the body painted to the extremely high quality you see here today. With bills totalling over £21,000 excluding the cost of the car, it was felt that it was it was just too good for pounding round the the tarmac on track-days. This profound example has been extremely well considered, well built and sounds fabulous. Complete with a comprehensive history file containing numerous invoices, owner's manual, V5C registration documents and a full 12 months MoT test certificate, you can instantly recreate those heady days when Porsche and Martini Racing won the Targa Florio together...
Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot prior to the sale. Buyers are advised to inspect the car in person or use a professional to carry out this service.