2000 Porsche 911 / 996 Carrera

GT3 RS ex-Le Mans

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2000
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

The Porsche 911 is perhaps the most timeless design ever seen in motoring history. As soon as it was launched in September 1963 it dominated its class and today, albeit very much more developed, it continues to attract adulation from enthusiasts and the motoring press alike. In motor racing the 911, in increasingly modified form, also remains a force to be reckoned with and the introduction of the FIA GT Championship has ultimately seen the formation of four classes, GT1, GT2, GT3 and GT4. The GT3 class was intended for cars based more closely on production models, although one is unlikely to encounter such a car on public roads.

Supplied by Porsche Motorsport in 2000, the bare metal chassis of this 911 GT3 RS was subsequently seam-welded, lightened and s