1987 Porsche 962

Group C Coupe

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1987
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Racing livery
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

In motorsport, success is defined by a criteria that can be as varied as the sport itself. While winning is the single most important aspect for a manufacturer, when a particular racecar catches the public's attention, it can take on a life of its own. Books are published and special models are mass produced in a manner that can mirror the on track success. This extra activity is a bonus for the marketing firms and helps secure and confirm the much needed sponsorship that keeps the teams
filling the grids. All those models with the sponsor's logos that were sent out as gifts are as collectible today just as the real car is. However, for many teams and drivers that competed in Porsche racecars there was one additional item that was highly prized that helped spur on the on track battles. Porsche was one of the first
automotive firms to prioritize promotion of their motorsport activities by use of a limited print run of posters to celebrate a particular victory or event of imp