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Old 09-29-2007, 05:54 PM   #256
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Rice & Co. is my guess :roll:
btw is it really that rare? or is it "just" a 911 turbo w/ bodykit?
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Old 09-30-2007, 02:53 AM   #257
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It's a TechArt. I don't know much about Porsches, but I think a TechArt Turbo is quite rare.
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Old 10-06-2007, 05:58 PM   #258
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How can Porsche's be so cheap, fast and reliable when compared to Lambo and Ferrari. They cost much more but not much lighter or faster (certainly they are more beautiful for me). I explain this with the volume of production that hence decreases tooling costs and R&D costs per car, but I suspect there exist some magic here
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Old 10-23-2007, 12:51 PM   #259
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Consider the more simple engine than the other supercars, and the huge bank Porsche runs. They can sell them cheaper and more people buy them.
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:32 PM   #260
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How many porsche 959 where build?
And how many porsche 959's are still left?
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:37 PM   #261
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Originally Posted by pagani View Post
How many porsche 959 where build?
And how many porsche 959's are still left?
268 were produced, with roughly 1/4 of them being "S" models, mainly being less weight, and tighter suspension. Unfortunately, I think its hard to know how many are left, and/or were destroyed.
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:40 PM   #262
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Originally Posted by nthfinity View Post
268 were produced, with roughly 1/4 of them being "S" models, mainly being less weight, and tighter suspension. Unfortunately, I think its hard to know how many are left, and/or were destroyed.
I think this one of the most underrated porsche ever.
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:41 PM   #263
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I have seen 2 very rare 993 GT2 race cars recently, one still in as delivered condition the other... bugger, I already said too much and was expressly forbiddne to take pictures.. oh well

Maybe I can talk abou the 333SP race cars - the first in as raced conditiona dn the second in as delivered condition never started... awe crap... same conditions viewing.. sorry
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:44 PM   #264
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Originally Posted by pagani View Post
I think this one of the most underrated porsche ever.
exact numbers, I was a bit mistaken

...in 87 113 959s where built and in 88 again 179 and all in all PAG built 29 959 "S" - today one can buy a "as good as new" one with only some hundreds of kms on the clock for ~350k
A separate source suggested that there were 37 S models...

If you saw the interior you could probably tell, as the 'S' didn't feature air-con, central locking, electric windows or mirrors and had cloth-trim seats instead of the leather ones found in the normal 959 I also recall reading that the 'S' didn't have a passenger side mirror - so that would be an obvious way to tell
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