In 1974, Porsche produced just 56 road-going examples of the Carrera RS 3.0 to homologate the 3.0-liter RSR factory race car. One of the rarest and most coveted Porsches ever made, the Carrera RS 3.0 features a detuned version of the RSR’s engine along with a limited-slip differential, wider fenders, stiffened suspension, and powerful brakes borrowed from the legendary 917 race car. This example began life as a 1978 Porsche 911SC Coupe and has since been completely restored to FIA-approved 3.0 RS specifications by classic partner Porsche Lorient Racing. Accompanied by a historic racing passport and restoration invoices totaling over €200k
The body of this 911 was completely stripped during its restoration and reinforced with an FIA-compliant roll cage by the experts at RV Classic in France. The 3.0 RS bodywork includes a fiberglass front bumper with brake ducts and an oil cooler, a large “Whale Tail” rear spoiler, and flared fenders to accommodate wider wheels and tires. The car is finished in White and equipped with racing tow hooks, hood and decklid pins, a chrome driver’s side mirror, and 15” Fuchs wheels with gold-painted centers and Michelin Course tiresThe lightweight racing interior includes a pair of OMP bucket seats, an OMP three-spoke steering wheel, GT2i safety harnesses, RS door panels, a brake bias adjuster, a Wevo shifter, and a fire suppression system. The seller notes all safety equipment is newly installed and ready for use.The original Carrera RS 3.0 carried an aluminum version of the RSR’s 3.0-liter flat-six engine producing up to 230 HP. The engine is this 911 is said to have been built to the same specifications by Mittelmotor GMBH in Germany and features twin-plug heads, individual throttle bodies, stainless-steel exhaust, solid mounts, and a mechanical fuel injection (MFI) pump restored and tuned to RS specs by Eisenbrandt. The car rides on adjustable coilover suspension and includes four-piston aluminum 917 brakes paired with ventilated and cross-drilled discs at each corner.This sale will include restoration records and racing certification documents.This sale will include restoration records and racing certification documents.
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|Year of construction:||1978|
|Cylinder capacity:||3,0 Liter|
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|Manufacturer color code (exterior):||Grandprixweiss 908|
|Condition:||Fully restored Accident-free|
|New / used:||Used car|
|Ready to drive:||yes|
|Country of first delivery:||France|
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