Rare 1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS Is Selling At Broad Arrow Auction's All Porsche Event
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It’s been under long-term, 53-year single, southern California ownership.
Just in time for Porsche's 75th anniversary, an example of Porsche’s final road race car is up for grabs. It’s rare and storied, and is being sold at the Porsche 75th Anniversary celebration. Ready to take to the Porsche anniversary events, bring it home to your collection now!
Designed by F.A. Porsche, the 904 GTS was the first Porsche to used a fiberglass-reinforced plastic body to help shed some curb weight. Porsche offered the car with either a four-cylinder, six-cylinder, or eight-cylinder engine. Perhaps the most famous victory using the Porsche 904 GTS was when Edgar Barth and Umberto Maglioli won the prototype class at the Targa Florio in 1964.
This example is one of only 107 produced, and it was sold by the factory 'Verkauft von Werk' to Italian racer Ernesto Prinoth. Additionally, it is a rare matching-numbers example, fitted with Type 587/3 180 PS 'Sport' Fuhrmann four-cam engine, Sebring race exhaust system. It was the subject of a recent restoration work by Emory Motorsports. With this purchase of this car, it also includes owner's manual, sales brochure, and a digital copy of its Kardex.
Every Porsche anniversary is worth celebrating, but 75 years of manufacturing and motorsport is especially noteworthy. As the auction house for Porsche's 75th Anniversary celebration by Porsche Cars North America in June, Broad Arrow's sale will commemorate the milestones and feature a curated selection of 75 of the most desirable classic and collectible Porsche motor cars in today's market.
If you are interested in consigning your important Porsche to this world-class event, please contact a Broad Arrow car specialist.
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