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Jewel On Sale: 1969 Porsche 917K In The Gulf Racing Colors

One of the real car racing “icon”, the legendary Porsche 917K in Gulf Racing colors, is on sale! How high is the significance of the model 917K for the history of the Porsche, primarily in sports, we probably do not need to mention, since, precisely with this model, the Porsche for the first time reached the coveted victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans! Even more publicity, the car gained through cinema, in “lead role” in the film by Steve McQueen “Le Mans” from 1971.

Jewel On Sale: 1969 Porsche 917K In The Gulf Racing Colors
Now, 004/017 chassis from the 1969 in Gulf Racing colors, whose owner was Alan Hamilton, the official importer of Porsche in Australia is on sale. After that, the car finished in the United States in 2008, when it is fully restored, with the help of the famous historian of Porsche brand, Kerry Morse.

Jewel On Sale: 1969 Porsche 917K In The Gulf Racing Colors
This car its “life” began as one of the original models produced for homologation, in April 1969, and also is one of the few 917K who competed in the racing same year. What is more important is that this is the first example that managed to finish the race completely, without accident or technical failure, who were relatively common.
Asking price for this model is currently not stated, but it is absolutely certain that the car will reach at least a six-figure sum.

Jewel On Sale: 1969 Porsche 917K In The Gulf Racing Colors

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Written by Michoni

Milan Jovicic's passion is cars, men fashion and gadgets. As an editor and blogger for Extravaganzi he writes articles about fast and luxury vehicles, yachts and fashion, especially interested in expensive watches. When not working, he enjoys watching F1 and motorcycle racing.

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