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Porsche 917K From ‘Le Mans’ Movie Sold For $14 Million

Porsche 917K From 'Le Mans' Movie

‘Le Mans’ from 1971 is certainly one of the best movies regarding the subject of automobile racing, and, the car in general. Steve McQueen may have been a major actor, but the biggest star of the movie has nevertheless become Porsche 917K.
A confirmation of this came last weekend when the car was auctioned for $14 million. And the estimate was that it could reach the $16 million price.

Porsche 917K From ‘Le Mans’ Movie

Specific Porsche 917K began life as a test car in the 24 Hours Le Mans in 1970, but soon it was sold to Jou Siffert. He then borrowed it to Steve McQueen for the film’s needs.
Siffert died suddenly in 1971, after which the car was sold to a collector from Paris, who had it until 2001.
Earlier this year, Porsche 917K was completely restored in Switzerland.

Porsche 917K From ‘Le Mans’ Movie

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Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

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