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1988 Porsche Type 959
1988 Porsche Type 959 information
RM Auctions at Amelia Island
Sold for $286,000 at
2006 RM Auctions
There were a total of 283 Porsche 959's produced with 83 created as 'Sport' models and 200 as 'Komfort' versions intended for street use. The original price was $300,000 which was believed to be half of what it cost Porsche to produce. In other words, this was Porsche's gift to its special customers. This example, with chassis number WPOZZZ 862JS90093 was first owned by Rene Herzog of Switzerland. It was later sold to a private collector who resides in Paris, France. It was sold in 2001 to another owner.
It is painted in charcoal grey with two-tone matching interior.
By Daniel Vaughan | Jun 2011