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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS Coupe / 904-057 Vehicle Information

1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS photograph

1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS photograph

1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Sold for $1,595,000 at 2013 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach.
The 904 Carrera GTS featured a Type 587/3 four-cam, five-speed transaxle, four-wheel disc brakes, fully independent suspension, and a lightweight fiberglass body.

This example was completed in February of 1964 and was originally delivered to Fernandez in Signal Red with blue upholstery. It came equipped with Sebring exhaust, crest hubcaps, and the standard, Nürburgring-ratio 904/0 gearbox. Fernandez campaigned the 904 in a variety of Spanish events, including rallies, circuit races, and hill climbs. On many occasions, his car finished 1st in Class or won the race outright. On March 1, 1964, the Porsche was entered in the Carrera Cuesta Mayolan and driven to 1st overall. Later that month, he placed 2nd overall and 1st in GT at the Rallye Basco Navarrais. In April, Fernandez captured a 1st in GT at Rallye R.A.C.E., an overall win at Carrera Cuesta de Montserrat, and set a new record during his class-winning run at Bergpreis Montseny. The Rallye R.A.C.E. and the Bergpreis Montseny counted toward the European Championship.

In May, the car finished 2nd overall at Rallye R.A.C.E. Vuelta España and scored an outright victory at Carrera Cuesta a Vallvidrera. Class wins were achieved at Rallye Vuelta a Catalunya and the Grand Prix of Madrid, along with outright victories at Carrera Cuesta Sant Cugat Tibidabo and Carrera Cuesta Sant Feliu de Codines.

The following season, Fernández continued to race chassis 904-057. In March, he won the GT class at Rallye Vasco Navarro and took 1st overall at Bergpreis Montseny. In April, Fernández and the 904 captured another win at the Rallye R.A.C.E. and the following month he finished 2nd overall at the Grand Prix of Vallelunga.

During Fernández racing career with 904-057, he competed in 39 separate circuit races, rallies, and hill climbs. After Fernández career with the car was over, it was returned to the factory and was reportedly sold to German industrialist Alfried Krupp.

In late 1967, the car was sold to Daniel P. Boyd, PhD. and exported to the United States. The car arrived on September 2nd of 1967, with approximately 5,650 km on the odometer. During his ownership, the car was refinished in Bahama Yellow and used on road use, but never in competition. On February 10, 1971, Jonathan Wort purchased the car from Dr. Body. Shortly after taking delivery, he refinished the bodywork in silver, with a Navy-themed dark blue hood and yellow stripe. In 1977, Mr. Wort had the original engine sent to Jim Wellington of Rennsport Werke for a complete rebuild.

In 1982, Porsche sold the car. The sale was brokered through Stephen Yanoshik's Hopewell Motor Imports, Inc. in New Jersey. It was sold to Robert J. Smith of St. Louis, Missouri. While in his care, the car was sympathetically restored. In 1988, the engine was sent to Jim Wellington for a tune-up.

The car remained in Mr. Smith's stable until 1989 or 1990, when it was sold through Daniel Schmitt to a collector in Texas. The car returned to Europe in the 1990s and was kept in a private collection near Wiesbaden, Germany. From there, it was sold to the Blackhawk Collection and later made a public appearance at the Blackhawk exhibition at Pebble Beach.

The current owner has returned the car to its original racing livery and factory delivered appearance. Currently, the car has about 21,904 km. It retains its original chassis, bodywork, engine, correct hubcaps, and gearbox. Rare features including the proper 904 air box, date-coded wheels, factory velour seat material, period Repa harnesses, and a catch mat. It has the original 110-liter fuel tank, and the correct 904-specific rear Porsche script.


By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2015



2013 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $1,750,000-USD $2,250,000 
Sale Price :
USD $1,595,000

1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1964 sales)
1964 Porsche 904 GTS
Chassis#: 904-062
Sold for USD$788,345
  2020 RM : The European Sale featuring the Petitjean Collection
 
1964 Porsche 904 GTS
Chassis#: 904-061
Sold for USD$2,104,809
  2020 RM Sothebys : Paris
 
1964 Porsche 904 GTS
Chassis#: 904-104
Sold for USD$2,295,160
  2018 Artcurial : Retromobile
 
1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Chassis#: 904-042
Sold for USD$1,540,000
  2017 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach
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1964 PORSCHE 904 GTS
Chassis#: 904-098
Sold for USD$2,310,000
  2017 Bonhams : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Chassis#: 904-026
Sold for USD$1,635,060
  2015 RM Auctions - Paris
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1965 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Chassis#: 904-107
Sold for USD$1,650,000
  2015 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Chassis#: 904-045
Sold for USD$1,741,117
  2014 RM Auctions - Paris
 
1964 PORSCHE 904 GTS ENDURANCE RACING COUPE
Chassis#: 904 079
Sold for USD$1,913,531
  2013 Bonhams : The December Sale
 
1965 Porsche 904/6 Carrera GTS
Chassis#: 906-012
Sold for USD$1,936,693
  2013 RM Auction - London
 
1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Chassis#: 904-057
Sold for USD$1,595,000
  2013 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Chassis#: 904-026
Sold for USD$1,210,000
  2011 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Chassis#: 904-017
Sold for USD$1,045,000
  2011 The Scottsdale Auction - Gooding & Company
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1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
Sold for USD$253,000
  2003 Vintage Motor Cars in Arizona
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1964 Porsche 904 GTS904 0122019 Bonhams : Scottsdale Arizona $1,400,000$1,600,000
1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS904-0062015 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours $2,250,000$2,750,000
1963 Porsche 904/6 Carrera GTS Factory Works Protoype906-0022012 RM Auctions Monterey$1,575,000$1,800,000$2,200,000
1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS 2002 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction$360,000  

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Porsche 904 Carrera GTS Vehicle Profiles
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