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1971 Porsche 916 Coupe

  • Chassis Number: 9141430195
In 1971 the Porsche factory designers had a vision and hand built the first prototype Porsche 916. This unique mid-engine 2-seater body style would eventually lead to the production of the 914 Porsche series. It was affectionately named Brutus and this 916 was given to Corina Piech, the daughter of Ferdinand Piech, Chairman of Porsche Automobile Holdings and Volkswagen AG.

Brutus was built by the factory with many special options including the 2.9-liter RSR factory race motor, special body work and wheels, 100-liter RSR plastic fuel tank and custom interior.

Corina Piech drove Brutus for 6 years and sold the car to an American military Colonel stationed in Germany. The car was later imported to the U.S. where it remained with the Colonel until his passing. Brutus was sold and stored for many years until purchased by the current owner and recently completed a 2 year restoration.

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1971 Porsche 916 Auction Sales

Recent Sales of the Porsche 916

(Data based on Model Year 1971 sales)
1972 Porsche 916
Chassis#: 9142330011
Sold for USD$957,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : Shift/Monterey
 
1971 Porsche 916 prototype Brutus
Chassis#: 9141430195
Sold for USD$1,055,974
  2019 Artcurial : Retroobile
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1972 Porsche 916 - 1 of 11 Original Works Prototypes
Chassis#: 9142330017
Sold for USD$356,945
  2010 Coys Auction - Techno Classica
 

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