Rare Porsche 959 to be auctioned Saturday

26
Apr

Rare Porsche 959 to be auctioned Saturday

Photo by RM Auctions

As part of the auction of the car collection of Don Davis, this rare 1988 Porsche 959 “Komfort” model will be auctioned with no reserve. From the online auction brochure:

450 bhp, 2849 cc rear-mounted, air- and liquid-cooled, horizontally-opposed six-cylinder engine with twin two-stage turbochargers and intercooling, six-speed manual transmission, four-wheel drive, independent double wishbone front and rear suspension with electronically adjustable ride height and shock absorber control, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes with ventilated rotors. Wheelbase: 89.4 in.

  • One of the most important Porsches; a technological tour de force
  • Extremely rare in the United States
  • Acquired from and fully serviced by Canepa Design
  • Excellent overall condition, with 17,727 km from new
  • Porsche Certificate of Authenticity

Photo by RM Auctions

And yes, as a teenager, I had a poster of the Porsche 959 on my wall.

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