a Porsche unique in the world, it will go up for auction next November and in tribute to the historic Mexican pilot Pedro Rodriguez.
Prior to the celebration of the Grand Prix of Mexico and within the framework of the 50th anniversary of the famous Mexican car racer Pedro Rodríguez, the auction of the Porsche 911 Turbo S ‘One of a Kind’, designed in his honor.
According to a statement, the car, which will be auctioned in Morton, is unique and unrepeatable because it has the names of the eight races won by Pedro Rodríguez with the Porsche 917 inscribed on the rear spoiler and the configuration with the details and equipment of this unit. it was blocked by Porsche as well as the production system.
The family of the Mexican driver who has given the brand the most triumphs so far, was involved together with Porsche Latin America, Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur, the Porsche Museum and Porsche of Mexico for the creation of this magnificent model with the aim of rendering a Tribute to Pedro Rodríguez and with its sale at auction, raise funds for charitable causes distributed to different institutions.
The exterior evokes the 917 KH, showing off its body painted in Gulf blue with an orange stripe running through it, colors worn by the racing vehicle with which Pedro won and saw the checkered flag at the Brand World Championship of those glorious 1970s and 1970s. 1971.
The wheels are a special design, painted high-gloss black, with an aluminum center nut. The doors show off the brand new and characteristic number two in black on a white circle, equal to the 917 KH with which the Mexican won the 24 Hours of Daytona and the 1000 kilometers of Monza together with English Jackie Oliver.
El Porsche 911 Turbo S ‘One of a Kind’ Pedro Rodríguez reaches a maximum speed of 330 kilometers per hour, just like the car with which the racer achieved glory more than 50 years ago.
Morton Subastas gets on the track of emotions and the memory of those golden years of motorsport with Pedro Rodríguez as the banner and together with Porsche Latin America and Porsche de México they will auction this jewel of motorsport in Mexico City.
Porsche and Morton consider that a driver always has the best life accomplice in his car, Pedro Rodríguez is the most successful driver in our country by winning two Formula One Grand Prix, he also managed to show the world of motorsport his resistance, achieving victory in the 24 hours of Le Mans and, as if that were not enough, he was a four-time winner of the 24 hours of Daytona.
In total he has 11 historic victories in the World Championship of Makes and eight of them driving a Porsche 917 KH. In the 1970 and 1971 seasons with the blue and orange colors, he achieved historic victories that today are the inspiration for the creation of this tribute that has become a unique and unrepeatable car in the world, which means making the racer’s audacious and brave spirit tangible.
The details are so well cared for that even the key bears the signature of the two-time world endurance champion and is painted the car’s blue color.
In addition, it has a beautiful set of suitcases that fits perfectly in your trunk, all in graphite blue leather with orange stitching and details, a model for lovers of details and perfection guaranteed by the brand from Stuttgart.
This ambitious project arose during the Sportscar Together Day of 2018, the day that celebrated the 70 years since the first car with the Porsche name went out of production, which was the 356 No.1, on June 8, 1948.
At that meeting of friends of the brand held three years ago, the relevance that Mexico has with the history of Porsche was again highlighted, which was inspired by the legendary Carrera Panamericana of the 1950s to name its 911 Carrera and Panamera models.
Porsche México seeks to share its legacy through the non-profit sale of this car and will donate all the money raised to different charitable causes that after the bid will enter into a scrutiny to guarantee transparency of the contribution and determine the distribution of the resource. .
Those interested in participating may do so through the Morton Subastas digital platform at www.mortonsubastas.com , at the phone 55-52-83-31-40, leaving an offer in absentia or in person with prior registration to the auction. The car will be auctioned at the facilities of Morton Auction, located in Monte Athos 179. Lomas de Chapultepec. Mexico City.