Apple sponsored Porsche 935, which competed in Le Mans in 1980, may not be particularly successful, but it cannot deny that it was one of the best looking racing cars of the time. And now an inch of racer rainbow color racer can be your perfect replica.
Specially designed for driving around the rail, Replica 1979 Porsche 935 K3 Sold by Atlantis Motor Group In Boca Raton, Fla. While the car it never relies on will not win the race, Porsche enthusiasts will not mind a bit.
So why spend time faithfully recreating a car that has never visited the winner's cycle? Because the uniform in Apple's only race car is one of the most famous made in the last 40 years. A timeless white car feature that Steve Jobs' newly established company is concerned with more bold expressions than stylish minimalism is the brand's retro rainbow motif on the sides, bonnet and wing. And with the exception of the dealership sticker on the hood, the rest of the vehicle's marks are appropriate until the font.
But although the copy looks almost the same as its inspiration, things are a little different under the hood. And for the better. Because the racer has been equipped with a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged flat-6 engine in the 993-generation Porsche 911 GT2 since the mid-1990s. The car is also equipped with this generation's six-speed automatic transmission and rear suspension. Thanks to these upgrades, the vehicle can cut 700 horsepower and reach a speed of over 200 mph.
If you want to get your hands on the 1979 Porsche 935 K3, it won't be cheap. You will have to make a $ 499,000 pony according to the entry. While it may seem like too much for a half mile copy, it's part of the cost of the actual deal. The original, currently owned by comedian Adam Corolla, Between $ 8 million and $ 10 million.