One-of-a-kind 911 Classic Club Coupe hits the road for the first time

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The 911 Traditional Membership Coupe, bought through the Broad Arrow public sale celebrating 75 years of Porsche sports activities vehicles on the Porsche Expertise Middle in Atlanta, has been delivered to its new proprietor. Comic and collector Jerry Seinfeld personally took possession of the one-off creation based mostly on a 911 Carrera (996 technology) through the annual Porsche Parade being held by the membership in Palm Springs, California.

The 911 Traditional Membership Coupe is a one-of-one Sonderwunsch (particular needs) challenge accomplished by Porsche Traditional in collaboration with the Porsche Membership of America (PCA). That this can be a distinctive automobile is not going to shock anybody who sees it, however a “No. 001/001” badge on the dashboard underscores its shortage. A ducktail spoiler harking back to the 1972 911 Carrera RS 2.7, a double-bubble roof, 18-inch solid aluminum Fuchs wheels and distinctive paint mix to create a hanging resemblance to the Kind 997 911 Sport Traditional. These seems are solely a part of the story.

Picture from the Porsche Membership of America

Primarily based on a 1998 911 Carrera, the chassis, brakes and engine on this sports activities automobile are taken from the 996.2 911 GT3, the primary such model homologated on the market within the U.S. Accordingly, the naturally aspirated 3.6-liter flat-six generates 381 horsepower. The donor automobile, which PCA Govt Director Vu Nguyen present in a state of neglect in Colombia, Virginia, traveled to the Porsche Traditional workshop close to the principle plant in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen the place it was initially constructed. There, it went by way of an entire restoration together with complete disassembly, and strengthening of the body-in-white utilizing each authentic and newly developed elements.

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