How much is a 1970 Porsche 917 worth?

An iconic 1970 Porsche 917K. An iconic 1970 Porsche 917K will be offered as a highlight of RM Sotheby’s auction in Monterey, Calif., this August, with an estimate of between US$16 million and US$18.5 million. The car, with chassis no.

What is the value of a Porsche 917?

An important car in Porsche’s motorsport history, this 917K headed to the California based auction wearing the description of ‘one of the most correct and significant 917s in existence and easily one of the finest racing cars to come to public auction’ – a trait that was definitely reflected by its winning auction …

Who drove the Porsche 917 Gulf in 1970 Lightning McQueen?

Jo Siffert, who was driving a Gulf Porsche 917 for John Wyer’s team, had a clear lead when he popped out of fourth gear after the tenth hour and then over-revved the engine. At this point, Hans Herrmann and Richard Attwood took over the lead in a 917 entered by Porsche Salzburg.

What is the best Le Mans car ever?

Best LeMans Cars of All Time

  • 1970 Porsche 917. Porsche has always been known for dominating the race circuits.
  • 2013 Audi R18.
  • 1995 McLaren F1 GTR.
  • 1966 Ford GT40.
  • 1964 Ferrari 250 LM.
  • 1954 Jaguar D-Type.
  • 1982 Porsche 956.
  • 1991 Peugeot 905.

What car did Steve McQueen Drive in Lemans?

1970 Porsche 917K
A 1970 Porsche 917K driven by Steve McQueen in the Hollywood icon’s racing opus “Le Mans” will cross the block at RM Sotheby’s 2021 Monterey auction, scheduled for Aug. 13-14.

How many Porsche 917s are there?

Porsche 917

Porsche 917 Porsche 917 K
Production 1969–1970 (917) 25 built 1970–1971 (917 K) 12 built
Assembly Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen, West Germany
Designer Hans Mezger
Body and chassis

How many Porsche 917s were built?

Prices. Porsche built 59 917s between 1969 and 1971, 36 of which were K-spec models. Though pricing for the 917K is unknown, at launch, the original 917 was sold for 140,000 German Marks, which was the price of about ten Porsche 911s.

Which car company has won the most Le Mans?

With 19 victories thanks to six of its most legendary racing cars, Porsche holds the record for most wins at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Porsche currently officially participates in the 24 Hours of Le Mans and FIA WEC in LMGTE Pro, and is hoping to make its mark on the race again in the new Hypercar class.

What car has won the most 24 Hours of Le Mans?

Porsche won the race in 2015, 2016, and 2017 with its hybrid 919, and remains the most successful manufacturer at Le Mans, with 19 overall victories, including seven straight from 1981 to 1987.