1992 Porsche 911

Carrera 4 Coupe by RWB
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Wednesday, 17 March - Thursday, 25 March
€121,000 ($143,155)
Sale Price
€110,000 - €150,000
Est. Range
Yes
Reserve
24 March 2021
Sold Date
129
Lot Number
#3+
Modified original
RM Sotheby's
Auction House
Chassis no. WP0ZZZ96ZNS402265. White with Apple graphics over black. 3.6-liter, single turbocharged and intercooled engine, 5-speed, Messer three-piece allow wheels with air extractors, roll cage, Recaro seats, air shocks

Evaluation: Located in Germany. Built by Akira Nakai’s RWB (RAUH-welt Begriff, or “Rough World Concept”) as a show car in 2017 to emulate the Apple Computer-sponsored 935 race car from the 1980s. Flaws include some rusty fasters, some dings on the wheels, scrapes on the front air dam and tow hook, a scuff on one of the rear fenders, and lots of chips in the red-painted roll cage. It’s fast, and it looks like a race car, but it’s mostly a showpiece from one of the more well-known Porsche customizers.

Bottom Line: It’s unclear what you’re actually supposed to do with a car like this aside from take it to shows and gather crowds, but for some people that’s more than enough. After 27 bids it sold at a price that is within RM’s estimate range and likely less than the cost of the build, which all seems perfectly fair.

by Andrew Newton
3 April 2021

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