It's not often that a Porsche that competed at the 24 Hours of Le Mans come up for sale, so you might want to see this one. It's a 956 that competed in the 1983 running of the race, driven by father-and-son duo Mario and Michael Andretti. It's . You should buy it.
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According to the sellers, this 956 was the first of 11 customer-delivered cars, entered by Kremer Racing in the 1983 Le Man 24-hour race. It finished third overall, with the two Andrettis joined by Frenchman Philippe Alliot behind the wheel. It would go on to race in four more seasons and 26 more races, with drivers including Alan Jones and Keke Rosberg behind the wheel. After the 1986 season, it was put into storage until 2013, when it was given a comprehensive restoration.
The car is still powered by its 935-derived turbocharged flat-six engine, estimated to make 630 horsepower. Configured in this longtail body style, top speed is an impressive 240 mph. Judging by the pictures provided, everything looks to be in stellar condition.
The car with its full race and driver history included. Unsurprisingly, a price is not listed. Similar 956s routinely sell for several million dollars at auction, so we wouldn't be surprised at an asking price well into the seven-figure range. Considering this car's providence, that's to be expected.