1. 5 Rare Exclusive Porsches of ALL Time

5 Rare Exclusive Porsches of ALL Time

27th March 2017

To put it in simple words - THERE IS NO SUBSTITUTE FOR PORSCHE

The history of Porsche has many such examples where it has very successfully distinguished itself in delivering rare and special cars or to be precise supercars. The Stuttgart assembly line has always come up with something unusual, be they are development prototypes, fire-breathing racers or oddball experiments sold to customers, the wildest creations by Porsche has always managed to grabbed eyeballs.

Considering the rich history that Porsche has, it is quite difficult to pick up its best creations of all time. Hence, on the basis of their production units, we have closed down to 5 rarest Porsches of all time that may give you a cargasm:.

Porsche 911 GT1 Strassenversion

Porsche 911 GT1 Strassenversionsource-wikimedia

Only 25 units are claimed to be built!

This supercar served as the mid-point in the development of GT1, which is the homologation special derived out of the extremely successful racing car. Despite having 911 in name, the 911 GT1 has very little in common with its parent car. Where most of its appearance was similar to that of Porsche 962, only the frontal chassis were carrying the resemblance to the 993 911.

Porsche 911 GT1 Strassenversionsource -blogspot

It made its first public appearance at the 1996 24 Hours of Le Mans. Owing to the grand victories of the GT1 in the races, the company planned to bring out the street-legal version of the award-winning GT1 to not let it limited to the tracks only. It was christened as Porsche 911 GT1 Strassenversion and cost around $912,000. With 2535lbs body, this supercar was able to hit a top speed of 191mph.

1984 Porsche 911 SC/RS

1984 Porsche 911 SC/RSsource -total911

Only 20 units saw the light of the day!

The delay in the Porsche 959 gave birth to the 911 SC/RS in 1984. The Rothmans, sponsor of the Porsche Group C race, were in the dire need of a racing car; hence 911 SC/RS came to rescue. The SC/RS had 3.0-litre engine rather than the much advanced 3.2-litre rear-mounted motor energizing the rear wheels. According to the available data, the maximum power churned out by the engine mated to a 5-speed manual tranny was 247BHP @7000rpm and the peak torque resided at 250Nm @6500rpm.

1984 Porsche 911 SC/RSsource -total911

The race car was able to achieve a top speed of 244Kmph. Out of the 20 units built, 5 were assigned to Prodrive whereas the remaining models were sold as road cars under the ‘Special Edition’ tag.

Porsche 356 America Roadster

Porsche 356 America Roadstersource -kingofwallpapers

Only 16 units were manufactured!

Produced exclusively for the US market, the name, Porsche 356 America Roadster, itself suggests its intended destination. It was the lightweight version of Porsche 356 that finally made to the development of another piece of marvel – 356 Speedster. The company took the help of Max Hoffman, the US distributor, for exporting the limited units of this supercar. Porsche kept the importance and benefits of lightweight in mind, the company used aluminium body manufactured by Glaser.

Porsche 356 America Roadstersource -wheelsage

Produced exclusively for the US market, the name, Porsche 356 America Roadster, itself suggests its intended destination. It was the lightweight version of Porsche 356 that finally made to the development of another piece of marvel – 356 Speedster. The company took the help of Max Hoffman, the US distributor, for exporting the limited units of this supercar. Porsche kept the importance and benefits of lightweight in mind, the company used aluminium body manufactured by Glaser.

Porsche 924 Carrera GTS CS

Porsche 924 Carrera GTS CSsource -pinimg

Only 15 GTS CS were produced!

Popularly known as Carrera GTS Club-Sport, this among the other rarest Porsches came into existence in 1981. The company produced 59 units of 924 Porsche Carrera GTSs out of which on 15 belonged to the GTS Club-Sport group. To many car enthusiasts, the front-engined Porsche Carrera GTS CS is the ultimate driver’s car draped in countless motorsport parts to make it the real MONSTER.

Delivering 25HP more horsepower than the original Carrera GTS, the CS variant churns out 270HP of maximum power and can sprint from naught to 100Kmph in 5.2 seconds. Thus, the figures state that 924 Carrera GTS CS is faster than 911 Turbo of its era. What makes this beast a desirable possession is its lightweight body with fiberglass panels, Porsche 911 Turbo brakes, Porsche 935 seats, a factory aluminium roll-cage and a 2.0-litre 4-cylinder motor.

Porsche 935 Street

Porsche 935 Streetsource -performancedrive

A unique Porsche ever produced! ONLY ONE

The Porsche has been investing time in developing customized cars since the mid-1980s to meet the unconventional demands of the wealthy customers. The particular Porsche in question belongs to this category, which was specially made for a Saudi businessman, Mansour Ojjeh. He was the CEO of TAG (Techniques d’Avant Garde) – the famous watch brand. He was very much impressed by the performance of the 935 racing car and hence wanted one for himself, of course, loaded with all the luxuries.

The car was based on the brand-new 930 bodyshell and was equipped with the components of a race car. It came with a 3.3-litre turbocharged motor that was tamed to churn out a power of 375BHP. To give it a unique touch, the company enveloped it in a brilliant red color and provided cream leather seats by wood veneer.

Hope, you liked the exclusive collection of Porsche! Do you have other names in mind? Do share your views in the comment section below!

 

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