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1982 Porsche 935

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1982 Porsche 935 L1 VIN: 935-L1
This is Bob Akin's famous Le Mans car of 1982. It was one of the wildest Porsche 935s of the post-factory era, and also one of the fastest. From 1977 the Porsche 935 was the car to have if you wanted to win IMSA or world championship events, but by 1982 it became very clear that a standard 935 was no longer competitive. The Porsche factory built its last 935 in 1979; it was left to private teams to develop the cars with more aggressive aerodynamics and chassis. Bob Akin knew if he wanted to win, he would have to come up with something totally radical for the 1982 season. Akin commissioned Chuck Gaa of Gaaco to design and build a "Super GTP 935". To improve aerodynamics and increase the straight-line speed of the new car a Lola T600 GTP nose was used. A new purpose built monocoque bonded aluminum chassis was constructed combining the best of the new GTP technology with the proven power and reliability of the Porsche 935 mechanicals. According tot the rules, the windshield and roof section of a standard Porsche 930 still had to be used. To improve airflow even further the entire roof structure was tilted to put the windshield at a better angle. Due to

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1982 porsche 935 red restored sat-nav television german rwd sportscar petrol 911 fast coupe 2-plus-2 2wd

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  • Ad ID
    69364
  • Ad type
    For sale
  • Category
    Porsche > 935
  • Year
    1982

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United Kingdom

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