Auction: Ex-Dakar Classic 1982 Porsche 911SC


After spending the better part of a decade honing her rallying skills at top-level events like the Mint 400, Baja 1000, Rallye Aicha des Gazelles and Australasian Safari Rally, American racer Amy Lerner has set his sights on the 2022 Dakar Classic – a 14 day vintage racing event that sees competitors traverse the same 3,800 miles of grueling desert as the regular Dakar Rally. Channeling the spirit of Michele Mouton and taking part in the first all-female team to take on the Dakar Classic, Lerner (and navigator Sara Bossaert) rode a specially prepared 1982 Porsche 911SC and claimed a stage victory and overall classification. . second place in its category. With this year’s Dakar Classic now in the rearview mirror, Lerner is currently looking for a new home for this rally-ready 911.

Drawing heavily on Porsche’s 911 SC/RS 4×4 (or 953), Lerner’s Super Carrera has been fitted with a host of modern off-road upgrades, including a raised RTEC suspension setup, a full-length guards, AP Racing disc brakes, an FIA-spec fuel cell, roof-mounted air scoop, BFG off-road tires and a four-unit rear-mounted Vision X LED light module. the hood, to name a few. The Super Carrera is powered by a 260hp 3.0-litre engine built and tuned by Claudio SG Racing.

The interior of the car has also been treated with an OMP steering wheel and pedals, STACK and VDO instrumentation in a custom carbon dashboard, FIA approved internal roll bar, Recaro seats with Schroth Racing harnesses and a rear-mounted spare wheel. complemented by a second full-size spare wheel housed in the Super Carrera’s frunk. The vehicle is also adorned with a replica of the Rothmans livery, and its roof was recently signed by racing legend – and 1983 Dakar winner – Jacky Ickx. After completing the 2022 Dakar Classic, this 1982 specimen 911 received a major service from GRally – a renowned racing team with a long WRC and Dakar Rally history. And, in addition to the 911SC itself, the sale also includes an absolutely huge number of spare parts, making it an incredible turnkey opportunity to compete in vintage rally events.

This ex-Dakar Classic 1982 Porsche 911SC (chassis no. WP0ZZZ91ZBS102869) is set to break the auction block at Bonhams’ upcoming “Les Grandes Marques à Monaco” sale on May 13, where the rally driver in Rothmans livery is expected to net between $182.00 and $235,600.

Purchase: $182,000+

Photo: Bonhams
Photo: Bonhams
Photo: Bonhams

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