A 1964 Porsche 904 GTS formerly had by the renowned star Robert Redford is formally auctioning at Bonhams.
With a projected power of 175 HP at 7,200 rpm as well as five-speed handbook transaxles, the auto competed under the Otto Zipper Precision Motor Cars group back then. The automobile has actually kept its initial bodywork, suspension, framework and also transaxle and also has actually been well recorded as a preferable as well as uncommon instance of a Porsche auto racing tale.
As soon as again transformed back to sporting activities automobile auto racing, in 1962 Porsche deserted its costly Formula 1 program and also. At the time’ Porsche’s technological supervisor, Dr. Hans Tomala established a brand-new modern technology that made use of composite products for architectural usage in vehicles, later on welcomed in the brand-new mid-engined GT racer, the Type 904. With the engine as well as suspension straight bolted to the steel framework, it lowered the transmission of sound and also resonance to the traveler area.
The version used at public auction is both an item of Porsche and also North American competing background. This specific 904 GTS has actually been outfitted with a brand-new engine, a Type 587/3 Carrera electric motor, Dunlop tires and also completed in a silver metal paint while the insides are cushioned with blue fabric. The version is the 2nd 904 GTS provided to a consumer beyond the jobs program. It was provided brand-new to California to star Robert Redfort, where the 904 competed via 1965. Redford maintained the vehicle for nearly a years prior to offering it to a Belgium collection.
Just 110 904s were made to please the FIA needs, making this 1/110 offered. Have a look over at the Porsche. Tune right into Bonhams to find out more on the public auction.
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