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Steve McQueen's 1976 Porsche Carrera is up for Auction

The very last car special-ordered by The King of Cool, the late mega movie star Steve McQueen, will be offered for sale at the Mecum Daytime Auction in Monterey

  • Steve McQueen Porsche auction

The very last car special-ordered by The King of Cool, the late mega movie star Steve McQueen, will be offered for sale at the Mecum Daytime Auction in Monterey this Aug. 13-15 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel and Spa – Del Monte Golf Course.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera will be donated to McQueen’s alma mater, the reform school Boys Republic.

“This car is rich in history,” said McQueen’s son Chad. “This is the last of the McQueen cars, really. That’s known. That’s real.”

McQueen’s untimely death in 1980 at age 50 made this 1976 Porsche 930, chassis 9306800408, the very last of his special-order cars.

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His insatiable and notorious need for speed and his affinity for fine automobiles meant always having the best sets of wheels, and his Porsche 930 is no exception. Capable of producing 234 hp at 5,500 rpm, the matching-numbers four-speed car came equipped with the rare early production non-intercooled 3.0-litre engine, no. 6860413, with Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection and was special ordered from Bob Smith Porsche in Hollywood. McQueen specified that the car be delivered wearing Slate Gray with a sunroof, dual mirrors, limited-slip differential and black sport seats.

Offered with a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, extensive service records, the original owner’s manual, original tools and original sales brochures, this 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo—the last of the McQueen cars—will serve as an excellent centerpiece in the collection of its next caretaker.

To view the complete description of McQueen’s Last Special-Order Porsche or to register as a bidder, visit Mecum.com. Bidder registration is $100 and can be completed in advance online or on-site at the auction.

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