Lot 57

2012   |   Amelia Island Auction 2012

1973 Porsche 917/30 Can-Am Spyder

SOLD $4,400,000

Estimate

$3,250,000 - $4,000,000

Chassis

917/30-004

Car Highlights

The Most Powerful Road-Racing Car Ever Built

An Undisputed Masterpiece of Automotive Engineering

One of Only Six Examples Built

Sold New to Australian Porsche Importer Alan Hamilton

Meticulously Restored in Penske Racing’s 1973 Sunoco Livery

Rennsport Reunion, AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix and Monterey Historics Participant

Featured Prominently in Pete Lyons’ Can-Am Cars in Detail

Eligible for Leading Historic Races and Porsche Gatherings

The Ultimate Evolution of the Porsche 917

Technical Specs

5,374 CC DOHC Air-Cooled Flat 12-Cylinder Engine

Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection

Twin KKK Turbochargers

Estimated 1,200 HP at 8,000 RPM (1.4 Bar of Boost)

4-Speed Type 920 Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Ventilated Disc Brakes

Fully Independent Double Wishbone Suspension with Coil-Over Shock Absorbers and Anti-Roll Bars

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