1970 Porsche 917K - Gooding & Company Preview


“Racing is life. Everything before or after is just waiting.” That was the money line from the 1971 film Le Mans. When Steve McQueen spoke those words on camera, the car that Gooding & Company just consigned, Porsche 917 number 024, was probably sitting just a few yards away. The JW Racing, Gulf-liveried 1970 Porsche 917K, one of approximately 59 built, is now poised to be the most expensive Porsche ever sold at a public auction when it crosses the block next month in Pebble Beach. (The previous record-holder was a 956, also sold by Gooding in Pebble Beach, which went for more than $10 million in 2015.)

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2017/07/07/porsche-917k