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This Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 that belonged to actor Paul Walker is for sale

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Before tragically disappearing in an accident in 2013, Paul Walker accumulated a nice collection of cars. The famous actor of the Fast and Furious saga had notably offered himself one of the 1,580 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 to have been produced. This copy dating from 1973 is put up for sale in August 2022 by the auction house Mecum Auctions.

Sporting the chassis number 9113600901, this 911 Carrera RS 2.7 belonged to TV presenter Jay Leno before passing into the hands of Paul Walker. According to Mecum Auctions, the car “was particularly liked” by Paul Walker. Its odometer displays at the time of writing these lines 93,774 kilometres.

An iconic engine in the back of this 911

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This model is distinguished in particular by its Touring pack, and of course its 210 horsepower 2.7 flat-six engine associated with a five-speed manual gearbox. The cylinders have received a Nikasil treatment and the block is equipped with a Bosch injection system. The transmission and the suspensions underwent a restoration. The car is equipped with a limited slip differential.

A yellow and black livery in immaculate condition

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On the aesthetic side, Paul Walker’s 911 Carrera RS 2.7 sports a yellow livery with black accents. The word “Carrera” is written on the sides, and the windows as well as the headlights are surrounded by chrome. The car sits on 15-inch Fuchs rims. The famous ducktail spoiler is present at the rear, and it is adorned with a Carrera RS logo.

Minimalist and sporty atmosphere on board

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On board this 911 Carrera RS 2.7 authenticated by Porsche, the black upholstery has also been restored. There are bucket seats with Pepita inserts and the traditional Porsche counters with the central tachometer. Very minimalist, the period dashboard is simply equipped with a small car radio.

The auction of the Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 that belonged to Paul Walker is scheduled to take place between Thursday August 18 and Saturday August 20, 2022 in Monterey, California, on the sidelines of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.

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In real life, Paul Walker was also a car enthusiast. Before disappearing in 2013, the famous actor of the Fast and Furious saga was notably offered this Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7. First registered in 1973, the car was put up for auction in August 2022, on the sidelines of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. Preserved in excellent condition following several restorations, it sports a yellow and black livery combined with a black and gray interior. Its rear cover houses the famous 210-hp 2.7 flat-six engine.

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