Finding Mastery - Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7
The story of a legendary automobile held in great esteem.
Passion. Knowledge. Craftsmanship. There are many ways to restore a legendary automobile like the Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7. And there are several specialists around the world, united by these three attributes, when it comes to describe their approach.
But, there are only a few who ever had the opportunity to went on a quest for finding mastery. Who had the support, the funds and the patience of a client to take no shortcuts. To devote themselves to perfection. To build their mastery.
911 360 11.. is one of those rare masterpieces.
Delivered to its first German Owner in 05.1973, this Porsche Carrera RS 2.7 remained in Germany ever since. Located in the South of Bavaria for most of its life, it made its way to the current owner in the late 2000’s. Standing next to a constantly changing inventory of 911’s from the modern era, it was agreed that one day this RS would be brought back to its long gone beauty. By somebody who not only restores classic Porsche, but takes care of its history and its very own character. And somebody who remains true to his principals. For example that good things take time and need attention.
The time to look for original and era-corresponding parts instead of buying the one-size-fits-all parts the latest classic car heydays made available on every corner.
The opportunity to pay full attention to each step in the process instead of jumping from one lifting platform to another.
The possibility to step away from the project and the garage from time to time to regain full attention.
The time to wait for a slot in the queue of a contractor you fully trust. And the time to wait until his work meets your expectations.
A contractor, for example, who still knows how to paint a car that it looks like back in the days and not like a 991. Somebody who is knows how to build a structured surface in the paint on purpose and not by accident.
So today, if you approach 911 360 11.. you will feel the charm of the 1970s. In the obvious things as well as the little details.
The pale yellow of the galvanized hose clamps. The rough textured leather of the lower panels. The diamond patterned roof lining with the original 5mm spacing. The red coloured overhead electric coil heads at the horn. And the original 1973 Hirschmann antenna with sticker.
No need to say, that this Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 finally 911 360 11.. convinced the Classic Data Expert and comes with a „condition 1“ and an official certification of its authenticity regarding the VIN and production number.
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