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Porsche auctioning final 991 911 for COVID-19

The 991.2 911 is officially done for. Now, Porsche is auctioning the final example to raise money for those affected by COVID-19.

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Derek Fung
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The final previous-generation Porsche 911 to roll from the production line in Zuffenhausen is being auctioned to raise money for those affected by COVID-19.

Proceeds from the sale of Porsche’s final 911 Speedster will be donated to the United Way COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Fund.

Porsche Design is also offering a retro watch with leather matching the Speedster’s interior and a winding rotor mimicking the alloy wheels for auction.

There’s a one-off book documenting the car’s production process, and the winning bidder is being offered a behind-the-scenes tour of the Porsche Motorsports development centre in Weissach.

This last 991.2 Speedster is fitted with the Heritage Design package, including silver paint offset with a white bumper and upper front fender, numbers on the bonnet and doors, and Porsche script along the lower door.

There’s also gold badges, 20-inch alloy wheels, black and white calipers for the carbon-ceramic brakes, a two-tone black and brown leather interior, Porsche logos embossed on the headrests, and a classic central strip atop the steering wheel.

Porsche auctioning final 991 911 for COVID-19

The 911 Speedster is powered by a 4.0-litre naturally-aspirated flat-six with 374kW of power, hooked up to a six-speed manual.

It also features a chopped windscreen and a manual fabric soft-top. With no air conditioning – and bonnet, wheel arches, bumpers, and aero humps made from carbon-fibre – the Speedster is around 90kg lighter than a regular 911.

Only 1948 Speedsters were produced in total.

Porsche auctioning final 991 911 for COVID-19

RM Sotheby’s is currently running the auction online, with bids closing at 7pm Central European time on April 22.

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Derek Fung
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Derek Fung would love to tell you about his multiple degrees, but he's too busy writing up some news right now. In his spare time Derek loves chasing automotive rabbits down the hole. Based in New York, New York, Derek loves to travel and is very much a window not an aisle person.

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