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You can't really own and display a Le Mans-winning race car. Okay, you could, if you had a few million dollars in your bank account. But you can own this Porsche 919 Hybrid show car, on sale at RM Auction's Open Roads online auction later in April. And really, if you park it in your basement or living room, no one will expect it to fire up anyway.
Porsche's 919 endurance car started competing in endurance races in 2014. Over the four years it was campaigned, the turbocharged, V4 hybrid won a bunch of races including the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2015, '16 and '17, as well as WEC championships in those same years. It took the Le Mans crown from Audi's R range of race cars, which won 10 out of the previous 11 contests in France before Porsche returned to the series. The two brands keep their friendly rivalry going in a few videos.
This 1-to-1 replica does not have that 1,000-hp hybrid system, as it's for display purposes only. Porsche built a series of these full scale models for promotional events, races, car shows, the Porsche Experience Center and the museum in Stuttgart, Germany. They were also used by sponsors at their own events.
And this is an exact replica. Porsche used CAD data from the LMP1 race car, and its livery was applied by Becker Design. This is 1 of 13 replicas built, the only in 2014, and it wears the livery of the 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans-winning 919, driven by Earl Bamber, Nick Tandy and Nico Hulkenberg.
"With only 13 examples built, it is incredibly rare for these display cars to leave Porsche's hands, making the offering of this example all the more important," says RM Auctions. "This would be an incredible addition to any museum or a collection of Porsche racing cars, representing the manufacturer's success in the modern era of sports car racing."
And we completely agree. The estimate for the online-only sale (the auction runs April 21-29) is a reasonable 80,000-120,000 euros, which would convert to about $94,000-$140,000. A real Sebring-winning BMW was recently estimated to go for almost triple that price.