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World's oldest-surviving Porsche is set to sell for $20 MILLION at auction, 80 years [tr]
UK Daily Mail ^ | May 14, 2019 | Chauncey Alcorn

Posted on 05/14/2019 3:52:10 AM PDT by C19fan

How much would you pay to own the world's oldest Porsche? Auto valuation experts believe some enthusiastic soul with deep pockets will fork over $20 million for the antique collectible known as the Type 64 #3. If it happens, it would be the most expensive Porsche purchase in world history, according to Road and Track. The one-of-a-kind antique Porsche is scheduled to be auctioned RM Sotheby's in August during the 2019 Monterey Car Week in Monterey, California.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: History
KEYWORDS: cars
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Father and son were close to Adolf.
1 posted on 05/14/2019 3:52:10 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Not wild about it.


2 posted on 05/14/2019 3:55:29 AM PDT by wally_bert (Disc jockeys are as interchangeable as spark plugs.)
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To: C19fan

That is a pretty cool looking car - especially in 1939.

I find it ironic they made pretty crappy tanks for the Germans in WWII. I guess some engineering doesn’t transfer...


3 posted on 05/14/2019 3:56:58 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with islamic terrorists - they want to die for allah and we want to kill them.)
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To: C19fan

You may be interested in this documentary. It’s titled “Hitler’s American Business Partners.”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmRnPIG50qY&t=394s


4 posted on 05/14/2019 3:57:45 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: C19fan; Gamecock; SaveFerris; PROCON

If Jon Voight didn’t own it, not interested.


5 posted on 05/14/2019 3:57:57 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: 2banana

Ferdinand took the German obsession with over-engineering to the extreme.


6 posted on 05/14/2019 3:59:53 AM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

Porche made panzer tank turrets in WWII.


7 posted on 05/14/2019 4:00:09 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: C19fan

Looks like a bad bondo job on that front wheel cover.....


8 posted on 05/14/2019 4:02:05 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco (uizzzp)
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To: C19fan

Very art deco.


9 posted on 05/14/2019 4:02:25 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Ping.


10 posted on 05/14/2019 4:03:23 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: C19fan

Too expensive;)

I stopped by the Ford Dealership yesterday in San Antonio, Texas for a look at the new 2019 F-150..

Just for fun, I took it out for a test drive. I wanted to sense that new truck “feel” before I get too old. The salesperson (a nice looking lady wearing

a ‘RESIST’ lapel pin) sat in the passenger seat next to me, describing the truck and all its “wonderful” options.

The seats were of particular interest. She explained that the seats directed warm air to your butt in the winter and directed cool air to your butt in the summer heat. Feeling like messing with her, I mentioned that this must be a Republican truck.

Looking a bit angry, she asked why I thought it was a Republican truck. “I explained that if it were a Democrat truck, the seats would just blow smoke up your a** year-round!”

I had to walk back to the dealership but it was worth it.


11 posted on 05/14/2019 4:04:01 AM PDT by sodpoodle (Life is prickly - carry tweezers)
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To: wally_bert

A VW with bigger fenders.

Still - it is a piece of history.


12 posted on 05/14/2019 4:04:36 AM PDT by 21twelve (!)
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To: C19fan

The quintessentially Teutonic sports car. Surpassing even the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR.


13 posted on 05/14/2019 4:06:56 AM PDT by alloysteel (The difference between real life and fiction? Fiction has to make sense and follow some logic.)
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To: wally_bert

I thought this was going to be a prototype Porsche tractor.


14 posted on 05/14/2019 4:13:49 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: C19fan

That’s a lot for an old car, where are you going to get it repaire?

Parts and labor will be astronomical if you want original factory equipment


15 posted on 05/14/2019 4:19:26 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Denounce DUAC - The Democrats Un-American Activists Committee)
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Love to know the CD of this body/car. Scan it, reverse engineer the body and mount it on the new VW electric platform especially the 4WD variant. So many exotics can live on w/ this concept. Imagine a Lamborghini Miura clone w/ this drivetrain, rather than the V12 who's oil pan was prone to hitting the pavement. Yes I get it, in many ways it won't be the same visceral experience. However, many of these cars are now art and can't even be driven because of their value, sadly.


16 posted on 05/14/2019 4:20:04 AM PDT by taildragger ("Do you hear the people Singing? Singing the Songs of Angry Men!")
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To: sodpoodle

Lol! are you here until Tuesday and should we try the veal? :-).


17 posted on 05/14/2019 4:21:37 AM PDT by taildragger ("Do you hear the people Singing? Singing the Songs of Angry Men!")
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To: sodpoodle
I had to walk back to the dealership but it was worth it.

Why? You were in the driver's seat for the test drive.

(Yeah, I know its a joke.)

18 posted on 05/14/2019 4:34:54 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine ( "It's always a party when you're eating the seed corn.")
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To: C19fan

Wonder why the current pictures show left hand drive while the historical pictures show right hand drive?

Oh well, as long as it is completely authentic.


19 posted on 05/14/2019 4:46:57 AM PDT by I cannot think of a name
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“I wanted to sense that new truck “feel” before I get too old. “

Instead of just sensing the feel of the new truck, may I suggest just buying it. We have a 2018 F150 and compared to let’s say 10 years ago, it’s a major improvement. They have unbelievable acceleration and pulling power as well as cornering ability. And the interior creature comforts are quite nice.

The downside is durability as this truck in noted for transmission and rear end troubles if used for towing or hauling. It’s a city guy’s truck.


20 posted on 05/14/2019 4:53:27 AM PDT by redfreedom
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