who doesn't love a bit of tartan?

This Stunning Yellow Porsche Is Like No Vintage 911 You’ve Ever Seen


February 28, 2020 Cars By
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One could argue the Porsche 911 is the most unstoppable phenomenon in the automotive world. Pristine examples from pretty much any era, barring the maligned 996 generation, are treasured. (And even those cars are gaining in popularity.)

The 911 can also provide a template for high-end tuners to create their own artful interpretations. A stunning example of the latter: this 1987 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe modified by the Japanese Porsche tuner Rauh-Welt Begriff (RWB), currently up for auction on Bring a Trailer.

World-renown tuner Akira Nakai performed the modifications at RWB’s facility in Los Angeles. He added a widebody kit that provides a longer hood, wider fender flares and a ducktail spoiler at the rear. He deleted the sunroof, as well as the passenger-side wiper, the passenger-side mirror and the external fuel filler.

RWB also painted the exterior Porsche Light Yellow (which may rival these drop-dead gorgeous blue 911s) with Carrera script graphics. The interior received a surprisingly alluring yellow tartan fabric trim, while a subsequent owner added 17-inch Fikse Fuchs Replica wheels.

The engine is a 3.2-liter flat-six with Jenvey Dynamics individual throttle bodies; the transmission is a five-speed manual transaxle. The odometer shows 4,400 miles since the 911 had a conversion over from metric figures, though the actual mileage is unknown.

The auction price for the RWB is currently at $60,000, with five days remaining. That number should rise dramatically by the final day. (Though it could be a relative bargain compared to a Singer Porsche.)

Check out our how-to guide to learn how to bid on a Bring a Trailer car yourself.

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Tyler Duffy

Tyler Duffy is Gear Patrol's Motoring Staff Writer. He used to write about sports for The Big Lead and The Athletic. He has a black belt in toddler wrangling. He's based outside Detroit.

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