January 4, 2010
Paris Dakar Winning Porsche 959 in the Wild
In many areas, seeing a Porsche 911 Turbo out on the streets is a rare sight. Virtually anywhere, seeing a Porsche 959 out and about is extremely rare. However, it doesn’t matter who you are or where you are, it just doesn’t get more rare than seeing a Paris Dakar winning Porsche 959 driven on public streets.
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With only three cars being built, the other two which are in museums, even in terms of rare Porsches, it’s a unicorn. In 1986, Porsche entered three 959s in the 7,500 mile rally (numbered 185, 186 and 187) and with Rene Metge behind the wheel and Dominic Lemoyne navigating, this particular car, 186, took first place. For more photos of this car, along with other great cars that came out to the cars and coffee event, check out the full gallery at Desert-Motors.com.
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