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Porsche restores 1987 962C race car

The Porsche 962 was 1 of the most prolific race cars of the 80s, but of the 91 illustrations created only sixteen were being campaigned by Porsche itself. Now, 1 of the official works 962s has been restored to its previous glory.

The car experienced numerous guises for the duration of its profession, but Porsche is restoring it to the yellow and pink Shell Oil and Dunlop Tires livery that it sported when it received the 1987 ADAC W├╝rth Supercup. It was the sole calendar year Porsche’s manufacturing facility team competed and received that Group C championship, with famous driver Hans-Joachim Trapped at the rear of the wheel.

The 962 was noteworthy for numerous motorsport-y explanations, but as it relates to creation cars, it served as the testbed for Porsche’s then-new Doppelkupplungsgetriebe, or what we know much more frequently as the PDK dual-clutch transmission.

After retirement, the car returned to

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