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Unknown - prior to the sale we list all cars as of unknown condition; post-sale cars will be rated as unknown if we were not at the sale and insufficient photographs and information were provided by the auction house for us to rate a car's condition.

1 = either an outstanding original car, or a top-quality, recent restoration.

1-2 = in very good condition but with one or two less perfect areas; these are extremely presentable cars that have room for improvement.
2 = sound cars that run, but are in need of some attention to bring them up to top condition.

2-3 = cars that run, but need considerable cosmetic and/or mechanical work.

3 = these range from restoration projects to complete cars that need a considerable amount of work; they're unlikely to have an MOT.
Year 1982
Marque Porsche
Model 956
Condition unknown
Auction House Gooding & Company
Auction Date 15/08/2015
Status Sold
Premium 10%
Hammer Price £5,888,750
Total Price £6,477,630
Notes 1983 Le Mans winner, third of 10 works 956s built, 1980s endurance racing pedigree, raced by Jochen Mass, Vern Schuppan, Derek Bell, Al Holbert, Hurley Haywood, extensively exhibited 2000s, formerly part of Porsche Museum collection, chassis no: 956-003

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