Porsche 911 GTS, a special edition celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

Porsche 911 GTS, a special edition celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

On the occasion of the Le Mans Classic Championship, Porsche Take off the veil 911 GTS Le Mans Centennial Editiona special edition 911 designed to honor the centenary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and celebrate Porsche’s history at the La Sarthe circuit.

This sports car is exclusive to French market It will be made in 72 units. The price is 237,819 euros.

Greetings to the past

The German automaker has announced that the 911 GTS Le Mans Centenaire Edition is inspired by two iconic models from the past: the Porsche 356 SL and the 911 GT1. The project for this special model started in 2020 and 25 special components were created for the car. The technical basis is the 911 GTS. This means that we will find a 480 HP 3.0 Twin Turbo Boxer Engine Mated to a 7-speed manual gearbox or an 8-speed PDK automatic.

The Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Le Mans Centenaire Edition can be recognized by a number of defining elements of the exterior and interior, starting with the sporty design side skirts painted in black, the door sill guards in graphite blue leather and the dark headlights. We also find the GT sports steering wheel in graphite blue leather with chalk stitching.

The body of the sports car is painted in the new Le Mans Silver Metallic, which was specifically developed and inspired by the original 356 SL. So the previous model’s color has been modified to create a unique gray that pays homage to 1950s motorsports.

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On the doors we find the number 46, which is another reference to the 356 SL that raced at Le Mans. This special edition model also features a rear badge commemorating 100 years of Le Mans. The wheels are inspired by the 911 GT1 cars that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1998 with two French drivers at the wheel.

All the lucky ones who purchase this model will receive a specific key ring, a made-to-measure interior cover and a personalized book with photos of their vehicle during the production phase at the Zuffenhausen factory and in the Exclusive Manufaktur workshops.

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