30 Jun '15, 1pm

Non-driving Replica of Porsche 919 Hybrid Sells For $106,000

Non-driving Replica of Porsche 919 Hybrid Sells For $106,000

Porsche has sold a model car for $106,100. The German automaker auctioned off a Porsche 919 Hybrid 1:1 model car on eBay, a full-sized replica of the 919 Hybrid race car that competed in last year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans. The model car is one of 13 replicas in the world to be privately owned and includes the original six signatures of the Porsche 919 Hybrid drivers that participated in last year’s race: Timo Bernhard, Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber, Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb. The model car is made from resin, weighs about 1100 lbs and can be mounted on a wall for a truly extravagant display. The front wheels can also rotate and Porsche mentioned at the auction that the power plug for the lights do work. The highest bidder will also receive a pair of Business Class tickets to Singapore and a two-night stay at a five-star hotel so that they can attend The Porsche Cir...

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