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Masterpiece in motion: commission transcends Porsche 911 tradition

San Juan Commission – 1991 Porsche 911

The allure of a classic sports car like the Porsche 911 never seems to fade. Its timeless design, coupled with its performance capabilities, has earned it a special place in the hearts of automotive enthusiasts worldwide. But what happens when a celebrated icon like the Porsche 911 receives a bespoke treatment that pushes the boundaries of craftsmanship and design? Enter Singer Vehicle Design, a California-based company that has made waves in the automotive world with its meticulous restoration and reimagination of a Porsche 911.

The latest masterpiece to roll out of Singer’s workshop is the San Juan Commission, a one-of-a-kind Porsche 911 reimagined to perfection. Scheduled to go under the hammer at RM Sotheby’s Miami event in March 2024, this exceptional creation embodies the pinnacle of Singer’s Classic Study services, where every detail is meticulously crafted to redefine the driving experience.

At first glance, the San Juan Commission captivates with its stunning aesthetics. Wrapped in a striking Grand Prix White finish, contrasted by hand-trimmed black-and-lime-green interior accents, this Porsche 911 is a sight to behold. But it’s not just about looks; beneath its sleek exterior lies a powerhouse of engineering marvels, meticulously curated to deliver an unparalleled driving experience.
One cannot overlook the craftsmanship that goes into each Singer creation. From the seam-welded chassis upgrade to the hand-built 4.0-liter engine and titanium exhaust system, every component is designed to perfection. The result? A symphony of performance and style that embodies the essence of the Porsche 911 while pushing the boundaries of automotive excellence.

But amidst the awe-inspiring beauty and performance lies a question of authenticity. Can a reimagined Porsche 911 truly capture the essence of the original? While Singer’s creations undoubtedly pay homage to the iconic sports car, some purists may question the departure from Porsche’s original design ethos. Yet, it’s this very departure that makes Singer’s work so intriguing—a fusion of tradition and innovation that challenges conventional notions of automotive restoration.

As the auction date approaches, anticipation mounts for enthusiasts eager to witness the unveiling of the San Juan Commission. For those fortunate enough to witness its glory firs-thand, it’s not just a car—it’s a work of art in motion, a testament to the enduring legacy of the Porsche 911, and a symbol of automotive perfection redefined.

The San Juan Commission is set to go under the hammer on the 2nd of March 2024 by RM Sothebys, Miami with an asking price of US$1.35 million.

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RM Sothebys

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