Super GTP 935 Is Not the Race Car Porsche Had in Mind

The Porsche 935 has a special place in the carmaker’s history books. Raced in various events during the 1970s and 1980s, this racing version of that time’s 911 (930) Turbo has become a favorite of private teams once factory support for it ended.

Porsche started making the 935 in 1976, and ended support for it in 1979, even if the car stayed in production a bit longer, until 1981. This allowed teams who owned the cars to modify them as they saw fit.

The one in the gallery above is a 935 fielded by Bob Akin during the 1982 Le Mans 24 hours race. Bob Akin is one of the biggest names in the world of American racing, and he had a soft spot for Porsche cars.

Seen as one of the “wildest Porsche 935s of the post-factory era,” the race car is heavily modified to improve aerodynamics and track

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