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1978 PORSCHE 935/78 ’MOBY DICK’

Regular price R 1,800.00
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9 in stock

The 1978 PORSCHE 935/78’MOBY DICK’, duly nicknamed for its large size and wide overhangs, was designed and built by Norbert Singer for high speeds at Le Mans. Together with its aerodynamic shaping and engineering wizardry by Hans Metzger, the upgraded 3.2-litre twin-turbo with a water-cooled 4-valve head put out a galloping 845bhp reaching a top speed of 367km/h. It only ever saw 4 races with Jochen Mass and Jackie Ickx winning its first at the 6-hour Silverstone. It was the fastest car on the straight at LeMans’78 amongst other prototypes but finished only 8th after engine trouble proved challenging. It was eventually retired to the Porsche museum in Stuttgart.

AUTHENTICITY : Each drawing is limited to 10 signed and numbered prints regardless of size and comes together with a certificate & 10SERIE 'medallion'

PAPER : Professionally ink printed onto 350gsm Hahnemühle Museum Etching paper to achieve the best color & light fastness.

FRAME :

Profile : A 14 x 34mm (0,55 x 1.33inch) beveled profile made from Obeche (African Maple) which is depended upon for its stability and relative resistance to warping once machined. It is offered in either color black or white.

GLASS :

'Museum Glass' is 'non-reflective' and absorbs damaging UV light to allow over 98% transmission allowing only the best vibrant colors to translate and is advised for all the limited & signed prints.

'Standard' picture framing glass is a 2mm clear float glass. It is inexpensive and will protect your artwork from dust and physical damage.

BACKING :

Full archival acid-free board with 10mm deep-sunk (spacer) in same to create depth and set the artwork back off the glass.