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A one-of-a-kind Porsche designed to honor a beloved cartoon character has been auctioned for a staggering sum.
Sally Special It was built by Porsche in collaboration with Pixar in the style of Sally Carrera from the “Cars” movie franchise.
It’s based on the 2022911 GTS and features a unique paint color and turbocharged wheels modeled after moving cars.
The color was also used for the scalloped upholstery, and the car was equipped with a seven-speed manual transmission and a 473-hp flat-six turbocharged engine.
A “tattoo” like the one Sally had on the wing has been applied, and the engine compartment has a “GTS Powered” comic book-style logo.
The “Cars” valve covers and the “Kachow Mode” button on the steering wheel are additional recalls for the movie.
The car was featured at RM Sotheby’s auction during Monterey Car Charity Week in California with Bonnie Hunt, the actress who voiced Sally.
It was sold for a final bid of $3.6 million, with all proceeds split between the USA to support UNHCR for refugees The war in Ukraine and Girls Inc.
The standard GTS currently lists with a starting price of $144,050.
Sally Special was one of more than twenty cars that were sold at auction at prices of several million, including a car 1955 Ferrari 410 Sport Spider Race car that sold for $22,005,000.
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