Pablo Escobar was once one of the most dangerous and the richest men in the world. He was the man behind Columbia’s drug exports, and it’s safe to say he had a bit of cash that was stored in bunkers underground. So if you had that much money, to the point you’re spending $2,500 a month on rubber bands to organise your piles of cash (seriously!), what car would you buy?
Many, that’s the right answer. But one car that Pablo bought was this Porsche 911 RSR, and it’s now for sale.
Originally, these RSRs were built for the 1974 International Race Of Champions (IROC), and there were only 15 ever built. So not only is this car incredibly rare, but Pablo’s personal car had only 225 miles on the odometer. Obviously, he was enough of a fan to buy it, but not enough to drive it. Thankfully, someone did. In fact, it was raced in a 1973 elimination race with racing driver Emerson Fittipaldi sat behind the wheel.
Fittipaldi, if you didn’t know, was the youngest Formula 1 champion at the time, with him taking the 1972 championship when he was only 25 years old.
At the rear of the car sits a 3.0-litre flat-six engine which transmits power through a five-speed manual ‘box to the rear wheels, and it with its driver history being rather interesting, it was named The Fittipaldi Car, despite it being raced and driven by a number of people. Since then, it was placed into storage, until now.
Now, it’s being sold by Atlantis Motor Group for $2.2 million. Steep, eh? Well, you never know what you’ll find in the car left over by the previous owner.