McLarens may be exclusive, but there are still hundreds – if not thousands – of people out there who can say they own one. Mansour Ojjeh is one of them, but he doesn't just own a McLaren – he owns McLaren. As in, the company that makes the racing and exotic supercars. Or 25 percent of it, anyway. As the head of Techniques d'Avant Garde, Ojjeh is one of the British outfit's largest shareholders, previously having owned Heuer watches (before selling it to luxury giant LVMH) and engineered Porsche's most successful foray into Formula One – winning the world drivers' championship three times in a row and the constructors' title twice with Alain Prost and Niki Lauda behind the wheel of McLarens with Porsche engines developed and branded by TAG.

In short, he probably could get any McLaren he wanted at the drop of a hat, but also had strong ties to Porsche in the 80s, and this is the car he wanted. It's called the Porsche 935 Street, and it's the only one ever made. Inspired by the 935 racer that won Le Mans and over 120 other races, Ojjeh contracted Porsche Exclusive when it was still in its infancy to make him one for the road. So they took a 930 bodyshell, slotted in the 3.3-liter turbo flat-six from the 934 but cranked output up to 375 horsepower, and gave it the brakes, suspension, BBS wheels and wide-body aero from the 935 racer. They painted it a deep metallic red and trimmed the interior with cream leather and wood veneer.

When all was said and done, a total of 550 modifications were performed, detailed on a seventeen-page invoice and costing as much as three new 911 Turbos at the time. Ojjeh only put 12,000 miles on the odometer, running up and down the French Riviera, and has now put it up for sale at the upcoming Bonhams auction at Spa where it's tipped to fetch upwards of 300,000 euros – equivalent to $410k at today's rates, or, once again, the price of about three new 911 Turbos.


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      zepeda1
      • 7 Months Ago
      Just because something is one of a kind, doesn't mean it's valuable. This thing looks like its been beat to hell. Better get a carfax before you sign on the dotted line.
      Scott
      • 7 Months Ago
      The styling has not aged well.
      wafflesnfalafel
      • 7 Months Ago
      Certainly not a 'sleeper'. That front splitter is sure beat up too. A hard 12,000mi.
      Dmitriy Markelov
      • 7 Months Ago
      It might just be the angle but the rear of the car seems to be setup for traversing the rubicon trail.
      MMM
      • 7 Months Ago
      Not s good looking car...
      Moreno636
      • 7 Months Ago
      I'd drop anywhere between $500k and $600K for it if I had the means...and I'm not even Porsche enthusiast like that.
        ffelix422
        • 7 Months Ago
        @Moreno636
        You sound like someone who doesn't know cars in general. I've got a 1985 Yugo I'd like you to look at... It's a classic.
      ffelix422
      • 7 Months Ago
      I wonder if the owner thinks that by mentioning that he's a "McLaren Boss" it will sell this overpriced and dated object. And for the price he's asking.
      summazooma
      • 7 Months Ago
      Frankly, if I saw that at curbside, I'd automatically assume a couple of things... It's a 912 under all of that lipstick, and, we're in Temple City. I almost (almost) don't care what it is, it's a pretty tacky looking car... give me the race car and license it without the mascara.
        Moreno636
        • 7 Months Ago
        @summazooma
        This car clearly goes so far above your head its almost comical. 912...with that rear end....riiiiiighhttt.
      ugot2bkiddin
      • 7 Months Ago
      Um, I'll take just one new Turbo S over this ugly relic of racecar any day. Fugly, never mind the old 911 snap oversteer handling issues.
      Will Ellingham
      • 7 Months Ago
      Abysmal.
      Losferatu
      • 7 Months Ago
      Looks cheesy
      phishburk
      • 7 Months Ago
      Holy hell I hate it.
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