Famed Steve McQueen "Le Mans" Porsche 911S Set for RM’s Monterey Auction


AMELIA ISLAND, FL.- Calling all Steve McQueen fans! RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house, will lift the gavel on the iconic 1970 Porsche 911S formerly owned by the “King of Cool” Steve McQueen and featured in his epic Hollywood film Le Mans, when its highly-anticipated Monterey sale returns to California, August 18 – 20, 2011. Built to the highest 1970 specification, complete with air conditioning and a full complement of factory options, the Slate Grey 911S stars in the film’s legendary opening sequence as McQueen’s character, hotshot Porsche driver, Michael Delaney, drives through the French countryside, reflecting on life, death, and racing. In addition to its starring role in the film, the Porsche 911S was used as McQueen’s personal transport during the movie’s production, later joining his own stable of extraordinary motor cars in California – a colle