Car Spotlight>>porsche 914-6 Gt Pickup

For my next Car Spotlight from the Rennsport Reunion I thought I'd share with you guys a rather strange Porsche 914 I found in the paddock.

At a quick glance this car doesn't look all to different from a normal 914-6.

But, you see though, this one has been converted into a pickup truck. It started off as a rare 914-6 equipped with Porsche's Spormatic transmission, but after an accident in the early '70s it was bought by a body builder named Troutman, who converted the wrecked sports car into a pickup truck. It's since been bought by Kevin Jeanette who restored it to the state you see here.

During the resto Jeanette decided to make the car look as if it were a 914-6 GT racing service truck from the early '70s. The bed is equipped with a tool box, spotlights, extra fuel, and fire extinguishers. All the stuff you might need during a long endurance race.

The extra foglights up front are also a cool touch.

It's quite strange to see the 2.5 liter motor sandwiched between the bed and the "cab".

Cockpit view. Here you'll find all the essentials. A couple low back buckets, harnesses, and a roll bar.

Wide Fuchs fill the flared fenders nicely, and the period stickers complete the look.

Why have a vintage race car and a pickup truck when you can have both in one?

Just another great find from the Rennsport Reunion.

-Mike Garrett

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1

It's, "doesn't look all TOO different." Not "to different." If you're going to write professionally, learn to write like a professional. I wouldn't be a douche about it but SH features this kind of awesome writing far two (get it?) often.

2

This is amazing !

3

Wow I actually love it

4

I totally dig it.

5

The cockpit it's just awsome...! I will love to have this interior on any car, but imagine how well can you control a light and well balanced car like this with that stuff!

6

It's so bizzare it's tantalyzing.

I'd buy a Porschamino.

8

The cockpit it's just awsome...! I will love to have this interior on any car, but imagine how well can you control a light and well balanced car like this with that stuff!

9

thats just awesome, like it alot :)

11

Sick car, great right up...(get it?)





For the record, don't think most of us give a crap about you're grammatical errors guys...were hear for the cars.

12

Very cool creation and the livery and period items in the bed really pull it off. 100% cool.

13

DESKTOPS NOOOOOOWWWW! So awesome!!

14

Thanks for the "Car Spotlight" Mike! Great photos & great article!

15

Erm, 'Mr. E.G', why be like that? Respect the fact that Mike has been and taken pictures of this awesome car, for us to see. If people like you are just going to sit there and correct a small grammar mistake, it shows you're really sad and you need to grow up.

On another note, awesome. So different, would love to see this in the flesh.

16

LOVE IT! Great colors & awesome restoration.

18

great locking car

19

Who would F up a car this bad?

-in the early '70s it was bought by a body builder.

That explanes

20

MR. E.G., you are a dick. Cool car though...

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