Mirage Porsche 911 at Rennsport Reunion 7

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Mirage, the Autobot from “Transformers: Rise of the Beasts,” and its Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8 incarnation are set to make an appearance at Rennsport Reunion 7. From September 28 to October 1, the WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca will be hosting this iconic event, which will include a showcase of legendary cars along with the rare 964 series Carrera RS 3.8.

Enthusiastic viewers will be provided the chance to witness the newest Transformers protagonist automobile and tall, 15-foot tall models of Mirage, Optimus Prime, plus Optimus Primal – all Autobots. Moreover, participants shall receive a one-time showing of the exciting blockbuster which mopped up a worldwide sum of $439 million at the theaters during this past summer.

Ayesha Coker, Vice President of Marketing for Porsche Cars North America, conveyed her elatedness regarding the presentation of the renowned vehicle at the Rennsport Reunion in Monterey come September. She praised the group at Porsche Classic for their zeal and hard work at safeguarding the car as an integral part of the company’s history, also guaranteeing it would perform efficiently after filming. Coker also highlighted the significance of disclosing the automobile at the seventh installment of Rennsport Reunion, which is known throughout the world as the largest meeting of Porsche admirers.

The Porsche 911 Carrera RS 3.8 is a highly rare and monumental vehicle, having only been manufactured in 55 examples. To secure the first models from any conceivable peril, filmmakers provided five custom-made stunt cars which perfectly duplicated the looks of the 911 Carrera RS 3.8.

Every vehicle in the movie carried out a special task, designed for numerous scenes. From rapid backward driving to hard-hitting stunts and meticulous shots dedicated to the actors, Every single car had an integral role in making the Transformers story a reality on the silver screen.

Nevertheless, for the genuine motor rumble that would replicate Mirage, the movie relied on a real Porsche 911 RS 3.8 to accurately capture its exceptional exhaust sound and render an authentic sonic experience for moviegoers. Coker highlighted the attention to detail that went into attaining this precise sound, demonstrating the filmmakers’ commitment to producing a realistic cinematic journey.

The formidable Porsche 911 Carrera Mirage will be making an appearance at the 2023 Rennsport Reunion, commemorating Porsche’s 75th anniversary and showcasing the American launch of Mission X – their recent all-electric hypercar concept. The event will also witness the presentation of the Vision 357 Speedster; a contemporary portrayal of the indelible Porsche 356 Speedster from the ’50s.

Source: Porsche

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