The Incredible Porsche Collection of Jerry Seinfeld

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Jerry Seinfeld is an American stand-up comedian, actor, writer and producer; best known for the sitcom ‘Seinfeld’. He specializes in observational comedy as a stand-up comedian. He has received twenty Primetime Emmy Award nominations and four Grammy award nominations. Jerry is also the creator as well as the host of the popular web series ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’. Other than being a famous comedian, he is also famous for keeping an astonishing Porsche collection.

He has owned nearly 43 Porsches to date. He recently sold 15 Porsche Cars from his collection for $22 Million. His collection has a dedicated fleet management team to handle larger tasks as well as preventive maintenance. His garage itself is worth $1.4 Million. Today, we’ll take a look at the Porsche Collection of Jerry Seinfeld:-

  • 1970 Porsche 911S
  • 1949 Porsche 356
  • 1966 Porsche 356 SC Cabriolet (Polizei)
  • 1964 Porsche 911
  • 1983 Porsche 959
  • 1986 Porsche 959S
  • 1990 Porsche 962C
  • 1970 Porsche 908/03 – The Targa Florio-Winning Model
  • 1953 Porsche 550-03
  • 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS
  • 1964 Carrera 904 GTS
  • 1976 Porsche 935
  • 2000 Porsche Carrera GT Prototype
  • 2004 Carrera GT
  • 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 40 1
  • 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder

1. 1970 Porsche 911S

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The Porsche 911 S is one of the best sports classic models in Jerry Seinfeld’s collection

Let’s start the list with a classic. Jerry’s 1970 Porsche 911S is a solid collector’s item. It features a six-cylinder boxer engine with an all-around independent suspension. This race model is often seen at Monte Carlo rallies. Its value ranges from $37,000 to $58,000.

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2. 1949 Porsche 356

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Jerry Seinfeld and Jay Leno Cruising in Jerry’s Porsche 356

Jay Leno also agrees that this Porsche is one of the most expensive vehicles in Seinfeld’s collection. Jerry also picked him to ride in this beauty. It is the 40th car coming from the Gmund Austria factory. It is a completely hand-built car with most of its parts intact.

3. 1966 Porsche 356 SC Cabriolet

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The Porsche 356 in the Porsche Collection of Jerry Seinfeld once belonged to Dutch Police Force

Why is there a ‘Polizei’ writing on the rear of this car? Because it once belonged to the Dutch police force. But now it is in the Porsche Collection of Jerry Seinfeld. He picked up Barry Marder in this car in an episode of Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee. It was also used for rally moto races.

4. 1964 Porsche 911

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Jerry Seinfeld has restored this classic Porsche which cost him $250,000

This one is a popular classic in the Porsche collection of Jerry Seinfeld. He bought this car in 1996. Its actual owner was Ferry Porsche, son of the company’s founder. Jerry sent this car to Germany for a complete restoration. After 5 years, Jerry finally got his car back. The restoration cost him $250,000 !!

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5. 1983 Porsche 959

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Jerry Seinfeld’s Porsche 959 is one of the only 200 made

This model was originally designed as a concept vehicle. Jerry’s car is one of the only 200 such models ever made. At that time, Porsche couldn’t send enough units to the US Department of Transport for testing purposes. This makes it illegal to drive on US roads. Thus it is preserved under the ‘Show and Display’ laws.

6. 1986 Porsche 959S

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The Porsche 959 from the Porsche Collection of Jerry Seinfeld is the fastest car of its time

As if owning one 959 wasn’t enough, Jerry owns two of them. This one is the 1986 Porsche 959S i.e. the sport version of the standard 959. Its top speed goes up to 211 mph. It is the fastest street car of its time.

7. 1990 Porsche 962C

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The Porsche 962C is often called the Prettiest racing car ever made

The famous ‘Prettiest Racing Car Ever’ is also in the Porsche Collection of Jerry Seinfeld. Its flat head six-cylinder engine generates 750 HP. Jerry bought this car from Joest racing in the early 90s as the second owner.

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8. 1970 Porsche 908/03 – The Targa Florio-Winning Model

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This is Jerry’s ‘Chassis No. 008’ Targa Florio winning Porsche 908/03

This car is built purposefully for two World Sportscar Championship endurance races. It is a lightweight car with a perfect 44-55 weight distribution. Seinfeld describes this one as his most treasured possessions. Its chassis number is 008.

9. Porsche 550-03

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Jerry Seinfeld also owns the Porsche 550-03 prototype model

Jerry Seinfield has done the restoration work of this prototype. His car was on display at Porsche Rennsport Reunion Vintage Race. Other than this, it was shown in 2011 at the Quail Lodge in Carmel-by-the-sea, California. The 550-03 is the third Porsche 550 prototype to be built.

10. 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

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Jerry’s 911 Carrera RS is one out of only 49 in existence

This car has a quite weird event attached to it. A lady driving BMW backed into the car while Jerry was sitting across the street. She just told Jerry that she was unable to see the car and drove away. It must’ve hurt Jerry (Mentally of course) given that this car is one of only 49 in the world.

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11. 1964 Carrera 904 GTS

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The Porsche 904GTS features a Unique design with racing history

Another rare Porsche in Jerry’s collection is the 904 GTS. Only 104 were ever made. Its design is pretty unique with its subtle curves and lines. Originally designed to compete in the FIA-GT class at various international racing events. Its engine generates 180 HP.

12. 1976 Porsche 935

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Jerry’s Porsche 935 can generate 833 bhp

The Porsche 935 is the factory racing version of the 911 turbo. It gets power from a twin-turbo flat-six engine that generates a very impressive 833 bhp. The model has won 123 races out of the 370 races in which it participated.

13. 2000 Porsche Carrera GT Prototype

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The Carrera GT Prototype in Jerry’s collection is one of the only two in the world

No matter what the case, Jerry cannot take this out on the road even though the car is fully functioning. That’s because being a prototype, it ain’t road legal. Maybe this is the reason why no one bought it when Jerry tried to sell it in 2016. It was first showcased at the 2000 Paris Motor Show. It gets a 5.5-litre V10 engine.

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14. 2004 Carrera GT

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If you can have the production car too, why settle for the Prototype?

Speak about killer cars and there will always be the topic of the death of Paul Walker in his Porsche Carrera GT. Ralph Lauren and Tiger Woods also own one of these beasts. Jerry’s car is a clean example with only 3000 miles covered to date. Its 5.7-litre V10 engine delivers 612 HP. It can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.5 seconds with an official top speed of 205 kmph.

15. 2011 Porsche 911 GT3 RS 40 1

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The 911 GT3 RS has $250,000 worth of customization applied to it

This beast is one of the heavily equipped cars in Jerry Seinfeld’s Porsche collection. It generates 500 HP and 339 foot-pounds of torque. Jerry has optioned the car with a one-off black paint job, a black leather interior with silver stitching and an unpainted carbon hood. The cost estimate of the car goes up to $1 Million.

16. 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder

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Jerry Seinfeld Driving His Porsche 918 Spyder

The 918 Spyder is the Successor to the Carrera GT. It gets a 4.6 litre naturally aspirated V8 engine. It is a hybrid car with the engine generating 599 HP and 540 Nm of torque and the electric motors deliver an additional 282 HP. In total, the system delivers 875 HP and 1280 Nm of torque. Official figures state a top speed of 214 mph and 0-60 mph acceleration time of 2.6 seconds.

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