Porsche 911 type 996 Tina in “Gone in 60 Seconds» (2000) in fact was not 996 Porsche

This car started life as a 1978 Porsche 911. This car is chosen instead 996 Porsche because the early 911 chassis was lighter for the major crush scene throught the window of Porsche dealership.

No detal was spared in Tina’s creation, the amazing SPS Porsche Builders were hired to custom build Tina for the movie. She needed to be safe for actor Giovanni Ribisi and stunt driver Johny Martin, because Tina is not going to be computer generation in the stunts.

Tina’s 1978 911 body was striped down, including the roof and whith great expert craftsmanship a new 1999 996 composite fiberglass body (all factory original NOS Porsche parts made in Germany) was handcrafted onto Tina’s chassis. The driver and passenger windows are able to be kicked out in case of emergency. Read more.

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