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November 23, 2022

Porsche T3 B32 Caravelle based on Volkswagen T3

On your screen, you are looking at a Porsche T3 B32 Caravelle based on the Volkswagen T3. Porsche built only seven examples of the B32. Because the van is so rare, Porsche Centrum Gelderland – where this Volkswagen-Porsche is for sale – is also comfortable asking 364,900 euros. The car will still need a paint repair and the front door panels will need to be reupholstered.

Power source of Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera

This particular example from July 1988 has driven 130,770 kilometers. It has a 3.2-liter six-cylinder boxer engine rated at 231 horsepower, good for a top speed of 185 mph. The power source comes from a Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera. This six-cylinder has a swept volume of 3,125 cc.

Built for former Porsche CEO

The van is painted in Perl Mutter metallic color. The car was built at the time for Peter W. Schutz, former CEO of Porsche AG. The B32 was produced at the Porsche workshop in Welcherath near the Nürburgring.

Support vehicle

The reason for the existence of this particular “Volkswagen” is that Porsche needed a support vehicle that could keep up with the pace of the Porsche 959 with which Porsche competed in the Paris to Dakar race. By the way, the registration papers do not say Volkswagen but Porsche. Officially, it really is a Porsche, too. Porsche collectors: grab your chance!