By on July 21, 2015

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The last car the King of Cool custom-ordered will be up for sale next month in Monterey, California.

Mecum Auctions (via Autoblog) details the 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera (sold here with the internal type number — 930 — in its name) that McQueen ordered shortly before he died. The 3.0-liter, air-cooled turbo 911 will be sold for charity, with proceeds going to Boys Republic, a nonprofit school for at-risk teenagers in Chino Hills, California.

According to Mecum, the car was fitted with a switch to kill the rear lights if McQueen was being chased down Mulholland. That’s so cool.

The Porsche came from the factory with a few other goodies that would make the car intensely desirable, even if it wasn’t, you know, Steve McQueen’s old car.

The slate gray Porsche sports dual mirrors, a sunroof, limited-slip differential and black sport seats. When McQueen took possession of the car, he fitted it with wider rubber, but left most of the car in true-to-factory spec. The original tag with McQueen’s custom-ordered slate gray color is still riveted to the door jamb.

The listing doesn’t specify how many miles are on the clock, but does say the car has changed owners several times since McQueen sold it back to the dealer, including singer Dean Martin’s son, Paul. The car was refreshed in the 1990s and has complete service history.

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