The early Porsche 911 Speedster that never was. The builder drew his inspiration from the dreams of Stan Townes and Al Holbert who wanted a 911 Speedster to be built by Porsche. Although that reality never came until much later, this 911 gives you the chance to experience, what could have been. From major alterations to minor details the craftsmanship put forth is incredible, achieving a whole new look for the 911.
Body work consists of the following aspects, the cowl was modified to accommodate a shorter windscreen and the windshield wipers were removed. The rear panel was lowered and extended 11” forward, along with Carrera-style fender flares. Fiberglass bumpers and bonnet were installed, door handles shaved, and side windows removed. A modified Boxster roll bar was mounted, accompanied with a removable black mock half tonneau cover.
The 17″ Fuchs-style wheels measure 7″ in width up front and 9″ out back. Yokohama Advan Neova tires were reportedly mounted two years ago. New brakes were also installed along with stainless steel flexible lines.
he interior was refinished with reupholstered comfort seats out of a later 911 with Pepita cloth inserts. A wood-rimmed Moto-Lita steering wheel and a Rennline brushed-metal dash hold the modern 356-style gauges. Custom door panels feature large pockets and pull straps. The heat system was retained and uses vents under the dash. The modern 356-style gauges are fitted with a GPS speedometer. The modified fuel tank uses a center filler. An upgraded blade-style fuse box is installed, and an Odyssey battery is fitted in the smuggler’s box along with a kill switch. Specially fitted Coco Mats cover the driver and passenger footwells. Mileage TMU on body.The 2.2L flat-six engine in this 911E was brought to Supertec in California during the mid-2000s to undergo a custom rebuild at a cost of over $12k. The engine displacement was increased to 2.4 L and the following upgrades were installed for a claimed output of over 180 HP: