Mechanically, it is in excellent condition! The complete matching driveline was rebuilt including the engine, transmission, suspension, braking system, fuel system, and a new wire harness. The matching 1600cc Normal engine performs flawlessly with plenty of power and the matching manual 4-speed 644 transmission shifts through all the gears with ease. The four-wheel drum brakes have been rebuilt including the wheel cylinders, brake lines, and master cylinder. The undercarriage is fully detailed including the suspension, engine, and transmission.
• 60 horsepower
• 1,582cc OHV air-cooled horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine
• Dual 32 Zenith carburetors
• Four-speed manual 644 transmission
• Independent front suspension with laminated torsion bars
• Parallel trailing arms
• Tubular shock absorbers
• Independent rear swing axles with torsion bars and tubular shock absorbers
• Four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes
• Wheelbase: 82.7 in
Finished in a period-correct exterior color Stone Grey (color code 5710), the condition is simply stunning! The interior is upholstered in Red Wine with German oatmeal square weave carpets, a black German canvas soft-top, a black German canvas boot cover, and side curtains. Options include USA overrider bumpers, a deluxe horn ring, sealed beam headlights, and a speedometer in miles. Perfectly straight body with excellent gaps & panel fit. Absolutely superb in every way, this 356A Speedster is ready for immediate Concours, rally events, or to drive and enjoy!
Complete with tools, books, side curtains, boot covers, Kardex, and photo documentation of the restoration. Truly one of the best 1957 T1 Speedsters that you will find with no issues. This Speedster is fully sorted and ready to enjoy.