Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Speedster

Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Speedster

Cabriolet, 1955

Highlights

  • sold new in Monterey/California
  • restored to concours condition and original specifications
  • Speedster Blue / Beige leatherette

Porsche 356 ‘pre-A’ Speedster

A veteran of “La Carrera Classica”, the 1980s revival of the gruelling Carrera Panamericana, a seven-day event for classic racers held over 3200km of Mexican city streerts and backcountry roads, this car was imported into Belgium from from California in 2015. It participated in the 2016 ING Ardennes road rally; a two-year restoration followed accident damage in the event.

1955 : The car was sold new in Monterey ; California

1973 : It was spotted at a gas station by a Porsche enthusiast, who purchased the car. Having been set up for racing, he installed an engine block from a ’64 356C. This block was polished and ported, fitted with 912 pistons, lightened flywheel and balanced crankshaft.

1975 : Acquired by Gutsche, he took it to the races where it  became a veteran of both La Carrera II and III, plus the first Silver State Rally in northern Nevade.

2015 : The current owner purchased the car in 2015 and restored it to concours condition and original specifications in 2018 after a racing accident in 2016Campaigned in the 1970’s and ’80’s, this Speedster looks much today like it did when sold new. Its history and background are supported through photos, receipts and other documents.

Price:EUR 495,000

Belgium

RSC Automobile
Aalbeeksesteenweg 2
B8930 Lauwe
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Specifications

Year of construction: 1955
Model: 356 Pre-A 1500 Speedster
Body: Cabriolet
Series: 356
Mileage: - km
Power: 60 HP
Cylinder capacity: 1,5 Liter
Steering: left
Transmission: Manual
Drive: Rear drive
Interior color: Beige
Interior material: Leatherette
Exterior color: Blue
Manufacturer color code (exterior): Speedster Blue
Condition: Fully restored
New/Used: Used car
Ready to drive: Yes
Country of delivery: United States

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