ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL, 1957 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER BUILT BY THE BEST, VINTAGE SPEEDSTER....JUST 825 MILES ON THE 1776 CC DUAL CARB MOTOR, FRONT DISC BRAKES, FREEWAY FLYER TRANSMISSION...NEAR FLAWLESS CONDITION!!!
This gorgeous Shark Gray over Merlot Red 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster replica looks basically brand new and it should with just 825 miles on the odometer and just built in 2015. It was purchased by a woman in California from a dealership there and she basically just drove it to the beach or on the weekends when she had time. She worked a lot and was taking a position in Australia so she had to let her dream car go....sad fr her, lucky for the next owner...maybe you!!!!? I recently purchased this Speedster from her and had it transprted in an enclosed trailer to my showroom in the Atlanta, Georgia area. I have owned about a dozen of these awesome little cars and the quality of the Vintage Speedster built cars is really top notch and most people cannot discern this car from a real one. This Speedster was pampered and kept covered in a garage when not in use. You will not be disappointed with the condition or peformance of this beauty!!!!
Body and paint are truly near flawless. Just to be safe lets assume there might be a tiny rock chip somewhere I may have missed but otherwise this 356 Speedster is really in showroom conditiion. I am calling the color Shark gray as that is the closest compariosn I can come up with. It has a great vintage look and looks darker in the evening and lighter in the bright sunlight. Ithas the optional luggage rack on the rear engine lid, as well as some Porsche badging adding to the authenticity. You will be very impressed by the fit and finish of this one!!
I beleive these cars should be enjoyed top down whenever possible but it is nice to know that the black convertible top also looks like new and fits very nicely. The original door window inserts come in a nice storage bag and do not look like they were ever used. When the top is down the boot cover gives the car a very clean look.
Interior is a beautiful Merlot Red that really accents the Shark gray exterior beautifully. The Cherry wood steering wheel has a rich look with Porsche emblem center cap. Simplistic gauges in the dash all work correctly. Speedometer and odometer are in Kilometers with just 1311 km which is about 825 miles. Lights and turn signals all function correctly. Matching merlot red shifter boot, e-brake cover and dash all in near flawless condition. Rear seating area is padded to match and lets face it is really more of a storage area then a seat. If needed this Speedster also has heat for those cool fall drives through the mountains.A great vintage look modern stereo is mounted under the dash with adapters for ipod/phone. Just a beautifully designed interior that looks just like the real deal and in close to new condition.
I have owned quite a few of the Vintage Speedsters so I knew what to expect when this one arrived. However, when I got my first one I have to admit I was a little skeptical about how much fun it would be to drive. Well, after driving the first one we owned I was immediately a fan…after enjoying this beautiful gray Speedster on a nice ride today I am still a huge fan!!! I have driven plenty of high horsepower muscle cars, newer Corvettes, BMW’s and Porsches but these little Speedsters have truly won me over!! It has a serious fun factor to it unlike anything else. Shortly after the woman purchased this car from the dealership the motor seemed to have an issue. She brought it to some air cooled experts in Southern California who determined the motor was not good. It was pulled and an amazing, performance built 1776 cc dual carb. motor was installed. This motor has a slight cam and some perfromance parts and really pulls strong. Stronger than most of the 1915 cc motors I have had in previous Speedsters. I have the receipt for the motor and it has just about 250 miles on it since it was installed so it has basically just been broken in. This particular speedster also has the upgraded 3:88 4-speed transmission shifts smoothly and takes this little roadster up to speed quickly with no problem and sounds great doing it! This one also has front disc brakes making stopping a breeze. This little roadster really handles the road well and to me feels like a Porsche 911 on the road. Maintenance is cheap and easy on this car and any foreign car mechanic should be able to do a valve adjustment and tune up every 3-4,000 Miles to keep it running great. Pirelli radials are close to new and wheels and hub caps look great.
There is nothing this car needs but you in the drivers seat!!! Undercarriage looks great! Plenty of storage in the front trunk area so go ahead and take that weekend trip to the mountains or the beach…this will be the ride of your life. Make sure you leave a little extra time for all the questions and conversations you will have with folks who stop you. This Speedster Replica is titled as a 1968 Volkswagen making insurance and registration cheap and easy. Check it out and also be sure to listen to the video to hear this baby start up and running. There are over 60 photos you can review in this listing.
Asking price is $29,500 and serious buyers can call me at 770-359-8400. I am also a licensed transport broker and can get you a great rate on enclosed transport if needed. I also welcome overseas buyers.