About This Vehicle
- Mileage: 1,100
- Engine: 1600 cc
- Body Style: Convertible
- Transmission: Manual
- Exterior Color: Seafoam Green
- Interior Color: Beige
- VIN: 1122701556
ABSOLUTELY GORGEOUS, 1957 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER BUILT BY THE BEST, VINTAGE SPEEDSTER, WITH JUST 1100 MILES…NEAR FLAWLESS CONDITION!!
AN ABSOLUTE BLAST TO DRIVE AND READY TO SHOW AND GO!!!
BARELY BROKEN IN WITH UNDER 1100 MILES….DON’T MISS OUT!!!
This attention getting, beautiful, 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster Replica is an absolute blast to drive and is practically brand new with just under 1100 miles!! That’s correct, I did say Replica, but not just any replica….this Speedster was hand built by Vintage Speedsters out of California, the #1 builder of Porsche Speedster Replicas. They are a California company that has built 90% of all of the Porsche Speedster replicas on the market and their quality is top notch! Vintage Speedsters uses a custom built, jig welded 2×4″ 11 gauge steel frame. This rigid new structure retains the original VW pan designed by Dr. Ferdinand Porsche and integrates the largest frame possible. In addition the steering wheel is offset slightly just as it was in the original Speedster. While the original Speedsters are certainly a rare breed, these Vintage Speedster replicas are rare in their own right with roughly only 3000 built.
This particular Seafoam Green beauty was built in 2006 for a gentleman from Las Vegas, Nevada. Unfortunately he was diagnosed with brain cancer shortly after the car was built and was forced to sell it soon after he got it. A car enthusiast from Northern California bought it from him in 2006 with only 200 miles on it. With several other classics and a growing family this owner kept the Speedster stored indoors and eventually realized it was not getting the use it deserved and decided it was time to let it go. He only put an additional 500 miles on it during his 7 years of ownership, so the car remained in essentially brand new condition. My business partner and i have taken turns enjoying this awesome sports car on sunny weekends and put another 300 miles on it in the past month. It runs fantastic and the color combination is quite stunning and adds to the authenticity. Even hard core Porsche enthusiasts would be easily fooled that this is not the real deal worth well over $100,000. These Vintage Speedster replicas are an amazing value and a blast to drive at highway speeds or just around town. This car handles extremely well too!!
This would definitely be a great addition to any car guy or gals collection, or perfect for someone looking for a truly unique sports car investment that can be driven anywhere as well as taken to the car shows and cruise-ins. I will do my best to provide enough large images and a video of the car running to help you decide if this beauty should be in your garage this Spring. As with all of my auctions I encourage serious buyers to call me to ask any questions and potentially negotiate a price that would buy this classic before someone else gets it first. Sit back and enjoy!!
As mentioned the body on this Seafoam Green Porsche Speedster is in near flawless condition. With under 1100 miles on it, it has always been pampered and detailed and the paint looks practically brand new. Body panel fit is fantastic and the doors on this car open and shut like a new Porsche. Everyone who looks at the car is very impressed by the fit and finish. The only things I noticed that keep me from saying that it is absolutely perfect are a couple of very tiny chips that were professionally touched up. There is a very small one on the bottom of the passenger side rear fender and some really small ones on the front nose from rock chips. Other than that it looks like new. All of the chrome trim, badges, and glass look fantastic. I did notice a few tiny dimples on the passenger door chrome trim but a replacement piece will be included in case the next owner would like to replace it. This Speedster has all the proper emblems and badging including the Custom Coachwork badge properly riveted to the passenger front fender. The color really stands out on this car and truly matches the class and great lines of this Speedster. Here is a walk around photo tour:
Although the best way to enjoy this beautiful Speedster is with the top down it is also nice to know that if needed this Speedster also has a great tan convertible top that is easy to put up or down as well as side windows that insert easily and a boot cover that give this car a very clean look when installed. The car is actually pretty cool looking even with the top up. Check it out:
The beige interior is also essentially flawless and is absolutely beautiful. Simplistic sophistication is the best way to describe the layout of the interior. Very comfortable and supportive bucket seats look like new. Door panels and carpeting look awesome. Matching set of CoCo mats. Dash is neatly laid out with all of the gauges you need to monitor the performance of the 1600cc dual carb air-cooled engine. All of the gauges, lights and turn signals are working correctly. A great sounding Am/Fm/CD stereo with MP3/I-pod hook up was neatly installed under the dash. Beautiful Nardi wood grain steering wheel. If needed this Speedster also has heat for those cool fall drives through the mountains. Just a beautifully designed interior that looks just like the real deal and in close to new condition…have a look:
This is the second Vintage Speedster we have owned so we knew what to expect when this one arrived. However, when we got our 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 putting over 100 miles on this one I am now 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. This Speedster has just under 1100 original miles on the 1600cc, dual carb air cooled Volkswagen motor and the engine compartment is clean as a whistle. The 4-speed 4:12 transmission shifts smoothly and takes this little roadster up to speed quickly with no problem and sounds great doing it! This one 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. The wheels look great with the Porsche badging and tires have 80% tread. Oil was just changed! There is nothing this car needs but you in the drivers seat!!! 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. Check it out and also be sure to listen to the video to hear this baby start up and running:
HERE IS A SHORT VIDEO SO YOU CAN HEAR THIS LITTLE SPEEDSTER START UP AND RUNNING: (CLICK THE ARROW)
Hopefully you agree that this is just an awesome looking little Speedster Replica. It is in amazing condition and is an absolute blast to drive. People will be stopping you left and right asking you what it is or wondering if it is an original….that will be up to you to tell them…believe me it is hard to tell! This is truly a sun in your face, wind in your hair, super fun roadster that you can drive and enjoy and take to the shows and cruise-ins. It is registered as a 1972 Volkswagen which is what the door pan came from. It has a valid California title that will be transferred to the next lucky owner. Don’t let this one pass you by… Don’t you deserve it???
If you have any questions feel free to call me at 770-359-8400 and I will do my best to answer them. If you are a serious buyer lets talk on the phone and discuss it. I will be happy to negotiate a deal so we can get this beautiful car in to your garage as soon as possible. In addition to being a licensed Classic Car Dealer I am also a Transport Broker and will be happy to assist the buyer with a great rate on Enclosed or Open Transport anywhere in the US at the buyers expense or to any port for overseas buyers.