1957 Porsche 356 A Speedster

Item #: 140402




1957 Porsche Speedster Replica 

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Condition: Used

Warranty? No

Car Location: Oregon, WI


Odometer: 13800

Auto or manual transmission: Manual

Drive Type: Rear wheel drive

Exterior Color: Red

Interior Color: Black

Number of Cylinders: 4

Body Type: Convertible

Length of Ownership: 1 year

Original Engine: No

Engine Modified: Yes

Engine Description: Newly built 1770cc VW engine. This engine was completely brand new (not rebuilt) less than 1000 miles ago.

How many keys do you have? 1

Do you believe the odometer to be accurate? Yes

Are you the first owner? No

Do you have all manuals? No

Are there any signs of smoking or pets? No

Historical interest? The is replica is a copy of the iconic 1957 Porsche Speedster.

Preservation? Engine, gearbox and brake work has been done by Kelly-Moss Road and Race in Madison, Wi.

Provenance? This Speedster was built over a period of 10 years beginning in 1985. This largely VW beetle based chassis and driveline was meticulously put together by the previous owner. Current owner has had the brakes rebuilt, gearbox rebuilt and has installed a new engine.

Are there any marks on the car inside or out? The red painted exterior shows very well for being painted over 20 years ago. Professional paint correction was done by Connor at CH Detailing in the spring of 2018.

Are there any function inside or out that do not work? This car is not equipped with wiper blades

Any items missing? All items are accounted for.

Is wear and tear on the inside of any kind? Wear and tear evident from use. Seats, carpet and door panels show very well. Gauges all function as designed.

Any trim coming loose or missing? All operate as designed.

Any leaks from engine or transmission? Nothing noted, engine and gearbox are either new or rebuilt.

Other fluid leaks of any kind? No

Is there rust present? No

Any issues that have not been resolved? No

Has car ever been  repainted? No, original paint over the fiberglass replica body.

Has the vehicle ever been damaged or in a collision? No

Anything else you would like to tell buyers? While its unclear the origin of the Speedster kit, parts are sourced from a '57 Porsche Speedster or VW Beetle. This has a clear Wisconsin title and is titled as a 1957 Porsche.