1959 Porsche 356A 1600 'Speedster D'SOLD

1959 Porsche 356A 1600 'Speedster D'

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To be OFFERED AT AUCTION at RM’s Amelia Island event, March 9, 2013. To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at rmauctions.com/Amelia Island.

Chassis No.
86427

Estimate:
$150,000 - $200,000 US

130 hp, 1,582 cc air-cooled flat four-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, parallel trailing arm front suspension with torsion bars, rear swing axle suspension with transverse torsion bars, and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 82.7 in.


Rare and single model year Convertible D
Converted to Speedster configuration in period
Numerous performance upgrades throughout
Multiple concours winner, three times at the Brumos Oktoberfest
Includes factory Kardex and Porsche Certificate of Authenticity

Offered for only the 1959 model year, the Convertible D included wind-up door glass, as opposed to the Speedster's plastic side curtains, well-padded coupe-style seats in place of the thin-shell Speedster buckets, a taller windshield, and an improved folding top. The rear cowling was reshaped, and the interior door panels now included storage pockets with latching flaps. Only 1,331 were built for that year.!

Reference Number 209286

as of 3/21/2013

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Car 1959 Porsche 356A 1600 'Speedster D'
VIN 86427 
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