We are pleased to present this 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster replica finished in Silver over a tan leather interior. Powered by a custom- built 2336cc Volkswagen engine, this replica highlights some noteworthy performance upgrades as well as a few unique styling cues including 16” Polished Fuchs wheels. It is now being offered for auction by its seller out located in Iowa.
The Silver Metallic finish on this Speedster is shown to be in very nice driver-grade condition with some minor signs of wear (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). Design features include chrome headlight rings, dual chrome mirrors, a black cloth cabriolet top and side windows. A standout among other replicas, this example has been equipped with genuine 16” Polished 5-spoke Fuchs wheels with Porsche emblem hubcaps.
Inside, you will find a dark tan leather interior. It has been appointed with replica 356 bucket seats, a wooden 3-spoke Nardi steering wheel, new gauges finished in black, aluminum pedals and a center mounted radio. The seller notes that Volkswagen floor pans are present and interior remains in well-kept condition which can be seen when viewing the gallery photos.
Power comes from a 2336cc 4-cylinder Volkswagen engine which features upgraded Weber carburetors as well as an upgraded dual outlet exhaust system. A 4-speed manual transmission sends power to the rear wheels and the seller notes that the engine and transmission remain fully operation with smooth with nimble handling thanks to the 5-lug front and rear disc brakes. This speedster replica is ready to be enjoyed by a new owner with a recent service performed.
The sale will include one key abd a rebuilt title. If you desire a visceral driving experience and the iconic styling of the original 356 Speedster, this replica is not to be overlooked.