1973 1973 Porsche 356 Speedster - Replica by Chesil

Replica by Chesil

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1973
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Grand Prix, Competition, Touring & Rally Cars and Collectors' Items
Autosport International - The Racing Car Show
National Exhibition Centre
Birmingham
B40 1NT UK
Saturday 16th January 2009
Collectors' Items at 12.30pm
Motor Cars at 3.00pm
Chassis Number: 4642002196
The Porsche 356 Speedster is one of the most desirable of all classic open two seaters. It is no surprise then that many companies have sprung up to cater to a market that perhaps cannot extend to the real thing. Amongst those at the top of their game is Chesil and it is one of their extremely well put together examples that is presented here today. This elegant example is supplied with a Porsche 914, 2 litre engine mated to a four-speed manual gearbox. It is one of the Rare Streetbeetles, the prototype of Chesil. With just 8,500 miles recorded and presented in period Porsche red with correct speedster leather seats, it was extensively refurbished by the Chesil factory in 2002 and represents an accurate r