1955 Porsche 356

1500 Super Speedster

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1955
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of Arizona
January 16, 2009
ADMISSION:
Admission to this sale requires the purchase of the offical auction catalog for $100. The catalog will admit two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.
AUCTION LOCATION
Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
24th Street & Missouri
Phoenix, Arizona
85016 USA
SALE DATES:
January 16, 2009
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
(viewing starts at 9:00 AM)
PREVIEW DATES:
January 15, 2009
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 16, 2009
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Estimate:
$150,000-$190,000 US
85bhp, 1,488 cc horizontally-opposed four-cylinder engine, four-speed gearbox, four-wheel independent suspension, four-wheel drum brakes. 82.7"
The Porsche 356 was first introduced to the American market in 1952 by Porsche family friend and sole importer, Max Hoffman. The Speedster arrived two years later and owed its existence to Hoffman, who recognized the needs of a youthful, performance-minded Stateside market, particularly on the West Coast. Spartan in i