1955 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER - 64162 Sold* at Palm Beach 2008 - Lot #638.1 1955 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/64162/64162_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #638.1   1955 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER
Auction Palm Beach 2008
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
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Lot 638.1
Year 1955
Make PORSCHE
Model SPEEDSTER
Style
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 145729
Exterior Color WHITE
Interior Color BLACK/RED
Cylinders 4
Engine Size 1600S
Transmission 4-SPEED MANUAL
Description
Lot #638.1 - A four owner car. Engine is correct for the car. The engine number and title VIN match. Engine was rebuilt and converted to 1600 S configuration. Work and parts replaced or rebuilt include: Abarth exhaust system, new clutch disc, throw-out bearing and plate spring assy, new front transmission mount, new front suspension rubber bumpers, front suspension rebuilt, rebuilt master and brake cylinders, use mobile #1 15-50, engine torn down for inspection, reface valves, rebuilt tachometer and speedometer units, new oil temp gauge, new speedometer and tachometer cables, all chrome replated, new front fender assembly and clip, new right rear quarter panel, repaint with base and clear coat in 1999, new side curtains and top, new German windshield, new tires, use lead additive 1 oz per ten gallons, use premium fuel, use scissor jack not jack holes on rocker panel, the carpet replaced with original type, new door panels and new steering column rubber coupling. Paint # DuPont F082 White. Seats have original horse hair as padding. 1500cc engine has been converted to 1600cc displacement with dual throat Zenith carbs. Horsepower is estimated at 80hp. The gear box is original as well as the hood latch, the battery cover, wooden floorboard and rear seat cover. This is a beautiful automobile in pristine condition. Low mileage of under 40,000 original miles.
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