Porsche 356 Speed­ster

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Based on the model many re­gard as the quin­tes­sen­tial Porsche, the Speed­ster ver­sion of the 356A was de­signed and built specif­i­cally with the sportscar-mad US mar­ket in mind. Crav­ing not only the race­track­ready DNA that flowed through Fer­di­nand Porsche’s 356 cre­ation, the Speed­ster rep­re­sented a min­i­mal­ist, light­weight, open-top driv­ing ex­pe­ri­ence that, first and fore­most, re­mained rel­a­tively af­ford­able com­pared with ri­vals of the same era. Pow­ered by a 1,6-litre, flat-four en­gine, much of the ap­peal of the 356 Speed­ster, its min­i­mal­ist styling aside, is the close-quar­ters re­la­tion­ship its oc­cu­pants en­joy with the sim­ple yet ef­fec­tive me­chan­i­cals of the car, in­clud­ing, of course, an un­fil­tered ex­haust note. Fa­mous 356 Speed­ster own­ers in­clude Grey’s

Anatomy ac­tor Pa­trick Dempsey, Ma­roon 5 front­man Adam Levine and co­me­dian Jerry Se­in­feld.


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