This beautiful 1955 Porsche 356 “Pre-A” 1500 Speedster by Reutter will be offered at Auctions America’s California Sale on Saturday, July 18, 2015. The car is estimated to fetch $340,000 – $380,000. This car, painted in its original Speedster White with tan carpet and black speedster seats has just underwent a complete rotisserie restoration leaving no bolt or nut unturned. Every area of the car has been meticulously restored to factory original specifications.
The body’s sheetmetal is in excellent original condition as the car retains all of its original panels. The cars correct engine has been completely overhauled to correct specifications and the Solex carburetors have been meticulously rebuilt to insure proper function. The correct four-speed manual transmission has also been completely torn down and overhauled with all factory internals.
The interior was replaced and the seats were restored by Autobahn Interiors at the beginning of the restoration, which took nearly eight years to complete by top craftsmen in New Mexico and Arizona. The factory specification restoration was orchestrated the car’s owner of nearly 50 years and is available for the next owner to enjoy for many years to come.