Porsche 356/1500 Speedster 

  • $3k built in Germany
  • 1954
  • 99 mph
There they had the room to produce Hoffmann's Speedster.
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After producing a single prototype from a cabriolet body, Porsche finalized the Speedster specification with no radio, an integrated dash, bucket seats, a curved glass windscreen and a simple folding top.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 356/1500 Speedster

0-60mph

356/1500 Speedster
13.9 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

356/1500 Speedster
99 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

1/4 mile

356/1500 Speedster
19.2 s
Agera R
10.1 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 356/1500 Speedster

Price

356/1500 Speedster
$3k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

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Porsche 356/1500 Speedster

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There they had the room to produce Hoffmann's Speedster.
As a response by North American importer Max Hoffmann, Porsche built the 356 Speedster as a cheaper and more sporting alternative to the Coupe and Cabriolet.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $2,995
Type of car Production car
Year 1954
Highest auction price $41k, January 2001

design

Chief designer Erwin Komenda

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

road tests

Top speed 99 mph
1/4 mile 19.2 s
0-60mph 13.9 s

power & handling

Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Cylinders Flat 4
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7:1

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,750 lb
Length 155.5 in
Front track width 50.8 in
Wheelbase 82.7 in
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