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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1957 Porsche 356 replica

Bright red speedster built in 2014 and powered by a 1973 VW engine

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Up for auction on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is a 1957 Porsche 356 replica that was manufactured in 2014 by Vintage Speedsters.

The seller notes this replica was inspired by the 1600 Super Speedster version of the Porsche 356A, the successor to the 356. It’s finished in red with a tan fabric top and features grid-like covers on the headlights, side mirrors on the top of the front fenders and color-coordinated removable side windows.

1957 Porsche 356 replica

Inside the cockpit are two horizontally ribbed tan seats with matching door panels and a body-colored dashboard that houses Porsche and Carrera badging and a three-spoke steering wheel.

Interior amenities included air conditioning and a modern radio.

Power comes from a modified 1973 Volkswagen engine with dual carburetors and linked to a 4-speed manual gearbox.

The odometer shows 22,850 miles, of which 6,000 were driven by the current owner over the past 6 years.

This Porsche 356 replica’s auction ends September 21 at 11:20 a.m. PDT.

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information about this replica and to see a gallery of photos.

Racheal Colbert
An experienced writer and editor, Racheal brings her enthusiasm for collector cars to her role as the Content Manager of the Collector Car Network. Former Content Writer and Marketing Manager in the tech and publishing industry, Racheal brings a fresh perspective to the Journal and the automotive world.

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