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  Porsche 356A Speedster
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1955 - 1959
Numbers built:4854
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:Before December 1st, 2004
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Click here to download printer friendly versionPorsche's US sales were dwindling because of the introduction of British roadsters on the US market. US importer Max Hoffman suggested Porsche to offer an spartanly equipped 356 to take on the British competition.

All engines were available in the Speedster but the rain top offer less protection than an umbrella. One of the owners of the Speedster was legendary actor James Dean.

Nowadays the Speedster is more valuable than other more luxuriously equipped 356s.

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