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1957 Porsche 356 Speedster Convertible (beck) Replica on 2040-cars

Year:1957 Mileage:9500 Color: with Whiskey Tan full leather interior and tan canvas top
Location:

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Beck Factory built Speedster, built on a 3 inch tube frame. Most speedster replicas use a VW bug frame, this frame does not flex like the VW. This impeccable award winning Speedster replica comes in the Merlot exterior with Whiskey Tan full leather interior and tan canvas top. Options include a "hidden" Pioneer AM/FM/CD, tan canvas 1/4 and full tonneau covers, fully carpeted trunk, Coco mats, Nardi wood steering wheel and wood shift knob, new radial tires, including spare, power windows, and Porsche badging. CB Performance dyno/balanced the 1915cc with a custom exhaust, dual Weber carbs that bless it with almost 130hp. This power plant is mated to a 3:88 silky smooth freeway flyer trans-axle for effortless touring in all gears. The car comes with all original Beck factory books, maintenance records, and lots of spare parts, and 2 custom car covers. This Beck has been garaged 100% of the time. Serious buyers only please. Car is listed locally, seller reserves the right to end auction at any time. All sales are final, no warranty, sale is as-is. Shipping is unbelievably inexpensive. 


On Jun-02-14 at 20:56:21 PDT, seller added the following information:

Beck Factory built Speedster, built on a 3 inch tube frame. Most speedster replicas use a VW bug frame, this frame does not flex like the VW. This impeccable award winning Speedster replica comes in the Merlot exterior with Whiskey Tan full leather interior and tan canvas top. Options include a "hidden" Pioneer AM/FM/CD, tan canvas 1/4 and full tonneau covers, fully carpeted trunk, Coco mats, Nardi wood steering wheel and wood shift knob, new radial tires, including spare, power windows, and Porsche badging. CB Performance dyno/balanced the 1915cc with a custom exhaust, dual Weber carbs that bless it with almost 130hp. This power plant is mated to a 3:88 silky smooth freeway flyer trans-axle for effortless touring in all gears. The car comes with all original Beck factory books, maintenance records and 2 custom car covers. This Beck has been garaged 100% of the time. Serious buyers only please. Car is listed locally, seller reserves the right to end auction at any time. All sales are final, no warranty, sale is as-is. Shipping is unbelievably inexpensive. 


On Jun-02-14 at 21:13:18 PDT, seller added the following information:

Revision: Lots of spare parts seemed vague so the extra parts are listed here.


1. Extra windshield.
2. Set of headlight lenses.
3. Two custom covers.
4. All Beck books that came with car when purchased.
5.Side trim pieces, left and right that were never installed.  

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Porsche offers detuned Boxster and Cayman 211 in Europe

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:01:00 EST

Looking at a new Porsche Boxster? First of all, we commend you on your choice, because in its latest iteration, the Boxster has sped out from under the shadow of the 911 and into its own. But now to choose: do you get the base model with 265 horsepower, the Boxster S with 315 hp, or the top-of-the-line Boxster GTS with 330 hp? It's a daunting question, considering the $10k+ price gap between each model that you could put into the gas-and-rubber jar. Same goes for the Cayman, albeit with ten more horses across the board. But as if that's not confusing enough, there appears to be another player on the field. (That is, at least, in certain European markets.)
Appearing on the company's Belgian and Norwegian sites are the Boxster 211 and Cayman 211. As you might have guessed, they pack a less substantial 211 horsepower, undercutting what we know as the base models. Instead of using a smaller engine, though, the Boxster and Cayman 211 get the same 2.7-liter boxer six, just with less power.
As a result, they're a bit slower off the line: the Boxster 211 takes between 6.1 and 6.4 seconds to get to 62, depending on exact specifications, compared to the 5.5- to 5.8-second range for the 265-hp Boxster, while the Cayman 211 is quoted at 6.2 seconds versus the 275-hp Cayman's 5.4 to 5.7 seconds. Fuel consumption and emissions, on the other hand (and as you'd expect), are better in the 211. But while Porsche Norway charges around $10k less for the 211 models, Porsche Belgium charges the same for the 211 models as it does for the next most powerful versions (from which they appear to be visually indistinguishable).

Porsche bringing Macan S Diesel to US instead of 4-cylinder [w/poll]

Mon, 16 Dec 2013 14:31:00 EST

When Porsche unveiled the new Macan at the LA Auto Show, it announced two powerplants for the US market, both of them twin-turbo V6s: the Macan S equipped with 340 horsepower from its 3.0-liter engine, and the Macan Turbo with 400 horses from 3.6 liters. But those aren't the only engines Porsche will offer in its new compact crossover. Porsche is also offering the Macan S Diesel overseas with 258 hp, and reports have since indicated that a pair of four-cylinder models on their way: a 2.0-liter turbo four with 280 hp and four-pot turbodiesel of the same capacity with an as-yet undisclosed output.
Now Car and Driver is reporting that while those four-cylinder engines won't be making the transatlantic voyage to our shores, Porsche will offer the aforementioned Macan S Diesel in North America beginning in early 2015, nearly a year after the gas V6 versions arrive.
The 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 is based on the same engine found in the Cayenne Diesel and the Audi Q5 TDI on which the Macan is based. Of course, its 248 hp is substantially less than the 340 ponies in the Macan S, but its 413 pound-feet of torque outshines not only the 339 lb-ft in the Macan S but also the 406 lb-ft in the Macan Turbo. Acceleration times, however, suggest the Macan S Diesel is still slower, with a 6.3-second run to 62 mph than neither the Macan S (5.4 sec) or Macan Turbo (4.8). The good news is that the Macan S Diesel is tipped to undercut the price of both, dropping the oil-burning crossover's MSRP below that of the $49,900 starting price for the Macan S and the $49,600 for the base Cayenne. If that C/D prediction comes to pass, that will make it the Macan S Diesel most affordable Porsche sold.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS revealed in patent photos

Fri, 01 Aug 2014 11:02:00 EST

Porsche has been taking its time developing the most hardcore 911 models for the latest 991 chassis. While the GT3 has been on the market for a little while, it suffered from some teething issues. The 911 GT3 RS is certainly on the radar since being spotted testing, but it's always better to get a look at a new car without all of the camo to hide the coolest parts. Thankfully, Car in the UK has some patent photos of the RS ahead of its debut, and they show off one mean-looking 911.
The first thing that you notice about the RS is that Porsche clearly isn't afraid to rework the latest 911's shape for its track-focused version. Each piece is slightly resculpted to squeeze the most out of it. Up front, the air dam has the same shape to the earlier photos. They also both highlight the upcoming model's tiny air inlet at the tip of the hood, the massive intakes in the rear fenders and general design of the rear wing with a ducktail underneath. The bubbled roof is much clearer here, where it was disguised in spy shots. You can also spot the slashing fender gills behind the front wheels that are a completely new feature.
The GT3 RS is the ultimate naturally aspirated 911 for the street, but according to Car, Porsche aims to take that even farther with the latest model. If these are the looks, then it's working. Unfortunately, the new version's powerplant remains a mystery. Though, given all the changes to the bodywork, the engine is almost surely getting tweaked over the 475-horsepower GT3. The RS is rumored to hit the road and be screaming down the track in 2015.