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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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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 08:44:00 EST

With the doors of Cobo Center opening for the 2014 Detroit Auto Show this morning, Porsche is set to reveal its new 911 Targa in a matter of hours. But before it gets the chance, the first batch of images have already leaked out, courtesy of Chinese car site autohome.com.cn.
As expected, the new Targa appears to ditch the complex sliding glass roof panels that adorned recent versions of the semi-convertible 911 in favor of a more back-to-basics approach. An entirely removable roof panel opens up the sky, backed by a metallic B-pillar hoop in front of a large curved-glass rear window.
We'll have to wait just a little longer for the full scope of images and all the official details, but we're expecting the new Targa to carry most of the same technical specifications as the 991 on which it's based. Watch this space for more.

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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:44:00 EST

Back in 2008, Porsche got the bright idea that it could take over Volkswagen in the midst of the worst economic slump since the Great Depression. Ignoring that this was a catastrophic move for the Stuttgart sports car manufacturer that that eventually resulted in it nearly going bankrupt and eventually being taken over by the same company it sought to control, the aftermath has left Porsche Chairman Wolfgang Porsche and board member Ferdinand Piëch in the crosshairs of seven hedge funds that lost out during the takeover and are now seeking €1.8 billion - $2.43 billion US - in damages from the two execs, according to the BBC.
See, investors bet on Volkswagen's share price going down, partially because Porsche said it wasn't going to attempt a takeover. But Porsche was attempting to take over VW, having bought up nearly 75-percent of VW's publicly traded shares. When word broke that Porsche owned nearly three-quarters of VW (which indicated an imminent takeover attempt), rather than go down like the hedge funds bet it would, VW's share price skyrocketed to over 1,000 euros per share, according to Reuters.
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Bartsch, Porsche's No. 2 US executive, has held the COO and Executive Vice President positions at Porsche since 2005 and was scheduled to become CEO of Porsche's Oz division on September 1. Infiniti has experienced a number of recent personnel changes in the past week: it named Vincent Gillet, formerly an executive for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, to lead its marketing efforts worldwide and Simon Cox, a former designer for automakers including Ford and Peugeot, to head a new design studio in London.
Poore reportedly will pursue other interests outside of the auto industry. Read more about the personnel change in the press release below.