This particular Porsche 1600S Speedster was ordered new by Porsche USA distributor, Max Hoffman. According to its factory build sheet, this 356 Speedster was completed on 11 April 1957, finished in Signal Red with black leatherette interior.
The chassis number of this car 83241 corresponds to a 1957 Porsche 356 (Body Type T1) Reutter built ‘1600S Speedster’. The chassis range for this production run ran from 83201 to 83791 indicating that this was the 421st built or the 169th from last of just 590 similar Speedsters built.
The current owner had the car entirely restored by Le Coq in 2014. They redid the engine, the chassis, the gearbox and the body (90 horsepower / double carburettor)
This rare and highly desirable Porsche 1600S Speedster comes with its Porsche Heritage Certificate, its complete tool kit and side curtains.