Porsche 356 Speedster:
It was Dr Ferdinand Porsche’s 356th design, a
rear engined sports car with a streamlined design by Erwin
official presentation of the Speedster on the U.S. market was in
September 1954. In took place at the Concours d’Elegance at
Watkin Glens and the “356” received the prize awarded for “The
most interesting car”.
356 Speedster was introduced by Max Hoffman, the sole US
importer of Porsches.
He insisted that the future Porsche should resemble the small
Jaguar XK 120 and cost less than $3000.
So he refined the car with a focus on performance
and it was an instant hit.
Porsche proceeded to manufacture more than four thousand of them
4 flat cylinder, air-cooled engine,
1500 ccm, 55 hp at 4500 rpm
Maximum speed: ca. 150 km/hour
arcurio®’s limited edition Porsche 356 Speedster is handcrafted
to the scale of 1:12. This example of a German Icon amongst 50’s
sports car legends is one of the finest you can find and is a
great asset to your classic collection.
Production & Materials used:
Four (4) different types of premium European woods are used:
Alder, Maple, Birch and Beech. The wood itself is left
completely natural, using only olive oil and wax to finish each
model, no paints or other chemicals are used. And all 116 parts
are individually hand assembled with great care and perfection
to ensure all the wood grains seamlessly match.
Each model is crafted individually and therefore
comes complete with a brass plate engraved with its own unique
Features of the Model:
This high quality model is completed with opening hood, side
doors, and functional steering.
Miniscule detailed dashboard
“Butterfly fixings” on all hub caps
Filigree ”Porsche” emblem on rear hood
15,4”L x 6,7”W x