Lot 42

2016   |   Amelia Island Auctions 2016

1958 Porsche 597 Jagdwagen

SOLD $330,000


$350,000 - $425,000


597 000 148



Car Highlights

One of Only 71 Jagdwagens Built and as Few as 15 Extant
A Rare and Often Overlooked Part of Porsche’s Early Heritage
Built with Four-Wheel Drive and Amphibious Capability
Retained by Original Owner Wendell Fletcher for Three Decades
Regarded as the Most Original Example Known to Exist

Technical Specs

1,582 CC OHV Type 616/6 Flat 4-Cylinder Engine
Single Solex Carburetor
50 BHP at 4,500 RPM
5-Speed Manual Transaxle with 4-Wheel Drive
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Fully Independent Torsion Bar Suspension with Shock Absorbers

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note that the Porsche Club Jadwagen Registry notes that this is likely the last Jadgwagen produced and estimates there are approximately 50 surviving Jadwagens.

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