Lot 27

2022   |   Amelia Island Auction

1959 Porsche 718 RSK

Coachwork by Wendler

SOLD $2,975,000

Estimate

$2,500,000 - $3,500,000

Chassis

718-018

Engine

90209

Car Highlights

One of Just 34 Examples Built

Campaigned Successfully by Privateer Racer Emil Pardee from 1959 to 1961

10 1st in Class Finishes with Three Overall Wins from 14 Starts

Offered from Single Family Ownership of over 50 Years

Total Ground-Up Restoration Performed by Porsche Four-Cam Expert Ray Morgan

Accompanied by Receipts and Restoration Photographs, RSK Owner’s Manual, and Copy of Porsche Kardex

Technical Specs

1,587 CC DOHC Flat 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin Weber 48 IDA Carburetors

160 BHP at 7,800 RPM

5-Speed Manual Transaxle

4-Wheel Drum Brakes

Front Independent Trailing-Arm Suspension with Coil-Over Shock Absorbers

Rear Independent Double-Wishbone Suspension with Coil-Over Shock Absorbers

Register to Bid

Angus Dykman