Lot 48

2014   |   Amelia Island Auction 2014

1959 Porsche 718 RSK

Coachwork by Wendler

Chassis

718-023

Engine

90215

Car Highlights

One of Only 35 Porsche 718 RSKs Built

Widely Considered to Be the Most Beautiful Spyder Model

Period Racing History at Courtland, Cuba, Nassau, and Riverside

Matching-Numbers, Original-Bodied Example

Outstanding History with Impressive Provenance

Exceptional Show-Quality Restoration

Documented by Noted Porsche Historian Jürgen Barth

Eligible for Premier Historic Races, Driving Events, and Concours

One of the Most Correct and Original RSKs in Existence

Technical Specs

1,498 CC DOHC Type 547/3 Boxer 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin Weber 46 IDM Carburetors

148 BHP at 8,000 RPM

5-Speed Manual Transaxle

4-Wheel Finned Alloy Drum Brakes

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

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

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