Lot 48

2016   |   Amelia Island Auctions 2016

1959 Porsche 718 RSK

SOLD $2,860,000

Estimate

$3,800,000 - $4,200,000

Chassis

718-019

Engine

90322

Car Highlights

One of Only 34 Type 718 RSK Spyders Built

Extensive Decade-Long North American Racing History

Driven in Period by Motorsport Legends Roger Penske and Lake Underwood

Restored by Noted Porsche Spyder Specialist Joe Cavaglieri

Eligible for Important Events from Le Mans Classic to the Colorado Grand

Technical Specs

1,587 CC Type 547/4 DOHC Flat 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin Weber 46 IDM Carburetors

Estimated 160 BHP at 7,600 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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