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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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