Lot 48

2014   |   Amelia Island Auction 2014

1959 Porsche 718 RSK

Coachwork by Wendler





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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