GT Spirit Porsche 911 (964) Speedster Turbo-Look

Die Cast X|Summer 2020

GT Spirit Porsche 911 (964) Speedster Turbo-Look
One of Zuffenhausen’s rarest was by request only
Matt Boyd
The name “Speedster” is so widely renowned and universally beloved among Porschephiles that it is easy to forget that it’s only actually appeared on half a dozen vehicles in the company’s history. The first official Speedster arrived in 1954 as a variant of the 356 Cabriolet. Its interior was stripped of any superfluous luxury items (including side windows!) and had only a minimalist folding top. But its signature feature was the special shortened windshield that could be removed altogether for racing purposes. The 356 Speedster continued through the ’58 model year before exiting the Porsche lineup for the next 31 years!

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