1958 Porsche 356A 1600 S Speedster


Introduced to the United States in September 1954, the Speedster found a receptive audience as the lowest-priced Porsche. In the USA, there was some confusion caused by the fact that when constructing the newest Porsche, the designers left out many components standard on cabriolets. The audience in Europe didn’t find the Speedster of interest at all, but USA importer Max Hoffman had a special target in mind, dealing not just with price, but speed and style as well.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2007/01/05/1958-porsche-356a-1600-s-speedster