Lot 228 - 2018 Porsche 356 Speedster Homage
|Odometer reading||86,799 miles|
- One off design by Brian Hale of DNA Automotive
- A real head turner with new leather interior
The first-generation Boxster (the 986) was introduced in late 1996 and was powered by a 2.5 litre flat, six-cylinder engine. Harm Lagaay's design, inspired by the 356 Speedster and 550 Spyder, stimulated a commercial turnaround for Porsche. Many believe the introduction of the Boxster helped save Porsche from acquisition. It was Porsche's first water-cooled, non-front engine sports car as the Boxster is mid-engine, while in the 911, rear-engine. This layout provided a low centre of gravity, near-perfect weight distribution and good handling. In 2000, the new Boxster S variant was introduced with a larger 3.2 litre engine and the base model received a more powerful 2.7 litre engine. In 2003, styling and engine output was upgraded on both variants. Production of the 986 began at the former Porsche 928 facility in Stuttgart, Germany in 1996. The Boxster was Porsche's biggest volume seller from its introduction in 1996 until the company introduced the Cayenne sport utility vehicle in 2003.
For those looking for a unique and very individual driving experience then look no further. This one-off Porsche Iconic Autobody 386 Speedster Homage boasts the classic looks of yesteryear and features modern running gear. It is not just a car that is truly beautiful to look at, but it is excellent to drive and has the benefit of reliability. Designed and built by Brian Hale of DNA Automotive, with a string of top-quality Ferrari replicas and Aston Martin recreations to his name. Bespoke coach built on the platform of a Porsche Boxster 2.7 986 it is a modern drivetrain masterpiece and features the retro styling found in the 1950s and 60s. Being based on a Boxster it is a seriously fun car to drive. The current owner has adored this special car, only taking it out on sunny days and covering little mileage for the last 3 years. In his ownership, he added a brand-new red leather interior which joins a great specification consisting of heated seats, Pioneer Sat Nav, Bluetooth, Apple Car Play, Air-Con and LED driving lamps. The Boxster used, is a low-owner, full Porsche history example which now has a total of 86799 miles. This car looks fantastic and is a real head turner.
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