A Porsche 356 Speedster abandoned for 41 years, the weather was auctioned off this week in 152.701 dollars. Despite the visible corrosion, a collector considered it would be profitable to bring it back to life .
Orn Porsche 356 Speedster, 1955 was left for 41 years. The step of the years and exposure to the rays of the sun and the rain, caused his body to oxidize completely. Despite this, the car was sold this week through Ebay 152.701 dollars.
according To the seller, this is the unit number 212 of the 1,700 built during that year, but the car was abandoned in the year 1974, then began to emit some strange sounds. The car was sold without its original engine, although it supplied an engine that was not installed in the car.
Porsche 356 Speedster was a product originally designed to be marketed at united States, but in a short time became a worldwide hit.
while it seems to be irrecoverable, experts believe that this is a car that has potential for restoration. In that sense, and despite the fact that by your state, it is clear that they will have a huge work ahead, ensure that it is becoming more and more difficult to find cars in original condition like this.
however, the current values have reached these cars justifies the project, as with a work of restoration which could cost around $ 200,000, the car finished would have a value of around $ 500,000, which by discounting the cost of the auction, it still looks like a good deal, at least in theory.