Proud to Offer an Iconic Classic Porsche
The Porsche 356 Speedster is a sports car which was first produced by Austrian company Porsche Konstruktionen GesmbH, and then by German company Porsche GmbH. It was Porsche’s first production automobile. Earlier cars designed by the Austrian company include Cisitalia Grand Prix race car, the Volkswagen Beetle, and Auto Union Grand Prix cars.
The Porsche 356 Speedster hire car is a lightweight and nimble-handling, rear-engine, rear-wheel drive, convertible. Engineering innovations continued during the years of manufacture, contributing to its motorsports success and popularity. Production started in 1948 at Gmünd, Austria, where approximately 50 cars were built. In 1950 the factory relocated to Zuffenhausen, Germany, and general production of the 356 continued until April 1965, well after the replacement model 911 made its autumn 1963 debut. Of the 76,000 originally produced, approximately half survive.
Even though this particular 356 Speedster is a replica, it is one of the very few replica’s that only someone who has spent a great deal of time around the real thing will know that it’s not the real thing.
Aside from that, a genuine Porsche 356 Speedster is so rare and collectable that they are commonly sold for £200k+ meaning you just wouldn’t be able to insure one on self drive hire.
If you’re looking to rent a Porsche 356 Speedster then this is the closest you’re ever going to get.
With its iconic looks and superb engine, renting this 356 Speedster is something all classic lovers should do.
In 2016 this Speedster was treated to a full bare metal respray and a total engine rebuild with sporty twin Webber 40 IDF carburettors and is still in ‘as new’ condition today.
Proving ever popular as the perfect wedding car, if you can see yourself driving off into the sunset after your big day, renting the 356 Speedster will finish the best day of your life off beautifully.