1957 356A Speedster
Chuck Schank 815-498-4500. 630-234-7355
about 1 month ago
VIN# 83488; This car was raced since the late 1950’s possibly since new); Campaigned by Caranza Racing of New Jersey; Originally with white & black colors, magnesium wheels and racing slicks; Current owner bought car in 1988 as race car from Auto Week ad; Car was raced regularly until 2014 when he retired; This car was featured on cover of Duane Spencer’s 356 book (1989); This car shows the evolution of how the Speedsters were raced in the 50’s and 60’s up to current day vintage races; Car is very original – never crashed or rusty; has title; COA and matching # hood, doors, body stamping ; Original floor, longitudinals & battery box; Fuchs 6×15 alloys; match car color; 2-tone silver & blue racing stripes; Skirmants 1620cc race engine; 160hp on dyno; deep sump oil system; 4-speed 356 race transmission (BEBA) Skirmants; Padded roll bar & cage; 356 C disc brakes & dual master cylinder; Reinforced front & rear suspension; Fire system & race seat; This car is ready to race SVRA, HSR, Monterey Historics, PCA Club Racing, or a track day at your favorite track; 2007 Road & Track overall concours winner at Elkhart Lake, WI.