1953 Porsche 356 Typ 540 “American Roadster”

Offered At:

Sold

{"autoplay":"true","autoplay_speed":"3000","speed":"300","arrows":"true","dots":"false","loop":"true","nav_slide_column":"12","rtl":"false"}
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image
Slider Nav Image

Story and History

The last Roaster made by coach builder Glaser-Heuer and the only one made of steel rather than aluminium. With Heuer build number K9/1, this Roadster featured an integrated windshield frame which accentuated the elegant body lines designed by Erwin Komenda.

K9/1 is considered “the bridge” in concept to the later 356 Speedster.

For more detailed information, read the definitive book: “Porsche SPeedster TYP 540 Quintessential Sports Car.” A must read for any self professed collector or Porschephile.

VIN Number:12371 (Heuer no. K9/1)
Miles:40511
Exterior ColorRosede Green
Interior ColorTan Leather
Transmission:Manual

Highlights

  • The only steel bodied Roadster built by Heuer
  • Max Hoffman originally sold this Roadster to Hubert Brundage (Brumos Porsche fame) and was raced in the 12 hrs of Sebring
  • FIA registered
  • Mulitple national concours award winner
  • Great ownership history

Pin It on Pinterest

Shares
Share This