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4516 RU

Street Beetle Speedster

Last known owner: Mark Thorne - based in Hampshire

Previous owners was Peter Nobbs, also based in Hampshire

First owner was Martin Sergison, based in Devon

Street Beetle were the predecessors of Chesil and the car, finished in Ruby Red has an interesting specification:

Type 4 Porsche 914 2.6 ltr Arnie Levicks engine, 220bhp, 125mph

911 type cooling shroud, fan & alternator

Twin oil coolers behind horn grilles

Aluminium clad 5 vent engine lid, with luggage rack

Twin Weber 48 carburettors

Nardi wooden steering wheel with original speedster horn button

Full tonneau cover with split

High bow hood & large rear window-double duck

Original style slot-in side windows-double duck & plastic

Many original Porsche Speedster parts & badging


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'Hero' was purchased from Martin Sergison (pictured below in 2008)

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