1955 Porsche 356 SpeedsterInvest Now
$425,000Initial Offering Marketing Cap
$212.50Initial Offering Share Price
04/2018Initial Offering Date
Porsche is synonymous with refined elegance, an illustrious racing history, and minimalist form-meets-function design – and the pre–A Speedster is where the legacy began. Rally’s #55PS1 is one of just 193 cars originally delivered in “Speedster Blue,” the rarest by far of the three available colors. With its matching numbers engine, transmission, and door panels, date coded wheels, and a host of original parts and period accessories, this #55PS1 is a prime example of this iconic blue-chip classic.
“This little car is the essence of sports-car perfection”— Jerry Seinfeld, referencing the 356 Speedster
#55PS1 is purchased by Clyde Wruthrich from the Porsche U.S. importer, Hoffman of New York, for $2,995.
Records indicate that #55PS1 participated in and won a series of amateur races with its original owner
New owner, Carlos Muller, orchestrates a comprehensive rotisserie restoration of #55PS1. Interior by Autos International of San Diego. Instruments by Palo Alto Speedometer.
#55PS1 is acquired by a member of the DeQuesada family (one of the original inventors of Gatorade).
#55PS1 is acquired by well-known Porsche collector and restorer Phil Bagley of Klub Sport Racing.
Phil Bagley performs a full rebuild of #55PS1’s original engine and transmission.
Greg Michaelian of Michaelian Restorations performs a pre- purchase inspection concluding that #55PS1 is highly original spectacular condition mechanically.
Rally Rd. enters into a purchase agreement with Phil Bagley for the acquisition of #55PS1. (Rally Rd engages in right to purchase form)
#55PS1 appears on Fox Business News as part of the launch of the Rally Rd. platform.
#55PS1 is one of two Rally Rd. assets at our 40 Wooster pop up.
#55PS1 appears in Yahoo Finance interview hosted by anchor Alexis Christoforous.
As the first Porsche production road car, the 356 channels a link to modern models that we believe affords it interest among a more diverse group of enthusiasts than many other vehicles of the era. The Speedster, as the most rare, pure, driver-focused, and desirable variant of the 356, has thus enjoyed steady appreciation. Today, restored ’55 Speedsters trade between $300k and $450k based on color, quality, history & originality, while prime examples with perfect provenance can achieve values in excess of $550k.Invest Now
|Price Per Share||$212.50|
|Number of Shares||2,000|
|Storage Location||Rally Rd.|
|Model||356 Pre-A Speedster 1500|
|Production Total (Speedsters)||4,513|
|Rarity||1 of 193 "Speedster" Blue|
|Manufactured In||Stuttgart, Germany|
|Engine Type||1500cc 4cyl.|
|Transmission Type||4-Speed, Manual|
|Restoration By||Carlos Muller|
|Miles Since Restoration||~400|
|Original Paint Color||Yes|
|Original Interior Color||Yes|
|Original Spare Tire||Yes|
|Original Tool Kit||Yes|
|Awards / Events||N/A|
|0-60 MPH||~14 sec.|
|1/4 Mile||~19 sec.|
|Top Speed||100 MPH|
|LHD / RHD||LHD|