Porsche 1957

356 A
550 A - end of prod.
597
718 - new model

Germany

5191 ex.

 

356 A

1300 (B4 cyl, 1290 ccm, 44 PS) - end of prod. in August
1300 Super (B4 cyl, 1290 ccm, 60 PS) - end of prod. in August
1600 (B4 cyl, 1582 ccm, 60 PS)
1600 Super (B4 cyl, 1582 ccm, 75 PS)
1500 GS Carrera (B4 cyl, 1498 ccm, 100 PS) - end of prod.
1500 GS Carrera de Luxe (B4 cyl, 1498 ccm, 100 PS) - new model
1500 GS Carrera Gran Turismo (B4 cyl, 1498 ccm, 110 PS) - new model
 Coupé (wb: 2100 mm)
 Cabriolet (wb: 2100 mm)
 Speedster (wb: 2100 mm)


Carrera


Carrera Coupé

 

550A


Maglioli in 1500 RS

 

597 Jagdwagen

597 (B4 cyl, 1582 ccm, 50 PS; wb: 2060 mm)

 

718 (B4 cyl, 1498 ccm)

Victories:

1st Liege-Rome-Liege Storez

F.I.A. World Sports Car Championship entries:

1000 km Buenos Aires 20.01.1957 (round 1) Results:
# chassis Entrant: gen. class
66 550 RS Heins / Cayres Madunina Brasil ret. S1.5 -
68 550 RS Carrera Juhan / von Döry J.Juhan 8th S1.5 2nd
70 550 RS Carrera Delfosse / Tornquist C.Delfosse 12th S1.5 3rd
 
12 Hours Sebring 23.03.1957 (round 2) Results:
# chassis # Entrant: gen. class
40 356A Carrera von Hanstein / Linge Porsche KG 31st GT1.6 3rd
41 550 RS 0112 Herrmann / McAfee Porsche KG ret. S1.5 -
42 550 RS Scott / Bott N.Scott ret. S1.5 -
43 550 RS Crawford / Stewart E.Crawford ret. S1.5 -
44 550 RS Bunker / Wallace Bunker & Pry 8th S1.5 1st
45 550 RS 0104 Kunstle / Miles J.Kunstle 9th S1.5 2nd
73 550 RS 0115 von Neumann J. von Neumann res. S1.5 -
 
  24h Le Mans 23.06.1957 (round 4) Results:
# chassis # Entrant: gen. class perf.index
32 718 RS 718-001 Maglioli / Barth Porsche KG acc. - -
33 550A RS 550A-0131 Herrmann/Frankenberg Porsche KG ret. - -
34 550A RS 550A-0120 Storez / Crawford Porsche KG ret. - -
35 550/A 4 550A-0132 Hugus / Beaufort Ed Hugus 8th 1.1-1.5 1st 6th
36 356 A/4 83203 Slotine / Bourel M. Slotine ret. - -
60 550 550-0082 Dubois / Hacquin ENB dsq - -


#42 Porsche 550 RS, engine: F4 2v DOHC 1498 cm³ (Norman Scott / Frank Bott) by Norman Scott at Sebring 12 Hours.


718 RS chassis #718-001, engine: F4 cyl. 1498 cm³ (Umberto Maglioli / Edgar Barth) entered by Porsche KG at 24 Hours Le Mans.


1000 km Nürburgring (Carel Godin de Beaufort) Porsche RS 550.


SCRR, Riverside : Ricardo Rodriguez, Porsche 550 #11, Rodriguez Team, Winner (w/Pedro). Ricardo had to get special permission for this race because he was only 15 years old.


550/A 4 chassis #550A-0132, engine: engine: F4 cyl. 1498 cm³ (Ed Hugus / Carel Godin de Beaufort) entered by Ed Hugus at 24 Hours Le Mans.


356 A/4 chassis #83203 (Maurice Slotine / Roland Bourel) private entry at Le Mans.