This 2011 BECK Speedster with less than 1000 miles of total use was kept at the original purchasers SC Summer home. We are told that he rarely visited there, and when he did he generally had more than one other person with him, so the car got very little use.
It is fitted with a VW Factory NEW 1.6 liter purchased directly from VW
Mexico when they closed the beetle line there.
4 speed with 3:88 ring/pinion for comfortable highway driving.
Nardi Wooden Wheel
Nardi Shift Knob
Dash Grab handle
Hidden 12 volt outlet for phone charger, etc.
Interior door pulls.
Full Tonneau cover, convertible top and side curtains.
Upgraded restoration quality Side molding
An electric fuel pump w/ kill switch
Aero Side view Mirrors
2 speaker sound system. (Could be easily upgraded for BlueTooth/iPod or ???
Whiskey Tan Leather interior and matching carpet.
It is currently undergoing the Factory 100 Point Service and Inspection.
1957 Beck Speedster
Final Assembly: 09/12/2011
Dimensions: Length: 152" [3.88 m]Width: 65" [1.66 m]Dry weight: 1600 lbs [725 kg] Wheelbase: 83.5"
Power: Performance built 1915cc 125hp engine
Front suspension: Double A frame with adjustable coil oversManual rack and pinion steering
Rear suspension: VW IRS rear suspension with adjustable trailing arms
Brakes: Front disc, rear drum and handbrake on rear wheels.
Wheels: Vintage road wheels 15" x 5.5" front and rear
Tires: 165/80 front/rear [plus one spare]
Performance: Standing Start:0-60 mph in 6.7 secondsQuarter mile:14.8 secs @ 92 mph/148 kphTop speed:130 mph [209 kph]