The combination of the buzzy 1500cc race-orientated engine and sleek Speedster bodywork made this an exciting addition to the 356 range for a short period.

How to Spot
  • Low-slung roof over reduced-height windscreen
  • simple side curtains
  • optional hardtop

Capacity: 1498cc

Compression ratio: 9.0:1

Maximum Power: 100bhp @ 6200rpm

Maximum Torque: 119Nm @ 5200rpm

Brakes: Front: 280x40mm drums; rear: 280x40mm drums

Suspension: Front: Two swinging arms with two transverse torsion bar springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar; Rear: Swing axles with torsion bar springs and telescopic dampers

Wheels & Tyres: Front: 4.5Jx15 with 5.90/15 tyres 4.5Jx15 with 5.90/15 tyres

Length: 3950mm

Width: 1670mm

Weight: 850kg

Did you know?

Just 167 examples of the GS and GT Speedster were built.

0-62mph: 11.0sec Top speed: 124mph