1958 Porsche 597 Jagdwagen

Make Porsche
Year 1958
Chassis Number 597 000 148
Auctioneer Gooding Company
Event Amelia Island 2016
Auction Date 11/03/2016
Lot Number 042
Result sold
Sold For $330,000
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Chassis: 597 000 148
One of Only 71 Jagdwagens Built and as Few as 15 Extant
A Rare and Often Overlooked Part of Porsche’s Early Heritage
Built with Four-Wheel Drive and Amphibious Capability
Retained by Original Owner Wendell Fletcher for Three Decades
Regarded as the Most Original Example Known to Exist
1,582 CC OHV Type 616/6 Flat 4-Cylinder Engine
Single Solex Carburetor
50 BHP at 4,500 RPM
5-Speed Manual Transaxle with 4-Wheel Drive
4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes
Fully Independent Torsion Bar Suspension with Shock Absorbers
1958 Porsche 597 Jagdwagen