A rusty old Porsche which doesn’t work has been described as one of the most exciting discoveries in recent years and it is set to sell for £500,000.
The Porsche 356A 1500 GS Carrera Coupe helped bridge the gap between the company’s sports vehicles and racing cars when it debuted in 1955.
But this 1957 model hasn’t been driven for 45 years after its brakes failed a safety inspection in Georgia inthe early 1970s.
The 60-year-old Porsche has been parked in a barn in the United States where it has been left to rust.
Gooding & Co, the US auction house, has described itas ‘certainly one of the most exciting barn-find discoveries in recent memory’.
They have given it a guide price of £500,000 ahead ofits sale on March 9 at Amelia Island, Florida.
The Porsche 356A 1500 GS Carrera Coupe was discovered in a barn in the United States where it has languished for 45 years.
If fully refurbished, the car, pictured, could be worth in excess of ₦370m.