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The 1957 Porsche 356A Speedster is a classic sports car that appears in the Porsche Expansion for Forza Motorsport 6 and in all subsequent Forza titles including Forza Motorsport 7. It was featured in Forza Horizon 3 as a Barn Find in the May 2017 Forzathon event Doing It For The Fans.

The 356 is the predecessor to the Porsche 911, with the A model being the first model revision of the 356. The Speedster was a lighter and sportier alternative to other 356 open top models, as it was primarily designed to compete against small British roadsters in the North American market.

The Speedster was replaced in 1958 by the Convertible D.[1]

DescriptionEdit

On the outside, the 356A looks very similar to its forefather, the 356, which was created by Ferdinand “Ferry” Porsche. The Speedster is of course the convertible version of the 356 with a beautiful (and removable) curved windshield. Underneath the rear hood sits a 1600cc engine that gave the 356A plenty of go for it's lightweight chassis. The suspension was entirely revised with softer springs and stiffer dampeners to optimize the latest tire technology. The end result is a stepwise evolution in classic Porsche fashion. Take the Speedster for a spin and throw it into a corner, or just take it to a picturesque spot and hone your “Forzatography” skills. This is a Porsche for all occasions.
— forzamotorsport.net[2] 

CharacteristicsEdit

The Speedster is a lightweight sports car with a removable flat windscreen, side curtains, bucket seats and a minimal folding roof top. The result is a curb weight of 1676 lb (760 kg) which, in combination with a 60 hp (45 kW) engine, gives the car strong handling characteristics that can be quickly mastered by players.

StatisticsEdit

Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide Speed 3.8 
Handling 4.1 
Acceleration 4.8 
Braking 4.0 
 
E 225
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer 300,000 CR
Top Speed: 101.3 mph  (163 km/h) Division: Vintage Touring
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 13.300 s 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 90.076 s
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 116.8 ft (35.6 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 305.6 ft (93.1 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 1.01 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.97 g
Icon ForzaMotorsport7 Wide Speed ? 
Handling ? 
Acceleration ? 
Braking ? 
 
? PI
Unlock: Purchase from the car dealer ? CR
Top Speed: missing data Division: missing data
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): missing data 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): missing data
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): missing data 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): missing data
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): missing data 120 mph (193 km/h): missing data
Icon ForzaHorizon3 Wide Speed 3.7 
Handling 3.7 
Acceleration 4.8 
Launch 5.4 
Braking 3.0 
D 160
Icon Unique Reward Discover its Barn Find rumor upon completing the Rumor Has It challenge.
Top Speed: 101.2 mph  (162.8 km/h) Championship: Rare Classics
Acceleration 0-60 mph (0-97 km/h): 13.321 s 0-100 mph (0-161 km/h): 90.050 s
Braking 60-0 mph (97-0 km/h): 208.2 ft (63.5 m) 100-0 mph (161-0 km/h): 514.2 ft (156.7 m)
Lateral G's 60 mph (97 km/h): 0.70 g 120 mph (193 km/h): 0.68 g
Value: 300,000 CR

ConversionsEdit

Icon Engine Conversion - Engine
Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide 2.5L F4 - Turbo (B 549)
3.0L F6 (B 563)
3.0L V8 - Racing (A 618)
Icon ForzaHorizon3 Wide 2.7L F6 - 30,000 CR (D 397)
2.0L F4 Turbo - 15,000 CR (D 439)
1.6L I4 Turbo Rally - 20,000 CR (D 435)
Icon Drivetrain Conversion - Drivetrain
Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide AWD (E 231)
Icon ForzaHorizon3 Wide AWD Drivetrain - 5,000 CR (D 177)
Icon Aspiration Conversion - Aspiration
Icon ForzaMotorsport6 Wide Single Turbo (E 252)
Positive-Displacement Supercharger (E 246)
Icon ForzaHorizon3 Wide Single Turbo - 1,800 CR (D 212)
Twin Turbo (2.5L F4) - 1,800 CR (D 427)
Positive-Displacement Supercharger - 1,500 CR (D 201)

PerformanceEdit

The Speedster is a nimble car due to its short dimensions and low weight but also has lacking engine performance and a high tendency of body roll under heavy cornering. Due to a strong selection of upgrades such as a Race level weight reduction upgrade however, the Speedster can be easily improved with significantly quicker acceleration and more rigid suspension although it will also become harder to handle if not tuned properly.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. speedsters.com - The First Speedster
  2. forzamotorsport.net - description

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