356 Porsche Abarth Replica

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Re: 356 Porsche Abarth Replica

#16 Post by Jeff Krisel » Wed May 09, 2012 3:04 pm

@Jim: I bought it from a man from TX who had some work done locally and the body work done by a joint in California - can't recall the name without a little help. It was in a couple different issues of the Registry. That Euro plate is THE physical plate that the Abarth proto-type left the factory with back in '59 I believe.

@Dick: If the comment above was intended for my car, let me know where you saw video - that'd be news to me:-) And if the man in TX or I gave a hoot about "remaining faithful to the real design" we'd have probably bought an Abarth instead of making/buying a vague replica. And you wouldn't find me in the "Outlaw" corner!

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Re: 356 Porsche Abarth Replica

#17 Post by Adam Wright » Sat Sep 23, 2017 9:36 am

If anyone wants an APAL, one just popped up for sale, heavy on 356 parts.

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Re: 356 Porsche Abarth Replica

#18 Post by Mike TEMPELS » Sun Sep 24, 2017 2:59 am

Hello , I am the happy owner and driver from an APAL GT Coupe .
My car drove Liege-Sofia-Liege and....
Please this is not a PORSCHE replica , it is an APAL with Porsche engineering , gearbox , brakes , instruments....
APAL is a bodywork company that construct cars , and after this in the late 80´s and 90´s make then Speedster replicas.

If you need more info´s , I can help .

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Re: 356 Porsche Abarth Replica

#19 Post by Martin Benade » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:57 am

Jeff, I am confused here. Your car is an Abarth-style outlaw with an actual Abarth license plate? And Dick, is Al L's replica the one that is lacking in the details? They both look very nice, regardless.

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Re: 356 Porsche Abarth Replica

#20 Post by Jean-Luc CRIADO » Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:32 pm

Apal coupe is very cool fiber body with VW or PORSCHE parts manufactured in Belgium
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