What kind of vehicle was Reggie driving in 48 Hrs?

Recently, I’ve been on an Eddie Murphy kick. That classic car he’s driving as Reggie in 48 Hrs caught my eye—what type is it?

Samuel Todd · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Nothing beats an old-school Eddie Murphy flick. And Reggie has good taste in vehicles—he’s driving a Porsche 356 Speedster in 48 Hrs.
At least, that’s what it says in the film! It’s a bit of a trick question. When the car is cleaned and its shiny black exterior is revealed, we can see that the vehicle is actually an Intermeccanica 356 A Speedster replica built by Classic Motor Carriage.
Though it’s got plenty of style, the Speedster isn’t going to win Reggie any drag races. With just 60 horsepower, the vehicle takes almost 14 seconds to reach 60 mph—but it’ll be turning heads while it does it!
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