Rusty barn find 1955 Porsche

EBay Porsche 356

Porsche provided the 356B Cabriolet as a high-end touring car with a thick-padded convertible top and expensive choices these types of a leather seating and a Blaupunkt radio.

In September of 1959 Porsche disclosed their fully updated 356 referred to as 356B. This had a completely modified human anatomy that was more suitable for US market.

The 356B utilized the newest T5 bodystyle which increased the leading and rear bumpers almost four ins. Moreover the headlights were in addition repositioned greater to fulfill US regulations.

Inside Porsche fitted a unique deep-dish steering wheel and deeper front seats.

New to the model was the Type 616/7 Super 90 engine that has been an indirect replacement the Carrera de Luxe models. The engine had been fully revised with a brand new intake manifold, a larger Solex 40 PII-4 carburetor and also the Carrera atmosphere filters. Various other detail modifications included 9.0:1 pistons, stronger device springs, an alternative crankshaft with 55mm main bearings.

In August of 1961 Porsche disclosed the updated T6 human body with bigger windows for the Coupe and twin-engine grills on the rear deck. These had a much modified front trunk with yet another vehicle's gas tank that was accessed under a filler cover in the fender rather than the middle of trunk.

In 1963, the 356C noted the next and final revision into the 356 tale.

Auction Sales History

Recent exquisite mechanical and cosmetic repair. Enhanced to Super 90 motor specs. Thought to have been around in a single owner's look after over 40 years. Exemplary open-top Porsche for Concours, trips or rallies. Provided with Porsche Certificate of Authenticity and restoration file.
Auction Supply: The Amelia Island Auction 2015 by Bonhams

Completely restored; understood ownership history from brand new. Features initial tool roll, jack, and guides. Includes Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. Updated to modern 12-volt electrics.
Auction Resource: 2014 Monterey by RM Deals

Rare, matching-numbers Super 90 Cabriolet. Provided from long-time enthusiast ownership. Definitely optioned instance, done in Silver Metallic over Red from brand new. Accompanied by tough top and substantial history file. Provided with Porsche Certificate of Authenticity.
Auction Resource: 2014 Quail Lodge Auction by Bonhams

Matching-numbers instance done in uncommon Aetna Blue over Light gray. Rotisserie restoration by Bill Hamilton of Martindale, Texas. Includes Porsche Certificate of Authenticity.
Auction Supply: 2014 Arizona by RM Auctions

Current restoration including steel work, paint and carpets. Full-leather inside by car Overseas. New top by Autos International. Period proper motor figures. Transmission quantity is matching per Porsche COA. Certificate of credibility COA included with purchase .
Auction Supply: The Daytime Auction in Monterey by Mecum

Numbers matching motor and transmission. Blue-plated Ca vehicle. Factory original flooring. Ventilated chrome tires. Fresh show high quality repaint. White with Ebony inside and smooth top. Very difficult locate within condition.
Auction Origin: The Daytime Auction in Monterey by Mecum

Production completed Summer 14, 1960. Finished in proper Aetna Blue (6003) over light-gray interior per the certificate of credibility. Matching engine number per the COA. Full chassis-up rotisserie restored with no detail left unturned. The renovation started in 2011 and had been finished in May 2013. The rare factory Aetna Blue paint was purchased from Willhoit Porsche Restoration. Rebuilt engine, transmission and suspension. Under 100 miles ... find out more
Auction Resource: The Daytime Auction in Monterey by Mecum

Simply three owners from brand new. Matching figures; Porsche Certificate of Authenticity included. Extensive restoration in February 2013.
Auction Origin: 2013 Monterey Auction by RM Auctions

Simply three proprietors from brand-new. Matching numbers; Porsche Certificate of Authenticity included. Bought by its existing and third owner at the beginning of 2012, this Cabriolet ended up being transported directly to Kundensport, in Camarillo, Ca, in which it underwent a full renovation by noted Porsche professional Ed Palmer. The vehicle was stripped down to bare steel and every little thing was gone back to as-new problem. The owner made a decision to refinish the 356 B in a sensational com... read more
Auction Supply: 2013 Monterey Auction by RM Deals

Matching-Numbers Example. Recent Super 90 Motor Rebuild by Marque Professional Larry Markham. Genuine Presentation with Stylish Improvements. Dramatic Triple Ebony Colors Scheme. Timeless Reutter-Built Cabriolet Body Design.
Auction Origin: Gooding & Company’s 10th Anniversary 2013 Pebble seashore Auction

After obtaining the automobile, the dog owner switched it to Kundensport, of Camarillo, California, for total refurbishment to initial factory requirements. The complete inside, flooring, and top were precisely replaced, and are as fresh and brand-new as portrayed in the Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, which accompanies it, along with documentation of previous ownership. Done in Ivory with green leatherette and corduroy seats, and optioned w... find out more
Auction Supply: 2013 Amelia Island by Rm Auctions

Award-Winning Example. A Rather Initial Vehicle. Desirable T6 Body and 1600 Super System. Factory Delivered Colors Blend. Matching-Numbers Sample.

1956 Porsche 356 A Weathered by Junkyard Junkers
1956 Porsche 356 A Weathered by Junkyard Junkers
Porsche Pre A 356 1500 Long Block Engine Assembly
Porsche Pre A 356 1500 Long Block Engine Assembly
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