Porsche 356 cabrio. 1958 Porsche 356A Cabriolet Project for sale on BaT Auctions 2019-11-28

1965 Porsche 356

porsche 356 cabrio

By 1996, the Porsche had been sold to Mr. Coco floor mats are fitted as depicted above. Finished in Bali Blue over tan leather, this flawlessly detailed Super 90 drop top received a comprehensive no-cost-spared 3-year restoration that was completed in the fall of 2014. Owner Two Colorado : Held the convertible for about a year and sold it to a friend of a friend in 1986. Photos of various factory markings are shown above. The current limit of classifieds is 25.

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Porsche356

porsche 356 cabrio

Photos of included lights, trim, and badging are provided in the gallery below, along with images of the soft top in its raised position. New steel wheels and authentic Porsche center caps were sourced to match the renewed aesthetic finish—the original wheels are included in the sale. Both match the included certificate from Porsche, confirming originality. The seller claims that some of the floor pans appear to be original, while evidence of previous repair work is also present. In model year 1965, both the Porsche 911 and the Porsche 356 were built side by side along the same assembly line. The factory Kardex is viewable in the gallery. A non-running Volkswagen engine is currently installed, and much of the removed glass, interior, and trim components accompany the sale.

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1961 Porsche 356B Cabriolet for sale on BaT Auctions

porsche 356 cabrio

Ongoing research by subsequent owners indicates that 12355 may have been the fourth car produced of this small series. Engine compartment, front trunk, and underside photographs are displayed in the gallery below. The car was found by the previous owner in a North Carolina barn and was purchased by the selling dealer in 2012. Then, in May 1986, Mr. Use Classics on Autotrader's intuitive search tools to find the best classic car, muscle car, project car, classic truck, or hot rod. Lighting includes beehive taillights, a shinedown license plate lamp, and front turn signals mounted in combination with horn grilles.

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Porsche356

porsche 356 cabrio

Additional photos of the underside are displayed in the gallery. An item description may be misleading or incorrect and an item may not be as expected upon receipt. The original owners reportedly kept the car at their farm in New Jersey, eventually moved it to their ranch in Aspen, Colorado, and sold it in 1985. Body-panel stampings are also shown in the gallery along with Sekurit glass etchings and known cosmetic flaws. It lists the original colors, serial numbers, and optional equipment including a sun visor with mirror, an outside mirror, a tool kit, a jack, and a spare tire.

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1960 Porsche 356B Super 90 Cabriolet • Petrolicious

porsche 356 cabrio

The Cabriolet versions featured a fixed, body-integrated windscreen frame that was color-matched instead of the polished trim found on Speedster and Roadster models. However, buyers can minimize the risk of disappointment by asking the seller questions and requesting additional photos. Model year 1965 is regarded by many as being the ultimate incarnation of the 356; it was the final year of production for this iconic sports car, and it has proven to be the most improved, evolved and refined Porsche 356 of its ancestor lineage. Owner Six Washington and Pennsylvania : Porsche enthusiasts and Mille Miglia participants who kept the cabriolet on Orcas Island before it later made its way to Pennsylvania with the family in 2016. This old-line firm, founded in 1864 as a carriage builder to the royal houses of Europe, had a reputation for very high-quality workmanship. Invoices from the engine rebuild and interior work can be seen in the gallery below. Drum brakes and wide-five wheels remain installed at each corner, and the car is reported to roll and steer.

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1956 Porsche 356A European Cabriolet Project for sale on BaT Auctions

porsche 356 cabrio

It spent most of its American life between the early 1960s through to the early 1990s in Kansas and Oklahoma, with its several custodians making extensive efforts to learn more about this rare model. The lovely details extend to the interior with a period-correct early Telefunken radio, pull-out dash lamp, a dome light on the bottom of the cabriolet headliner, and a braided leather grab-handle on the passenger side. The front seats are reported to have been reupholstered at some point, and the factory rear bench has been dyed to match. Door is in excellent shape with only surface rust on the bottom side. The car left the factory finished in Silver Metallic over a red leather interior and has resided in the Pacific Northwest since the 1960s. A November 28, 1955 build date is listed on the Porsche Production Specifications certificate, as is the original color configuration of Metallic Silver over a red leather interior. Information found on the website is presented as advance information for the auction lot.

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1958 Porsche 356A Cabriolet Project for sale on BaT Auctions

porsche 356 cabrio

When you bid we pre-authorize your credit card for the service fee this helps prevent fraud. Porsche expressed regret at not being able to help, but noted that the cabriolets built by Gläser were very similar to those from Reutter, although the convertible tops differed in some details. For more info, or with any questions. Owned the car for a short time before selling it. Both the factory Kardex and Certificate of Authenticity confirm that this cabriolet was completed 25 October 1952. The unique chassis pan featured several Volkswagen-based components, such as the general suspension geometry and basic flat-4 engine. One of the gold missing a post.

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Porsche 356 for sale

porsche 356 cabrio

The previous owners bought the car in 2016, and the selling dealer acquired it in June 2019. The interior was retrimmed with new materials by Auto Weave Upholstery of Denver, Colorado between 2007 and 2016, retaining the factory specifications of beige leather with matching squareweave carpeting. The interior still presents in like-new condition and all accessories function properly. Bumpers with chrome overriders remain fitted, and a white Florida rear license plate wears a registration tag from 1978. Porsche needed another supplier to help it meet demand and turned to Gläser-Karosserie GmbH in Weiden. This 356A Cabriolet project is now offered in Indianapolis, Indiana with additional uninstalled parts, a copy of the Kardex, and a clean North Carolina title.

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