DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1960 | COLOUR: Ruby Red | INTERIOR TRIM: Black | PRICE: POA
WE ARE DELIGHTED TO OFFER THIS EXCEPTIONAL AND COLLECTABLE RARE RIGHT HAND DRIVE PORSCHE 356B T5 CABRIOLET, IN STRIKING COLOURS OF RUBY RED AND BLACK LEATHER, COMPLIMENTED BY BLACK SOFT TOP.
HISTORY OF THE 356
THE FIRST PORSCHE TYPE 356 ROLLED OFF THE PRODUCTION LINE IN STUTGART IN 1950. A NEW CHAPTER BEGAN WITH MANY MODELS DESIGNATIONS TO FOLLOW.
In its design, the Porsche 356 was the company’s first production sports car. With an evolution starting with the Pre-A, 356A, 356B and the final Series the 356C. In each form they were built predominantly as either Coupe or Cabriolets. Although several variations were available as ‘Notchback Coupes’ or ‘Speedster and Roadster Convertibles’. This extended to the engine too, with the addition, in limited numbers, of the road-going Carrera four-cam option.
Sold new by AFN Ltd, Porsche main agent in the United Kingdom. An extensive history file is available, with the original purchase invoice and a letter of authenticity from Porsche Classic Centre to confirm the above details, and completion by the factory in December 1959.
The body was well preserved as it left the UK in the 1980’s for the USA, where the last owner secured the expert assistance of marque specialists, and the car formed part of a collection of concours Porsche 356’s.
This car is finished in a stunning Ruby Red with Black interior trim complimented by Black Soft Top. The numbers matching 356B, in its factory paintwork and matching numbers engine has just completed a full restoration, including a component off procedure, replacing any metalwork required, in particular the floor pans. A complete engine and mechanical overhaul was also carried out.
Finally, it’s had a full professional detail by our in-house Lux Detailing team, including paintwork, glass, rims, interior fabric and leather to protect and reduce future maintenance intervals. It now presents in lovely condition, and will come fully inspected and serviced as required.
This vehicle is available for viewing in the UK on an appointment basis, and would suit an enthusiast or collector with whom this vehicle will represent a good acquisition opportunity.
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