--Bali Blue with Tan interior, Tan German Square Weave carpeting, Tan canvas top, 4-speed manual transmission, Superb photo documented ground up restoration, matching numbers, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. The 356 is widely regarded as one of the most enduring postwar sporting models. Late model upgrades such as Disc Brakes and a 75 horsepower 1600cc engine with dual Solex carburetors, made the C iteration the ultimate modern 356 model. Many styling and mechanical cues were carried over to the soon to arrive 911 model, leaving the 356 C models affectionately known as “genesis” cars. This late production Reutter 356 was delivered October 22, 1964 with the following options: Antenna, 2 Pair Safety Belts, 2 Loudspeakers, Koni Shock absorbers, Dunlop tires and was delivered to Mr. Bill Pickens of Honolulu, Hawaii where it remained until 1982. It was subsequently acquired by a San Diego, California collector, where it remained until 1986. Sold on to Jeffrey Bradley from 1986-2007 and from 2007 to present to it most previous owner, a Massachusetts resident. This 356 was the recipient of a no expense spared, bare metal restoration in 2005 by marque specialists, Personal Autohaus, I
A highly desirable Porsche 356 C Cabriolet with options including Disc brakes all round, Wood steering wheel and triple layer hood in black with matching tonneau.
(SOLD) Porsche production of the 356C began in July 1963. Little was changed from the 356B however on closer inspection a new wheel and hubcap design could be seen. Porsche had been experimenting with disc brakes since 1958 and the 356C was the first production Porsche to feature disc brakes. The 356C came with 2 engine options the 1600C with 75 BHP and the 1600SC with 95 BHP.
*Please note as of February 2017, this car is undergoing a Show/Driver level restoration; If you would like more information, please contact us. This highly original 356C was completed at the Zuffenhausen Porsche works on October 23, 1964, and was finished in Signal Red over a Black leatherette interior, as it appears today. The car's mileage of less than 65,000 is carefully documented in the first owners logbook, and is believed to be the cars original mileage since new. The car has held limited ownership, displaying wonderful patina and retaining its original numbers-matching and date stamped wheels, engine and trans-axle, dealer installed radio, logbook, and receipts from day one, as well as a copy of the Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. Further accompanying items include a tool kit and jack, and the original keys. This is a wonderful, and highly original example of one of the last of the 356Cs ever produced, and will make a truly spectacular classic German sports car when completed. Please stay tuned to this page for future updates and availability on this highly desirable Porsche!