1964 Porsche 356C Cabriolet VIN 160001
Two owners, California car. According to the Kardex, the 356 was
delivered on February 10, 1964, to its 1st owner, David Whittet who
lived in Walnut Creek, California. Mr. Whittet had the vehicle
regularly serviced and maintained at Diablo Valley Automotive in
Concord, California. The second owner took possession of the 356
sometime in the late 1980s. In 1991, the first documented service
under the second owner was completed at Schneider Auto Haus in
Santa Barbara, California.
Currently finished in Signal Red with a Black interior with leather
seats, new German square weave carpets and a new Black canvas
soft-top, pad, headliner and boot cover. Very nice paintwork with a
few imperfections but all and all it is in great condition.
Straight and rust-free body with solid floor pans. The matching
1600cc engine, producing 75 horsepower, runs very strong paired to
a manual 741 4-speed transmission and four-wheel disc brakes.
Offered with Kardex, service invoices spanning from 1981-2010, tool
kit, jack, and owners manual. An amazing running and driving 356C
Cabriolet offered at a great value.
The 356C represents the final and most developed version of the
model that made Porsche's reputation on roads and racetracks
throughout the 1950s. It was a far cry from the handful of basic
sports cars made in a small village in postwar Austria. Porsche had
grown exponentially and gained an enviable reputation all over the
world for building high quality, fun, and quick sports cars. It was
almost all thanks to the 356, and the 356C was a worthy