For Sale: 1965 Porsche 356C in La Jolla, California

Vehicle Description

1965 Porsche 356C Coupe - Champagne Yellow

History: Sold new through Brumos Porsche of Jacksonville, Florida to Captain Richard Smith, an Air Force fighter pilot stationed in Florida. Later moving to Colorado Springs, Colorado and then to McClellan Air Base in Sacramento, California. The car has since resided in Southern California with four owners.

Condition: An exceptionally original example still with original floor pans, longitudinals, and battery box. Original upper body sheet metal with outstanding original factory gaps. VIN# stampings in doors and engine lid. Date stamped wheels. Matching numbers engine and transmission. Never involved in an accident. Sympathetic restoration carried out by Bill Perrone of the Parts Shop from 2011-2013 including paint, chrome, engine and transmission rebuild, and suspension with receipts. Car professionally repainted in original color of Champagne Yellow. Front seats reupholstered, otherwise still with original interior. Major service in summer of 2020.

Of Note: It is extremely rare to find a 1965 Porsche 356C Coupe still with original body sheet metal, original floor pans, and documented ownership from new.

Documents: Porsche service book, Porsche customer ID card, restoration receipts, original owner’s manual, Blaupunkt radio manual, old registration slips, list of ownership, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, and Kardex.

Contact Grand Prix Classics at 858-459-3500 or [email protected]

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1378065
  • Price:$129,000
  • Location:La Jolla, California
  • Year:1965
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:356C
  • Exterior Color:Champagne Yellow
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:88729
  • Trim Level:Coupe
  • VIN:219997
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Seat Material:Leather
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive