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For Sale: 1958 Porsche 356 in Costa Mesa, California

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Vehicle Description

1958 Porsche 356A T2 Speedster

• VIN No. 84XXX
• Engine No. 67XXX (Matching)
• Transmission No. 17XXX (Matching)
• Completed on November 8, 1957
• Original color combination - Aquamarine Blue/Red
• Completely restored over three years finished July of 2019
• Driven 750 miles and in perfect driving condition

The 1958 Speedster type T2 is the most desirable, sought after, and truly the best to drive of all the Speedsters from 1954 to 1958. With the ZF steering box, high bow top frame, and a better shifter position that is closer to the driver, there is nothing better.

European Collectibles did an exquisite restoration on this 1958 Speedster over a 36-month period from 2017 to 2019. During the restoration, this 356 was completely disassembled and stripped down to the bare shell so that every aspect could be properly addressed. The body and panels are original and still retain their correct stampings/numbers. All panels were pre-fit with bumpers, overrider bars, a windshield frame, and a soft top to ensure the absolute best result. All the chrome was triple plated and all of the components were restored or replaced.

Mechanically, it is in excellent condition! The complete matching driveline was rebuilt including the engine, transmission, suspension, braking system, fuel system, and a new wire harness. The matching 1600cc Normal engine performs flawlessly with plenty of power and the matching manual 4-speed 644 transmission shifts through all the gears with ease. The four-wheel drum brakes have been completely rebuilt with all new wheel cylinders, brake lines, and master cylinder. The undercarriage is fully detailed including the suspension, engine, and transmission.

• First in class - Street Concours - 356 Club Southern California on July 21, 2019
• First in class - Full Concours Division - Porsche Club of America - Los Angeles Region
58th Annual Concours d'Elegance on September 15, 2019.

Finished in its original exterior color AquaMarine Blue (color code 5707 Agua Blua), the condition is simply stunning! The interior is upholstered in Red Wine with German Oatmeal square weave carpets, a black German canvas soft-top, a red vinyl boot cover (as it was delivered) along with a black German canvas boot cover, and side curtains. Options include: USA overrider bumpers, deluxe horn ring, sealed beam headlights, and a speedometer in miles. Perfectly straight body with excellent gaps & panel fit. Absolutely superb in every way, this 356A Speedster is ready for immediate Concours, rally events, or to drive and enjoy!

Complete with tools, books, side curtains, boot covers, Porsche Classic Technical Certificate, Kardex, Reutter Certificate (all confirming this Speedster was restored as it left the factory), and photo documentation of the restoration. Truly one of the best 1958 T2 Speedsters that you will find with no issues. The current owner has enjoyed it for the past 2 years and has driven it 800 miles. This Speedster is fully sorted and ready to enjoy.

Specification
• 60 horsepower
• 1,582cc OHV air-cooled horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine
• Dual 32 Zenith carburetors
• Four-speed manual 644 transmission
• Independent front suspension with laminated torsion bars
• Parallel trailing arms
• Tubular shock absorbers
• Independent rear swing axles with torsion bars and tubular shock absorbers
• Four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes
• Wheelbase: 82.7 in

Vehicle Details

  • 1958 Porsche 356
  • Listing ID:CC-1467317
  • Price:Contact Seller
  • Location:Costa Mesa, California
  • Year:1958
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:356
  • Exterior Color:Aquamarine Blue
  • Interior Color:Red
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:44749
  • Stock Number:Po4099
  • VIN:84XXX