o VIN 220255
o Engine No. 716276
o Transmission No. 79102
o Completed on October 2, 1964
The 356C is the most sought-after of the final iteration of the
356, equipped with four-wheel disc brakes and the best shifting
manual 4-speed transmission Type 741. Originally finished in Light
Ivory (6404) over Black leatherette upholstery, the first owner was
Mr. Wendell from New York, New York.
The paintwork is very nice with very good gaps and panel fit. No
options were listed on the Porsche Kardex however it does have the
optional aluminum side body molding. New rubber seals have been
recently installed and brightwork is in original condition. The
upholstery is in very good condition with charcoal German square
weave carpets, leatherette front seats, a VDM steering wheel with a
deluxe horn ring, and VDO instrumentation. The undercarriage is
original and exceptionally straight with no signs of rust. The 4.5"
x 15" chrome wheels are fitted to Nexen SB-802 tires.
Mechanically powered by a period correct 1600cc flat-four engine
(case 616/40) producing 75 plus horsepower and 4-speed manual
transmission (Type 741) with four-wheel disc brakes. Complete with
Porsche Kardex, spare tire, and owner's manual. An excellent
opportunity to acquire a 356C Coupe that is a terrific daily
The 356 was a lightweight and nimble-handling rear-engine
rear-wheel-drive 2-door sports car available in hardtop coupe and
open configurations. Engineering innovations continued during the
years of manufacture, contributing to its motorsport's success and
popularity. However, when the T6 got disc brakes in 1964, with no
other visible alterations, they called it the model C, or the SC
when it had the optional extra powerful engine. The last revision
of the 356 was the 356C introduced for the 1964 model year. It
featured disc brakes all around, as well as an option for the most
powerful pushrod engine Porsche, had ever produced; the
1965 Porsche 356C
Location:Costa Mesa, California
Exterior Color:Ruby Red
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