For Sale: 1956 Porsche 356A in Costa Mesa, California

Vehicle Description

1956 Porsche 356A T1 Coupe

o VIN 57461
o Engine No. 601423
o Trans No. 11285
o Completed September 18, 1956

Single-family ownership for the past three decades. It was originally delivered in Polyantha Red (5602) over Black leatherette upholstery. Factory equipment includes a Telefunken Radio, Antenna, Chrome Wheels, and Amber Headlights.

The exterior and undercarriage are protected in black sealer. Complete with all decks, doors, glass, bumpers, and exterior trim. The front hood is matching, and it is secured by GT-style leather straps. The original Polyantha Red paintwork is present on the perimeter of the doors and the dash. Interior equipment includes comfort seats, a VDM steering wheel, VDO instrumentation, a Porsche radio delete cover plate, and a VDO clock mounted on the glove box. The undercarriage is in excellent condition and the floor pans and battery box have been properly replaced. The 4.5" x 15" painted wheels have baby moon hubcaps and are fitted to Continental Contact 165 80 R15 tires.

Mechanically powered by a period correct flat-four 1600cc engine that runs very well, paired to a manual four-speed transmission (Type 644) with a four-wheel drum braking system. The matching Normal 1600cc short block engine No. 62881 is included in the sale. An extremely rare opportunity to acquire an incredibly straight, solid, and rust-free driver to use as is or a great restoration candidate with its matching engine.

Vehicle Details

  • 1956 Porsche 356A
  • Listing ID: CC-1639531
  • Price: $109,500
  • Location:Costa Mesa, California
  • Year:1956
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:356A
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:99766
  • Stock Number:Po4237
  • VIN:57461
Listed By:
European Collectibles
1665 Babcock Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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