For Sale: 1953 Porsche 356 in Colorado Springs, Colorado


Vehicle Description

NOW SOLD Factory VIN # of 51461 stamping in trunk floor matches A pillar tag of Reutter coach works, documented by Porsche certificate of authenticity. This very rare early production coupe is one of only 1,363 built & just 573 imported to the U.S.A. by Max Hoffman of N.Y. who also imported the first Mercedes gullwing coupes to the U.S. This very significant & historically important car has never been restored & importantly still retains its original floor & trunk pans, also noteworthy is the fact this car has the "bent windshield"peaked at center but no divider bar only on 1952-1954 models. Other unique features are the banjo style steering wheel, visor, gauges & chromed metal framed sun visors. The original 1300 c.c. motor has been replaced with a 1600 c.c. 60 hp, normal 1960 vintage #604-165. A very attractive example in its present state to drive as is & with rarely seen restored cars selling at 250-350k there appears to be a generous margin to bring this magnificent little car to the next level. Offered at $126,000, interesting trades considered.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-909944
  • Year:1953
  • Make:Porsche
  • Model:356
  • Exterior Color:beige
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Engine Size:Flat 4
  • Odometer:61139
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • Engine History:Replaced
  • Engine Condition:Running