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Porsche 356 1956

General description : Original 1956 Porsche 356A Coupe California Car This 1956 Porsche 356A Coupe is an honest original example that's been awaiting a straightforward restoration. A solid California car. Blue with tan interior. Just out of long-term ownership and storage. Non-matching 1958 1600 engine installed. Not currently running. A complete car with a nice and straight body with good panel fit and door gaps. These cars are becoming harder and harder to come across in unrestored conditions. This highly sought-after and collectible 356A Coupe represents an extremely exciting opportunity for its next caretaker.Desirable and Collectible 356A CoupeHighly Original / Never RestoredCalifornia Car out of Long Term Ownership Price: $89,500

1956 Porsche 356 is listed for sale on ClassicDigest in New York by Gullwing Motor Cars for $89500.


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Car type : Car Make : Porsche Model : 356 Engine size : 0.0 Model Year : 1956 Location : Astoria Vehicle Registration : Undefined

89500 $

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About Porsche 356
The Porsche 356 is an iconic sports car that was produced from 1948 to 1965. It is considered to be the first production car to bear the Porsche name and is known for its unique design and exceptional performance.

The 356 was initially designed by Ferdinand Porsche in the late 1940s as a lightweight and nimble sports car that could be used for racing. The first prototypes were built using Volkswagen components, as Porsche was still closely associated with the German automaker at the time. However, the final design of the 356 was a significant departure from the VW Beetle, and featured a sleek, aerodynamic body that was both beautiful and functional.

Over the years, the 356 evolved through several iterations, each of which added new features and improved performance. The early models were powered by a 1.1-liter flat-four engine that produced around 40 horsepower, while later models featured larger engines with up to 130 horsepower.

Despite its humble beginnings, the Porsche 356 quickly became a favorite among driving enthusiasts, both on the road and the racetrack. Its combination of style, performance, and handling made it a true sports car icon, and it helped to establish Porsche as one of the world's leading automakers. Today, the 356 remains a highly sought-after collector's car, with prices that can range from tens of thousands to millions of dollars, depending on the model and condition.