1960 Porsche 356B ( T5 ) 1600 Super Coupe finished in Aetna Blue with Grey leather interior.
1960 Porsche 356B ( T5 ) Coupe finished in it’s original Aetna Blue with Grey leather interior. Driven 83k miles ( believed to be original ) with only two owners since new. This amazing example has just completed a three year restoration and has been fully sorted.
Built on 07/26/1960, this California Black Plate car is totally rust free and still retains it’s original floor pan. It has been repainted by a well known facility in it’s original Aetna Blue and the interior has just been restored using top quality square weave carpets, original Coco mats, beautiful supple leather, new headliner, refinished original gauges, new rubber gaskets and trim and refinished chrome trim. EVERYTHING works including the 6 volt cigarette lighter and all interior and exterior lights. The headlamps are European style H4 and European tail lamps have also been fitted. The original steering wheel has just been refinished in wood by noted specialist Bruce Crawford. A period correct Blaupunkt AM/FM radio has been installed and is in working order.
Fitted with a correct 1600 Super engine ( # 702913 type 616/12 ) that has just been rebuilt by Rennwerke Porsche using a 1720cc upgrade with a more powerful cam. The brakes were just completely rebuilt and it was fitted with a new lightened clutch. The list of all that was done during the restoration process is extensive. We’d be glad to provide all details to any serious buyer.
The car is an absolute pleasure to drive. No expense has been spared in making this one of the best driving, well sorted 356 B’s we have seen in many years.
The car comes with the original tools and holder, jack, books, sales invoice, service records and registration documents confirming it’s California ownership history. The service books have all the original stamps.
The C of A confirms the color combination and the options.
This exceptional 356 is available for immediate delivery.
All serious inquiries should be directed to Mark Starr at +1 (914) 217-4817.