Porsche 356 SC 1964
· Matching Numbers
· Delivered new in Germany in 27th September 1964
· Imported to Australia by the original owner
· Top-end engine rebuild and a respray in its original Ivory colour
· Original delivery certificate
· Porsche Ownership Authentication certificate
· Professional RHD conversion
This Porsche 356 SC Coupe was sold new in Germany in 27th September 1964. It was used as a tourist car and then imported to Australia by the original owner. The car was then professionally converted to Right hand drive.
Beautifully presented in Light ivory paint and black Leatherette upholstery, it was fitted with factory options Lap sash seat belts, Floor mats in black cocomatting, Blaupunkt radio, 2 loud speakers, antenna and 2 headrests
The vehicle is a matching Number example fitted with a 1600cc SC type engine, rated at 95hp. The car was used regularly until the late 1970s where it went into storage for a period. It changed ownership several times until the previous owner bought the vehicle in the late 1990s.
During his ownership the car received extensive maintenance work including a top-end engine rebuild and a respray in its original white colour. The vehicle comes with a large history file including its original delivery certificate, receipts for works carried out and details of ownership. It presents today in excellent overall condition.
The legendary Porsche 356 remains today one of the hallmarks of the sports car design. With its unique profile and race-inspired lineage, these are highly collectible and quiet the collection piece.
The 356 was the first production model ever produced by Porsche in 1948.
It drew inspiration from the iconic VW Beetle with its design, however with its precision build quality and attention to detail saw it was re-marketed as a luxury sports coupe.
A few years later, the 356 SC model was released in 1964 as a top of the range version of their “C” model line. These coupes were the final instalment of the highly successful 356 model range and with the impending release of the new 911, Porsche wanted to finish on a high note and thus created their most powerful production engine for the SC model. The new 1600cc engine produced 97bhp with a top speed of 185km/h.
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