Porsche 356SC Cabriolet
Porsche 356SC Cabriolet
Technical Specification

Mark & Model Porsche 356SC Cabriolet
Year 1964
Registration plate UK & JSY
Chassis Number 159133
Engine Number 810163
Engine Capacity 1600cc
Transmissions Manual
Mileage 71388 Km
Body style Cabriolet SC
Interior color Black leather
Exterior color Cream
Seating capacity 2+2
Wheels and Tyres Steel wheels
Asking Price £149,950
On launch in 1948 the Porsche 356 employed a platform chassis with rear-mounted air-cooled engine and torsion bar all-independent suspension. 1955 marked the arrival of the 356A, readily distinguishable by its now curved one-piece screen, a wider range of engines and 15'' instead of 16'' wheels. Announced at the 1959 Frankfurt Motor Show, the Porsche 356B T5 enhanced Porsche's reputation as builders of the finest small capacity sports cars, continuing the huge commercial success of its predecessors. Handling, ride and refinement were improved, as well as the addition of a more powerful 90bhp 1600cc engine to the range, a higher nose, more vertical headlamp lenses and raised front winglets - all of which increased the original cars' appeal and firmly established it as by far the best car in its class. Prior to the launch of the 356C in 1963, the 356B with the T6 body was announced in 1962, with the twin air vents, larger rear window, and the facelift to the front of the car with the wider lower edge to the bonnet. The 356C launched in 1964 continued with the T6 body, but offered disc brakes all around, and with the 75 bhp and 95 bhp SC engine options
Delivered LHD in December 1963 as a 1964 Export Model to Mitsuwa Motors in Japan with a KM speedometer, it was later imported from Japan in early 2015 to the UK and then onto to Jersey. This is the more sought after model within the 356C series as it has the more powerful 95 BHP SC engine, and uprated from the 356B it came as standard with four wheel disc brakes. Fitted with the optional hardtop, it is indeed a top specification matching numbers car for use in all seasons. Later in 2015, the 356 was purchased by a collector in Jersey who entrusted the car to our care. A certain amount of recommissioning took place as the fuel tank was replaced, and the fuel system cleaned through. Since then we have regularly serviced the car, carried replacement of worn cogs within the gearbox , together with other minor works including a new battery in 2019
In very good original condition with fitted hardtop, tonneau cover and hood
The interior is in extremely good condition complete with fitted radio
Recommissioned in our workshops in 2015, and regularly serviced since, with bills and invoices since 2015
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