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Porsche 356 For Sale
A Porsche 356 is a classic two-door sports car. The car was produced by Porsche during the period of 1948 to 1965. The production of this rear wheel drive sports car went on till 1965 and eventually it was replaced by the infamous Porsche 911. If you are looking for a quality Porsche 356 for sale, to start or add to your current collection then we're here for you.
History of this Beautiful Auto
Ferdinand Ferry Porsche is the creator of Porsche 356. From 1948 to 1965, the design of the car’s body has more or less remained the same. Porsche manufactured the car in both coupe as well as convertible forms during the production years. The ‘Speedster’ model which was launched in 1954 is a very good collector’s model that came with raked windscreen and bucket seats.
The Speedster model lost its popularity in 1957 and then it was replaced by Convertible D edition. It came with taller windshield. In the next year, Porsche 356B, which was nothing but a ‘Roadster’ version, was launched and replaced the Convertible D. The Porsche 356 was revised several times, and the last revised edition was the Porsche 356C came out in 1964. The monocoque construction made it difficult to fix cars when they were parked in rust-prone conditions.
Engine for the 356
Porsche used the OHV V4 engine on the Porsche 356 for sale which was actually first designed to be used in a Volkswagen Beetle. The Porsche 356 was well equipped with new dual carburetor, exhaust system, and camshaft. This helped the car to produce more horsepower than what a Volkswagen Beetle could produce.
The starting Porsche 356 models were available with mid-engine layout. However, the models that came out later had rear-mounted layout. When the Carrera engine was launched in 1955, Porsche made the engine available as an optional upgrade at an extra price.
Porsche 356 has appeared in various formats of car racing events such as 24 hours of Le Mans, Targa Florio and more. Porsche 356A Carrera GT, Porsche 356B Carrera GTL Abarth and Porsche 356L are the two sports car variants of the car
Today, car lovers simply love to collect older Porsche cars like Porsche 356 mainly because of its style, reliability and performance. Porsche 356 has been listed in the Top Sports Cars of the 1960s list by Sports Car International in the year 2004. If you are looking for Porsche 356 for sale offers, make sure you purchase one and add it to your collection or perhaps this can be the first car as you begin to collect cars.