1959 Porsche 356 ASOLD

1959 Porsche 356A

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Reference Number 626023

as of 9/14/2020

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Car 1959 Porsche 356 A
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1959 Porsche 356A 1600 Super Convertible D with Coachwork by Drauz: One of only 1,330 Produced

 

This 1959 Porsche 356A Convertible D Super 1600 with Coachwork by Drauz is one of only 1,330 produced making it an extremely rare and desirable car. Just out of loving ownership where it was cherished and well maintained. A factory silver car with red interior. Offered with its Kardex from Porsche, chassis 85955 is a factory born Super 1600 with an upgraded 356C engine installed at some point in its life. Accompanied by tools, jack, and spare. This Convertible D runs and drives well and wears a nice older restoration.

 

The original Porsche 356 Speedster has become a legend, but in its day, it was just a bit too bare-bones for some customers. Porsches answer was the 356A Convertible D, D referring to Drauz, the German coachbuilder that produced the new cars bodywork. The new car featured a higher windshield and wind-up door windows for enhanced weather protection, as well as fully upholstered seats, and it was built using the same 356A styling, chassis, and drivetrain as the final Speedsters. Of the three versions of Porsches lightweight open cars equipped with removable chrome-framed windshields, the Convertible D is the rarest. Only 1,330 were built, compared to nearly 4,000 356 and 356A Speedsters and 2,653 356B Roadsters. That makes the Convertible D a prized commodity today. A rare, most attractive, and more practical alternative to the 356 Speedster. This is a desirable, honestly presented Porsche of rarity and beauty, and it is ready to drive in style. Here is a rare opportunity for the serious Porsche enthusiast to acquire a hand-built touring machine from the most successful sports car maker in the world.

 

Chassis no. 85955

Engine no. 717155

 

-One of Porsches rarest production models

-One of only 1,331 Convertible Ds

 

-Offered with Kardex

-Quality older restoration

-Accompanied by tools, jack, and spare-Speedster good looks with Cabriolet practicality

 

Price: $167,500 Firm