1962 Porsche 356 B Super Coupe for sale 101046298
1962 Porsche 356 B Super Coupe
$62,000
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1962 Porsche 356 B Super Coupe

$62,000

Private Seller

Daly City, CA 94015

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Classic Car Overview

VIN: 211159

Built:1962

Car has been repainted. The original color of the car was slate gray. 

The car is also fitted with a 1963 616/12 T6 1600 S engine. Newer engine and internals

Serial Numbers: First--706001 Last--707200

The car has been well maintained and serviced. 

This 1962 Porsche 356B Super T6 Coupe was delivered new in August 1962 to Competition Motors of Hollywood, California and has remained in the state through four owners. A non-original Super 1600cc flat-four is paired with the rebuilt 4-speed manual transaxle, and further alterations from stock include a color change, 912 heads, Weber carburetors, dual stage brake master cylinder conversion, and LED taillights. Approximately 6k miles have been added during the seller’s 11-year ownership, and a top-end rebuild and clutch replacement was performed less than 100 miles ago. This 356 is now being offered for sale with records from the 1980s, a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, several Porsche-related books and manuals, a California indoor/outdoor car cover, and a clean California title in the seller’s name.

Finished from the factory in Slate Grey, this example was repainted in its current shade of red under past ownership. No remnants of the original color have been discovered per the seller. Exterior work performed by the seller include the repair of rust along the bases of the doors, followed by a partial repaint in the matching color.

Body-colored bumpers with over-riders are retained, and 15×5.5” steel wheels wear chrome trim rings and wheel caps with Porsche crests. LED lights have been installed in the original taillight lenses for improved visibility to following traffic.

The interior retains correct-style black leatherette seat upholstery and 3-spoke steering wheel, as well as its original Blaupunkt radio and VDO clock. The seller notes the ash tray is missing and that the clock is presently inoperable.

Instrumentation includes a 120 mph speedometer and is reported to function properly. Just over 18k miles are indicated on the 5-digit odometer, with true mileage unknown.

The period-correct Super 1600cc flat-four is reportedly from a 356C and is believed to have been installed under the original ownership. A subsequent rebuild prior to the seller’s purchase included the fitting of dual spring heads from a 912. Additional modifications include a Zims dual circuit master cylinder conversion, Weber 40 IDF carburetors, and a 6V Optima battery.

A top-end rebuild was conducted less than 100 miles ago along with machining and valve work performed by Jay’s Precision Machine in Santa Clara, California. Major seals and gaskets have been replaced, and a replacement of the clutch and refurbishing and re-balancing of the flywheel was completed at the same time. Additional work includes a full transaxle rebuild by Ron’s Transaxle of San Pablo, California. Detailed photos of the rebuild process are included in the gallery below.

Engine #706385 is currently equipped and was manufactured before July 1963 according to the seller.

The suspension features Koni shocks at all four corners, and the rear camber compensator has since been removed and not included in the sale. Several photos of the undercarriage are viewable in the gallery below.

The Porsche Certificate of Authenticity lists a production date of July 7, 1962 and confirms the original colors as Slate Grey over black leatherette. The number listed for the original engine is also consistent with 1600 Super serial numbers. Included in the sale are the  jack and tool kit believed original to the car, a 6V battery tender, records from the 1980s, several Porsche-related books and manuals, a California Stormweave indoor/outdoor car cover.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    N/A
  • Classic Car ID
    101046298
  • Stock Number
    N/A
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
    Coupe
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Condition
    Excellent Condition
  • Mileage
    19,340 miles
  • Engine
    N/A
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    N/A
  • Exterior Color
    Red
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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