1965 Porsche 356
Car for sale by GR Auto Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512
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Classic Car Overview
The 1965 Porsche 356 C offered here is a highly original example that has been with the current owner for the last 22 years. He acquired the vehicle from the state of Oregon from the daughter of the original owner in the condition that you see it today and it has been kept in a climate controlled garage at a seasonal home in northern Michigan. Every spring the car was serviced prior to the summer season to ensure mechanical fitness. The car holds the serial number of 161720, engine number of 717048, and a transmission number of 85399. These numbers have been verified to GR Auto Gallery by Porsche North America as numbers matching. The car is finished in its original factory color Signal Red over black interior with charcoal square weave carpeting. The car has been painted at some point prior to 1996 and it shows excellent. The interior remains extremely tidy, under the front bonnet remains original as does the engine bay and the undercarriage retains what appears to be its original coating. Mechanically, this 356 C is spot on. The 1600cc engine still features its Zenith Carbs with proper air cleaners. The car starts easy, idles smooth, and accelerates proper. The car remains nimble through the corners, suspension remains tight; in short this is a great driving example of what is considered by many as the best overall 356.
The Porsche 356 is one of the most endeared vehicles ever made. The car has huge global demand and values continue to rise. They have reached icon states while remaining very driver friendly and usable. When it comes to investing in cars, quality and originality matters. The car offered here, while not freshly restored, is a great, usable example with the numbers in place. The car comes complete with owners handbook, tool role, and service history under the most recent ownership.
Classic Car ID101082926
Stock NumberB2186 R
EngineOther 4-Cylinder Other
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