We are pleased to present this 1959 Porsche 356A Cabriolet finished in the charming color combination of Ruby Red over a beige interior. The 356 is known for its beautiful design and elegant nature. Highlighting a comprehensive restoration and previous long-time ownership, this example is sure to grab the attention of Porsche collectors and enthusiasts alike. Originally delivered to Paris, this example is now being offered by its seller out of La Jolla, California.
This 356 is said to have undergone a complete concourse restoration a few years back. The Ruby Red finish is stated to be in excellent condition along with all brightwork and seals. A black cabriolet top is equipped which also remains in excellent condition. This example rides on factory chrome wheels that wear Radial tires with plenty of tread life remaining.
Inside, you will find a Beige interior that is nothing short of extraordinary. All aspects of the cabin show to be in Concours condition and all accessories remain fully functional. A few iconic styling cues inside this 356 include an exterior color-matched dashboard, chrome gauge bezels, classic Ivory steering wheel, and Cocoa mats.
Powering this 356 is an upgraded 1961 1.6 L 1582cc engine. The rear wheels are driven by way of a numbers-matching four-speed manual transmission making for a traditional analog driving experience. The seller notes that a recent service of over $10k was carried out, bringing this 356 to top running condition. A list of all items addressed will be included in the photo gallery. With only 1k miles driver since purchasing the vehicle, this 356 is in excellent running condition.
The sale will include two keys, books, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, and a car cover.