The Porsche 356 symbolizes the brand's lasting sports car legacy, establishing the groundwork for future models and remaining a cherished classic known for its design and driving experience. This 1962 Porsche 356B Coupe comes finished in black over matching leatherette upholstery and is said to have been initially delivered in California. Stored and serviced under the care of the classic car experts at Urban Motor Works of Atlanta, this example is now being offered for auction out of Georgia.
This 356B comes finished in Black. Details include chrome trim, pop-out rear quarter windows, twin rear grilles, teardrop taillights, and slotted 15” chrome wheels with Porsche center crests and new Michelin Defender tires. The seller notes some paint imperfections on the roof and left quarter panel, and additional images are provided in the gallery.
The cabin is appointed with black leatherette upholstery and has been fitted with new matching floor carpets. Equipment includes a black-finished 3-spoke steering wheel, VDO instrumentation with chrome bezels, roll-up windows, and a locking glovebox. The seller notes the speedometer is the only gauge that remains in proper working order.
A 1,600cc Volkswagen engine has been installed, sending power to the rear wheels through a 4-speed manual transmission. The seller adds that the motor was serviced, the carburetors were rebuilt and synchronized, the shifter mechanism was rebuilt, and the shift linkages were serviced. Newly installed items include a 12V charging system, a speedometer cable, brakes & brake lines, a shock, an electric fuel pump, and new wiring throughout.
This sale will include a clean title.
The seller would like you to know: “This original California car comes with the remarkable distinction of both numbers-matching front hood and rear decklid, emphasizing its authenticity and classic patina nature. The car's history and legacy have been thoughtfully preserved, allowing you to step into a piece of automotive history with confidence. With its exquisite blend of classic aesthetics and mechanical excellence, this 1962 Porsche 356B Coupe offers the opportunity to own a sought-after and highly collectible piece of Porsche heritage. The car is not only mechanically sound but also a true representation of the golden era of motoring aging well like fine wine. This exceptional Coupe has been preserved by Urban Motor Works of Atlanta, GA. Urban and their team spent many hours bringing this original 356 back to good running order. With a four-speed manual transmission and a reliable Volkswagen 1600cc engine, this Porsche delivers an authentic driving experience with the right amount of patina, that can be maintained on a budget.”