Up for auction is this custom outlaw-style 1961 Porsche 356 T5 presented in a custom shade of green over a tan cabin. Purchased as a running project car by the current owner in 2019, this 356 has undergone a custom outlaw-style conversion with unique visual modifications as well as some noteworthy mechanical upgrades including a Porsche 912 flat-four engine. Now showing approximately 84k miles on the odometer (TMU), this one of a kind 356 is being offered by its seller out of New Mexico in superb driving condition.
Upon the commencement of the build, this T5 was professionally refinished in a custom shade of green. The exterior finish is noted to be in great shape with a few small areas of rust (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). Visual details include shaved trim and chrome brightwork as well as a front and rear bumper delete with all holes filled in. This 356 rides on reproduction chrome “Wide 5” wheels which come dressed in new Yokohama tires.
The cabin has been reupholstered in tan leatherette with refurbished seats, added seatbelts, new seals and a custom black leather steering wheel. The interior is reported to be in excellent condition with all gauges and accessories remaining fully functional with the exception of the clock and original Blaupunkt radio.
Power comes from a “speed shop-built” Porsche 912 flat-four engine which is mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. Performance upgrades include a Bursch type exhaust, performance headers, a heater delete, front disc brakes and Koni shocks.
This 356 is said to be in great running order with the following maintenance items carried out under the current ownership within the last 18 months.
The sale of this one of a kind build will include 2 keys, books and records. This unique 356 is just waiting to put a smile on the face of its next owner, do not miss out.