We are pleased to offer this rare 1962 Porsche 356 B Karmann Coupe finished in black over a red leatherette interior. Featuring desirable coachwork by Karmann, this highly collectible 356 B is said to have undergone a full restoration some time ago in its original factory specification. Accompanied by a Porsche Certificate of Authenticity as well as the original books and tools, this numbers matching 1962 example is said to remain in outstanding overall condition with approximately 42k miles showing on the odometer.
This 356 B is said to have been professionally refinished in its factory original color of black during a restoration under previous ownership. The exterior is noted to be in great condition with some minor blemishes as detailed in the photo gallery. The seller indicates that a small area of rust was professionally cut out and repaired recently to preserve the integrity of the body. Some noteworthy details include added headlight grills and factory optional chrome wheels which come dressed in Falken tires.
The factory appointed red leatherette interior is said to have been refurbished some time ago during the restoration. The cabin is stated to be in excellent condition with some minor signs of wear (detailed images are provided in the photo gallery). Red and black Coco floor mats have been added, and the seller confirms all gauges and accessories to be fully functional.
This Coupe is equipped with its original 1600cc flat-four carbureted engine which is rated at 60 HP. Power is delivered to the rear wheels by way of a numbers matching 4-speed manual transmission, images of the drivetrain stampings are available for reference. This 356 B is believed to have been mechanically restored at some point during its life and the seller confirms it to be in top running condition.
The sale of this 356 B will include one master key, the original books and tools, a spare tire and Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. Beautifully presented while sporting a timeless look, this 356 B Karmann coupe is the perfect choice for any classic Porsche afficiando.