Up for auction is this 1965 Porsche 356 SC coupe finished in Light Ivory over a black interior. Marking the final iteration of the iconic Porsche 356, this C model is offered with a sporty 95 HP 1600cc SC engine which is mated to a number’s matching 4-speed manual transmission. Appearing to be in great original condition with an engine rebuild reportedly carried out in 2014, this 356 SC shows approximately 94k miles on its odometer. It is now being offered by an estate out of La Mesa, CA and is accompanied by a full independent appraisal and inspection report.
The classic Light Ivory finish on this 356 is said to be in good condition with extremely minimal signs of rust on the body. A collection of detailed images is provided in the photo gallery along with notes taken from a full private appraisal and inspection. This 356 SC is equipped with factory chrome 15” wheels with flat hubcaps which are currently dressed in Nixon 165 SR15 tires.
The cabin is upholstered in black with grey square weave carpeting and a white dashboard. The interior is stated to be in great driver-grade condition with all gauges and accessories remaining fully functional. Noteworthy details include VDO black face gauges, an AM radio, a dashboard clock, front bucket seats and 2+2 folding rear seats.
This 356 carries the most powerful pushrod engine Porsche had ever produced at the time, the 95 HP 1600cc 4-cylinder SC. The rear wheels are driven by way of a reported number’s matching type 741/2A 4-speed manual transmission. Factory performance features include Koni-supplied dampers and four-wheel disc brakes. Dual Solex 2-barrel carburetors have been installed and a full engine rebuild is said to have been carried out by Deiters in San Diego during 2014. Reported to start up and run smoothly, this 356 SC is ready to be enjoyed by a new caretaker.
The sale of this 356 will include one key, the original books, a spare tire, service records, a factory workshop manual binder and an assortment of spare parts. Showing to be in great surviving condition, this SC makes the perfect choice for any 356 aficionado.