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Paint needed: 1956 Porsche 356 Speedster

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The positive side of cars like this is that, obviously, from the point of view of the body there can be no surprises as there is nothing to hide. In fact, as we believe it is clear to everyone, this … Continue reading

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Bent windshield: 1955 Porsche 356 Coupé Continental

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“Continental” is a rather irrelevant name for anyone who is not keen on the Porsche 356 series, on the contrary it immediately awakens the fantasies of the followers of what Jeremy Clarkson called “a jumped up Beetle”. Lately we have … Continue reading

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The sunday auction: 81 barn finds

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If you think that the barn finds are found only in the US, you are wrong, and this auction is proof of this. There is in fact a collection of 81 cars (none in good condition, some in desperate conditions) … Continue reading

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Kardex correct: 1954 Porsche 356 Coupé

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Among the thousands of Porsche 356 ads seen in years of activity, it is the first time that we find a car that does not have the original engine but that can still be called “matching numbers”. In fact the … Continue reading

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Early body: 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster

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The problem with a fully restored classic car, especially if with very high standards, is the fear of driving it to avoid ruining it: with this 1955 Speedster this problem does not exist. In fact, although apparently seeming (or at … Continue reading

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Less is less: 1953 Porsche 356

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Peter Behrens (a godfather figure to the young architect Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe) taught us to eliminate unnecessary bells and whistles, thus minimizing the separation of form and function. And we believe that’s true, but without exaggerating: the one … Continue reading

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Back to the past: 1953 Porsche 356 Coupé

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This 356 Coupé, chassis #51530, has been stored since 1996 by the same owner for over 45 years. Factory Kardex confirms matching engine and transmission. The paint is not original though, it had a new paint (Ivory?) in the early … Continue reading

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Blind red: 1954 Porsche 356 T1 Speedster

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Indeed. Porsche enthusiasts know well that, aside from the Carrera, this is the most sought after Speedster as only 200 were built in the first producion year, 1954. Zero description by the seller so you will have to settle on what … Continue reading

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Restoration day: 1953 and 1955 Porsche 356 Coupé

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We all know that the pre-56 Porsche 356 are becoming untouchable, no matter in what conditions they are, so always more often we see for sale cars that, up to five years ago, we would not have taken even for free. … Continue reading

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Interiors only: 1954 Porsche 356 Coupé

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“Interiors only” is not referred to the photo provided (which actually show only interiors and the front lid) but also to what remains of the car which is said to have been involved in a serious crash. The seller says … Continue reading

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