Porsche 356 B 1600 Super
- Italian Delivery “Super 90”
The Ultimate Nostalgic Cruiser!
Exceptionally Original Example from Long-term California Residency. Complete Numbers-Matching, Italian Delivery “Super 90” Coupe. Offered with Porsche Kardex & Porsche Certificate of Authenticity. Impressive Road Manners Benefiting from Recent Service. Driver’s Manual, Jack, Spare Assembly & Accessories. Ideal T6 to Enjoy As-is, Ready for Daily Driving or Vintage Rallies
122418 was completed on the 13th of November 1962 as a European specification Super 90 T6 coupe in Ivory over Red, handled by Autogerma in Bologna with deliver to Rome, Italy. Eventually the 356 made its way to sunny California, where it’s said to have resided for the last several years. Despite its California Cool outlaw appearance, this S90 remains exceptionally original and thoughtfully preserved, while both Porsche Kardex and Certificate of Authenticity confirm 122418 is equipped with its factory fitted engine (806395) and transmission (59959). Additionally, all etched glass, corresponding stamped body panels (418), date coded wheels, trim and upholstery appear remarkably original.
The exterior’s maroon paintwork was applied many years ago, having been polished to a smooth gloss finish over the years, it now reveals the car’s original factory applied ivory paint in some areas. The overall looks is very appealing and nostalgic. Inside, the cabin features original; European gauges, period Sears radio, luggage straps and Italian army blankets over what appears to be seasoned original carpeting and leather chairs with driver’s headrest. Correct Driver’s Manual and sleeve reside in the glovebox. Likewise, its engine bay is very original in appearance with patinated decals and finishes with uprated Weber carburetors breathing through correct type mesh filters. The front luggage compartment is equipped with luggage liner, jack, spare tire assembly and leather strap, while the undercarriage is extraordinarily tidy and solid with correct S90 suspension components.
Drivability and power is impressive and the car benefits from a Fall 2017 intermediate service and multi-point inspection. Additionally, 5 new Michelin XZX tires were mounted on the unrestored steel wheels, complimented by original S90 “nipple” hubcaps and correct valve stems, caps and clips. This charming Coupe offers many possibilities to its next caretaker and is guaranteed to receive a tremendous amount of attention wherever displayed. Now available for worldwide purchase and delivery from our Houston, Texas showroom.