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Porsche 356 C

Porsche 356 C

Coupé, 1964

Highlights

  • Red over a light gray leather interior
  • "Carrera 2" Tribute!
  • Excellent driving and aesthetically stunning 356

 1964 PORSCHE 356C “Carrera 2” Tribute for sale!

*This is not a Carrera 2 and does not have a 4-cam engine. This is a tribute that, when restored, was outfitted to look like a Carrera 2*

CPR Classic is delighted to offer this 1964 Porsche 356C Coupe finished in Red over a light gray leather interior. This example is numbers matching to include its engine and gearbox. The original color combination was Light Ivory over Red leatherette, which was changed when the car went through the restoration that it now wears. The car was originally imported and sold by Brumos in Jacksonville, Florida, in 1964.

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CPR Classic Restoration
501 Industrial Way
92028 Fallbrook, AL
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The restoration was performed with an emphasis on making the car look like a Carrera 2, and multiple Carrera 2 style parts were sourced for the build. A Carrera 2 rear valence was installed. A front-mounted oil cooler with oil lines installed through the passenger inner fender was also added to replicate the oil cooler that an original Carrera 2 would wear. The front horn grills were deleted and allow for added airflow to the oil cooler. The interior is nicely outfitted with a wooden Carrera 2 steering wheel and VDO rally gauges. A modified muffler was fitted with chrome tips to replicate the look of a Carrera 2 exhaust. A Carrera 2 rear badge rounds out the aesthetic.

The overall quality of this restoration is superb. The paintwork is outstanding with excellent depth and little to no imperfections of any kind. All of the exterior body panels are within factory specifications and fit beautifully. All of the car’s brightwork and chrome have either been fully restored or replaced. The interior is finished in full gray leather and is in excellent condition. Matching headrests were added and look lovely. Correct square weave carpet has been installed throughout as well as a new headliner and visors. The gauges are fully overhauled with new glass and bezels, and the added Carrera steering wheel brings warmth when climbing in for a drive.

The engine and gearbox received their respective overhauls when the car was restored. The matching-numbers engine was overhauled to stock 1600cc 356C specifications and produces about 75 horsepower.

This 356C presents a lovely opportunity for someone looking for an excellent driving and aesthetically stunning Porsche 356. The light Carrera style modifications give the car a more aggressive aesthetic, and the quality of the restoration work looks lovely from all angles. This 356 will serve its next owner with many smiles and spirited drives for years to come.

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Specifications

Year of construction: 1964
Model: 356 C
Body: Coupé
Series: 356
Mileage: 79830 mi
Power: 75 HP
Cylinder capacity: 1,6 Liter
Steering: left
Transmission: Manual
Drive: Rear drive
Fuel: Gasoline
Interior color: Grey
Interior material: Leather
Exterior color: Red
New / used: Used car
Ready to drive: yes

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