1962 Porsche 356B T6 D’Ieteren Twin Grill Roadster

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Beautiful and very original Porsche 356B T6! Only 248 of the type D’Ieteren Twin Grill Roadster were built! 


History: Porsche factory records show original delivery on January 30, 1962, to Porsche Cars Southwest San Antonio, TX. A total of six known owners in Texas, Arizona, and California. Being restored in California from 2009-2011. Winning an award at the Hilton Head Island Concours, South Carolina in 2014 under the ownership of Bobby Rahal. Only 248 of the Belgian coach built “D’Ieteren” T6 twin grill roadsters were built. They were the last evolution of the Speedster, Roadster line. The rarest of all the 356 open cars with the technical features of the last series “T6” cars.

Condition: This is a very original, no accident, rust free car which has had a sympathetic restoration in order to retain its high degree of originality. Completed in 2011 by Southern California 356 experts. It is in the original colors of ivory exterior with brown leather interior and a black convertible top.

Body has original sheet metal with VIN# stampings in both doors, front hood and engine lid. It also has original headlamp buckets, original door bottoms, and battery box. Other very nice original parts are: front hood handle and Porsche crest, all window glass. Wiring harness, fuse panel and fuse box cover.

Paint by Jim East Autobody. Upholstery by Pete at Prestige. Engine rebuild by Jim Ansite. Transmission by Neal Appel. Original date stamped wheels. Steering wheel with center horn ring. Recent March 2021 service and updates to include major engine service, fresh fuel, carburetor rework, new fuel lines, king and link pins, suspension bushings, new KONI shocks, brake rebuild, new rubber seals on doors, and windshield. Four wheel alignment, new battery, and more. Fully serviced, inspected, blessed, and ready for the next 1,000 mile rally or car show.

Of Note: This is a matching numbers and colors example without reproduction parts. It has Porsche Factory Kardex and Certificate of Authenticity, a known ownership, restoration and service documents and photos.

Equipment: Jack, Tonneau, original owner’s manual

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Grand Prix Classics specializes in the buying, selling and consignment of historic racing cars and sports cars. Located in La Jolla, California, with a beautiful showroom and workshop. The business is run by founder, Mark Leonard, who is truly passionate about his work. Mark has assembled a team of dedicated professionals who contribute specific talents ranging from buying and selling to an international market, researching automotive history, to running the workshop. There are always approximately 20 cars in inventory as well as a collection of rare automotive posters, a large library of books, magazines, videos and other memorabilia.