1962 Porsche 356

221,481 €

1962 Porsche 356 T6B S90 / GT Chassis # 119518 Engine 804 932 A fully restored and well-prepared Porsche 356 T6B 1600 Super 90, originally supplied in March 1962 via Sonauto in Paris, complete with rare factory GT specification – lightweight aluminium doors and Plexiglass windows. The car was ordered new by Monsieur Bernard Irisson of Albi, France and according to the factory Kardex, it was intended to be used for rally purposes. Later acquired in 1974 by Monsieur J.C. Gayraud, also of Albi, and who kept the car for over thirty years until 2006, when it was bought by a Paris-based collector who was attracted by its original specification. The car was restored between 2001-2003 by respected Swiss-based Porsche 356 specialists, TANNER. In 2010, it was purchased in France and then fully prepared for historic racing by Maxted-Page and Prill and further period-correct Carrera 2 GT upgrades were added. Features on the car include: · Original aluminium doors and Plexiglass windows · Aluminium engine lid and frame · Aluminium bonnet with center filler · 80-litre GT fuel tank · Porsche annular disc-brakes · GT dampers · Steel rear roll-hoop · Carrera 2 GT gearbox ratios: BBAA – geared for 125mph · Limited slip differential The car is also fitted with Carrera oil lines and front oil-cooler and comes complete with F.I.A. Historic Technical Passport – Category GTS11 – approved for fitment of a 2.0 litre four-cam engine. Complete with its original, matching-number 1600cc Super 90 engine no. #804932, also in excellent serviceable condition, this engine was set to one side and the car fitted with a competition spec. Porsche 2.0 litre (push-rod) race engine. the price quotes includes both engines. In 2013, the car raced in three-rounds of the prestigious Pre 63GT historic race series at Donnington, The R.A.C. Tourist Trophy at Silverstone and at Spa. More recently it competed at 2018 Silverstone Classic Pre 63GT race, where it finished First in Class and won the overall Handicap race. The ultimate in Porsche 356 performance with 165bhp, lightweight panels, annular disc-brakes, GT dampers, shortened gear ratios and LSD – this car performs, sounds and handles superbly on both road and the track.

Year: 1962
Make: Porsche
Model: 356
Price: 221,481 €
Dealer: Speedmaster Limited
Speedmaster Limited
Vendor:Speedmaster Limited
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