1962 Porsche 356 B Roadster VIN 89686 Ruby Red Exterior with Black Interior
- Condition: New
- Make: Porsche
- Model: 356
- SubModel: Super 60 1 of 248 Produced
- Type: Cabriolet
- Trim: Rubinrot 6202B (Ruby Red Color) Enamel
- Year: 1962
- Mileage: 87,774
- VIN: 89686
- Color: Ruby Red 6202
- Engine size: 1720 Big Bore Kit
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual Rebuilt
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: Convertible
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1962 Porsche 356 Rubinrot 6202B (Ruby Red Color) Enamel
This is an exceptional and very rare Porsche 356 BT6 model, it was restored to the "Street Concours" show level in 1962 by a collaboration of top flight professional Porsche restores in the . This Porsche 356 Cabriolet is a very rare Dâ€™Ieterenâ€˜Twin Grillâ€™ Roadster Super 60 model, one of only 248 built in 1962. This is a fine example that was restored by the current owner in 1992 and has been driven less than 500 miles to date, 8/8/2017.
This was a collaboration of professional Porsche 356 restorers in the Rocky Mountain region to PCA "Street Concours" judging standards with Kardex exterior and interior colors and features matching. This car a worthy investment and addition to any serious Porsche 356 collection.It is COA correct.
The ownership prior to 1992 is not documented. The current owner commissioned the restoration for the purpose of entering the car in local and national concours events. The car has been judged at several Denver area events and has consistently been awarded first place in the 356 class. It was also judged at the 2009 PCA Keystone Colorado Parade and was awarded 231.6 points, out of a possible 235 points and received first place in the 356 Street Class since the professional restoration.
Body, Paint and Trim
The sheet metal, all panel fitment, gaps, edges and trim are excellent with only very minor imperfections. All chrome plated components were re-plated properly.
The engine is a period correct, with an early 1960â€™s case with an unnumbered timing cover. The engine was recently disassembled, inspected, and reassembled by an expert 356 and 911 mechanic with over 45 yearsâ€™ experience. The carburetors and fuel pump were rebuilt, the engine sheet metal was stripped and re-painted, and cad plated components were re-plated which resulted inan outstanding concours condition. The engine was rebuilt in 1992 using a 1720 â€˜big boreâ€™ kit and performs perfectly.
The original transaxle, #51330 was rebuilt during the 1992 restoration is in very good operating condition with 500 miles on it to date.
Interior and Glass
During the restoration a new and complete interior was installed, using correct type black leather for the seats (as per the Kardex information), and the proper vinyl for other interior panels.
A gorgeous new top was installed using correct Haartz material.A new windshield was installed and all other glass components are in excellent condition.
Steering, Suspension, Tires and Brakes
The brake and steering systems were rebuilt during the 1992 restoration, and new shock absorbers were installed. The tires presently are mounted on chrome plated after-market 4 Â½â€ x 15â€ wheels. The tires are Michelin X, 165 -380/165 â€“ 15 and are in excellent condition, they are out dated and are intended to be used for concours events only, they should be replaced before any significant driving. The underside of the floor pan, front and rear suspension, brake components and axle tubes were restored toconcours condition.
All electrical systems function properly.
The car is equipped with areplacement tool kit, with incorrect wrenches, and restored jack, the ownerâ€™s manual and car cover are included. The car is located in Englewood, Colorado and is available for inspection.
A photo album, which shows the current condition is available at:
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