1962 Porsche 356 B Roadster 500 miles since Concours Resto 1 of 248 produced..
- Condition: New
- Make: Porsche
- Model: 356
- SubModel: 1 of 248 Produced
- Type: Cabriolet
- Trim: Rubinrot 6202B (Ruby Red Color) Enamel
- Year: 1962
- Mileage: 87,775
- VIN: 89686
- Color: Ruby Red 6202
- Engine size: 1720 Big Bore Kit
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual Fresh Rebuild
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
- Drive side: Left-hand drive
- Options: not original tool kit, car cover, driver door map pouch with latch, driver sun visor only, spare tire was out to take photos, Kardex info included, Porsche Certificate of Authenticity included, collector license plates do not go with the car, tonneau cover and bag included, Convertible, Leather Seats
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1962 Porsche 356 Rubinrot 6202B (Ruby Red Color) Enamel
This is an exceptional car that is show and road ready.. don't miss out on this car, it will be hard to find a restored car at this level for this price..
The collaboration of specialists that built this car is amazing.. It is a real head turner.. this car has less than 500 miles on it since restoration...
This is an exceptional and very rare Porsche 356 BT6 model, it wasrestored to the "Street Concours" show level in 1992 by a collaboration of top flightprofessional Porsche restorers. This Porsche 356 is a veryrare Dâ€™Ieterenâ€˜Twin Grilleâ€™ Roadster "normal" model, 1 of only 248 built in 1962.
This spectacular vehicle 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.This car comes with a copy of the Certificate of Authenticity and a copy of the original Kardex build sheet.
The ownership prior to 1992 is not documented. The current ownercommissioned the restoration for the purpose of entering the car in local and nationalconcours events. The car has been judged at several Denver areaevents and has consistently been awarded first place in the 356 class. It was also judged atthe 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 theprofessional restoration.
Body, Paint and Trim
The sheet metal, all panel fitment, gaps, edges and trim are excellent withonly very minor imperfections. All chrome plated components were re-platedproperly.
The engine is a period correct, with an early 1960â€™s case with anunnumbered or un stamped timing cover. The engine was recently disassembled, inspected, andrebuilt by an expert 356 and 911 mechanic with over 45 yearsâ€™experience. The carburetors and fuel pump were rebuilt,the engine sheet metal wasstripped and re-painted, and cad plated components were re-plated which resulted inan outstanding concours condition. The engine was rebuilt in 1992using a 1720 â€˜big boreâ€™ kit and performs perfectly.
The original transaxle, #51330 was rebuilt during the 1992 restoration isin very good operating condition with 500 miles on it to date.
Interior and Glass
During the restoration a new and complete interior was installed, usingcorrect type black leather for the seats (as per the Kardex information), and theproper vinyl for other interior panels.
A gorgeous new top was installed using correct Haartz material.Anewwindshield was installed and all other glass components are in excellent condition. The back window is perfect, no folds or issues. the top works with ease.
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 onchrome 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.
Note: Please inspect the Black 62 Roadster in the pictures, same
car,sold forover$500k, Our car is a great value @ $225,000
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 islocated in Colorado and is available for inspection.
A photo album, which shows the current condition is available. fb me @
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