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Export 56 Display ‘Six Of The Best’ at Salon Privé 2018

SIX OF THE BEST!

In celebration of 70 years of Porsche Export 56 will be displaying several of the rarest Right Hand Drive, Porsche 356’s ever produced.

The line-up includes the very first RHD Carrera to roll out of Zuffenhausen, 1 of only 3, RHD 1500 GS Carrera Speedsters. A very rare UK delivered 356 PreA Cabriolet recently restored at out facility in Milton Keynes. The highest optioned Porsche 356 (1957 356 GS Carrera ‘Sunroof’ coupe). A beautiful and rare RHD, 356 BT5 Roadster and the fastest road going 356 every built, the stunning Porsche 356 Carrera 2, our display car is a UK delivered RHD example 1 only 12 cars produced.

 

SIX OF THE BEST!

 

CAR 1: 1955 Porsche 356 T1A GS Carrera Coupe. Original RHD

The very first 356 RHD Carrera Porsche ever built! Only 2 RHD Carrera’s were built in Zufferhausen in 1955 and chassis number 55161 finished in Aquamarine Blue Metallic over Red Leatherette was the first! This significant car was delivered new via AFN, England and is a fully matching numbers car supported by a detailed history file.

Restored to original factory specification and still carries her original U.K Registration number and Buff log book.

 

CAR 2: 1955 Porsche 356 PreA Cabriolet. Original RHD 

We believe this to be 1 of only 10, UK delivered RHD cars in 1955. Only 2 known cars have been reported to still be alive and this example is the only car with its original full matching numbered engine and transmission.

It has undergone a 3 year restoration, finished in its original colour specification of Pearl Grey, Chocolate Brown Leather and Chocolate colour hood and Oatmeal carpets.

 

CAR 3: 1957 Porsche 356 T2A GS Carrera ‘Sunroof’ Coupe. Original RHD

Nicknamed ‘The Special’ by Porsche this car was one of the highest factory optioned 356’s every built.

Supplied with an amazing list of options which included Rudge wheels, factory sunroof, bench front seat, headrests, special order paint (Glacier White) air deflectors and RHD. In addition the original owner was trying to spec the car with a TV! We have lots of written letters from Porsche, Telefunken and the owner in relation to the technology required to install the TV, unfortunately this never happened as Telefunken were not able to guarantee it would work in it’s place  put a self seeking radio was added as well as electric antenna.

 

CAR 4: 1957 Porsche 356 T2A GS/GT Carrera Speedster. Original RHD

1 of only 3 RHD Carrera Speedsters Porsche ever built out of a total production 152. all 3 cars were delivered new into Australia. Supplied new in Ruby Red over Black leather with Corduroy inserts. Rudge Wheels and US Bumpers. This car has been restored to GT spec this includes.  60mm front brakes, 80 litre fuel tank, Sebring exhaust, Roll Bar, Spyder wing mirror, wide steel wheels GT bumper trim, Derringtion wood rim steering wheel, louvred engine cover with air boxes was also fitted Restored to concours condition with full history.

 

CAR 5: 1960 Porsche 356 BT5 Roadster. Original RHD

We are pleased to present with this incredibly rare and beautifully restored RHD Porsche 356BT5 Roadster. This particular car was subject to a comprehensive restoration and has only covered several hundred miles since the rebuild.

This full matching numbers example is one of only 10, RHD cars ever built. Finished in its original colour specification and presented with a documented restoration file, original tool kit, jack.

UK registered and ready for immediate use.

 

CAR 6: 1963 Porsche 356B GS Carrera 20000 Coupe Original RHD

Supplied new by AFN Porsche in March 1963, this is 1 of only 12, RHD Carrera 2 Porsches every built and the fastest of all Porsche 356’s as well as the first car with dic brakes! Delivering 130bhp. In its day the Carrera 2 was spectacularly expensive, costing twice as much a standard pushrod 356! Finished in Bali Blue with Black interior (original colour specification). Full matching numbers engine, restored to concours condition and the engine has been built using orignal 904 barrels and pistons so increased performance to 160 BHP! This was the first Porsche with disc brakes, fastest road going 356 Porsche ever built, UK supplied with its original UK VRN.

Whether you are a Porsche fan or not, this beautiful display of ultra-rare RHD, Porsche 356’s is worth a look simply for its exquisite design and classic styling.

Please visit us on Stand CC8.

https://www.salonpriveconcours.com

 

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