Porsche 356 Production History
The 15 year production period ranged from Early 1950 until September 1965 and included 5 different model types.
The Porsche 356A was built from October 1955 through to 1957 and was known as the Type T1. From 1957 it was renamed the Type T2 until production ceased in October 1959. The 356A came with the following engine options: 1600, 1600 S, 1600, 1500 GS Carrera “de Luxe” and 1500 and 1600 GT Carrera.“Gran Tourer”
Chassis number 55161 was delivered new into AFN UK Limited in February 1956 and was the first right hand drive Carrera ever built!
The car was delivered new with the follow options;
Engine No: 90510 Type 547/1 (4 Cam)
Transmission No: 7732
Colour: Aquamarine Blue Metallic (5607)
Interior: Wine Red leatherette
Registration: 715 GMT