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1956 Porsche 356 1500 GS Carrera – RHD

THIS CAR IS NOW SOLD…

Export 56 are proud to offer for sale the very first Right Hand Drive Carrera ever built!

From 1955 through to 1958 Porsche built a total of 447 356A 1500 GS Carrera’s, only 10 were Right Hand Drive! Chassis No: 55161 was one of only 2 RHD Carrera’s built in Zufferhausen in November 1955, to UK specification. The vehicle was subsequently delivered to AFN UK in February 1956 and was used as their demonstrator vehicle until March 1957.

 

Original Manufacturers Spec
0-60 MPH8.5 Secs
Top Speed125MPH
BHP105 BHP
MPG N/A
Additional Information
The Very First Right Hand Drive Carrera Ever Built!
Full Matching Numbers
1 of 2 Cars Built In Right Hand Drive In 1955
5 Owners from New and Documented History

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
Drive: RHD
Registration: 715 GMT

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