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1956 Porsche 356 T1A ‘Sunroof’ Coupe – RHD

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Export 56 are delighted to present one of the rarest and earliest surviving 1956 Porsche 356 T1A ‘Sunroof’ Coupes in the world. 

Chassis number 55388 was delivered new into Australia via Hamiltons in January 1956 and was one of only handful of 356 T1A coupes delivered with a Large Goldie sunroof. The car was originally presented in Sahara beige (5604) paintwork with a green leather interior and probably the largest list of options on any Porsche 356!

 

 

Original Manufacturers Spec
0-60 MPH10.9 Seconds
Top Speed109 MPH
Power75 BHP
MPGN/A
Additional Information
One of the Highest Optioned 356's
1 of only 5 RHD T1A Sunroof Coupes
Fully matching numbers engine and transmisson
Australian Delivered, Original Colour Sahara Beige

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” 

Delivered new into Melbourne in 1956 it was one of only 5, 356 coupes delivered with a large Goldie sunroof in that year.

The car was delivered new with the follow factory options.

Telefunken Radio
Electric antenna
1 set of aluminum wheel discs
Goldie Sunroof
X2 Headrests
Seal Beam Headlamps
Headlights Grid
Speedo in Miles
Right Hand Drive
Luggage
Clock
Glove box cover
Rear view mirror (Ruckspiegel)
8-day Clock
Glove box cover

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