Porsche 356 Continental Cabrio – 1955

-1955 The Only Year The Continental was Manufactured Serial Number 60771
-One of 50 356 Continentals Cabrios sold
-Exquisitely Restored to the Highest Standards
-Black with Stunning Green Leather Interior with Telefunken Radio
-Ownership history documented
-Once owned by Disney President Stanley Gold
-Previous owner purchased the car at Bonhams auction
-CoA and Kardex in hand
Cooper Classics is proud to offer for sale this extremely rare, and beautifully restored 1955 356 Pre-A Continental Cabriolet. This motor car was restored in the late 90s in Italy by a renowned collector-restorer to the highest standards. With a mostly complete ownership history in hand, this vehicle was once owned by the President of Disney, Stanley Gold. Being one of only 228 Porsche 356 Pre-A Continentals sold, and one of only 50 Continental Cabrios, before Lincoln Motor Company sued Porsche. This car may be one of only 15 cars that are known to exist today. This car presents an extremely rare opportunity to own one of the rarest 356 models ever made. Originally made in Silver, the Continental was repainted to a luscious jet black color, but retains its original color green interior, with a stunning green dashboard, and beautiful Telefunken radio. It also retains its original gauges, and is fully functional and ready to drive. While it no longer has its original engine (34514), it was replaced by #35786, which is the correct engine for this car from the same year Pre-A 356, as you can tell by the closeness of the numbers. A complete refresh restoration was done on the car in 2009 and the car appears as if it was just restored last year. The floors are in excellent condition as well as the very rare original turbine wheels. The car fires up and shifts through all gears like butter, and it is truly a joy to drive and to be seen in. Contact us today about this one-of-a-kind 356 and were sure you’ll fall in love just as we have. Included with this 356 are its owners manual, tool roll, jack, COA and Kardex, a prior award, and correct spare wheel.

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Details

Kilometers n/a
Color Black
Transmission Manual 4
Body
Drive Type Rear
Engine 4 cylinder boxer 1.5L

Specifications

Year 1955
Make Porsche
Model 356
Seats 4
Doors 2
Drive Type Rear
Transmission Type Manual 4
Fuel Type Gasoline
Engine Displacement (cc) 1488
Engine Displacement (ci) 91
Engine Location Rear
Engine Type boxer
Engine (l) 1.5
Engine Cylinders 4
Engine Max Power (HP) 56
Engine Max Power (kW) 52
Engine Max Power (PS) 42
Engine Max Power RPM 5000
Country Germany