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1953 Porsche 356 Pre A Coupe

Vehicle Description

1953 Porsche 356 Pre A Coupe

  • Concours ready
  • Original color of Pascha Red
  • Saddle Tan Interior
  • 1500cc
  • Wide white wall tires
  • Believed to be numbers matching
  • Porsche Certificate of Authenticity

1953 was the third year for the Porsche 356 to land on the shores of the United States. The popularity of this manqué is growing exponentially with success in racing in Europe and in the US. The Porsche is also fast becoming the sportscar of choice among celebrities like James Dean. 1953 is also the second year for the detached bumpers with guards and a one piece bent windshield. This rare and beautifully restored 1953 356 is a show stopper. Finished in Pascha Red with a deep wet look and corresponding tan interior and supple leather/cloth seats and trim. The engine is the optional 1500S cc (over the 1300cc) and the motor compartment is correctly detailed visibly showing all the proper accessories, electrical and external components. 1953 is also the first year for the fully synchromesh 4 spd transmission. She rides on 16” wheels, black wall tires with moon style hub caps. This Reutter bodied beauty runs and drives better than it looks. The overall condition of this car is impeccable and it is ready for the lawn at Pebble Beach. Porsche Certificate of Authenticity is included with this car as well

 

Vehicle Details

  • Auction: Amelia Island Select – 2015
  • Lot: 135
  • Status: Sold
  • Price: CONTACT US
  • Year: 1953
  • Make: Porsche
  • Model: 356 Pre A

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