Used Porsche 356

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The Porsche 356 is the first production car to have rolled out of the assembly lines of the German automaker Porsche SE. Lightweight, the 356 started production in 1948 and was designed as rear-wheel drive, rear-engine sports car. It became available in convertible and hardtop variants.

The Porsche 356 remained in production until April 1965, resulting in total production of 76,000 units, an estimated half of which are still in service today. The continuing innovation in design that had been heaped into the 356 accounts for the car’s durability and popularity.

The car’s suspension, chassis and engine were initially based on another popular German car, the Volkswagen Beetle (Porsche SE has a majority stake in Volkswagen AG) to save on production costs. Eventually, however, the 365 was reengineered and refined for better performance, and by the late 1950s the 365 shared only a few parts with Volkswagen. A new generation of Porsche 356 will reportedly be manufactured in 2013.

Estimated Price Range for Used Porsche 356: $17,000-$285,000
Available Trims: Base, Super
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Porsche : 356 SC 1965 porsche 356 sc orig docs coa numbers match videos
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Porsche : 356 356 Convertible D 1959 porsche 356 a convertible replica by intermeccanica
Porsche : 356 356 Convertible D 1959 porsche 356 a convertible replica by intermeccanica $15,000.00 (6 Bids)
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Porsche : 356 356 Replica 1956 porsche 356 speedster roadster replica 1600 cc many upgrades 2 tops 55 56 57
Porsche : 356 356 Replica 1956 porsche 356 speedster roadster replica 1600 cc many upgrades 2 tops 55 56 57 $23,997.00
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Porsche : 356 Speedster 1957 356 speedster porsche replica
Porsche : 356 Speedster 1957 356 speedster porsche replica $15,101.00 (58 Bids)
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