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
Below are Pre-Owned Porsche 356 from Ebay and 2 of the top used-car sites on the web:

1957 Porsche 356 Speedster **FIRST EVER 357 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER! 240 HP, POWER TOP, PORSCHE MODERN CHASSIS!
1957 Porsche 356 Speedster **FIRST EVER 357 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER! 240 HP, POWER TOP, PORSCHE MODERN CHASSIS! $59,950.00
End Date: Wednesday Jul-26-2017 14:05:09 PDT
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1955 Porsche 356 Speedster Carerra Porsche 55 Speedster Recreation built in 2005 on 1970 VW pan
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster Carerra Porsche 55 Speedster Recreation built in 2005 on 1970 VW pan $33,000.00 (1 Bid)
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1957 Porsche 356 SPEEDSTER 1957 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER REPLICA CALIFORNIA TITLED STUNNING PROFESSIONAL NEW BUILD
1957 Porsche 356 SPEEDSTER 1957 PORSCHE SPEEDSTER REPLICA CALIFORNIA TITLED STUNNING PROFESSIONAL NEW BUILD $32,900.00
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1962 Porsche 356 1962 Porsche 356 D'Ieteren Twin Grille Belgian Roadster
1962 Porsche 356  1962 Porsche 356 D'Ieteren Twin Grille Belgian Roadster $135,100.00 (22 Bids)
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1957 Porsche 356 convertible Porsche 1957 speedster replica black convertible
1957 Porsche 356 convertible Porsche 1957 speedster replica black convertible $32,900.00
End Date: Tuesday Aug-1-2017 2:57:02 PDT
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Taking a spin with the Porsche 356