1957 Porsche 356 A
The Porsche 356 represented the road to eternal glory in automotive history for the most famous German carmaker in the world. It all began in 1948, when a certain Ferdinand Porsche undertook to build a sports car based on the Volkswagen Beetle. Built with boxed elements welded to the frame, to form a single body, it already had good aerodynamics that allowed it to reach 140 kph with only 40 HP of power given by the mechanics derived from Volkswagen.
In the wake of a consolidated success, in 1956, the 356 was replaced by the 356 A, presented on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of Porsche. Further perfected, it was launched on the market with five four-cylinder engines. The modifications to the car were part of the "technical program 1" (T1), and it differed aesthetically from the first 356 in a curved, one-piece panoramic windscreen.
The Porsche 356 is the emblem of simplicity, mechanics and aesthetics. The design of the car is simple but not spartan: elegant both in the interior and in the lines of the body, it is powered by a propulsion engine, so called from the name of the manufacturer Ernst Fuhrmann, which was characterized by four overlying camshafts, driven by the shaft. vertical return. The 1600, 4-cylinder boxer, air-cooled with just 60 HP, is smooth and reliable.
Our Porsche 356 A
Our Porsche 356 is in like new condition, as in that distant 1956 when it first came out of the assembly line of the Stuttgart company. The car has been expertly repainted in the beautiful metallic Aquamarine Blue which enhances its shapes. The interior has also been painstakingly restored.
The restoration of the car was entrusted to the most important specialists in the sector, among which are mentioned:
- ACR from Cantù for mechanics, (Villa)
- Stecconi from Piacenza for the frame
- Ferraresi from Ferrara for the interiors
All invoices for the restoration are available for our customer.
This Porsche 356 is eligible for the Mille Miglia: in the past it participated in several editions, of which it still retains the hallmarks.
The engine, also restored, is of the right type even if not matching numbers.
Since its appearance on the market, the 356 remains among the most coveted Porsches ever by drivers all over the world, also maintaining a strong tendency to maintain stable prices even in periods of negative market fluctuations and represents the typical example of a "passion investment ".
Today it is possible to view the car online, by booking a call with one of our commercial operators, via Skype, Zoom, Whatsapp and Google Meet platforms.