The Porsche 356 C Carrera 2 200 GS Coupe, also known as the four or quad cam, is the rarest and most sought-after iteration of the iconic Porsche 356. This incredibly well-presented example is one of just six RHD UK delivered cars making it phenomenally rare and desirable. Still to this day, it remains a complete matching numbers car with the all-important quad cam engine.
The importance of the 356 in Porsche’s illustrious history is often forgotten or overlooked when it really shouldn’t be. The 356 set out the platform that the 911 would adopt and formed the basis which would enable the company to grow and go from strength to strength. The 356 was equally fantastic as both a road car and racing car and helped to cement Porsche’s place in the pantheon of motorsport greats.
Chassis number 127338 was specified from new in the special-order colour of Bali blue by its first owner, privateer Ferrari racing driver, Chris Keaton. He kept the car in the UK but registered on German plates so that he was able to drive the car to and from race circuits all over Europe. He kept the car for fifteen years until it was sold in 1978 to renowned Porsche enthusiast John Hearn. Hearn only kept the car for four years before he moved it on in 1982 to Manfred Knebel. Knebel was a German based four cam engine specialist. Having worked on so many examples of the 356 four cam, it would have been understandable if he hadn’t been overly ecstatic about his purchase. However, this couldn’t have been further from the truth as Manfred kept the car for twenty years during which time it was extensively used. Before selling the car in 2006. He fully rebuilt the engine himself. The car then came back to the UK when purchased by incredibly well renowned car collector Josh Rushden. This was the first time that the car was registered on UK plates despite being a UK delivered car when new. During Mr Rushden’s ownership the car was regularly maintained by classic Porsche specialists, Maxted-Paige & Prill Ltd. In 2007 the car took part in the Tour de Espana-Portugal where it achieved second place overall in the regularity class.
The car then moved into the collection of an incredibly prominent classic car collector and racing driver. The car took pride of place amongst one of the finest classic car and Porsche collections globally. This kind of pedigree only goes to further emphasise how fantastic this car is with its history and in its presentation.
The car is in near concours condition and represents an incredibly rare opportunity for an enthusiast or collector to acquire and incredibly important piece of Porsche’s history and heritage.
Same owner for more than 30 years
Original colour combination Heron Grey with red interior
Arm rests in leather
2 Fog Lights
Ventilated Chrome Wheels
This 1965 Porsche 356C Cabriolet is an absolutely beautiful example and a superb driver. Red with black interior. It has a 356SC motor installed. A very clean, straight and solid car that's in excellent condition for only $129,500
This Porsche 356 B 1600 S Cabriolet was professionally restored by recognised specialists during the last few years. Just driven 15 mls since completion. Stunning car. Without doubt one of the best available.
The original 911 some might say. The 356 was introduced effectively in 1948 with what was called the pre A.
In late 1959 significant styling and technical refinements gave rise to the 356 B (a T5 body type). The mid-1962 356 B model was changed to the T6 body type (twin engine lid grilles, an external .....
Border Reivers are delighted to be once again selling this Beautiful Porsche 356.
This beautiful Porsche 356B (T5) Coupe super model is a genuine and rare British supplied RHD. Delivered new in 1959 from Frazer Nash cars of Isleworth (AFN Ltd ).
Border Reviers had the privilege of selling this .....
1953 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A CABRIOLET
In accordance with the Porsche Certificate of Authenticity, this charming 1953 Porsche 356 Pre-A Cabriolet was completed on June 23rd, 1953. The car was originally ordered in Fashion Grey, paint code C531B with a red leather interior and comfort seats, and optioned .....
This Rare Right Hand Drive UK Supplied 1963 Porsche 356 B T6 Super Cabriolet is Presented in Bali Blue with Black Leather and a Black Hood.
Sold New by AFN Porsche in 1963. Sold by Roger Bray Restoration in 1991, Last Sold by Dick Lovett Specialist Cars in 2011, Complete with Detailed History File .....
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1956 Porsche Speedster finished in Aquamarine Blue Metallic with red leather interior.
- Originally built in 1956 this amazing car .....
PORSCHE 356 et 2 model 60 hp 1 reg 1959 2 owner full original ! Full restoration end 2017 for body chassis and engine total new ! Car aleays in Europe ! Car is in Italy with all documents also ready for export ! I speak english shipping worldwide !
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