Lot 131

2013   |   Scottsdale Auctions 2013

1955 Porsche 356 1500 Continental Cabriolet

Coachwork by Reutter

SOLD $310,750

Estimate

$280,000 - $340,000

Chassis

60873

Engine

35295

Car Highlights

One of Only 278 Pre-A Cabriolets Built in 1955

Spectacular Terra Cotta over Ocher Color Scheme

Delivered with Rare Factory Options and Accessories

Faithfully Executed Show-Quality Restoration

Documented Matching-Numbers Engine

Perfect Entry for Leading Concours and Marque Gatherings

Offered with Kardex, Tool Kit, and Owner’s Manual

An Exceptionally Attractive and Significant Early Porsche

Technical Specs

1,488 CC OHV Type 546/2 Flat 4-Cylinder Engine

Dual Solex 32 PBI Carburetors

55 HP at 4,400 RPM

4-Speed Manual Transaxle

4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Independent Front Suspension with Trailing Arms and Shock Absorbers

Rear Torsion Bar Suspension with Shock Absorbers

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