2017 Airport Industrial Park Dr Marietta, GA 30060 770-455-8494
  • Coupe
  • White
  • Leather
  • 1600cc H4 OHV
  • 4 Speed Manual
  • RWD
  • 52,890
  • C08934
  • 108934


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2017 Airport Industrial Park Dr

Marietta, GA 30060

770-455-8494

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IF YOU HAVE A VEHICLE YOU ARE LOOKING TO SELL, PLEASE CALL US AT (770) 455-8494 
NEW ARRIVAL!! HANDS DOWN BY-FAR THE MOST METICULOUSLY RESTORED, MOST RARE, AND MOST WELL-SORTED OUT PORSHE 356 TO EVER COME THROUGH GAS MOTORCARS - BOTH COSMETICALLY AND MECHANICALLY. ABSOLUTELY ZERO EXPENSE SPARED. THIS 356 HAS BEEN TO MANY LOCAL CAR SHOWS AT HENNESSY PORSCHE, FEATURED IN PCA PUBLICATIONS, PORSCHE PANORAMA MAGAZINE, AND PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA HAS USED THIS CAR ON DISPLAY AT THEIR EXPERIENCE CENTER AS WELL AS AT A SHOW IN WISCONSIN. ALL SERVICE INVOICES, CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY, RESTORATION INVOICES, ETC. ARE ORGANIZED IN A FOLDER AND ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. 

HISTORY
PCA MEMBER-OWNED (HAS ALWAYS HAD AT LEAST ONE PORSCHE SINCE 1980) SPENT WELL OVER $100,000 GETTING THIS CAR INTO THE CONDITION IT IS IN AND HAS NOT OVERLOOKED A SINGLE BOLT. BUILT AND QUALIFIED TO PARTICIPATE IN VINTAGE ROAD RALLIES AND PERFORMS FAR BETTER THAN STANDARD 356s. 
INCREDIBLY RARE 1959 MODEL YEAR WHICH MAKES THIS PORSCHE A JUMP-YEAR CAR FROM WHEN THEY TRANSITIONED FROM 356 A TO 356 B. ONLY 1320 356 B COUPES MADE WITH THE SINGLE-ENGINE GRILL AND SMALL REAR WINDOW FROM THE 356 A WITH THE UPDATED BUMPERS AND BODY FROM A 356 B AND THIS IS ONE OF THEM. 

MECHANICAL 
A FULL AND TOTAL ENGINE REBUILT FROM THE BOTTOM UP HAS BEEN FACILITATED BY JACK SWINT, THE LEAD TECHNICIAN IN CHARGE OF THE PORSCHE CLASSIC CENTER AT PORSCHE CARS NORTH AMERICA AND KNOWS EVERY NUT AND BOLT ON THE CAR. 
THE ENGINE HAS BEEN FITTED WITH NIKASIL PISTONS AND CYLINDERS, WHICH ARE SUPERIOR TO ANYTHING OEM PORSCHE MAKES.
A SCAT CHROMOLY BILLET CRANKSHAFT HAS BEEN INSTALLED AND HAS BEEN HEAT TREATED, PRECISION-GROUND, AND NITRIDED, OFFERING SUPERIOR STRENGTH WHEN COMPARED TO ANY OTHER CRANKSHAFTS ON THE MARKET. ALONG WITH THE SCAT CRANKSHAFT ARE A SET OF UPGRADED 912 CONNECTING RODS. 
BOTH CARBURETORS WERE REBUILT BY FRANZ BLAM RACING IN TUCKER, GA ALONG WITH THE FUEL PUMP. 
THE PISTONS, CYLINDERS, CRANKSHAFT, CONNECTING RODS, BRAND NEW GASKETS, REBUILT CARBURETORS, AND ALL OTHER RESTORED COMPONENTS, HAS FULLY ENSURED THAT THIS FLAT 4 HAS BEEN BULLETPROOFED AND MADE WORLDS MORE DURABLE THAN A STANDARD 356 ENGINE. 
THE SUSPENSION HAS BEEN FULLY REVAMPED BY THE PORSCHE CLASSIC CENTER AND HAS ALL NEW BOOTS, JOINTS, BUSHINGS, SWAY BARS, ETC. 
THE DRUM BRAKES HAVE BEEN TWEAKED AND FITTED WITH STAINLESS STEEL BRAKE LINES. 
DURING THE RESTORATION, THE GEARBOX WAS REMOVED FROM THE CAR AND SHIPPED UP TO MICHIGAN TO BE REBUILT BY VIC SKIRMANTS, AT 356 ENTERPRISES LLC. AND SHIFTS LIKE IT IS BRAND NEW. ALL NEW GEAR SETS, ALL NEW SYNCHROS, TUBES, BACK PLATES, GASKETS, SHIFT FORK,  EVERYTHING WAS REPLACED AND REBUILT. 

EXTERIOR 
THIS PARTICULAR CAR STARTED OUT AS AN ACCIDENT-FREE 356 B IN IMMACULATE SHAPE WITH PERFECT PANEL GAPS. MAGNUM COLLISION IN ATLANTA, GA FACILITATED THE COSMETIC RESTORATION OF THE CAR AND STRIPPED THE ENTIRE CAR DOWN TO BARE METAL AND REBUILT FROM THE GROUND UP. EXTERIOR HAS BEEN PAINTED IN FACTORY PORSCHE LIGHT IVORY AND HAS LIGHT BROWN INTERIOR. ALL CHROME BITS HAVE BEEN POLISHED TO PERFECTION AND REPLACED AS NEEDED. WHEELS ARE IN AMAZING SHAPE. ALL EXTERIOR LIGHTS AND TURN SIGNALS HAVE BEEN REPLACED. 

INTERIOR
INTERIOR IS NOTHING SHORT OF PHENOMENAL WITH EVERY SQUARE INCH BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED TO FACTORY SPEC. HAND-CONSTRUCTED CUSTOM $5,000 BUCKET SEATS FROM GTS CLASSICS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AND THE OEM FACTORY SEATS ALSO IN LIGHT BROWN ARE INCLUDED IN THE SALE. THE STEERING HAS BEEN FITTED WITH A NARDI STEERING WHEEL AND THE OEM WHEEL IS INCLUDED IN THE SALE. THE OEM PLASTIC SEAT HOOKS ON THE HEADLINER HAVE BEEN REPLACED WITH CAST-SILVER HOOKS TO ENSURE DURABILITY AND RETAIN THE FACTORY LOOK. THE GERMAN SQUARE CLOTH CARPET IS IN FANTASTIC CONDITION WITH NO RIPS OR TEARS. 

GAS MOTORCARS IS A FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED CAR DEALERSHIP LOCATED IN MARIETTA, GA. WE ONLY SELL VEHICLES OF THE HIGHEST QUALITY. WE SHIP VEHICLES WORLDWIDE AT THE BUYER'S EXPENSE. WE TAKE CONSIGNMENTS AS WELL AS TRADES. 

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