Porsche 356 A - 1958
Very nice and original ’58 356 A 1600 Super T2 Coupe:
One family owned (father to son)
All original floors
Very nice color scheme
5704 A Elfenbein
Red Leatherette/ Corduroy
This 356 was imported by Hoffmann New York and delivered in California in May 1958 to Mr. Fred Neighbors. He transferred the title into his sons name somewhere in 2009. Mr. Walter Neighbors moved to the state Florida and kept till the late summer of this year.
Body and Paint
This 356 was actually never restored. Due the Californian climate is the body well preserved. Original floors, no sigs of any major accidents and absolute no rust. In the early eighties the car was professionally repainted in its original color. Very nice paint job. Still nice and shiny. All around good panel fit.
Never rechromed. Shows its age but presentable.
The interior was redone once. Done very nice and they used the correct materials.
Steering wheel and knobs shows his age but I like that. Rubber mats, Chrome, headliner, doorcards are in all in a very good and functional condition.
Always well serviced and been taken care off. A stack of records approved that. The son of the original owner told me that the original engine was thrown away in the eighties. It was broken and it was very common back in those days to replace it instead of repairing it. The current engine has is also a 75 HP engine but of a later year. It runs beautiful and we just put a new exhaust on it. Also the gearbox was overhault and shifts very smooth.
This 356 A Comes with:
Original Spare wheel and jack
US title or Dutch registration
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|First registration:||01 / 1958|