One of only 600 T6 cabriolets built in 1961 for the '62 model year. The last owner is a well-known Californian Porsche enthusiast with a large collection, including many 4-cam models, and a museum of rare automobilia.
The car is accompanied by a history file which documents the work carried out on the car for the last owner with a thick wad of invoices amounting to over Â£16,000 together with photographs of the restoration. Jobs included paintwork, all new trim and hood, and detail work on the underside. Finished in Signal Red with black leather trim, matching square-weave carpet and new black hood and hood bag. The car is fitted with the desirable options of chrome wheels, chrome 'Leitz' luggage rack and period Blaupunkt 'Highway Hi-Fi' radio plus a very rare and valuable Les Leston wood rimmed steering wheel. The car is UK registered and comes complete with owner's handbook, original-style toolkit and jack.add to wishlist
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This Porsche 356 is a wonderful drive and looks superb in the red over black, the simplistic aerodynamic design looks beautiful in the summer sunlight. The paint, chrome and body gaps are all in good condition.
This design icon features a period accessory; the Leitz luggage rack, perfect for a weekend getaway. This elegant feature really brings out the charm of the simplicity of the Porsche 356.
The rear chrome is in very good condition, the rear over riders following the pure lines of the rear body, accentuating the elegant shape of this Porsche. All instruments are in good working order and the car benefits from a rare Les Leston wood rimmed steering wheel.
An very elegant Phantom II Continental by Thrupp & Maberly featured in the Rolls Royce Phantom II Continental book
First introduced at the 2003 Geneva International Motor Show, the Challenge Stradale was a limited production, high performance, road-legal version of the 360, where the design objective was 20% track day use and 80% road use. In total only 1,288 Challenge Stradale’s were made world wide, making it rarer than a Ferrari F40. The Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale featured the following upgrades.
Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale
• 2.5 seconds quicker around the Ferrari test track.
• 110kg lighter than the standard road car
• Brembo Carbon ceramic brakes
• The Ferrari 360 challenge Stradale was based on the 360 challenge built as an out and out racer.