PORSCHE 356A Coupe LHD Race-Rally 1959 (1959)




Porsche 356A coupe from 1958 .        You won't sneak this home.
Always wanted to Rally a classic Porsche ? well here is your opportunity with our super cool 356
§  Rally/Race Car with period modifications (FIVA papers 1999). Supplied by Edmond Harris, all conversion work carried out by Barry Curtis 356 and detailed in numerous invoices on file. Ongoing maintenance of engine and chassis was by Barry Curtis until his sad death, more recently Mike Smith of PRS Services.
§  1720cc engine and running gear re-built by Barry Curtis (Period ‘oversized’ Aluminium Pistons and Barrels), Fast Road Cams, Zenith NDX Carburettors, additional in-line Oil filter (FRAM) and Barry Curtis sports exhaust
§  Engine currently set-up for Fast Road/Rally with 4 speed gearbox – 3 close ratios and a long fourth gear.
§  Re-wired with 12 Volt electrics and more durable relays and electrical circuits.
§  Dual Circuit Brakes
§  ‘B’ polished drums and ‘B’ stub front axles.
§  Koni shock-absorbers
§  Uprated front anti-roll bar
§  Original 356 Carrera plexi-glass rear screen with period plexi-glass side windows.
§  Aluminium engine lid.
§  Currently on chrome wheels (+ spare) with Avon CR6 ZZ tyres
§  Halda Speedpilot and Halda Tripmaster
§  Period lightweight interior with aluminium framed speedster seats.
§  VDM aluminium steering wheel.
§  Rally Navigators instrument panel with lighting, switchgear, auxiliary power.
§  Epersbacher petrol heater
§  Rust free body in excellent condition having been ‘lightly refreshed’ in 2015 by Peter O’Malley of Eastern Western Group Edinburgh (who recently restored Porsche Club Great Britain’s 356) Peter stated that the car is the best 356 he and has team have ever worked on!
§  Featured in a number of magazines’ over the years including a major feature in Classic Car in 1998.
§  Excellent provenance and well know car in endurance rally circles with Liege – Rome – Liege, Coupes des Alpes, Monte, Classic Marathon, Malts (etc.,etc) history. Period mods only, therefore eligible for prestige endurance rallies. Retired from rallying 2008 and dry stored in a Carcoon.
§  Masses of history, restoration photographs, invoices and other documentation supporting the above information and always serviced/maintained to the highest standards, regardless of cost.
This car is in wonderful condition & drives superbly well.
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If you have similar cars of the quality we sell, please call Tom 07591112581
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  • Year: 1959
  • Doors: 2
  • Body type: Coupe
  • Transmission type: Manual
  • Fuel type: Petrol
  • Colour: Purple


  • Engine size (Litres): 1.7
  • Previous owners: 1

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