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1965 Porsche 356SC Coupe

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We previously featured a modified 1967 Porsche 911 Sunroof Coupe that was built in this vein and like that car this definitely won’t appeal to everyone, but in their own way each of these are fantastic. The car featured here is a 1965 Porsche 356SC Coupe that has had extensive work to make it into a vintage hill-climb racer along with some visual modification to give it a hot rod/outlaw sort of look. Though modified, this 356 retains its original engine and transmission, and comes with the CoA for each, though both have been rebuilt by Vic Skirmants for improved performance. A car nearing 50 years of age that is in good condition is difficult enough to find, one that also possesses unique and well-documented modifications such as this one is a rare bird indeed.

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Year: 1965
Model: 356SC
Engine: 1.7 liter flat-4
Transmission: 4-speed manual
Mileage: 156,693 mi
Price: Reserve Auction

1965 Porsche 356 SC Coupe

Mild Outlaw / Fenders Flared / Bumpers and Trim Removed

VIN / Chassis Number: 130164

Engine and transmission matching Porsche Certificate of Authenticity

1720cc Skirmants Engine / Skirmants Transmission

Original Electric Sunroof

Receipts since 1968 through all three careful owners

Absolutely rust-free

Super clean, not smoked in

FAST- starts, stops, runs, drives as it should

Model year: 1965
Type: SC
Style: Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter

Beginning Chassis #: 128105

End Chassis Number: 131927

Originally delivered to its first owner in New York, this 356 SC has had only three careful enthusiast owners. Originally modified by the second owner, it has been carefully preserved and developed over time.

Documented History

· Three owners since new

· Receipts since 1968

· Sold to second owner in 1969

· Repainted to current Bali Blue and flared

· Developed for club events and autocross

· Sold to current owner/seller Neil Goldberg, noted 356 restorer and historian, in 2003. You can learn more about Neil here

· 2007 East Coast Holiday Hill Climb Winner, driver- Marco Marinello

· 2007 East Coast Holiday Hill Climb 2nd Place, driver- Bob Garretson

· Further development, exterior respray, 2011

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I have only copied part of the seller’s description to this post because the description is very long and detailed (along with a plethora of photos), so please check it out in full to get a complete sense of the work done on this car. Like the 911 previously featured, everything on this 356 looks exquisite and meticulously maintained. Bali Blue is a terrific shade and, while it’s not original to this car, it certainly fits within the overall aesthetic and provides excellent contrast to set off the various pieces of chrome trim. Overall, a really interesting and well put-together example of a vintage Porsche racer. It certainly won’t come cheaply, but an interested buyer will be getting a car that is sure to please.

-Rob