Fifty Years In The Barn: 1956 Porsche 356 A Cabriolet

Some cars are have a desirable name. Some have beautiful lines. Some have racing pedigree. And some have a personal history that makes them, individually, more compelling than other, similar machines. This 1956 Porsche 356 A Cabriolet checks all… more»

912 Powered 1964 Porsche 356C Coupe

The 356 C was near the end of the road in the series of the Porsche 356 lineup.  The 356 C replaced the 356 B for the 1964 model year, with the last one being produced in May of… more»

No Reserve! 1958 Porsche 356 1600 Project

When you think of “the ultimate sports car,” what comes to mind? Corvette? MGB? Miata? The “sports car” signifier doesn’t necessarily mean fast, remember, it just means fun to drive on bendy roads, so you can forget about your… more»

GT-Inspired: 1964 Porsche 356 C

Those looking to get into vintage racing might do a whole lot worse than this 1964 Porsche 356 C located in Fair Oaks, California. Available here on eBay, the current bid is just shy of $27,000 with four days… more»

Stretched Imagination: 1953 Porsche 356 Limousine

Over the years people have made some “interesting” choices when they have embarked upon the idea of building a stretched limousine, but I’d be willing to bet that not many people have considered a classic Porsche 356 as the… more»

Cosmetic Restoration Required: 1960 Porsche 356B Super

Solid and desirable project cars are always going to demand premium prices, and that is certainly the case with this 1960 Porsche 356B Super. It will require cosmetic restoration, but it is a running, driving car that appears to… more»

Rare Spec: 1958 Porsche 356A Reutter Coupe!

Up for sale is an Auratium Green 1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Reutter Coupe. While the VIN plates photos are hard to read, we at least get to see it and the seller has a Porsche Production Specifications sheet. This… more»

Garage Find! 1961 Porsche 356B 1600 Cabriolet

It seems like vintage Porsches are coming out of the woodwork lately. We’ve featured several here on Barn Finds in the last couple of months including this other 1961 356 and the 1961 Notchback this car is sharing the garage… more»

Shed Find: 1961 Porsche 356 Notchback Coupe

Discovered in a shed after nearly 10 years of slumber, this not so common 356 Notchback Coupe is great find that is ready to drive. Offered by Porsche for a mere 2 years, this Notchback is an interesting Porsche… more»

Stored for 30 Years! 1961 Porsche 356 Roadster

Vintage Porsche roadsters have sky-rocketed in value over the past several years with 356 Speedster models leading the way including Steve McQueen’s and Janis Joplin’s personal cars. This car is a 1961 356B 1600 which it is still certainly desirable… more»

Compromises and Financial Sacrifice: 1964 Porsche 356C

By any measure, Porsche 356s are iconic cars.  Their evolution, from the first roadsters  in 1948 to their eventual replacement by the 911 in 1965, spanned seventeen years of continual refinement.  As Porsche is known for being a company… more»

It’s A Gläser, Not A Speedster!

Confused yet? Me too! Shown here is a 1952 Porsche 356 Cabriolet built by Gläser. While the majority of bodies for 356’s were built by either Karmann Karrosserie or Reutter Karrosserie (now Recaro), a small handful of early cars were… more»

Award Winning Patina: 1959 Porsche 356A

Patina can be an interesting topic as some are for it, some are against it, and there is definitely a grey area on what is and isn’t suitable patina. What if I were to tell you this ’59 Porsche… more»

Only An Idiot Would Bid: 1963 Porsche 356B

The prices of Porsches have gotten a little less crazy these days. Not long ago this Porsche listed on eBay might have sold for $25,000 or more like this one I wrote up about a year ago. What attracted me to this… more»

Stored 30 Years: 1960 Porsche 356B Super

After hibernating for 30 years, this Porsche 356B is ready to stretch its legs yet again. A two owner car and relatively clean, we are intrigued by this 356. It almost looks as if you could clean this one… more»

Gone To The Dogs: 1960 Porsche 356

It amazes me every time I see a rusty Porsche going for big money. The cost to restore these cars can be astronomical, so why spend huge money just to buy it? I guess supply just can’t keep up… more»