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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»

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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»

Very Original: 1965 Porsche 356

Here’s what appears to be yet another overpriced Porsche, but it’s completely original. That can’t be recreated, so perhaps someone may be willing and able to pay a premium price. It’s listed on eBay in Garland Texas where very active bidding… more»

Super Project: 1957 Porsche 356 Speedster

We’ve come across an incredible number of Porsche 356 barn finds over the years and while they are interesting car, I don’t really get all that excited by them. There is however one body style that does get my… more»

Beyond Patina: 1963 Porsche 356B

Evan D. found yet another rusty Porsche 356. This one is listed here on craigslist for, well, crazy money. They are asking $23,950 to be exact. This one, at least, is in one piece. With any running examples over $100,000 and really… more»

Janis Joplin’s Porsche 356 Art Car

Up for auction on December 10th is Janis Joplin’s 1964 Porsche 356C Cabriolet. For more information please contact RM Sotheby’s here. The Joplin family has decided to sell this 356C and the auction house expects the purchase to exceed… more»