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1961 Porsche 356 BT5 Super 90

Price: EUR €72,950

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<li>S90, the top version of the rare &lsquo;&rsquo;single vent&rdquo; BT5</li>
<li>Belgian papers</li>
<li>Well maintained</li>
<li>Recent service invoices available</li>
<li>Engine replaced in1977, the right model but not matching numbers</li>
<li>Recent mechanic restoration</li>
<li>Ex-Roubaix &ldquo;333&rdquo; license plate (gendarmerie) delivered new in france</li>
<li>Ready to use</li>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The 356 was created by Ferry Porsche (son of Ferdinand Porsche, founder of the company). Like its cousin, the VW Beetle (designed by Ferdinand Porsche Senior), the 356 was a four-cylinder, air-cooled, rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive car utilizing unitized pan and body construction</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The basic design of the 356 remained the same throughout its lifespan, with evolutionary, functional improvements rather than yearly superficial styling changes. Nevertheless a variety of models in both coupe and convertible forms were produced from 1948 through 1965.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">To distinguish among the major revisions of the model, 356's are generally classified into a few major groups. 356 coupes and "cabriolets" (soft-top) built through 1954 are readily identifiable by their split (1948 to 1952) or bent (center-creased, 1953 to 1954) windshields. In 1955, with numerous small but significant changes, the 356A was introduced. Its internal factory designation, "Type 1," gave rise to its nickname "T1" among enthusiasts. In early 1957 a second revision of the 356A was produced, known as Type 2 (or T2). In late 1959 more significant styling and technical refinements gave rise to the 356B (a T5 body type)</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The mid 1962 356B model was changed to the T6 body type (twin deck lid grilles, an external fuel filler in the right front fender and larger windows). A unique "Karmann Hardtop" or "Notchback" 356B model (1961 to 1962) was essentially a cabriolet body with the optional steel cabriolet hardtop welded in place.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;">The last revision of the 356 was the 356C which was introduced for the 1964 model year. It featured disc brakes as well as an option for the most powerful pushrod engine Porsche had ever produced, the 95&nbsp;hp (71&nbsp;kW) "SC." 356 production peaked at 14,151 cars in 1964, the year that its successor, the new 911 , was introduced to the US market (it was introduced slightly earlier in Europe). The company continued to sell the 356C in North America through 1965 as demand for the model remained quite strong in the early days of the 911. The last ten 356's (cabriolets) were assembled for the Dutch police force in March 1966 as 1965 models.</p>
<p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Specifications.</strong>&nbsp;</p>
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<li><em>Body</em> : length/width/height/wheelbase &ndash; cm (in) : 401/168/132/210 (156866/52/82.7); weight : 935 kg ('2064 lb).</li>
<li><em>Engine</em> : flat-four &nbsp;1582 cc (97 cid), air-cooled,&nbsp; rear-mounted, 8 valves, 2 Solex carbs, &nbsp;4-speed, manual, rear-wheel drive.&nbsp; Power : 90 bhp @ 5500 rpm.&nbsp; Top speed : 182 km/h (113 mph)</li>

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