Engine Size
1600 cc
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
Body Style
Convertible
Miles
62,413
Vin
161081
Stock
Po3869

1965 Porsche 356SC Cabriolet

VIN 161081 - Completed September 18, 1964, for the 1965-year model

European Collectibles sold this 356SC Cabriolet to the current owner back in 2009. Over the years the paint, chrome, interior and mechanical have all been addressed. Beautiful paint finished in light ivory with a red interior. The engine & transmission were both completely rebuilt and are in very strong mechanical condition, the 1600cc SC engine is producing 95 horsepower with a 741 manual 4-speed transmission and four-wheel disc brakes.

The current owner has enjoyed every moment of driving this 356 and has been contemplating the sale for several years. But the time has come, offered with tools, jack, original steering wheel, owner's manual, boot cover and Certificate of Authenticity from Porsche confirming matching decks, doors and driveline. Truly one of the best driving 356 SC Cabriolets that you will find with no issues. Everything has been done, finished in a beautiful correct original color combination and truly a dream to drive!

Specification
95 horsepower, 1,582cc OHV air-cooled horizontally opposed four-cylinder engine with dual 40 Solex carburetors, four-speed manual 741 transmission, independent front suspension with laminated torsion bars, parallel trailing arms, and tubular shock absorbers, independent rear swing axles with torsion bars and tubular shock absorbers, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. The 356 SC is truly one of the BEST 356s to drive.

History
One of the most desirable collector models is the 356 SC Cabriolet, introduced in September of 1963 for the 1964-year model. It was the best driving 356 built with plenty of horsepower! One of approximately 1,200 SC Cabriolets built. This 356 features all of the subtle improvements and updated details fitted to the 356 over the 15 years of the production run. 1600cc producing 95 horsepower engine with 741 manual 4-speed transmission and four-wheel disc brakes. The SC Cab had to be special ordered directly from Porsche or from a local Porsche dealer. It was a premium in 1964 & 1965 and was close to $6,000. Approximately 1,200 SC Cabs were built for 1964 to 1965-year model making this 356 a very desirable model/year.

Engine

Engine Type
Engine Size
1600 cc
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Color
Light Ivory
Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1965
Make
Porsche
Model
356SC
Miles
62,413

Interior

Interior Color
Red
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Seat Material
Shifter Type
Center Console
No

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