A family tradition for over 50 years, selling classic & fine motorcars throughout the world. 1963 PORSCHE 356B CARRERA 2 GS CABRIOLET BY REUTTER Questions? Contact Us Highlights SPECTACULAR, CONCOURS LEVEL RESTORATION JUST COMPLETEDRECENTLY RELEASED FROM 30 YEARS OF COLLECTOR OWNERSHIP IN EUROPEINCREDIBLY RARE 1963 356 B CARRERA 2 GS CABRIOLETORIGINAL NUMBERS MATCHING TYPE 587/1 ENGINE AND NUMBERS MATCHING GEARBOXONE OF ONLY 22 COMPLETED IN 1963; OF THOSE ONLY TWO WERE FINISHED IN SIGNAL RED OVER BLACK LEATHERONLY 64,971 MILES!
“Against a pre-sale estimated range of $1,100,000–$1,300,000, this Carrera 2 hammered sold for $905,000 for a total of $1,000,500 after buyer’s premium (12% on first $250,000, 10% above that). That was a relative bargain for a largely original, numbers-matching Carrera 2 cab — albeit of driver quality. During the past two years, concours examples have been over $1.
However, it was the victory at the Carrera Panamericana that cemented the 4-cam as the “Carrera” engine. The new Carrera engine soon made its way into the Porsche 356 by 1955 and gave the most discerning drivers a whole new way to enjoy their Porsche though its significant cost meant that it was only purchased by the very affluent. The first 356 Carreras were capable of 120mph, a feat which made them the fastest 1.
4-Speed Manual Style: 2 GS Cabriolet SHOWROOM PRICE $1,599,900.00 DISCOUNT $300,000.