A family tradition for over 50 years, selling classic & fine motorcars throughout the world. 1963 PORSCHE 356 B 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!
Jansen, who kept the car meticulously serviced by Porsche. In August 1972 this Porsche Carrera 2 GS was purchased by Werner Kuhn of Mönchengladbach, Germany, and the car remained in his possession until 1978. It was then procured by Walter Gratemar of Holland.
The factory Kardex copy, Porsche Production Specifications certificate, toolkit, invoices pertaining to the vehicle’s restoration, copies of two magazine articles that feature the car as well as a shadow box full of decklid grille badges from numerous 356 registries and clubs from across the globe are also included. Carrera powered 356 Cabriolets are seldom offered for sale and this example would make an excellent addition to any premier collection. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy?
It powered several 550 Spyders to victory with a 1.5 liter class win at the 1954 Mille Miglia and another class win at Le Mans in 1953. However, it was the victory at the Carrera Panamericana that cemented the 4-cam as the “Carrera” engine.