1955 Porsche 356 Coupe / 54126 Chassis Information

1955 Porsche 356 photograph

1955 Porsche 356 photograph

1955 Porsche 356 photograph

1955 Porsche 3561955 Porsche 3561955 Porsche 356
Coupe
Chassis #: 54126
Sold for $129,250 at 2012 RM Auctions at Amelia Island, Fla.
This German car was in the care of single-family ownership for 25 years. It is a matching numbers 'bent-windshield' Pre-A 356 Coupe powered by a 1500cc engine with twin Solex 32 PBI carburetors and a four-speed manual gearbox. It is finished in factory-original colors of Silver Metallic with blue upholstery. It was given a restoration in 2002 and 2003. The car retains its original tube-type Telefunken radio, correct set of 15-inch wheels and tires, and a recorded mileage of 75,000 kilometers. There is a partial tool kit, a roadside kit, spare tire, copy of the owner's manual, and the Porsche Certificate of Authenticity.

In 2012, this vehicle was offered for sale at the Amelia Island sale presented by RM Auctions. It was estimated to sell for $100,000 - $150,000. As bidding came to a close, the car had been sold for $129,250 inclusive of buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2012

2012 RM Auctions at Amelia Island, Fla

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$100,000-$150,000 
Sale Price :
$129,250

2018 3
2017 9
2016 7
2015 5
2014 7
2013 3
2012 4
2011 3
2010 3
2009 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$318,336$394,5073
2017$336,497$419,2869
2016$316,853$649,2567
2015$282,525$313,5005
2014$340,143$462,0007
2013$242,491$310,7503
2012$166,086$240,4724
2011$169,971$197,4133
2010$118,720$197,9233
2009$38,775$59,4002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1955 sales)
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A Speedster 1600
Chassis#: 80990
Sold for $394,507
  2018 Bonhams : Zoute Sale
 
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster
Chassis#: 80639
Sold for $209,000
  2018 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1955 Porsche 356 1500 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 80671
Sold for $351,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Continental Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 54215
Sold for $288,200
  2017 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1955 Porsche 356 'Pre-A' Speedster with Hardtop Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 80773
Sold for $395,535
  2017 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed
 
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster
Sold for $255,750
  2017 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 80994
Sold for $419,286
  2017 Artcurial : Retromobile
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1600 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 80861
Sold for $395,472
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1955 Porsche 356 'Pre-A' 1500 Super Speedster
Chassis#: 80363
Sold for $391,147
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1955 Porsche 356 'Pre-A' Continental Coupé
Chassis#: 53846
Sold for $305,583
  2017 Bonhams : Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
 
1955 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 81009
Sold for $280,500
  2017 RM Sotheby's : Arizona Auction
1955 Porsche 356 image  1955 Porsche 356 image  
1955 Porsche 356A/1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 81066
Sold for $297,000
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster
Chassis#: 80354
Sold for $370,000
  2016 Mecum : Monterey
 
1955 Porsche 356 'Pre-A' 1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 80926
Sold for $649,256
  2016 Bonhams : Zoute Sale
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1600 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 80945
Sold for $307,664
  2016 RM Sotheby's : London Sale
 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 80389
Sold for $374,049
  2016 RM Sotheby's : Paris
 
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster
Chassis#: 80333
Sold for $352,000
  2016 Gooding & Company : The Scottsdale Auction
 
1955 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A CONTINENTAL COUPE
Chassis#: 53344
Sold for $143,000
  2016 Scottsdale, The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
 
1955 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER RE-CREATION
Chassis#: ID009924
Sold for $22,000
  2016 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale, AZ
 
1955 PORSCHE 356 PRE-A CONTINENTAL CABRIOLET
Chassis#: 60771
Sold for $297,000
  2015 Bonhams Quail Lodge Auction
1955 Porsche 356 image  

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1955 Porsche 356's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Continental Cabriolet Coachwork by Reutter607712018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge $300,000$375,000
1955 Porsche 356 A Carrera GS Sunroof Coupé by Reutter553802018 RM Sothebys : Monaco $550,000$600,000
1955 Porsche 356 1500 Coupé by Reutter537852018 RM Sothebys : Monaco $225,000$275,000
1955 Porsche Replica 356 Wide Body Convertible 2017 Collector Car Toronto Spring Classic$17,500  
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster 2017 Amelia Island Select : Hollywood Wheels Auction $400,000$450,000
1955 Porsche 356 Pre – A Cabriolet608982016 Coys : Mondial De L'Automobile Paris $240,000$270,000
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster806122016 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach $350,000$425,000
1955 Porsche 356A/1600 Speedster810662016 Worldwide Auctions The Houston Classic $375,000$450,000
1955 Porsche 356 Pre A Speedster805972016 Russo & Steele : Arizona   
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster806712015 Mecum : Monterey$375,000$375,000$425,000
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Speedster by Reutter 2015 Auctions America California$270,000  
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster811142015 Motostalgia Auction Indianapolis Brickyard $27,000$29,000
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 Speedster by Reutter804262013 RM Auctions Monterey$235,000  
1955 Porsche 356 Pre- A Speedster802262013 Coys Techno Classica $170,000 
1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A Speedster807452012 Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale $170,000$190,000
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster805642012 Coys Techno Classica, Essen Germany $140,000$180,000
1955 Porsche Speedster Convertible 2011 Mecum Auctions Monterey, CA The Daytime Auction$140,000  
1955 Porsche 356 Speedster810092011 RM Auctions Concours d'Elegance at St. Johns$147,500$160,000$210,000
1955 Porsche 365 Pre-A GS Carrera Speedster810792009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company $350,000$450,000
1955 Porsche Speedster Convertible 2009 Mecum Monterey Auction   
1955 Porsche 356A Speedster803732009 Shannons Auctions 2009 Melbourne International Motorshow Auction $180,000$210,000
1955 Porsche 356 2009 Automobiles of Arizona$90,000$150,000$190,000
1955 Porsche 356 2008 Hilton Head Sports & Classic Car Auction $140,000$180,000
1955 PORSCHE 356 Roadster replicaWA891511872002 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auction November 2002$39,000  

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1955 Porsche 356 vehicle thumbnail image  1955 Porsche 356 vehicle thumbnail image  
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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Porsche 3561948 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Erwin Komenda
Chassis Num: 356-001
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/050
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/2-040
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/2-045
Engine Num: 43
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/2-045
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561950 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 5358
Chassis information for the Porsche Type 540 American Roadster1952 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Glaser
Chassis information for the Porsche Type 540 American Roadster1952 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Glaser
Chassis information for the Porsche Type 540 American Roadster1952 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Glaser
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561952 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 11742
Engine Num: KD/P-32098
Chassis information for the Porsche Type 540 American Roadster1952 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Glaser
Chassis Num: 12336
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561952 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 12371
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561952 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 15040
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561952 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 50166 or 101684
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 12371
Engine Num: P40511
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 15040
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Coupe
Chassis Num: 50064
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 S Coupe
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 50685
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Coupe
Chassis Num: 50813
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561953 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 60266
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Coupe 2+2
Chassis Num: 51094
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 60568
Engine Num: 33108
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561954 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 80032
Engine Num: 33688
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Coupe
Chassis Num: 53297
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Coupe
Chassis Num: 54089
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Coupe
Chassis Num: 54126
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Continental Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 60719
Engine Num: 34059
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Continental Cabriolet
Coachbuilder: Reutter Karosserie
Chassis Num: 60771
Engine Num: P*35786
Chassis information for the Porsche 356 Devin Special1955 Speedster
Chassis Num: 80356
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 80736
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 America Roadster
Chassis Num: 80741
Engine Num: P-84239
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561955 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 80879
Engine Num: 60493
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83319
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83536
Chassis information for the Porsche 3561957 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84297
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 102429
Engine Num: 81727
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 103428
Engine Num: 69468
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 103889
Engine Num: 1280268
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 150752
Engine Num: 70412
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Coupe
Chassis Num: 193428
Engine Num: 69468
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83870
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83895
Engine Num: 744333
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 83932
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84100
Engine Num: 67644
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84328
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84415
Engine Num: 68323
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84537
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 84590
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Roadster
Chassis Num: 84708
Engine Num: 69186
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 1500GS/Carrera Roadster
Chassis Num: 84908
Engine Num: 91015
Chassis information for the Porsche 356A1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 85724
Engine Num: 82926
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Coupe
Chassis Num: 110307
Chassis information for the Porsche 356 Carrera GT1960 Coupe
Chassis Num: 110849
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Coupe
Chassis Num: 110858
Engine Num: 95072
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87 288
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87383
Engine Num: 800105
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87432
Engine Num: 601610
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 87746
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 87779
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Coupe
Chassis Num: 87960
Engine Num: 4093259
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 88121
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 88221
Engine Num: 603331
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 88348
Engine Num: 87182
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1960 Roadster
Coachbuilder: Drauz
Chassis Num: 88658
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Coupe
Chassis Num: 112930
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 154048
Engine Num: 87401
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 154790
Engine Num: 604735
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Coupe
Chassis Num: 200701
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 87214
Chassis information for the Porsche 356B1961 Roadster
Chassis Num: 88579
Engine Num: 801468


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