1958 Porsche 356A Roadster / 83895 Chassis Information

1958 Porsche 356A
Roadster
Chassis #: 83895
Engine # 744333
High bid of $170,000 at 2008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions. (did not sell)
High bid of $260,000 at 2016 RM Sothebys : Arizona. (did not sell)
Sold for $319,000 at 2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey.
This Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter is a late-production example that was originally owned by Volkswagen dealer in Natchez, Mississippi. After 15 years of pursuit, it was acquired in late 1988 by a persistent admirer, who painstakingly restored to its original condition over a five-year period.

While in the care of a prior owner, the car's engine was upgraded to one from a later Porsche 912, using a counterweighted crankshaft and correct Super 90/SC 912 Solex carburetors with correct factory air cleaners.

Recently, the car has been refinished in Meisen Blue with a Navy top and interior and OEM tan square-weave carpeting. It has a pair of correct OEM USA full bumpers, with overriders in both front and rear and a set of chrome wheels with matching year-correct hubcaps. There is a chrome driver's side-view mirror, U.S.-specification body-colored bumpers, and a correct factory-specification muffler with through-the-bumper exhaust elbows.

The interior features a re-finished Meisen Blue dashboard with correct VDO gauges, including a date-coded 1958 tachometer converted to electric operation and a restored Nardi wooden steering wheel with correct horn button.

The car has an original jack and an original factory OEM tool roll with tools.

In 2016, the engine and transmission were rebuilt and their seals were replaced.


By Daniel Vaughan | Nov 2017

2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$325,000-$425,000 
Sale Price :
$319,000

2016 RM Sothebys : Arizona

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$325,000-$400,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
$260,000

2008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions

Pre-Auction Estimates :
$200,000-$250,000 
High Bid (Lot was not sold)
$170,000

2019 3
2018 12
2017 14
2016 4
2015 7
2014 10
2013 8
2012 5
2011 4
2010 2

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2019$286,627$324,0003
2018$309,635$577,00012
2017$254,657$473,00014
2016$544,250$1,540,0004
2015$319,563$583,0007
2014$251,319$540,00010
2013$203,785$291,5008
2012$259,985$335,5005
2011$226,165$414,7364
2010$190,942$225,5002

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1958 sales)
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster
Chassis#: 84348
Sold for $324,000
  2019 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1958 Porsche 356A T2 1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 84082
Sold for $222,880
  2019 Bonhams : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 84759
Sold for $313,000
  2019 RM Sothebys : Scottsdale Arizona
 
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 84100
Sold for $434,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1958 Porsche 356A image  1958 Porsche 356A image  
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 'Super' Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 83930
Sold for $368,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1958 Porsche 356A image  
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 'Super' Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 83799
Sold for $307,500
  2018 RM Sothebys : The Porsche 70TH Anniversary Auction
 
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 84381
Sold for $280,000
  2018 RM Sothebys : The Porsche 70TH Anniversary Auction
 
1958 Porsche 356A
Chassis#: 102672
Sold for $82,125
  2018 Silverstone Auction - The Porsche Sale
 
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Super Convertible D Coachwork by Drauz
Chassis#: 85720
Sold for $196,000
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1958 Porsche 356A T2 1600 Speedster Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 84389
Sold for $516,500
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1958 Porsche 356A T2 1600 Speedster Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 84036
Sold for $577,000
  2018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge
 
1958 Porsche 356A/1600 Speedster
Chassis#: 83881
Sold for $425,000
  2018 Worldwide Auctioneers : Pacific Grove Auction
 
1958 Porsche 356A Super Cabriolet
Chassis#: 150396
Sold for $209,000
  2018 Mecum : Monterey
 
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Coupe Coachwork by Reutter
Chassis#: 102429
Sold for $84,000
  2018 Bonhams : Amelia Island Auction
1958 Porsche 356A image  1958 Porsche 356A image  
1958 Porsche 356 A Super Speedster
Chassis#: 84372
Sold for $236,500
  2018 Gooding & Company : Scottsdale, Az.
 
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter
Chassis#: 83895
Sold for $319,000
  2017 RM Sothebys : Monterey
1958 Porsche 356A image  
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster
Chassis#: 84308
Sold for $360,000
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Pacific Grove Auction
 
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster
Chassis#: 84683
Sold for $275,000
  2017 Mecum : Monterey
 
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Coupé
Chassis#: 102310
Sold for $101,806
  2017 Bonhams : The Goodwood Festival of Speed
 
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 Super Speedster
Chassis#: 84185
Sold for $361,115
  2017 Bonhams : The Spa Classic Sale
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1958 Porsche 356A's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1958 Porsche 356A Super Cabriolet 2019 Mecum : Kissimmee$170,000  
1958 Porsche 356A Super Cabriolet 2018 Mecum : Las Vegas$200,000  
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster by Reutter 2018 RM Sothebys : Paris   
1958 Porsche 356A Cabriolet 2017 Amelia Island Select : Hollywood Wheels Auction $185,000$250,000
1958 Porsche 356A Cabriolet by Reutter1505312016 Coys : Mondial De L'Automobile Paris $160,000$190,000
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 Speedster844662016 Coys : Mondial De L'Automobile Paris $270,000$320,000
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter840512016 RM Sotheby's : Motor City $275,000$350,000
1958 Porsche 356A 1600 Speedster by Reutter 2016 Auctions America : Santa Monica$190,000  
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster 2016 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale$225,000  
1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster by Reutter838952016 RM Sothebys : Arizona$260,000$325,000$400,000
1958 Porsche 356A Coupe1069782015 Silverstone Auction The Porsche Sale   
1958 Porsche 356A CoupeP681392015 Mecum : Monterey$110,000$190,000$220,000
1958 Porsche 356 Speedster 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 S Factory Rudge Wheel 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 356A Coupe 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 365 A Coupe 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 356 A 1600 S Convertible 2015 Hollywood Motors : Amelia Island Select   
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster Race Car843332013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$130,000$225,000$275,000
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster840872012 Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale $240,000$270,000
1958 Porsche 356A Cabriolet 2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey$70,000$110,000$130,000
1958 Porsche 356A Speedster 2009 Sports & Classics of Monterey$130,000$150,000$200,000
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER847482009 Silver Auction Seattle$121,000  
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER847482009 Silver Auction Portland$130,000  
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER 2009 Silver Auction Arizona in January$125,000  
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER 2009 Silver Auction Arizona in January$130,000  
1958 PORSCHE 356 SPEEDSTER 2009 Silver Auction Arizona in January$95,000  
1958 Porsche 356 1600 S Speedster838952008 Sports & Classics of Monterey by RM Auctions$170,000$200,000$250,000
1958 Porsche 356 Carrera GS/GT Spdstr 2002 Monterey Sports and Classic Car Auction$200,000  

Comparables

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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
Chassis information for the Porsche 356/2 Gmund1949 Coupe
Chassis Num: 356/2-045
Engine Num: 43
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 Coupe
Chassis Num: 83930
Engine Num: 81280
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 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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