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1963 Porsche 356B T-6 Cabriolet / 158165 Chassis Information

1963 Porsche 356B T-6 photograph

1963 Porsche 356B T-6 photograph

1963 Porsche 356B T-61963 Porsche 356B T-6
Cabriolet
Chassis #: 158165
Engine # 705709
Sold for $99,000 at 2008 RM Sothebys.
The Porsche 356 quickly became a very popular vehicle which fostered rapid improvements and the possibility to expand the model line. The 356B was the second iteration of the small Porsche sports car, and was introduced to the public at the 1959 Frankfurt Auto Show. The 356B T6 body was introduced in 1961 for the 1962 model year. It had many changes included twin air-intake grilles in the rear lid, an outside gas filler in the right front fender, a flattened lower edge of the front lid, and a new cowl vent. The battery was repositioned which made room for an optional gasoline heater.

The 'Super' version was introduced for 1963 and offered an additional 20 horsepower for both the coupe and cabriolet form.

In 2008 this 1963 Porsche 356B 1600S Cabriolet was brought to the Automobiles of Amelia presented by RM Auctions where it had an estimated value of $100,000 - $125,000. It is an original California car that has been given a comprehensive restoration. It has its original 6-volt system, Biscuit leather interior with German weave carpets, a period correct AM radio with Hirschman antenna and a spare wheel and tire. The paint color is Signal Red, paint code 6211. There are four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes, a four-speed gearbox, and a 95 horsepower engine. Bidding nearly reached the estimated value and came close enough to drop the reserve. The car was sold for $99,000 including buyer's premium.


By Daniel Vaughan | Apr 2008

Chassis# 158165

2008 Automobiles of Amelia Island, RM Auctions
Pre-Auction Estimates :$100,000-$125,000 
Sale Price : $99,000

Analysis

Chassis number 158165 Auction Sales History
2008$99,000

2016 1
2014 1
2013 4
2012 3
2011 2
2010 1
2009 4
2008 4
2007 2
2006 6

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2016$194,438$194,4381
2014$121,000$121,0001
2013$92,724$120,0004
2012$99,000$132,0003
2011$77,550$126,5002
2010$50,600$50,6001
2009$97,784$220,0004
2008$56,650$99,0004
2007$34,126$38,2512
2006$51,518$74,8006

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1963 sales)
1963 Porsche 356B T6 Super 90
Chassis#: 123345
Sold for $194,438
  2016 Silverstone - The Salon Prive Sale 2016
 
1963 Porsche 356B T-6
Sold for $121,000
  2014 Morphy Auctions : Denver, PA
 
1963 Porsche 356 B 1600 Coupe by Karmann
Chassis#: 213231
Sold for $120,000
  2013 RM Auctions - Monterey
1963 Porsche 356B T-6 image  1963 Porsche 356B T-6 image  
1963 Porsche 356B T6 Cabriolet
Sold for $102,000
  2013 Mecum Auctions - Monterey
 
1963 Porsche 356B Rally Car
Chassis#: 211951
Sold for $46,896
  2013 Bonhams - The Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale
 
1963 Porsche 356B T6 Cabriolet
Sold for $102,000
  2013 Mecum : Indianapolis
 
1963 PORSCHE 356B COUPE
Chassis#: P608873
Sold for $44,000
  2012 Barrett Jackson - Orange County 2012 Auction
 
1963 Porsche 356B 1600S Cabriolet
Chassis#: 157229
Sold for $132,000
  2012 RM Auctions at Amelia Island, Fla
 
1963 Porsche 356B Cabriolet
Chassis#: 157127
Sold for $121,000
  2012 Russo and Steele - Scottsdale
 
1963 Porsche 356B Super 90 Cabriolet
Chassis#: 158609
Sold for $126,500
  2011 RM Auctions at Monterey
 
1963 PORSCHE 356B COUPE
Sold for $28,600
  2011 Auctions America - Spring Auburn
 
1963 Porsche 356B Super 90 Coupe
Chassis#: 212888
Sold for $50,600
  2010 RM Auctions - Sports & Classics of Monterey
 
1963 Porsche 356 B T-6 Super 90 Cabriolet
Chassis#: 157828
Sold for $80,125
  2009 Coys Auction - True Greats
 
1963 Porsche 356 B Carrera 2
Chassis#: 122494
Sold for $220,000
  2009 Pebble Beach Auction : Gooding & Company
 

Sold for $74,800
  2009 Worldwide Auctioneers : The Houston Classic Auction
 
1963 Porsche 356B Super 90 Coupé
Sold for $16,212
  2009 Bonhams - Collectors Motor Cars and Automobilia
 
1963 PORSCHE 356B COUPE
Sold for $37,400
  2008 Barrett-Jackson - Las Vegas 2008
 
1963 Porsche 356B T-6
Sold for $99,000
  2008 Automobiles of Amelia Island, RM Auctions
1963 Porsche 356B T-6 image  1963 Porsche 356B T-6 image  
1963 PORSCHE 356B 1600S COUPE
Sold for $29,700
  2008 Barrett-Jackson - Palm Beach 2008
 
1963 Porsche 356B T6 Coupe
Sold for $60,500
  2008 Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale
 

No Sale

1963 Porsche 356B T-6's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1963 Porsche 356B Carrera 2 Coupe Coachwork by Reutter1238452018 Bonhams : Quail Lodge $500,000$600,000
1963 Porsche 356B Coupe2112332017 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale Az   
1963 Porsche 356B S-90 Cabriolet – The McLane Collection 2016 Amelia Island Select : Hollywood Wheels   
1963 Porsche 356B Super Cabriolet1581692015 Mecum : Monterey$125,000  
1963 Porsche 356B Coupe 2013 Mecum Auctions Monterey$45,000  
1963 Porsche 356B 1600 Super 90 Coupe2113172012 Bonhams Greenwich Concours d'Elegance: Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia $75,000$85,000
1963 Porsche 356B 1600 Super 90 Cabriolet1570222012 Bonhams Greenwich Concours d'Elegance: Collectors' Motorcars and Automobilia $150,000$175,000
1963 Porsche 356B T6 Coupe1245202011 Coys Auction Blenheim Palace $20,000$25,000
1963 Porsche 356B Coupe 2009 Leake Auctions Tulsa 37th Annual Leake Auto Auction QuikTrip Center$15,300  
1963 Porsche 356B Carrera 2 Coupé1225572009 Bonham Les Grandes Marques à Monaco $180,000$220,000
1963 PORSCHE 356B T6 CABRIOLET1561682008 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions November 23, 2008$85,000  

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