This wonderful image from the 2011 Ardenne Roads rally by Guillaume Tassart
~ by motoringconbrio on June 2, 2011.
Posted in Still images Tags: 356, ardenne roads, belgium, black and white, monochrome, porsche, spa
When I was just out of high school, in the mid 80s, these were still obtainable by ordinary Joes. Sadly, at the time I believed they looked goofy. Joke’s on me!
OlyOop said this on June 2, 2011 at 8:02 pm | Reply
tastes change, so that’s certainly understandable. there was a time not too long ago where i wouldn’t have wanted to be caught dead in a citroën, for example.
motoringconbrio said this on June 2, 2011 at 8:09 pm | Reply
I bought one as soon as I graduated from college in 1994. I was hot for a 911 – had been since third grade. I went to look at a ’77 911s in green. Turned out the seller was also selling a ’64 356C Cabriolet. If I remember the 911 was $7500 and the 356 $14000. I test drove both and fell in love with the 356. It was my daily for almost 3 years. Rain, sleet and snow. Sold to a guy in Norway. Ended up with a ’70 911 years later. Now I have a mild outlaw 356SC Coupe and a Z3 Coupe for a daily.
Allan said this on June 3, 2011 at 3:59 pm | Reply
awesome story— thanks for sharing! i wonder what that $14,000 356 would have gone for now.
motoringconbrio said this on June 3, 2011 at 4:09 pm | Reply
Plenty. But not top dollar by any means. Only reason I sold it was that it was getting rusty and I didn’t have the means for a proper restoration. There were only 1700 cabs made that years and I couldn’t bare driving it into the ground.
allan said this on June 5, 2011 at 10:08 am | Reply
jarrod’s feature on his 356B is also worth reading for anyone interested in these cars— great article and photos.
motoringconbrio said this on June 3, 2011 at 4:10 pm | Reply
Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:
You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change )
You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change )
Connecting to %s
Notify me of follow-up comments via email.
Notify me of new posts via email.
track day cars
Tire Rack coupon codes
Remote Car Starters
Brake pads online
UK's used cars
Infiniti Luxury Cars
Your text link here
Blog at WordPress.com. Theme: ChaoticSoul by Bryan Veloso.
Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.
Join 4,079 other followers