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1953 Porsche 356 Pre-A

A lightweight European sports car made by Porsche from 1949 - 1965, the Porsche 356 is one of the most iconic Porsche sports cars of all time. The Porsche 356 Pre-A, represents some of the earliest models including the first fifty hand built models. Because Porsche was such a small operation at the time, not all of the very early Porsche 356 models are exactly the same. If you’re looking for a 1953 Porsche 356 Pre-A, it is important to remember there are no absolutes when it comes to the early year 356 models. One of the characteristics of the 1953 model-year is the bent windshield instead of a split windshield. 1953 Porsche 356 Pre-A’s are also easy to spot because the turn signals were moved directly below the headlights and now stand alone. Additionally in 1953, round and rectangular taillights were replaced with two side-by-side round headlights. These tips will help you recognize a 1953 model.

Looking to purchase a Classic Porsche?

When purchasing a 1953 Porsche 356 Pre-A, take a few things in consideration. Primarily, your main concern should be rust. These cars had no rust protection, so having a thorough inspection on a lift by an expert on the Porsche 356 is important. This can prevent you from a very costly restoration. On the other hand, if youre looking for a restoration project, finding the best quality body on a Porsche 356 model should be your primary goal. These are just a few tips that ER Classics offer their clients. We encourage you to browse our website to learn more about the 1953 Porsche 356 Pre-A and to explore our inventory of classic cars.

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