Produced from 1959 the 356B was an improved 356A with modifications aimed no doubt at the US market. Notable alterations were a higher nose height at the front, larger bumpers and the addition of a pair of twin-choke carbs to boost performance.

  • 1959 - 1965 Porsche 356b
  • Year:
    1959- 1965
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Transmission:
    4-Speed Manual
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    151@6200
  • Torque @ RPM:
    4600
  • Displacement:
    1966 L
  • 0-60 time:
    9.2 sec.
  • Quarter Mile time:
    16.9 sec.
  • Top Speed:
    122.7 mph
  • 0-100 time:
    27.2 sec.
  • Price:
    7595
  • body style:

Built in the normal selection of 356 body styles including Coupe, Cabriolet, Speedster and Hardtop Coupe variants, the 1961 models gained a larger glass areas to aid visibility.

Built until 1963, over 30,000 356Bs were produced.

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