Contents 1.Is a 356 for you? 2.Cost considerations 3.Living with a Porsche 356 4.Relative values 5.Before you view 6.Inspection equipment 7.Fifteen minute evaluation 8.Key points 9.Serious evaluation 10.Auctions 11.Paperwork 12.What's it worth? 13.Do you really want to restore? 14.Paint problems 15.Lack of use problems 16.The Porsche community 17.Vital statistics Index
Dr Brett Johnson spent twelve years in the Porsche parts business and seven years practising veterinary medicine. Now a writer, he has published several notable books on Porsches including The 911 & 912 Porsche, a Restorer's Guide to Authenticity, and The 356 Porsche, A Restorer's Guide to Authenticity, which has sold over 45,000 copies worldwide.
a rare resource on these beauties. Auto Express -- Worth buying if you're in the market. Octane (UK) -- a very informative and even entertaining book ... this latest Veloce Guide makes a useful addition to any Porsche enthusiast's library while 356 connoisseurs will still discover details they were unaware of. Kieron Fennelly -- an ideal companion to look for a 356, both informative and complete. 4Legend.com "If you're considering buying one of Porsche's original sports cars, then acquiring a copy of Veloce's Essential Buyer's Guide on the breed first is a wise move ... it's a pretty comprehensive 64 pages of early Porker info" - Classic Car Weekly. '"Porsche 356 - the essential buyer's guide" contains the essential information you can have in your pocket while you're hunting the Porsche 356 of your dreams. Worth the money' - Liebe zu Ihm (love for Porsche) Neat book - tkc (Totalkitcar). Although not large enough to be totally comprehensive, these are inexpensive publications that could save a lot of grief later on! - Classic Driver. this book should be considered essential reading for anyone setting out to buy a Porsche 356 ... This little book is definitely worth having - Ferdinand Porsche Magazine.