This was one of the ultimate 356s. Fitted with a revvy double-overhead cam engine that produced an amazing, for its day, 100bhp at a heady 6200rpm, this was a seriously exciting car.
How to Spot
- Carrera badges on front wings and engine cover
- racing-style bucket seats
The 356A 1500 GS Carrera was offered in Coupe and Cabriolet forms
Compression ratio: 9.0:1
Maximum Power: 100bhp @ 6200rpm
Maximum Torque: 119Nm @ 5200rpm
Brakes: Front: 280x40mm drums; rear: 280x40mm drums
Suspension: Front: Two swinging arms with two transverse torsion bar springs, telescopic dampers and anti-roll bar; Rear: Swing axles with torsion bar springs and telescopic dampers
Wheels & Tyres: Front: 4.5Jx15 with 5.90/15 tyres 4.5Jx15 with 5.90/15 tyres
Did you know?
The 1500 GS Carrera was a fast car in its day, and designed primarily for privateer motor racing enthusiasts
0-62mph: 12.0sec Top speed: 124mph