A lighter and more powerful Carrera, thanks to aluminium doors, bonnet and engine cover, plastic rear windows, plus an updated engine that developed 110bhp. It was available with front seats only.

How to Spot
  • Carrera badging
  • extra small louvres each side of the main engine cover vent
  • no overriders

The 356A 1500 GS Carrera GT was offered in Coupe form only


Capacity: 1498cc

Compression ratio: 9.0:1

Maximum Power: 110bhp @ 6400rpm

Maximum Torque: 124Nm @ 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

Length: 3950mm

Width: 1670mm

Weight: 865kg

Did you know?

The Carrera GT name was later used on a 924 then a mid-engined Porsche supercar

0-62mph: 11.0sec Top speed: 124mph