Name:  Bill Van Nortwick

My car:

1963 Ivory 356 B Super

Tip-off that a 356 was the car for me:

My older brother bought a new 1959 Silver Convertible D.  Even though his wife made him trade it in for a Volkswagen Convertible when they were expecting their first child in 1960, I never forgot that Convertible D!

My age when I acquired my first 356:


Engine type:


Miles driven per year:


Favorite destination:

Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

Fantasy road trip:

Tuscany, Italy

Most inconvenient mechanical failure:

It won't start, but it always fails at home.

Car I'd have if I couldn't have a 356:

Lamborghini Miura

What I like most about my car:

The club that comes with it!

Most unique feature:

Abarth Exhaust and LED Brake/Signal lights hidden in rear grills

Most recent repair:

Fixing the suspension "Grunch"

Longest drive so far:

Tom Funk's summer house on Washington Island in Door County

Next project with this car:

New European headlights or LED taillights.