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The Motorsport Success of the Porsche 356

A rich racing heritage is baked into every Porsche. An early chapter in Porsche racing history is in their first production car, the 356. While it was primarily a road car, many 356’s spent plenty of time on the track. It was a popular racecar because it took little – if any – modification to …

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How to Get an Electric Porsche 356

Although plug-in electric cars have only been part of the mainstream for a few years, swapping out gas engines for electric mills is nothing new to a select group of hobbyists. As it turns out, the classic Porsche 356 is an excellent platform for doing just that. “The fact that it’s 1,600 pounds and fiberglass, …

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Before the Porsche 356, there was the Porsche 356/1

It’s fairly common sports car knowledge that the 356 was the first production Porsche, but did you know about the prototype that came before it? Prior to the production Porsche 356 that came out in 1948, the 356/1 laid the groundwork for what the car – and the whole brand – would become. Porsche built …

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5 Reasons the Porsche 356 Holds Up as a Great Classic Car

Ever since the introduction of the legendary Porsche 911 in 1963, the 356 has been living in its shadow. While the 911 deserves every word of praise it receives, the 356 should not be ignored. Here are a few reasons why it’s still a beloved classic today. It’s the Porsche that started it all Before …

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Make Your Own Porsche 356 or 550 With a Replica Kit from eBay!

There’s a lot of weird, wild stuff on eBay. Right now, someone is selling molds, jigs, and plans to build your own replica of a classic Porsche. You could make a 550 Spyder, 356 Speedster, or 356 Super 90, all of which are very desirable replicas. The listing is a little vague about who exactly …

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The Ultimate Guide to the Porsche 356

There are many different versions of the Porsche 356 but each and every one of them holds a special place in the automotive industry. Looking at any of the iterations, many would argue that the Porsche 356 looks like several other cars – but, they would be wrong. Several other cars look like the Porsche …

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How Old Does a Car Have to Be to Be a Classic?

Is a car’s status as a “classic” determined just by a calendar? Is every car of a certain age considered a classic car? It all depends on who you ask. From a legal standpoint, a car is usually considered classic when it’s 20-25 years old or older depending on what state you’re in. There’s also …

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Classic Porsche 911 For Sale – The Evolution of a Masterpiece

If you ask someone to think of a Porsche, likelihood is that they’ll think of a Porsche 911. The lineage of the model is impressively long, acting as the flagship Porsche for over half a century. But it is the classic Porsche 911, only made for the first 10 years of production (from 1963-74), that …

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Porsche 356 Speedster For Sale? We Pay Top Dollar

During his life Max Hoffman, Austrian born importer of European cars into the U.S., was well known for his “handshake-deals.” Today, he is not only recognized as a man of integrity, who firmly kept his word, but also as an automotive marketing genius of astronomical proportions. It was Max Hoffman, who operated out of a …

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Porsche 356 Carrera GT For Sale- Race Ready

The legendary Porsche 356 was born of necessity, according to young Ferdinand Porsche, Jr., for lack of an adequate sports car for sale at any price. Porsche began producing the 356 model in 1948 and continued until 1966, garnering a loyal following of racing and driving enthusiasts along the way.  One of the most popular …

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Porsche 356 Carrera 2 For Sale- Exceeding Expectation

1962 Porsche 356 Carrera 2 For Sale – The Power to Please Porsche, building on over five successful years of 356 Carrera production, introduced the 2000GS (also known as the Porsche 356 Carrera 2) at the Frankfurt Auto Show in the fall of 1961. As the most powerful mass-produced Porsche 356 for sale to date, the …

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Porsche 356 Super 90 For Sale- Above & Beyond

Comparing Engines: The Porsche 356 Super 90 For Sale The instances of a car becoming known for the engine by which it is powered are rare. Only the most innovative and powerful of engines receive this sort of recognition. The “Hemi-Cuda”, the “LS6 Chevelle”, as well as the Porsche 356 Super 90 for sale all …

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