How the Porsche 356 Made the Carrera Name a Legend

Ever since the reign of the Porsche 911 began in the early 1960’s, we’ve associated the historic “Carrera” name with it. While the 911 has the longest history with the name, the first Porsche Carrera models came in the form of the four-cylinder 356. The word Carrera is a Spanish word meaning both “race” and …

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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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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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Porsche 911: Pure Driving Excellence

Over fifty years of continuous production. Countless podiums making motorsports history. A brave design that’s stood the test of time. People from different backgrounds and different parts of the world have been building cars for well over a century. In 1963, what may be the most elegant connection between man and machine was formed. The …

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Porsche – A Glorious Racing History

Porsche production cars have always been somewhere in the middle of a track beast and a street car. Perhaps this is most evident when we look at the GT2 and GT3 models which despite being street cars, are usually stripped of luxury and tuned for performance, rather than practicality or comfort. Simply put, these are …

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Ferdinand Porsche – Car Pioneer of the 20th Century

Ferdinand Porsche, as his surname might suggest, was the founder of the Porsche car company. Not only did he establish the brand of some of the most recognizable and revered sports cars in history, but he was named the Car Engineer of the Century. He had it all and more. Aside from creating Porsche, the …

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Porsche v Peugeot: Why The Porsche 901 Became The 911

Naming a legend is not easy, and creating one is even more difficult. By the early 1960s the Porsche 356 had attained huge success with more than 70,000 units sold, so it would seem creating a legend seemed easy for the German company. The car however, was getting outdated, so it was time for a …

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The Top 5 Rarest Classic Cars of All Time

We all have a special place in our hearts for classic cars, don’t we? Their designs possess a timeless beauty that never ceases to captivate us. Of course, some classic cars inspire even more awe than most, thanks to their rarity. With that in mind, we’ve compiled a list of the rarest and most desirable …

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Top Classic Cars From Around The Globe

Every nation has its icon; a classic car that embodies the spirit of the nation. They’re beyond famous, they’re known throughout the world and they are champions. Here are some of the most iconic classic cars from around the world: America: 1966 Shelby Mustang GT350 The inspiration for the iconic Elenor in Gone in 60 Seconds, …

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The Maserati Ghibli

When it comes to sixties sports cars, most thoughts will turn to the Ferrari Daytona or the Lamborghini Miura, but there was another Italian model which sold in even greater numbers. Despite the shark-like styling of the Maserati Ghibli, the grand tourer never managed to reach the same echelons of infamy as the other style …

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Porsche 911S For Sale

One of the longest running models, with huge changes made to it over the years, the Porsche 911S for sale is a sure conversation starter for any car collector or fan of the Porsche and Porsche 911 lines. Porsche are known for their high end sports cars and trustworthy designs, so you know that they …

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Porsche 911L For Sale

The classic Porsche 911L for sale is one of the rarest vehicles on the classic German sportscar market. Unveiled in 1967 and released a year later, the model wasn’t in production for very long. There are conflicting reports on how many were manufactured, but conventional thinking is that less than 450 rolled off the production line. …

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