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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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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Porsche 356SC For Sale- A German Super Car

The History of the Porsche 356SC For Sale The final version of Porsche’s beloved 356 sports car was introduced in 1963, as a 1964 model. As a continuation from the 356B model, the Type-6 body configuration presented very few new modifications. From an exterior appearance standpoint, only a flatter hubcap design and larger backlight (on …

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Porsche 356C For Sale- The End of An Era

A year-by-year history of the Porsche 356C For Sale In the ever evolving automotive culture, vehicle models come and go. In the case of the Porsche 356, its gradual departure is viewed as more of a “passing of the torch”, to the more modern and powerful Porsche 911 models. The  Porsche 356C for sale was …

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Porsche 356B For Sale- Continuous Refinement

A YEAR-BY-YEAR HISTORY OF THE PORSCHE 356B For Sale 1960 Porsche 356B For Sale (Type 5) The Type 5 (T-5) Porsche 356B for sale was unveiled at the 1959 Frankfurt Auto Show, much to the chagrin of some enthusiasts and the delight of others. The Porsche 356B for sale was again offered as a Coupe …

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Porsche 356A For Sale – The Evolution

A year-by-year history of the Porsche 356A 1956 Porsche 356A (Type 1) For Sale The 1955 Frankfurt Motor Show saw the introduction of the 1956 Porsche 356A for sale (internally known as the Type 1). With it comes a proclivity towards Porsche developing and manufacturing more of their own parts, and a departure from outsourcing …

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