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Is A Porsche 356 Speedster Replica The Perfect Weekend Toy

By   July 21, 2018

Porsche 356 Speedster Replica

Porsche 356 Speedster Replica

An original Porsche 356 Speedster will cost you over $200,000 in good condition. This puts it well out of the reach of most enthusiasts.

Because originals have continued to skyrocket, it has opened a market for replicas to be built. These cars feature a fiberglass body on a chassis from a Volkswagen Type 1 and powered by an air-cooled VW flat-four engine.

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70 Years Of Porsche At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed In Pictures

By   July 15, 2018

Porsche 356 Number 1

Porsche 356 Number 1

In 1948 the first car designated as a Porsche was produced. That means it has been 70 years of sports cars from the German performance car maker.

To celebrate the anniversary, the Goodwood Festival of Speed honored Porsche as the main central feature. The cars from the automaker were front and center and many historic machines made the legendary hill climb.

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Supercharged Porsche 993 Or Porsche 356 Speedster – Ride Versus Ride

By   June 25, 2018

Supercharged Porsche 993 Or Porsche 356 Speedster

Supercharged Porsche 993 Or Porsche 356 Speedster

We recently, announced a new column on this publication called “Reader’s Rides”. In each article, we will be sharing a cool ride sent to us from one of our readers. The hope is that this will allowing our community to get closer together.

At the end of each week we will select a few of the rides that appeared during the week and let you tell us which ride you liked best.

Today we have this Supercharged 1994 Porsche 911 and this Porsche 356 Speedster.

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The Porsche Guide For Tall People

By   June 14, 2018

Porsche 356

Porsche 356

I was recently approached by a coworker asking if I knew if a taller person can drive a Porsche 356 comfortably. He is about 6’4” tall and enjoys motorcycles and wants to get into sports cars. He is hoping to purchase a classic 356 coupe.

He mentioned that he wasn’t sure if such a small car would fit him. He knows that I’ve had the chance to drive all of Porsche’s modern sports car lineup and that my daily driver is an early Porsche Boxster. His opinion of the Boxster is that he definitely couldn’t fit into it, but this is all based on the outside appearance and not sitting inside.

So, can a taller driver enjoy driving a Porsche?

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