Porsche 356

 
1948 Porsche 356 Roadster No 1

Porsche creates replica of the first 356 to mark 70th anniversary

Porsche has had a long and complicated history, and the first true Porsche is quite a hard thing to pin down—for some, it's the earliest cars designed by Ferdinand Porsche in the early 20th century. For others, it might be the striking pre-war Type 64 race car, and for others... read more

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1957 Porsche 356 replica on Jay Leno’s Garage

Subaru-powered Porsche 356 visits Jay Leno’s Garage

Before you pull your hair out over the thought of someone ruining a Porsche 356 by swapping in a Subaru engine, note that this is a replica we’re talking about. The car... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
1951 Porsche 356 SL Gmünd Coupe - Image via Drew Phillips Photography

Meet the grand daddy of all Porsche race cars, the 1951 356 SL Gmünd Coupe

Priceless is a word thrown around a lot these days when describing classic cars, but for this 1951 Porsche 356 SL Gmünd Coupe there really isn’t a more appropriate... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Matt Hummel and his 1956 Porsche 356

Here's the story behind a famous Porsche 356 with "really cool character"

Matt Hummel is not your average kind of car enthusiast, so it should come as very little surprise that his legend-in-its-own-time Porsche 356 is an especially interesting... read more May 17, 2016 by


 
"Made by Hand" documentary on the Porsche 356.

This documentary on building the Porsche 356 is worth your time

Although the average attention span may not be anywhere near the 40 minutes required to sit through this documentary on the Porsche 356, we highly recommend you grab a cup of... read more April 30, 2016 by


 
1964 Porsche 356 C Cabriolet once owned by Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin's Psychedelic Porsche Heads To Amelia Concours

Last December, a rather special piece of Porsche history hit the auction block. A 1964 Porsche 356 C wearing a rather unique paint job garnered $1.8 million at the RM auction... read more February 11, 2016 by


 
1964 Porsche 356 C Cabriolet once owned by Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin Porsche Fetches $1.8M At Auction, Fangio Ferrari Goes For $28M

She bought the car after seeing another prowling the hills of San Francisco. Janis Joplin found her Porsche in 1968, and she found it in Beverly Hills. The car in question is... read more December 11, 2015 by


 
Jay Leno Porsche 356C

Jay Leno Invites A Perfectly Resto-Modded Porsche 356 Into His Garage

Jay Leno is a fan of Porsche. Well, really he's a fan of pretty much every automaker under the sun, but he seems to really enjoy driving old products from Porsche. That's why... read more October 13, 2015 by


 
Jay Leno Emory Outlaw Porsche

An Outlaw (And A Special) Invades Jay Leno's Garage: Video

If you know a bit about old Porsches, then you've heard of the Emory family. Neil Emory is the man responsible for the Outlaw style of old Porsche 356 coupes. Fast forward... read more August 5, 2015 by


 
1949 Gmünd Porsche 356

Original Gmünd Porsche 356 Perspective: Video

Porsche has had a long and complicated history, and the first true Porsche is quite a hard thing to pin down--for some, it's the earliest cars designed by Ferdinand Porsche... read more March 14, 2014 by


 
Oldest Porsche in U.S.: 1952 356 Cabriolet

Meet the oldest retail Porsche in the U.S.: 1952 356 Cabriolet

Porsche is celebrating its 60th anniversary, and as part of the festivities the company set out to find the oldest surviving U.S. import. The result? A fantastically restored... read more October 21, 2010 by


 
Nicolas Zapata at the wheel of a 1956 Ferrari 625 TR

Nicolas Zapata, vintage Ferrari racer, dies in Porsche 356 accident

Racing is a dangerous and occasionally deadly game, but the risk is part of what makes it so exciting. But it's sometimes the open road, not the track, that takes the lives... read more October 18, 2010 by


 
1953 Carrera Panamericana Porsche 356

Porsche 356 at Goodwood Festival of Speed

This video, just uploaded to Porsche's Facebook page last night, gives us a quick primer on the 356 and its history in La Carrera Panamericana, one of the most famous of the... read more August 4, 2010 by


 
From 356 to Panamera: sixty years of Porsche

From 356 to Panamera: 60 years of Porsche

June 8th marks the 60th anniversary of the homologation and road-approval of the German maker's first sports car, and the first true Porsche prototype, a 356 known internally... read more June 1, 2008 by


 
 

 
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