Porsche 356

Jay Leno driving a 1959 Porsche 356

Jay Leno takes a look at a Porsche 356-Boxster mashup

Not just beloved among Porsche fans, the 356 remains an automotive icon to anyone who enjoys the automobile in any small way. It's a time capsule on wheels that captures the imagine of those who look upon it as it rolls past. You picture yourself, an open roof, and a curving coastal road winding... read more

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"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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