Racing driver Jeff Zwart picked up a 1953 Porsche 356 Pre A to use as a historical prop in a Cayenne commercial, then decided to keep it when the filming was done. Then, explaining to filmmaker Will Roegge that his vintage toy does really well in slippery conditions, Zwart throws it around in the Colorado snow – on pencil-thin studded tires on 16-inch wheels – to prove the point.

Don't expect roostertails in this winter wonderland video, however; with just about 60 horsepower at sea level, gumption drops to about 40 hp when playing at 9,000 mountainous feet. But that's still plenty to work as a testament to the phrase, "If you've got it, flaunt it," and you can watch it below.



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      Porsche4life
      • 7 Months Ago
      Wow that was beautiful man. Hold on to this beast as long as you can man maybe one day I'll buy it. What a gorgeous car.
      ksrcm
      • 7 Months Ago
      You guys just cannot stop shilling for some elusive "mad skillz". You just want young people to believe that PROPER SKILLS, pencil-thin tires and RWD is perfectly safe or maybe even safer than proper 255+ tires with AWD, don't you? And when they die in hundreds who will you apologize to? /sarcasm
      Lewis
      • 7 Months Ago
      Nice to see a pre A being used for fun. Not too many examples of these were even built and even fewer are around.