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    Video: Porsche 356 Outlaw is the other Continental
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    In Porsche parlance, 'outlaw' basically means 'hot rod,' and that definition can vary from person to person. For Jack Griffin and his 1955 Porsche 356 Continental, it means taking a great car to start with and reworking it to become a classic coupe that fits its driver perfectly. The latest video ...

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    Official: Porsche Classic launching branded motor oil for air-cooled boxer engines
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    It's hard not to love the look of a classic Porsche. Whether it's the upside-down bathtub styling of the 356 or the gradual evolution of the 911, there is a little beauty in all of them. However, the older they get, the more that needs repaired to keep them on the road. Porsche Classic is helping ...

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    Video: Watch Porsche legend Jeff Zwart frolic in the snow in his 356
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    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 ...

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    Video: 1949 Gmünd Porsche shows the birth of an icon
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    The Austrian village of Gmünd is more than just difficult to pronounce; it's also the birthplace of the Porsche brand. Before the company ever started building sports cars at its current home base near Stuttgart, the fledgling business completed several vehicles in the tiny town in Southern ...

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    Report: Topiary Joe sculpts the ultimate in green cars
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    Efficient cars are all the rage these days, but Joe Kyte has made a business of crafting some of the coolest green cars around – literally. Kyte is better known by his nickname Topiary Joe, and in addition to being a talented artist, he is also a real gearhead. Kyte has been creating ...

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    Video: Leno, Seinfeld and a Porsche 356/2 featured in latest CICGC
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    In the latest kaffeeklatsch known as Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Jerry Seinfeld pulls Jay Leno out of his garage for a trip to Jones Coffee in Pasadena, CA. The NBC funnyman we've lately seen driving two guest Porsches in his eponymous garage this time takes the passenger seat in a 1949 ...

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    Video: Jay Leno welcomes finely rebuilt Porsche 356 into his garage
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    Not a month after the Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer visited Jay Leno's garage, another artfully restored Porsche has rolled in. This time it's a 1957 Porsche 356A Outlaw, the "outlaw" moniker referring to Porsches that have been restored outside the bounds of period-correct orthodoxy. This ...

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    Video: Leno buys classic Porsche 356 Carrera 2, seeks out and finds perfect expert for help
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    The world of collector cars is fairly tight-knit when you get down to individual models. Need proof? Just take a look at this latest video from Jay Leno's Garage. The subject is a gorgeous 1963 Porsche 356 Carrera 2. Jay, being known as quite a collector, got a call from someone looking to sell. ...

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    Report: Check out this million-mile Porsche 356
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    One can learn a lot about a car over the course of driving it a million miles. Unfortunately, most people will trade their car in for something newer the minute the mechanic says "needs an engine rebuild" or "there's major rust damage." But it wasn't so for Guy Newmark of San Pedro, CA, ...

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    Speculated: Volkswagen's mid-engine future
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    Fortitude has gone through the trouble of cutting through all of the rumors surrounding the future of mid-engined sports cars in the Volkswagen family. The site points to two different mid-engine platforms currently in development within the expansive Volkswagen ranks – one with a ...

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    1952 356 Cabriolet crowned as America's oldest Porsche
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    The oldest Porsche in the U.S., a 1952 356 Cabriolet in Oklahoma – Click above for high-res image gallery
    This is Porsche's 60th anniversary in America, and the automaker began a search in August for the oldest model in the country. Today, it announced the winner: Dr. Robert Wilson's ...

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    Porsche celebrating 60th year in U.S. by searching for oldest example in the country
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    Sixty years ago, New York City businessman Max Hoffman began selling a diminutive German sports car with an air-cooled four-cylinder boxer engine hanging off the rear axle. Today, Porsche is one of the most highly respected performance brands in the world. To celebrate its diamond anniversary ...

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    Porsche Club's 24th Annual Dana Point Concours shines through the gloom
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    356 Club's 24th Annual Dana Point Concours – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 356 Club of Southern California held their 24th Annual Dana Point Concours d'Elegance this past Sunday, with nearly 300 examples of Ferry's handiwork taking their place on the grassy bluff overlooking ...

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    Report: Manufacturing questions standing in the way of Audi R4 production
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    Audi e-tron Detroit Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    According to Autocar in the UK, which is citing unknown "high-ranking Audi insiders in Ingolstadt," the future of the Audi R4, Volkswagen BlueSport and possibly an unnamed entry-level model from Porsche (we vote 914) are ...

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    Happy Anniversary: Porsche marks 60 years in the U.S.
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    Porsche's 60 year anniversary in the United States – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's hard to believe that 2010 marks Porsche's 60th anniversary of doing good business here in the United States. Though, you might also say that very few automakers have done as much as Porsche in ...

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    Rumormill: Volkswagen head (kinda) confirms new entry-level Porsche 356
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    Volkswagen Bluesport Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The head of the Volkswagen Group, Martin Winterkorn, spoke with Autocar about the possibility of a new entry level Porsche model. Perhaps fancifully dubbed the 356, the new model would slot into Porsche's lineup below the ...

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    Hemmings Find of the Day: Rare Porsche 356 Prototype hits the market
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    Porsche 356 Prototype - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Update: Although the seller bills this car as a Porsche, Porsche historians note that it was never claimed to be a genuine Porsche and is in fact based on a VW chassis. That said... The Porsche 356 holds a special place amongst the ...

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    Porsche club hits the road to celebrate Ferry's 100th
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    PCA-GPX celebrates Ferry Porsche's 100th Birthday in style - Click above for high-res image gallery
    September 19, 2009 would have been Ferdinand "Ferry" Porsche's 100th birthday, and to celebrate his centennial, the Porsche Club of America's Long Beach Region (PCA-GPX) threw a little party. ...

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    PGO Hemera, because classic good looks never go out of style
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    Click above for more shots of the PGO Hemera
    PGO, a French automaker that many have likely never heard of, has spilled the beans on its latest new car, which actually looks a lot like an old car. In this case, though, we'll forgive PGO for copying another automaker's styling, as the Porsche ...

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    Porsches and planes make for great Sunday drive
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    Click above for high-res gallery from our drive to Chino We were recently invited along by the Porsche 356 Registry and 356 Club of Southern California for a Sunday drive out to the Chino Airport and couldn't think of any good reason to say no. Like any car club, the glue that holds these groups ...

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