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    Video: Porsche revisits its remarkable SC East African Safari rally car
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    Porsche and motorsports just seem to go hand-in-hand. The brand has defined itself by its ability to compete on the track with the concept that racing bred better road cars. While we are used to seeing 911s speeding along circuits around the world, the rear-engine icon's success in rallying is ...

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    Video: Porsche resurrects V8-powered 911 prototype from the Eighties
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    These days, we take it for granted that the Porsche 911 uses a flat-six engine. That's because every version of the iconic rear-engined sports car has had one. Right? Well, for the most part. There was the 912 that joined the original in the late Sixties with a flat-four. And in the mid-Eighties, ...

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    Official: First-ever Porsche headed home to company museum
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    About 30 years before Ferdinand Porsche designed the Volkswagen Beetle, he created the Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model – or simply, the P1 – you see above. This was the first vehicle created by Porsche, and the car gets its nickname from the fact that he had stamped ...

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    Exclusive: Inside Porsche's secret museum warehouse
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    Tucked down an alley in Stuttgart, Germany, is an unmarked gray warehouse that hides an impressive collection of rare and priceless Porsche models from the automaker's past. Technically, the 100,000 square foot climate-controlled facility is a storage area for the Porsche Museum that is located a ...

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    Video: Porsche Museum highlights history of the 911 RSR
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    Porsche has amassed quite an impressive trophy case in just about every racing series it has ever entered, and one of its most dominant machines has to be the 911 RSR from the 1970s. Taking part in various GT-class competitions, the 911 RSR managed to take home three international and seven ...

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    Official: Porsche Design marks 40 years of industrial art-making [w/video]
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    The Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, has opened the doors on a new special exhibition that celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Porsche Design Studio. Founded by Ferdinand Porsche in 1972, the studio has spent the last four decades designing luxury goods like sunglasses, writing ...

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    Video: An inside look at Porsche's other, secret museum
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    Almost every museum has a private warehousing facility, to hold items that don't fit in its public viewing space or perhaps to hold the originals of works that it doesn't want to risk to the hands of the masses. Jaguar, for instance, calls the secret overflow space it uses for its Heritage Center ...

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    Official: Porsche plasters 2M faces on Cayman to celebrate Facebook milestone [UPDATE]
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    We all know what happens when Porsche and social media collide; the world gets another art car. As you may recall, the German sportscar manufacturer created a special version of its 911 GT3 R Hybrid when it crested one million fans on Facebook last February. Now, one year later, Porsche has ...

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    Where some see the hood of a Porsche 911 GT2, others see a canvas
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    The difference between an artist and any other person is not about skill or ability to wield whatever instruments are required to render their work, it's about how an artist perceives things around them. So while most of us may look at, say, the front hood of a Porsche and see a hood, an artist ...

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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's original sports car coming to the U.S. for first time
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    1938 Porsche Type 64 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Way back in 1938 – a full decade before the legendary 356 – Ferdinand Porsche developed what the German automaker now considers the "first ancestor of all Porsche sportscars." Called the Type 64, this car employed a ...

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    Porsche Museum gift shop offers a new collection of goodies
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    Porsche Museum gift shop collection – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you're planning a trip to Germany, Stuttgart should be included in your itinerary. The city is home to both Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, but if factory tours aren't enough to make it worth your while, Porsche ...

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    Can't visit the Porsche museum in person? Try this
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    We recently took a trip to Porsche's bespoke museum at the Porscheplatz in Stuttgart, and we heartily recommend the trip. However, if things are conspiring to keep you from visiting the pyramid of Porsche's history, then allow us to recommend a virtual tour via interactive floorplans, courtesy of ...

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    First Look: New Porsche Museum in Stuttgart
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    Click above for a high-res image tour of the new Porsche Museum
    The new monochromatic steel structure at Porscheplatz is designed to be a symbolic icon of the "Porsche Idea" presented, in all its complexity, inside. More than three decades after the original Porsche Museum opened in Stuttgart, ...

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    New Porsche museum opens this week in Stuttgart
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    Click on either image to view the new Porsche museum in our high resolution image gallery
    Porsche has culminated a 100 million euro ground-up renovation on its museum in Stuttgart, which will be officially dedicated later this week. The museum spans over 1,000 square meters of floor space, wrapped ...

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