Porsche has recently re-created a key piece of its history, the very first 356.
The factory Porsche driver walks off and weaves through the thick crowds waving smartphones at priceless cars. For every 10 steps we take in Ganahl Lumber's vast warehouse in Torrance, CA, there's someone who recognizes Long and greets him. In spite of all of his accomplishments on the track, he might become better known for co-creating Luftgekühlt with Howie Idelson, an automotive culture event celebrating classic Porsches. Without stopping, Long graciously acknowledges the guests and cont
The system only works in Europe.
In the case of Gregoire, it meant a life entwined with amazing classic vehicles of all sorts. Here's his story.
An abandoned Utah shop surrounded by decaying cars.
Newmark will drive his Porsche 356 anywhere, for any reason.
This is, by far, one of the most important cars in automotive history.
There are three Porsches up for auction in southeastern Michigan, but considering one's been flattened and all three are torched, you probably shouldn't bid.
This episode of Bidders in Auctions Getting Porsches is brought to you by Jerry Seinfeld and Gooding & Co.
Emory's modern take on the Porsche 356 Cabriolet is a thrilling way to go back in time. We take one for a drive down some of our favorite roads.
Janis Joplin's psychedelic1964 Porsche 356 easily beat auction estimates when it recently sold for $1.76 million.
For its latest fantastic clip, Petrolicious highlights a Porsche owner with a 1956 356 that's the perfect companion for blasting across rural, dirt roads.
Jay Leno is back in his garage this week for an in-depth look at the 1964 Porsche 356 restomod that looks entirely stock from the outside.
Petrolicious is going to Italy to test... a Porsche? Despite being the home of Italy's finest supercars, this family is in love with Stuttgart's finest.
Rod Emory was the founder of Emory Motorsports in Burbank, CA, and the scion to a family tradition of building "outlaw" Porsches that are almost as cool as the cars themselves. The lovingly modified Porsche 356s are lovely artifacts, and their story, along with the story of their builders, is pitch-perfect for the Petrolicious oeuvre of beloved classics.
If it weren't for his Dale Earnhardt Sr. looks, Blue Nelson could be one one of those soft-spoken, nondescript guys whom you meet briefly and never learn much more about. However, as The New York Times shows in a recent profile and video, behind closed doors, Nelson keeps a fascinatingly eclectic collection of automotive oddities and vintage bicycles.
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 from Petrolicious highlights Griffin's 356 and all of the personalization he has in the beautiful ride.
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 out, though, by introducing its own brand of motor oil for the demands of the company's vintage, air-cooled engines.