• This Porsche 356 Restomod on a 911 Chassis Is Exactly What Porsche Needs to Do

Perhaps with a more tasteful approach?

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The year was 1948 when the first car to wear the Porsche logo left the assembly line in Gmund, Austria. Named the 356, the roadster was fitted with a 1.1-liter air-cooled flat-four engine borrowed from Volkswagen which cranked out about 35 horsepower.

The 356 is the car that paved the way for the 911 and in an interesting plot twist, it’s a 911 chassis that might bring to life the 356, albeit in restomod version.

This Porsche 356 Restomod on a 911 Chassis Is Exactly What Porsche Needs to Do Exterior Computer Renderings and Photoshop
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According to Carscoops, the car you see in the renders is actually going to be assembled by a coachbuilder from Poland, which is said to use a 1985 Porsche 911 SC as base car.

The images are the work of Bo Zolland, who managed to mix and match 356 and 911 styling cues into one fluid design. It’s even fitted with the tasty Fuchs wheels and a single, centrally positioned exhaust pipe. What we don’t quite appreciate is the low ground clearance, but hey, that’s just us.

This Porsche 356 Restomod on a 911 Chassis Is Exactly What Porsche Needs to Do Exterior Computer Renderings and Photoshop
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It all looks nice and dandy, but up to this point, we’ve seen a lot of renders that didn’t come to fruition and before getting overly excited over these, we’re rather wait for more info on the project.

On that note, let’s say this project gets made. How many people are going to afford it? We’ve guessing it will cost at least $500,000 if not more and with just one unit produced, does it even make sense to get excited?

Source: Bo Zolland via Behance

Tudor Rus
Tudor Rus
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Tudor’s first encounter with cars took place when he was only a child. Back then, his father brought home a Trabant 601 Kombi and a few years later, a Wartburg 353. At that time, he was too young to know how they worked and way too young to drive them, but he could see one thing – each of them had a different ethos and their own unique personality. As time went on, he started seeing that in other cars as well, and his love for the automobile was born.  Read full bio
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