According to Porsche, about 70% of all Porsche vehicles ever built are still running around the roads today. Surprising as it is, it makes you wonder even more how that percentage could be so high given the automaker’s long and illustrious history.

Turns out, the boys from Stuttgart have a nice little ace up their sleeve to ensure that even the oldest and most classic Porsche vehicles are restored back to their golden days. That ace, dear folks, is the Porsche Classic Workshop, a 1,500 square meter workshop in the heart of Porscheland - Stuttgart, Germany – where 30 highly-trained specialists with years and years of experience are tasked to ensure that Porsche vehicles of yesteryear are restored and maintained to look as good as new while maintaining their design and functional elements. Each year, around 250 historic Porsche classics are serviced, repaired, and restored in the Porsche Classic Workshop by the 30 specialists.

For these guys, no project is too daunting and no task is too impossible. Even the most dilapidated of Porsche models can spend a few weeks at the Workshop and come out looking like they just got out of the cleaners. That’s the extent of passion, dedication, and expertise the specialists of the Porsche Classic Workshop exhibit, which is probably why 70% percentage of all Porsche vehicles ever made are still out on the world’s roads today.


Source: Porsche

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  (314) posted on 08.11.2011

Yeah, This is really what you call a magic. Imagine, from the hideous look of their vintage car they have transform the car into an impressive production.

  (570) posted on 08.11.2011

Its really great to see on how they made an impressive restoration for the vehicle. I bet Porsche as spent over million dollar for each classic vehicle!

  (473) posted on 03.30.2011

Well, the good thing that I like about Porsche is, they never stop making car for the satisfaction of the consumer, and I would say that they are very much consistent about their model. 

  (359) posted on 03.18.2011

Wow! that’s amazing!I’m quite impressed on how they restored their classic model. Anyway,I’m confuse here.. Do these cars are owned by the Porsche?
What’s the purpose of 250 units being restored and maintained?

  (570) posted on 02.2.2011

Most of the facts are just rehashed from press releases. It is getting kinda dull. I still appreciate their standardized and fair testing procedures though and the fact that, due to their broad approach to the motor industry, they are more free of bias than most publications maybe damning them with faint praise, but it’s a compliment anyway.

  (211) posted on 02.2.2011

I think I’ll got a good balance between covering the insane, "if only I hit the mega lotto next week..." cars and reasonable, everyday cars that normal people are interested in buying, driving, and owning. The commentary is a bit weak sauce’s all gotten too blog, aka it’s turned into a bunch of people spouting off their opinions without much thinking.

  (797) posted on 02.1.2011

that’s a clever marketing move. Bentley also had a thing like this: over 80 percent of all Bentley cars ever made are still in use and so on. The big idea is that you not buy only a performance car, you buy a piece of art, you buy that Porsche and you become a member of a very special society, and so on and so on.

  (798) posted on 12.9.2010

Enjoyable review except for one gratuitous and even ignorant remark concerning "hysteria about carbon emissions." Can’t reviewers stick to what they know and leave the hyperbole and misinformation to others who make careers of distorting essential truths?

  (460) posted on 12.9.2010

Rigid, Agile, Reliable and performer that what German car is...

  (433) posted on 12.8.2010

the Pagani Zonda is never the sort of car that’s supposed to make sense but the final special edition that the Absolute has become is totally out of this world.

  (702) posted on 12.8.2010

well not only porsche, VW Beetle is also designed by porsche even the oldest Bug is still rolling on street, and I doubt about the title I would rather call it "Its all about the Quality and Reliability".

  (648) posted on 12.7.2010

well what do you think of porsche? of course with their car’s price making its technoly high end as possible.

  (407) posted on 12.7.2010

advances in engineering through the development of high-strength steel and tailored blanks (sections of steel in varying thicknesses) has brought down development and production costs to a point where they are now being considered as part of new model plans by many companies.

adrian  (90) posted on 12.7.2010

Hard to prove their claim, however Porsche is cool and so fine built that you fall in love and you feel in a way that makes you do anything in your power to keep the car running and in great condition and shape.

adrian  (939) posted on 12.6.2010

It doesn’t take much to set up a video like this. After all, why wouldn’t you want to see even more footage of the Porsche classic being flogged around a track? It’s footage we can’t seem to get enough of it.

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