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The Cheapest Porsche Money Can Buy Today

The Cheapest Porsche Money Can Buy Today

You really don’t need to spend a fortune to get a nice Porsche, but you do need to know what to look for

Porsche is a brand revered by auto-enthusiasts around the world. Though the Stuttgart-based marque is best known for its 911 range, they tend to fetch top dollar, especially the older cars, and this makes them inaccessible to the masses. But Porsche DNA has blessed a lot of other models over the years, so here are our top Porsche picks for enthusiasts on a budget.

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The Story Behind 9 Cars Porsche Is Probably Glad You Forgot About

The Story Behind 9 Cars Porsche Is Probably Glad You Forgot About

These are some of the weirdest Porsche cars you have ever seen

Porsche is a brand with enormous history, significance, and racing pedigree. Needless to say, their cars don’t deserve much of an introduction, simply because of the cult status they’ve achieved. This, of course, extends to their mainstream models and, more often than not, their respective limited editions. With that being said, there are some Porsche projects that, for one reason or another, did not come to fruition or simply remained in obscurity. This is exactly the case with the below-mentioned cars.

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7 Unlikely Cars With Porsche DNA That You Didn't Know About

7 Unlikely Cars With Porsche DNA That You Didn’t Know About

Porsche’s financial situation in the 1990s was the reason for some of the most iconic performance cars, as well as some not so iconic ones

The automotive industry is a dynamic one and collaborations between different car manufacturers are not that uncommon. Porsche is a name associated with great craftsmanship, great engineering, and tradition - all traits the 911 encompasses better than any other car. However, Porsche was not always doing well financially and, in the 1990s, they were willing to lend their expertise to other companies. Here are some of the brand’s most known and some less-known joint ventures, some of which may surprise you.

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Top 10 Porsche cars you never knew existed

Top 10 Porsche cars you never knew existed

Porsche is famous for its fast street and racing cars, but it also built a few weird and unlikely vehicles

When you say Porsche, you usually think about the 911 or supercars like the 959 and 918 Spyder. If you’re a racing fan, track legends like the 917, 956, and 919 Hybrid come to mind. Needless to say, Porsche has developed tens of iconic cars since it introduced the 356 back in the late 1940s. But it also designed several prototypes that didn’t make it on the assembly line, extremely rare race cars, and even a few weird vehicles, including vans and compact family cars. Here’s 10 Porsche vehicles that you probably never knew existed.

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Porsche's Top 5 Rarest Factory Models As Told By The Man Who Takes Care Of Them

Porsche’s Top 5 Rarest Factory Models As Told By The Man Who Takes Care Of Them

A lot of history in this particular video

Creating a “Top Five” or “Top 10” list is always an exercise in caution because these rankings are largely of the subjective variety. One person can have a his top five on a specific topic only to see another person with a different top five of his own. In such instances, we usually rely on persons of authority to make these definitive calls. When it comes to making a legitimate top five list on the rarest Porsche factory models no person is better suited for the task than Dieter Landenberger, the manager of Porsche’s own Historical Archives.

The latest episode of Porsche’s always fun and informative “Top Five” series brings us to the Porsche Museum where Landenberger is its chief archivist. As somebody who knows pretty much knows as much about Porsche as anybody alive today, Landenberger is the perfect person to make a list of the rarest Porsche factory models in the world. The list itself is indicative of Porsche’s long and proud history and all the cars that Landenberger named each carried a storied history behind its exclusivity.

It’s fitting too that Landenberger’s choices come from a number of different Porsche generations spanning over 50 years of Stuttgart’s finest creations. Most of us probably know what the number one spot on this list is, but watching the episode and seeing Landenberg pull the sheets off of each of the cars that comprised the top five also made us realize just how awe-inspiring this museum is and just as important, how incredible Porsche’s history really is.

So without further adieu, check out the top 5 rarest Porsche factory models in the eyes and words of no less than Dieter Landenberger himself.

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