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The Porsche 356 C 2000 GS Carrera 2 beautifully embodies the dream of a man passionate about sports cars: While Europe is painfully recovering from a war of unprecedented scale, Ferdinand Porsche will take advantage of this period reconstruction where all hopes are allowed. 77,361 copies of the Porsche 356 will be produced in 17 years of existence.
This Porche 356 is actually a lightweight and nimble-handling, rear-engine, rear-wheel travel, two-door obtainable both in hard top coupé and open designs. Engineering improvements continued throughout the years of produce, contributing to the motorsports achievement and popularity. Creation started in 1948 at Gmünd, Austria, exactly where approximately 55 cars had been built. In 1950 our factory relocated to Zuffenhausen, Philippines, and basic production from the 356 continuing until 04 1965, very well after the alternative model emmergency 911 made their autumn 1963 debut. From the 76, 500 originally created, approximately fifty percent survive
The same first production 356 was fitted having a coupe body. The rational was that the majority from the potential customers were based in the colder climates of central Europe. The coupe version was designed by Erwin Komenda and shared lines using the 60K10 competition coupes that were built exclusively to the 1939 Berlin to Rome race. He was also inspired by Pinin Farina's work upon the Cisitalia 202. One's body shells were made of aluminium, which meant they very light and likewise had really low levels of drag. In 1949 a cabriolet versoin was introduced, those were built by Swiss coachbuilder Beutler.
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