Very cool clip of the very first Porsche prototype.

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  1. Blazer

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    I love how basic it all is.
    - Power steering? Nope
    - Dials? Only the speedometer
    - Turbo V8? You've got to be kidding me!
    - Cool? Way cooler than any 911 that came after since!
     
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  2. rze99

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    Thank you for sharing really enjoyed it. That is the equivalent of the Fender Snakehead prototype I suggest.

    Great 50s refin colour. I would finish a Tele in that colour!
     
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    What a beautiful car and Porsche still innovating!, Just watched their new Taycan BEV debut, Oh for a lottery win. :p
     
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    :cool: I enjoyed that very much, thanks for sharing.
     
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    I could have bought a very good condition Porsche 356 for £500. I remember it advertised in the back of Motor Sport. Unfortunately I only had 5 bob a week pocket money at the time...
     
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    yeah, I could have bought a 1955 Pontiac for $25, but the windscreen was busted and I didn't know how to find a new one. Could have had my grandfather's 1953 Cadillac for free, but I was only 12, and nobody older than me thought that was a good idea.
     
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    I always wanted a Porsche, talked about it all the time. When my wife and I had been married about seven years, after having purchased a home, she said one day. Why don't you buy yourself a Porsche? So, we went down to a car lot that had a selection of Porsches, and I attempted a test drive. I say attempted because it fidin't dit! I quietly got out of the car, and told my wife, maybe we oughta look at pickup trucks.
     
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    Looks like it was made by aliens...
     
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    Porsche :

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    You should have considered a convertible and a hoist.:)

    I have driven a couple and they were like luxury go carts.
    Nearly bought a black late 70's early 80's 930 turbo but thought I better be more responsible and buy a wagon instead. It was my dream car since watching the movie Condor Man in the 80's. :) Fast forward a couple decades and the wagon is on the scrap heap and the 930 is worth 6 figures.:rolleyes:

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    The father of a college roommate of mine had gone through mechanic training with a friend of his and when they graduated he opened up a VW repair shop and his friend opened up a Porsche repair shop. Looking back he said he should have done the same as his friend -- he said there were a lot of similarities between the two lines but the repair profits were higher on the Porsche.

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    Is that the Musee des Blindes, Saumur?
     
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    My best friend used to be Porsche mechanic.
    He had some cool cars. a '56 Speedster (stunning), a VW split window (52?) and another VW from '55. I loved the semaphore turn signals. We took some amazing road trips in that car.
    Naturally we carried a complete tool kit - vice grips and a big, greasy ball peen hammer.

    Mark
     
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    On road trips with my Beetles I'd carry enough tools and parts to drop the engine by the side of the road and give it rings and valves.
     
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    That's amazing in many ways. The body is constructed like the skin on an aircraft. Those skirted wheel wells are pure racing wackiness.

    This should sell well into 7 figures, unless it doesn't hit a reserve and passes altogether.

    Let's agree. I won't bid on the Porsche, so you're free to get it, and you won't bid on the Alfa Romeo Giulia GT 1300 Junior, so I'm free to get it.
     
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    Definitely some history there. I'm proud to own one of its descendants.
     
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    I even don't know :oops:... Maybe, yes ! o_O

    A+!
     
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    You're supposed to take off your cowboy hat before you try to get in the Porsche;)
     
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    Not necessarily. [​IMG]
     
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