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6 Porsche’s Classic Sports Car Generations For Car Lovers

We all have a fantasy for classic cars and once in life we all dream of owning at least one. But it’s common that we all get confused remembering and recognising them. Here is a list of Porsche’s classic sports cars to help you.

 

1) Porsche 356

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Successor : Porsche 911
Production : 1948–1965

● This was Porsche’s first sports car.
● Rear engined, aluminum built, agile handling
● Its series included 356(1948-56), 356A(1956-60), 356B(1960-64) , 356C ( 1964-65).
● Amazing fact is Dutch Police used to drive Porsche 356. Suddenly I want to join the Dutch police force.

 

2) Porsche 911

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Predecessor : Porsche 356
Successor : Porsche 912
Production : 1963–present

● Its 1st design was introduced in 1963,
● Internally ( in the company), it was refereed to as Porsche 964.
● It had air cooled six cylinder boxer which delivered 130 HP
● Its top speed is 131 mph.
● More than 820,000 Porsche 911’s have been built.
● Its series include: Carrera, Carrera S, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4, 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S, 911 Turbo, 911 Turbo S, 911 Turbo Cabriolet, 911 Turbo S Cabriolet, 911R, 911GT3 RS.

 

3) Porsche 912

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Predecessor : Porsche 356
Successor : Porsche 914
Production : 1965 – 1969 ,
1976 (as the 912E)

● It is 956 kg’s with 4 seats.
● It is the modified version of Porsche 356.
● It produced less power than 911, but was lighter and fuel efficient.
● 912 is pointed as the ‘Saviour of the company’ as it outsold 911.
● 32, 867 number of 912 were made.

 

4) Porsche 914

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Predecessor : Porsche 912
Successor. : Porsche 924
Production : 1969-1976

● It was 2 seater with engine size 1.7 ltr – 2.0 ltr.
● It was the first mid-engined sports car.
● Also, it is renowned for being F1’s first safety car.
● Porsche 914 is also known as VW-Porsche.
● Lacking both looks and performance, 914 was labelled as ‘Poor man’s Porsche’.

 

5) Porsche 924

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Predecessor : Porsche 914
Successor : Porsche 944
Production : 1976–1988

● This was the first Porsche model powered by a water-cooled,front-mounted engine.
● First official appearance took place in November 1975.
● 4 seater, 203 km/h
● We see a glimpse of this car in Arthur(1981).
● Its series included 924 Carrera GT, 924S, 924 turbo.

 

6) Porsche 944

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Predecessor : Porsche 924
Successor : Porsche 968
Production : 1982–1991

● It’s a rear wheel drive motor vehicle, with front mounted engine.
● The 1986 Porsche 944 was the first car sold in the United States with a passenger airbag as standard equipment.
● Porsche 944 is quieter and far more powerful than 924.
● A grand total 163,192 cars were produced between 1982 and 1991.
● It’s series included 944, 944 Turbo, 944S, 944S2, 944S2 Cabriolet.