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Porche Cars

The Porsche is a German beauty with a ferociously dedicated fan base. Learn the history of the 911, 914, 944 and see photos of the Cayenne, the Cayman and the Boxster.

Porsche 356

The Porsche 356 of the 1950s and 1960s set the pattern for today's Porsche 911. Top-notch workmanship and outstanding road manners contributed to the success of the 356. Learn about the 356 in these articles pictures and specifications.

Porsche 924

The Porsche 924 Porsche 944 and Porsche 968 were Porsche's ideal front-engine sports cars. Each version of this front-engine Porsche had its own look. Learn how Porsche's front-engine adventure began with the 924 in the late 1970s.

Porsche Cars

Porsche cars come alive in this history of all production models, starting with the first Porsche 356 to today's 480-horsepower all-wheel-drive Porsche 911 Carrera Turbo. Check out these articles pictures and specs.

Porsche 928 Pictures and Specifications

The Porsche 928 was one of the most expensive of the line -- and at one time the world's fastest road car. The 928 was burly and luxurious, and broke with Porsche tradition in having a water-cooled front engine. Learn its specifications and see pictures.

Porsche 911 Pictures and Specifications

The legendary Porsche 911 is a smooth sleek dream of a sports car. It has been brilliantly updated, but never lost its focus on pure performance. Follow the evolution of the 911 over the years with pictures and specifications.

Porsche 914 Pictures and Specifications

The Porsche 914 and the hotter Porsche 914/6 debuted in the U.S. in 1970. Porsche caused some controversy by using some Volkswagen parts on the 914. Follow the evolution of the 914 through pictures and specifications.

Porsche 959 Pictures and Specifications

The Porsche 959 was built to be the ultimate performance sports car, and it delivered. The twin turbo motor engine, with all wheel drive, could go from zero to sixty in four seconds. Learn the specifications and see pictures of this classic car.

Porsche 924 944 and 968 Pictures and Specifications

The Porsche 924 Porsche 944 and Porsche 968 were sometimes controversial Porsches. They were a family of front-engine Porsches, but the engines they used cause much controversy. Follow their evolution in pictures and specifications.

Porsche 911 History

For more than 40 years the Porsche 911 has amazed sports-car buyers and critics alike. The 911 preserved the essence of earlier Porsches, while setting a new and entirely higher standard of engineering and design. Learn about the 911's many series and models here.

The Porsche 356 was the original Porsche sports car. The 356 was lightweight with a rear-engine that came as a coupe or a cabriolet bodystyle. Follow the evolution and improvements of the 356 through pictures and specifications.

The Porsche 928 was a potential replacement for the classic Porsche 911, but didn't end that way. The 928 was equipped with a large-displacement, water-cooled V-8 engine up front. Check out this illustrated history of the V-8 928.