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July 20, 2022
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15 Best Porsches Of All Time
1964 Porsche 901
The 901 took the concept of the 356 and upgraded it, while retaining some of its defining features. However, after French automaker Peugeot cried foul at the Germans having a car with a three-digit number with a zero in the middle, the car was renamed 911 — and French and German relations have remained friendly to date.
1900 Lohner-Porsche Hybrid
Electric cars were quite popular at the turn of the century, and Ferdinand Porsche added a gasoline engine to his — making the Lohner-Porsche the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle. Though not fast, attractive, or comfortable, this car was a clever use of very early technology, making it the best hybrid of 1900.
1966 Porsche 911 Targa
With voters demanding safer cars for American highways, Congress imposed a bunch of regulations in the 1960s, hampering the muscle car era. Porsche decided to be crafty about it, building the 911 Targa, which came with a broad overarching roll bar with a removal section up front and a convertible style folding window in the back.
1975 Porsche 911 Turbo
For the 1975 model year, Porsche found room in the cramped engine bay of the 911 for forced induction by way of a turbocharger — giving the 1975 model 260 horsepower from its 3.0-liter V6 engine, a nearly 100 horsepower gain from the top tier model of the previous year. Porsche has improved upon the original ever since, including adding an intercooler in 1977.
2003-2022 Porsche Cayenne
In an attempt to make a more mainstream vehicle, Porsche created a dependable family wagon in the Cayenne, the sales of which allowed it to exert more effort into producing the fun toys trust fund kids wanted to buy. With the continued success of the Cayenne, Porsche has pursued creating masterpieces to satiate the affluent's desire to find value in what they drive.