‘The 356 was created by Ferdinand ‘Ferry’ Porsche, the son of Ferdinand Porsche, founder of the German company, who started the Austrian company with his sister Louise. Like its cousin, the Volkswagen Beetle (which Ferdinand Porsche Sr. had designed), the 356 is a four-cylinder, air-cooled, rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive car with unitized pan and body construction.
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I have owned two cabrios–one B and one C, as well as two coupes also one B and one C. Unfortunately sold them too early. Two 912s were my favored drivers, and 1996 Carrera (the last air-cooled engine) was also fun to drive, but the early four cylinders were more challenging to drive.
The reason I liked Porsche products is that I was born in same country as Ferdinand Porsche, and have followed the similarity of Czech Tatra cars rear-engined and air cooled as well as aerodynamics and other features…
Thank you Frank, congratulations on a wonderful past collection! We don’t see too many Tatra classics around here, but will certainly try to feature one when we do!