Beautiful as it is, the streamlined grace of the 356 wasn’t a product of conscious aesthetic design.
Porsche’s team was fanatical about aerodynamics, continually massaging the shape and validating theories by observing wool tufts taped to the body. It’s the car that started it all.
With a rear-mounted engine and timeless lines, the 356 has the hallmarks of a 911 with even more historical significance.
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