The name Porsche is synonymous with the world’s toughest endurance race, the 24-Hours of Le Mans, boasting an unbroken run of 65 years. During this time, they have amassed 18 victories. This is Part I of their story…
Le Mans – 1951 to 1963
Whether the year 1948 was a year of particular significance in terms of French vintage wines, thereby inspiring automotive designers is uncertain, but several iconic motor cars can trace their origins back to this year. Some examples include for instance, the Morris Minor, Citroen 2CV, Land Rover, Jaguar XK120, and of course the Porsche 356.
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