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Month: November 2019

The History of the Mid-Engine Porsche

The History of the Mid-Engine Porsche

Fifty years ago, the first mid-engine Porsche was born. At that point, Porsche had had decades of experience in building rear-engine vehicles, but its radical decision to move the engine closer to the driver has spawned a legacy and changed the Porsche brand forever. It started with the Porsche 914, introduced in 1969. It was Porsche’s first true foray into the world of producing mid-engine sports cars. By 1976, over 115 thousand four-cylinder Porsche 914 models were produced in a…

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