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    Official: First-ever Porsche headed home to company museum
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    About 30 years before Ferdinand Porsche designed the Volkswagen Beetle, he created the Egger-Lohner electric vehicle, C.2 Phaeton model – or simply, the P1 – you see above. This was the first vehicle created by Porsche, and the car gets its nickname from the fact that he had stamped ...

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    Report: Car museums and corporate collections cost manufacturers millions to maintain
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    When at least two of the Detroit Three were on the verge of death a few years back, one of the tough questions that was asked of Ford, General Motors and Chrysler execs – outside of why execs were still taking private planes to meetings – was why each company maintained huge archives ...

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    Exclusive: Step Inside Porsche's Secret Museum Warehouse
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    Behind-the-Scenes Tour Reveals Decades of Archived History The 100,000 square foot climate-controlled facility is a storage area for the Porsche Museum. Tucked down an alley in Stuttgart, Germany, is an unmarked grey warehouse that hides an impressive collection of rare and priceless Porsche ...

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    Video: Porsche Museum highlights history of the 911 RSR
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    Porsche has amassed quite an impressive trophy case in just about every racing series it has ever entered, and one of its most dominant machines has to be the 911 RSR from the 1970s. Taking part in various GT-class competitions, the 911 RSR managed to take home three international and seven ...

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    Video: Porsche Design marks 40 years of industrial art-making [w/video]
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    The Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, has opened the doors on a new special exhibition that celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Porsche Design Studio. Founded by Ferdinand Porsche in 1972, the studio has spent the last four decades designing luxury goods like sunglasses, writing ...

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    Featured: An inside look at Porsche's other, secret museum
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    Almost every museum has a private warehousing facility, to hold items that don't fit in its public viewing space or perhaps to hold the originals of works that it doesn't want to risk to the hands of the masses. Jaguar, for instance, calls the secret overflow space it uses for its Heritage Center ...

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    Report: Porsche plasters 2M faces on Cayman to celebrate Facebook milestone
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    We all know what happens when Porsche and social media collide; the world gets another art car. As you may recall, the German sportscar manufacturer created a special version of its 911 GT3 R Hybrid when it crested one million fans on Facebook last February. Now, one year later, Porsche has ...

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    Report: Jerry Seinfeld to be Grand Marshal for Monterey Porsche event
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    Jay Leno isn't the only comedian that is an avid car collector, although he may have the most notorious collections (depending on who you are talking to). But to be realistic, car collecting is a hobby to many comics - not long ago we took a look at Adam Corolla's garage, and although we haven't ...

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    Where some see the hood of a Porsche 911 GT2, others see a canvas
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    The difference between an artist and any other person is not about skill or ability to wield whatever instruments are required to render their work, it's about how an artist perceives things around them. So while most of us may look at, say, the front hood of a Porsche and see a hood, an artist ...

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