The Porsche 911 made its debut just over half a century ago and for that era in 1963 was considered a radical piece of automative design. It featured a rear mounted air cooled Six cylinder engine. Since the launch of this automative masterpiece very little has changed with regards to the design. The '911' bears a striking resemblance to the earlier '356' model. At breifings prior to launch it was indicated that the 911 will be offering more space inside. Even luggage space wa
Did you know that the first ever edition of the 911 was powered by a 2.0-liter 130HP air-cooled flat-six mated to a “Type 901” gearbox. Ferdinand “Butzi” Porsche,son of Ferdinand "Ferry" Porsche designed this model. The car was designed to be very compact in size. Shortly after the release of this 911, the replacement to the 356 was produced under the title of Porsche "912". The bodywork was the same as that of the 911 only instead a four cylinder, 90HP smaller 1.6 liter engi
An interesting history lesson for the early Porsche fans out there, although no doubt most of you will know.. In 1949 at the Geneva Motor Show the first ever Porsche 356 was shown to general public. These earlier versions of the car were actually hand built in Austria at Gmund. The A model was produced as far as 1959, the B model until 1962, and the C version up as far as 1965. Statistics show that the 356 model was a very popular road car with a racing heritage. Some of thes
A couple of weeks ago we covered the details of a project on an extremely rare Speedster. We are just about done and the car will be soon leaving our shop. There are some new pictures of the leather seats and finished dash. The car looked amazing before and it's on a new level now! Tony Garcia and the Autobahn Interiors team outdid themselves on this project, excellent work throughout combined with the expected meticulous attention to detail that goes into every project
We recently finished work on a 1958 Silver Cabriolet. We did a full Red leather interior with Red German carpet to match, Black Sonnendeck material for the top and boot. Truly beautiful Red and Silver color combo. See for yourself.
This project was on a 1972 911 in White. The owner had some special requests fro door pulls which we installed. The interiors was fimished in RS with lightweight RS carpet to match and RS door panels to complete the look. The final touch were RS rubber floor mats and a German Perforated healdiner. This early Porsche sports car is ready to go! Check out the picturfed below of the project stages.