The Porsche Effect: LA’s Petersen Museum Presents 50 Of The Most Iconic Porsches Of All Time

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550 Spyder
550 Spyder

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If you’re a die-hard Porsche enthusiast, you’d best get yourself to Los Angeles’ Petersen Automotive Museum this Saturday, Feb. 3, to check out its new exhibit, “The Porsche Effect.” Fifty of the most iconic Porsche cars of all time will be on display in the Mullin Grand Salon.

1956 356 Speedster (McQueen)
1956 356 Speedster (McQueen)

These vehicles will include significant street and racecars along with artifacts and historical documents, accompanied by an all-new Porsche VaultTour showcasing some of the marque’s rarest vehicles.

1987 McLaren TAG Porsche
1987 McLaren TAG Porsche

For seven decades, the Stuttgart-based automaker has been overwhelmingly successful on racetracks and in dealership showrooms around the world, thanks to a combination of innovative engineering, an evolutionary design and the resulting dynamic brand that has inspired diehard fans for generations.

2009 997 RSR Art Car
2009 997 RSR Art Car

Some of the vehicles on display include the 1938 Berlin-Rome Type 64 race car, a 906 racecar, the 919 endurance racer, the Petersen Collection’s 901 and Continental, a rare model “X83” Turbo S Flachbau 964; and a rally-spec Type 953 911.

1939 Type 64
1939 Type 64

Other models include the world-beating Gulf 917K, the Jägermeister 962, the legendary Porsche 935 K3 Le Mans winner belonging to Petersen vice-chairman Bruce Meyer and more. On exclusive loan from The Porsche Museum will be the 928 H50 Study—a rare four-door prototype of the 928.

1964 901
1964 901

Check out the full list of Porsche vehicles on display below:

  • 1939 Porsche Type 64 60K10
  • 1949 Porsche 356-2 Gmünd Coupe
  • 1964 Porsche 901
  • 1976 Porsche 911 Turbo Carrera
  • 2000 Porsche Carrera GT Prototype
  • 1958 356 Speedster
  • 1968 911 S Softwindow Targa Sportomatic
  • 1987 Porsche 928 H50 Study
  • 2016 Porsche 991 GTS Club Coupe
  • 1985 Porsche 911 Junior
  • 1956 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder, Chassis 0073
  • 1966 Porsche 906 Carrera 6, Chassis 134
  • 1969 Porsche 917K, Chassis 015
  • 1983 Porsche 956, Chassis 105
  • 1985 Porsche 959 “Paris-Dakar”, Chassis 010014
  • 2008 Porsche RS Spyder, Chassis 802
  • 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid, Chassis 1506
  • 1958 Porsche 356A Super Speedster / McQueen
  • 1979 Porsche 935 K3, Chassis 009 0015
  • 1979 Porsche 911 Turbo
  • 1951 Sauter Porsche 356 Roadster
  • 1956 Porsche 550/1500 RS Spyder
  • 1964 Porsche 904 Carrera GTS
  • 1967 Porsche 910
  • 1973 Porsche 917-30 Can-Am Spyder
  • 1997 Porsche 911 GT1
  • 1998 Porsche 911 GT1 Strassenversion
  • 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder
  • 1996 Porsche FS Bike
  • 1971 Arova-Porsche 212 Skibob
  • 2003 Porsche Gravity Racer “Soapboard”
  • 1956 Porsche 356 Speedster
  • 1964 Porsche 356 “Emory Special”
  • 1965 Porsche 911
  • 1965 Porsche 912
  • 1967 Porsche 911R
  • 1969 Porsche 911E “Brown Bomber”
  • 1970 Porsche 914-6 GT
  • 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera R. Lightweight
  • 1974 Porsche 911 “Number 2”
  • 1976 Porsche 934 Turbo RSR
  • 1979 Porsche 928 “Risky Business”
  • 1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS Club Sport
  • 1988 March-Porsche 88C Indy Car
  • 1987 McLaren TAG Porsche
  • 1991 Porsche 944 S2 CS
  • 1992 Porsche 968 Turbo RS
  • 1994 911 (964) Turbo S “X83”
  • 1996 Porsche 993 RS
  • 2009 Porsche 997 RSR Art Car
  • Sally Carrera
1987 928 H50 Study
1987 928 H50 Study
1985 959 Paris-Dakar, Chassis 010014
1985 959 Paris-Dakar, Chassis 010014
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