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Butzi’s Rough Draft: The Porsche T7 Concept Was the 911’s Direct Forefather

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - In the late 1950s, Porsche’s rear-engined 356 line was edging up on a decade in production, and the company had its eye on a successor to its venerable and beloved runabout. They didn’t want to go too large, as that was Mercedes-Benz territory; nor did they concern themselves with heading downmarket to compete with Opel or Volkswagen.