Porsche’s “affordable” 912 proves affordability is relative


As amazing as it was (and is), the 911 created a problem for Porsche. Killing off the venerable 356 would leave it with just one model, and a pricey one at that. Worried about shrinking sales and declining appeal, company brass decided to combine the sophisticated platform of the 911 with the simple engine of the 356 in an entry-level car called the 912.

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