Illustration for article titled 1973 Porsche Long Life Study car
Illustration for article titled 1973 Porsche Long Life Study car
Illustration for article titled 1973 Porsche Long Life Study car
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Illustration for article titled 1973 Porsche Long Life Study car

This was a Porsche study to make a car designed to “maximize resource savings for at least 300,000km over a 20 year lifespan”

It has a rear-mounted 2.5L I4 good for around 75HP.

This car is what led to Porsche switching to galvanized steel for their cars in 1975.

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It seems like a small thing, but it’s a development that put an end to Porsches being rust buckets.

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