Car & Driver mashed up some fine words about the restoration of 356/2-063, conducted by Rod Emory and Emory Motorsports.



"In 1951, Porsche made its first appearance at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, winning the 1.1-liter class with the 356 SL you see above. It previewed Porsche's dominance of therace for decades to come. Today, it appears just as it did at the famous French circuit,but that wasn't always the case.

After Le Mans, Porsche actually sold this 356 to American privateers who raced itthroughout the 1950s. First, its livery was changed, then someone chopped its roof offto turn it into a Speedster. And its provenance wasn't well documented, leading the car to fly under the radar for years."

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