This Day in History

On June 8, 1948, the first car to bear the Porsche name, the Porsche 356, was completed. Known as “No. 1,” this vehicle was the prototype for what would become one of the most iconic brands in automotive history. The introduction of the Porsche 356 marked a significant milestone in post-war auto design and engineering, setting the stage for Porsche’s reputation as a manufacturer of high-performance sports cars. This innovation not only revolutionized the automotive industry but also established Porsche as a symbol of luxury and high quality.