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Art & Inspiration Porsche Museum Stuttgart (Germany)

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Empire32, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. Empire32
    Joined: Jan 16, 2002
    Posts: 874

    from FRANCE

  2. BlueOvalCertified
    Joined: Aug 6, 2009
    Posts: 99

    from Minnesota

    Yeah OT, but those are some awesome race cars.
  3. OT but variety is the spice of life. Cool cars and really nicely photographed.
  4. Beautiful! Thanks for posting.

  5. JeffreyJames
    Joined: Jun 13, 2007
    Posts: 16,612

    from SUGAR CITY

  6. 1947vert
    Joined: Sep 20, 2007
    Posts: 247

    from Minnesota

    Thanks for th pics. Very well done. This is a museum I hope to visit one day. JIM
  7. A little OT?,,I would say a lot OT,,,,but I like the topic! :)

    Thanks for the posting.HRP
  8. A couple of other good ones too. Spielzeug und Auto Museum Tubingen.
    it has a sixties theme. Also the Technik Museum in Speyer has a lot of good stuff. Even some old Buicks .
  9. Jarzenhotrods
    Joined: Feb 20, 2007
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    from .......

  10. Christian the Rat
    Joined: Apr 13, 2005
    Posts: 48

    Christian the Rat

    Go check out the Mercedes museum in Stuttgart aswell!
  11. Empire32
    Joined: Jan 16, 2002
    Posts: 874

    from FRANCE

    I was at the Mercedes Museum as well. And, at the end of the day, at the Weissenhof, a part of Stuttgart with some very cool architecture pieces, like Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, etc..
    Perfect day !
  12. Slim Pickens
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    Slim Pickens

    KILLER! Thanks. Slim
  13. Empire32
    Joined: Jan 16, 2002
    Posts: 874

    from FRANCE

  14. mikeco
    Joined: Nov 3, 2008
    Posts: 393

    from virginia

    Beautiful cars! Sure like to see them in person. I have a 911 next to the 31 & 29 in the garage.
  15. andreasklapp
    Joined: Jun 20, 2010
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    i don't think it's off topic at all, just a different direction. old school, carb'd, hand built hot rods. just from germany. wish you had a better pic of that abarth at the bottom of the stack there. those things are killer. kinda have an idea to make an "abarth" out of a 65-66 karmann ghia with some beetle parts molded on to it and a lot of one off work on the front with a built 16 out of a 40 hp...
  16. scootermcrad
    Joined: Sep 20, 2005
    Posts: 12,348


    Holy CRAP I'm jealous! I will get there one day!

    Although somewhat O/T, they are European Sports Cars (especially EARLY ones) and have been offering inspiration to the US auto industry forever. But what makes this thread so appropriate is that various details from any of these cars can be seen in hot rods, vintage race cars, and even Kustoms. A lot of them were hand-made, so the construction ITSELF is inspirational to any of the numerous metalshapers around here.

    Thanks for posting and great pictures! I love Porsches!! Would like to see more from your visit. I don't see any 904's in your set. The Mercedes museum would be amazing too, I bet...
  17. Thanks for sharing the photos, I went to both in 1990 both were amazing.

    Vintage cars out of Europe are so inspiring.

  18. Yeah, that's what I was thinking. :rolleyes:
  19. hotrod34
    Joined: Sep 19, 2004
    Posts: 187


    I was in Stuttgart for about 4 minutes on a train to Zurich. Unfortunatly we did not get to see anything but the train station. I hope to go back and when I do this will be on my list.
  20. toml24
    Joined: Sep 23, 2009
    Posts: 1,589


    I was at the Porsche Museum in November of 1982 while on vacation doing the Eurail 15-day train pass. Great place to see Porsche history and all those fantastic 917's.
  21. Kan Kustom
    Joined: Jul 20, 2009
    Posts: 2,648

    Kan Kustom

    WOW ! Awesome post. Thanks
  22. [​IMG]

    This little guy was just at the High Museum in Atlanta!
  23. The right front fender on the prototype was damaged when the car was shipped to Calif a few years ago to Laguna Seca for the Porsche anniversary. You can see where they had to do some type of reshaping around the headlight. Great shots

  24. Screw OT. This is racing p0rn! Great pics of equally great cars!
  25. wonderful shots Etienne.
  26. The37Kid
    Joined: Apr 30, 2004
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    A welcomed OT post IMO, thanks for posting some great photos.
  27. Henry VIII
    Joined: Mar 30, 2009
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    Henry VIII
    from Tulsa OK

    "Porsche, there is no substitute."
    Great pics, thanks for sharing.
  28. Deyomatic
    Joined: Apr 17, 2002
    Posts: 3,095

    from CT

    We all know how expensive the regular old "run-of-the-mill" banjo steering wheel is...I can't begin to imagine the price on that Porsche model.
  29. This car is a replica. The original is in private hands - much to Porsches irritation, it would appear!
  30. Munson
    Joined: Dec 27, 2003
    Posts: 198

    from Tempe, AZ

    Insert boner icon! B==D~~_

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