If in 2018 Porsche had already released a example of 356 celebrating 70 years since its establishment 75th anniversary celebration also had to involve the classic games that he had the first car of the German brand. The result is Concept of Vision 357.
If it could not be otherwise, there several references to 356 in the design of the prototype, such as the grille at the back, the design of the headlights and the carbon fiber covers with central locks that refer to the large screws placed on the wheels of the 356 A and B.
Many features of the Porsche Vision 357 Concept are inspired by the 356 — Photo: Disclosure
The platform is the same as 718 Cayman GT4 RSwhich means your base engine is fine 4.0 inline six-cylinder engine producing 493 hp. A legible logo eFuel shows that the Compass 357 was designed to be driven by neutral carbon synthetic oil from Porsche, which is already produced in Chile.
The Vision 357 has the same 493 hp 4.0 engine as the 718 Cayman GT4 RS — Photo: Disclosure
Another way for the brand to show its commitment sustainability is the use of natural materials such as lin fiber reinforces plastic.
While the Vision 357 has certainly never seen production, Porsche chief designer Michael Mauer has hinted at some car features can anticipate the style direction of future models of the brand.
Prototype combines retro and modern elements, such as mirrors with cameras – Image: Solution
“The idea is an attempt to combine past, present and future in solidarity, uniting a number that remembers its historical form and details that evoke future perspectives”, announced the executive.
The Vision 357 concept is the main attraction at Porsche’s 75th anniversary show – Image: Disclosure
The Vision 357 is the focus of a special exhibition celebrating 75 years of Porsche. The show will be held at the Park Hall, which belongs to the Volkswagen Group, in Berlin. The exhibition will open its doors to the public this Friday, January 27, and will be on display until September 10.
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