The Staff of Motorsport Marketing
The Staff of Motorsport Marketing Writer
11/29/18 2:26 p.m.

Story by Matt Stone • Photography by Mel Stone

Every Porschephile is familiar with the notion of RS. The marque’s Rennsport models are modestly (and sometimes not-so-modestly) disguised race cars built for the street and track. 

Most are rarer, lighter and more powerful than the standard variant from which they evolved. And now, most are frightfully expensive. 

One could legitimately call many of the four-cam 356 Carrera models the original Rennsport; certainly the formula was well distilled by the 911R of 1967, although that was unabashedly a race car with no attempt to disguise it. Then the Carrera RS 2.7 came along a few years later, and you know much of the rest of the RS’s upbringing.

 

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