One of Rod Emory's Stunning Outlaw Porsche 356s Is Up for Sale

Here's a rare chance to own a piece of vintage Porsche royalty.

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In the world of intricate Porsche restorations, there are just a handful of names that stand out. Emory Motorsports is one. Rod Emory's company produces some of the finest "Outlaw" 356s on the planet, with perfect details and lots of power. Not many of Emory's cars exist, so seeing one for sale is rare. This one, based on a 1959 sunroof coupe, just popped up on Bring a Trailer. You should buy it.

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Emory's Outlaw cars are treated to a full restoration, and incorporate custom bodywork like louvers on the engine lid and a hood-mounted fuel filler. There's also a 911-type rear suspension, disc brakes all around, custom 15-inch wheels, and a whole bunch of other upgrades. This one is painted in a silver color originally offered on the Carrera GT, and was featured on an episode of Jay Leno's Garage. It looks stunning.

According to Bring a Trailer, the car is powered by a 205-horsepower 2.4-liter flat-four, sending power to the rear wheels via Type 901 five-speed transaxle. The engine was designed by Jeff Gamroth of Rothsport Racing, who previously worked as a crew chief for Porsche's factory GT race team. That might not sound like a lot of power, but when you consider the car weighs less than a ton, it starts to make sense why it would be so fun to drive.

The car is currently listed on Bring a Trailer with a high bid of $282,356 and eight days remaining. That's a whole lot of money, even for a Porsche 356, we know. But considering the amount of work and craftsmanship put into this car, it might just be worth it.

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