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Old 05-26-2014, 10:27 PM   #1
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Is this really a Porsche?

I saw this recently at a car show and have been unable to identify it. The placard says it's a 1989 Porsche Spyder, but there were no Porsche badges on it and a logo on the dash suggested it has a V8. I suspect it's a kit car of some sort, but can't figure out why it's labeled as a Porsche. Wishful thinking? Perhaps it's on a 928 chassis?



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Old 05-27-2014, 04:08 AM   #2
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I am betting it i some sort of kit. Not bad looking IMO.
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Old 05-27-2014, 07:44 AM   #3
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That is one fugly automobile.

I've never seen it before.
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Old 05-27-2014, 07:50 AM   #4
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Almost look like a shark lol

... but not quite

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Almost look like a shark lol

... but not quite

That picture looks more like a Catfish.
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That picture looks more like a Catfish.
You say tomato, I say potato.
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Old 05-28-2014, 05:59 PM   #7
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isn't it potatoe?

LOL
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isn't it potatoe?

LOL
Only in the plural form
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Old 05-28-2014, 06:38 PM   #9
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Looks like a 550 spider replica. Nice lines.
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Ya gotta check the windshield frame. Thats the one part of a car thats usually never modified.
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Old 07-12-2014, 09:02 AM   #11
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I'm gonna say it'a a Gen 2 Miata with a LOT of fiberglass work. great quality work! The rear design looks MUCH nicer than the front.

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Old 07-20-2014, 11:37 PM   #12
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I guess the only real Porsche spyder was the placard but not the car itself.
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I'm gonna say it'a a Gen 2 Miata with a LOT of fiberglass work. great quality work!
The doors - and door handles - sure look like an NB (second gen) Miata.
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that is a rebodied one-off 928 spyder. Most 928 guys are not fans (it has been well covered on rennlist in the 928 forum). I'm not. I like my Boxster looking like a Boxster, and my shark looking like a shark, not this in-between stuff!
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