The first specimen of this particularly streamlined and lightweight 356 won its category in the 1960 24 Hours of Le Mans.

The 19th Ennstal-Classic starts almost immediately afterward on July 13, at which the forebear of the Boxster—the 718 RS 60 Spyder—will be taking part.

In 1960, it gifted Porsche its first outright victory in the USA with first place in the 12 Hours of Sebring.

From there it was, as they say, all downhill…