The first Porsche 356 was produced in 1950. Prior to the release of the 356, Porsche was producing cars by hand out of an old saw mill in the small town of Gmund in Austria. This Porsche series is what began the legendary status of the manufacturer. The following is information and specifications on the different Porsche 356s produced from 1950 till 1965 when the 911 replaced it.(It is a work in progress so please be patient for all the models to be added).