Porsche Type 64

Porsche Displays Ultra-Rare Type 64 at “Allure of the Automobile” Exhibit for 60th Anniversary

To celebrate their 60th anniversary in North America, Porsche is sponsoring “The Allure of the Automobile” – a fine art display at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art exhibition March 21st through June 20, 2010. The expo displays 18 vehicles in total, including one very rare specimen – the 1938/39 Porsche Type 64. The car has never been out of Germany, let alone a different continent, which will gives plenty of reason for car enthusiasts to visit the expo – particularly Porsche lovers.

The Type 64 is joined by 17 other cars from the “golden age of automobile design,” including Bugatti, Duesenberg, Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz, Ferrari, Pierce-Arrow, Packard, Cadillac, Tucker and more, all from the 1930s to 1960s, including with another Porsche – the 1953 550 LeMans coupe. Check out all the cars that are at the show:

• 1933 Pierce-Arrow Silver Arrow
• 1934 Packard Twelve Runabout Speedster
• 1935 Duesenberg JN Roadster
• 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster
• 1937 Bugatti Type 57S Atalante Coupe
• 1937 Delage D8-120S, Surbaisse, formerly owned by Louis Delage
• 1937 Hispano-Suiza H-6C “Xenia” Coupe
• 1938 Alfa Romeo 8C2900B Touring Berlinetta
• 1938/39 Porsche Type 64 Coupe replica
• 1953 Porsche 550 Le Mans/La Carrera Panamerica Coupe
• 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SLR (W 196-S)
• 1957 Jaguar XKSS Roadster, formerly owned by Steve McQueen
• 1961 Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato
• 1961 Ferrari 250 Short-Wheelbase Berlinetta, “SEFAC Hot Rod”
• 1948 Tucker Model 48 Torpedo
• 1954 Dodge Firearrow III Concept Coupe
• 1957 Cadillac Eldorado Brougham
• 1959 Chevrolet Corvette “Bill Mitchell” Stingray Prototype

1953 Porsche 550 Le Mans Coupe

Not a bad list for a classic car buff. Check out the details on the Allure of the Automobile, then take a look at the video below: