emory motorsports rebuilds 1960 porsche 365 RSR with post-apocalyptic style

emory motorsports rebuilds 1960 porsche 365 RSR with post-apocalyptic style

custom build shop emory motorsports has developed a resto-modified 1960 porsche, combining two old classics in the process. dubbed the emory porsche 356 RSR, it combines the shell of a 1960 porsche 356b T5 coupe with the chassis of 1990 porsche 964 C2.

emory motorsports builds restomod 1960 porsche 365 RSR for an alternate reality designboom

images courtesy of emory motorsports



the car took emory motorsports seven years to complete – a project emory motorsports describes as a ‘homage to the porsche works 935 cars of the 1970s while retaining our emory 356 outlaw styling.’ restomod jobs, or resto-modified, are vehicles that have been put back together with the addition of new parts and new technologies.

emory motorsports builds restomod 1960 porsche 365 RSR for an alternate reality designboom



the 356’s shell was perfectly matched to the new chassis to preserve its iconic silhouette. in a contemporary take that feels almost post-apocalyptic, hand-formed aluminum panels are mounted to the bodywork, of which the nose and tail have been removed to grant access to the inner-body.


inside, amber fiberglass footboards, marine-grade rubberized hardura flooring and dash caps inspired by the 917 and 935, celebrate the porsche’s competition history.



weighing in at 1950lbs, the build encompasses a 2.4-liter emory-rothsport twin-turbocharged flat-four engine, which produces up to 393 horsepower. a knob on the dash cranks the boost up to 1.2 bar for full effect thanks to two garrett FT28R ball bearing turbos with turbosmart wastegates and a purpose-built fuel-injection system.


project info:


company: emory motorsports

model: emory porsche 356 RSR

  • I had a 356A and first thought this a sacrilege, but I have grown to like many of the -too many- details. Modifiers rarely know when to stop.


    Jimmy Xi says:
  • Wow! I wish there was a video so we could hear it.

    Timothy Wiesner says:

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