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Are Porsche Engines Still Air-Cooled?

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Although it was standard equipment up until the late 1990's, the air-cooled Porsche engine has since been phased out, replaced with more powerful and efficient water-cooled engines in all of their vehicles. That said, the air-cooled engine will be forever be associated with the Porsche brand, and in particular the Porsche 911. The air-cooled engine was introduced to the public with the Porsche 356, the predecessor to the Porsche 911. With wins at The 24 Hours of Le Mans and impressive reliability, the Porsche air-cooled platform certainly proved its worth, but its years were numbered.

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