For many, the Outlaw Porsche modification is a step too far. While the term outlaw Porsche originally referred to the 356-body style, it has developed to encompass the 911 and more recently later SUV’s as well.
Outlaw Porsche Modification
The outlaw style customization combines vintage Porsche looks with more modern components and in some cases extreme body lines. The outlaw folks are not afraid to really alter the sheet metal and significantly change the look of cars. Think of this as genuine custom car stuff, just done on a Porsche platform.
Some of the original outlaw style modifications to the 356 body are amazing to behold and highly desirable. However, some later outlaw cars often have significant questionable mechanical changes as well. For example, popping a Chevy V8 in the back of a 996!
Taking the outlaw Porsche approach to extreme delivers something which inevitably finishes as not really being a Porsche at all. For many new folks in this market, gaudy is a word that has true meaning (extravagantly bright or showy, typically so as to be tasteless)! Now, we understand the need to change the old 914 – the original junk VW Porsche could always do with some serious modification. However, adding American V8 lack-of-muscle power to a Porsche seems like sacrilege – just saying.
We understand there are folks out there who really want this kind of modification and here are our recommendations of companies that can tackle it for you with a good degree of taste: