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Porsche Revisits Deadly Race That Inspired Its Most Famous Names

Have you ever stopped to wonder wherever specified automobile names came from? Guaranteed, we know Hyundai likes naming SUVs soon after destinations in The usa, and everyone is familiar with how Chevrolet named the Camaro soon after a fictional creature that hunts horses – aimed at the Mustang. But what about the Porsche 911 Carrera or Porsche Carrera GT?

Linguaphiles will know that carrera is a Spanish phrase translating as possibly ‘career’ or ‘race’, but for Porsche aficionados, it can be a thing far more. It hails from the title of a excellent border-to-border race in Mexico identified as the Carrera Panamericana, wherever Porsche enjoyed excellent good results historically. Now, Porsche has launched a magnificent short movie on YouTube having to pay tribute to the race alone and the Porsches that partook in it, and it can be a person of the finest videos we have viewed all 12 months.