Frontier-smashing Porsche 356 snow-drifter to attempt Antarctic record

If you were planning to travel hundreds of miles across Antarctic snow and ice, you’d probably be looking to captain something like an e-treaded polar snow ferry or concept-grade propeller cruiser, maybe even a specially prepared tricycle. What you wouldn’t plan on driving is a vintage sports coupe. But you’re not Renee Brinkerhoff, the Valkyrie Racing founder looking to cap off a nearly 20,000-mile seven-continent global journey by power-sledding her way across Antarctica in a 1956 Porsche 356A that rides on skis and treads instead of wheels. Oh, and she’ll also attempt an Antarctic land speed record down an icy straightaway for good measure.

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Category: Automotive, Transport

Tags: Polar, Antarctic, Land+Speed+Records, World Records, Porsche, Rallying, Off-road, Snowmobiles

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Author: C.C. Weiss