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1957 Porsche 597 Jagdwagen 4x4 Utility

  • Resurrected from off-road obscurity.  Photo: Bonhams

  • Resurrected from off-road obscurity.  Photo: Bonhams

  • Resurrected from off-road obscurity.  Photo: Bonhams

  • Resurrected from off-road obscurity.  Photo: Bonhams

Yep, Porsche once made to rival the Land Rover. Dubbed the Jagdwagen ($250,000), the vehicle was designed for the German Army in the 1950s. Only 71 were made before production stopped. It had a top speed of just 62 miles per hour, and could shift into four-wheel drive on the fly.

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