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A Guide of Barcelona's Classic Porsche Scene

We ventured out on the streets of Barcelona to find classic Porsche 911 workshops, more like museums in our opinion. Turns out Barcelona has some spectacular garages, we were amazed with what we found.

Our first visit was the Valentin Motors workshop, located in the centre of Barcelona's Eixample. Right as we walked in we were surprised by the level of cleanliness of the place.

Packed full of 911s, out came Valentin to greet us, a 75 year old with the heart of a kid and an unconditional love for Porsche.

He told us he was retired, but still spent every day fixing up and restoring engines, it had been his routine since the 60s and he wasn't going to change it anytime soon. Valentin showed us around the workshop, explaining what each machine's purpose and every engine's little quirks. After speaking to Valentin, it became very clear to us that he was a man who had found his passion from an early age and dedicated his whole life to it, just as the saying goes do what you love and you'll never work a day in your life.

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For our second stop, we visited Julià 911, a workshop with a strong sense of history, it's difficult to imagine how many Porsches have come and gone over the years. Nestled in the centre of Barcelona, Julià 911 is a workshop and a showroom showcasing some spectacular 911 classics from all ages and styles.

This workshop is bigger, two floors of epicness fill the space. The walls are stained from all the grease and oils, decorated with all sorts of Porsche memorabilia that have probably been there for half a century. The smell of wet paint and engine oil are very present, it's easy to spend time just wondering around and observing people working on the cars.

It's a museum come to life.

Here are some photos from the second workshop:

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You can shop the Porsche t-shirt you see in the photos here, and if you'd like to keep up to date with these workshops, you can follow Valentin Motors and Julià 911.

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