Brakes were upgraded to larger drums and introduced the tradition of the Porsche crest on the steering wheel.
It was one of the few cars in its day to exceed 100 mph (161 km/h). A Super variant was later made available.
Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed
The 356 1500 appears in the PC release of Need for Speed: Porsche Unleashed as a class 3 vehicle in the Classic Era category, and is an improvement of the 356. With the upgrades, it is a potent challenge for the higher rated 356 model range. It is also available as a cabriolet in-game.