Porsche 911: from the cult to the Millionaire

Stuttgart, May 11, 2017

It's almost like in human life: at the age of 54 years can you have already the first million. Also at the Porsche 911 is now: at the main plant in Zuffenhausen, the millionth car of the series by the band ran now.

Nostalgia in 2017

The copy of the anniversary is a Carrera S in the special colour Irish green. Not only reminds on September 12, 1963 at the Frankfurt IAA of the early copies of the 911, still as 901 saw the light of day. Outside there is gold-colored lettering Plaid seats and wood trim, inside. The color of the millions Elfers is also the personal favorite of Supervisory Board Chairman Wolfgang Porsche, the son of company founder ferry. "WoPo" remembers: "54 years ago I was able to make the first runs on the GroƟglockner High Alpine road with my father. In a 911 I'm enjoying this feeling still as then."

Once around the world

Although in recent decades often was an end of the 911 in the conversation he always celebrated a comeback. Alone worldwide 32.365 vehicles were delivered in 2016 and the even though the basic concept with Boxer and rear-engine has not changed. Over 70 percent of all 911 ever built are still ready to go. The recipe for success: The penalty offers the right mix on the track as well as on the road. More than half of the 30,000 race wins go by Porsche on his account. What happened to "1 million"-911 the? There is not a Special Edition, the vehicle remains owned by Porsche. Before it goes into the Museum, the car is still a world tour, including to the 911 fans in the United States and China. (rh)