The Porsche 911 is bold enough to take the race track on the world stage but graceful enough to capture the imaginations of car loving children.
I had a Porsche 911 poster on my bedroom wall, years ago.
It has stood the test of time, and even with continual upgrades, the Porsche 911 maintains much of its original image. For example, the 991 series is a new platform but only the third total platform in the car’s 50 year history.
The Porsche 911 is also known for highlighting advancements in automotive engineering and performance.
In 1990, a Tiptronic Transmission was featured; considered fairly standard today in sports cars, but ahead of the curve at the time.
It seems most car enthusiasts dream of having a Porsche, including our own, Jonathan Orr. His affinity for Porsches is well documented and he refers to him as a family member. Vic Elford built a legacy with the Porsche namesake and in 1999, the Porsche 911 was listed 5th of 26 nominees in the Car of the Century awards.
Below, PicClick.com gives us a three part series on the Porsche 911 as it has molded and changed through the years.