Dr Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Porsche AG, has been a part of the development of the 911 since day one: "54 years ago, I was able to take my first trips over the Grossglockner High Alpine Road with my father. The feeling of being in a 911 is just as enjoyable now as it was then. That's because the 911 has ensured that the core values of our brand are as visionary today as they were in the first Porsche 356/1 from 1948".
The one millionth 911 is a one-off piece. Built at the Porsche headquarters and intricately refined by Porsche Exclusive, which has been responsible for adding details to limited and exclusive small-scale series at Porsche for over 30 years.
The Porsche 911 established a new category and remains at the pinnacle of the premium sports car segment. In 2016 alone, 32,365 vehicles were delivered worldwide. Nevertheless, it has maintained its exclusivity over the decades and has become a coveted collector's item. The quality of the 911 is legendary. Over 70 per cent of all 911s ever built are still ready to drive today.
Uniquely, Porsche has never strayed from the founding concept of the original 911. "But we have continued to enhance the technology of the 911, refining and perfecting the sports car", says Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG, "that's why it remains a state-of-the-art and technically innovative vehicle.
The one millionth 911 is a one-off piece. Built at the Porsche headquarters and intricately refined by Porsche Exclusive, which has been responsible for adding details to limited and exclusive small-scale series at Porsche for over 30 years. The anniversary Coupé contains the quintessence of over half a century of 911s: Sporty, yet suitable for everyday driving; powerful, yet efficient; exclusive, yet timeless. The sports car model is based on the 911 Carrera S, with a power-boosted 331-kW (450-hp) flat engine and a seven-speed manual transmission.
The one-millionth 911 is still being held by Porsche AG. Before it moves on to enrich the collection at the Porsche Museum, it will embark on a world tour and will take road trips in the Scottish Highlands and around the Nürburgring, and in the USA, China and beyond.
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