Anniversary muster celebrates "50 Years of 911"

Posted on 04. Jun, 2013 by in Porsche Canada

From Jun 4 to Sep 29, 2013 in a Porsche Museum

Atlanta. The Porsche Museum is celebrating a 50th anniversary of a 911 with one of a many endless special exhibitions given a opening: Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of a Supervisory Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, and Matthias Müller, President of a Executive Board of Porsche AG, non-stop a “50 Years of 911” anniversary muster today. The Porsche Museum is presenting an surprising retrospective on a 911 until Sep 29, 2013. More than 40 opposite 911 versions tell a singular and sparkling story of this sports automobile indication range. The operation of vehicles shown extends from a strange 911 adult to a benefaction day, including singular prolongation cars and competition cars as good as countless prototypes, that will be presented to a ubiquitous open for a initial time. Historic brochures, advertisements and posters from a collections of a Porsche repository spin off this tour by time, reviewing 5 decades of 911 history.

“I privately remember a display of a Porsche 901 really good during a IAA in Frankfurt in Sep 1963,” says Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, looking behind into a past. “Everybody in a association was anxiously watchful to see how business and reporters would conflict to a new car. But my father Ferry Porsche believed in a judgment of a new indication right from a onset. A integrate of years before his death, he emphasized once again how unapproachable he was that he was proven right about a 911 being a success.” Matthias Müller too corroborated adult a story of success of a 911.

“I don’t know any other sports automobile that has such a good story and nonetheless during a same time is so complicated as a Porsche 911,” he stressed. “It reflects all that creates a code special in a really essence. This undying sports automobile judgment not usually has behind it an sparkling history. It also has forward of it a good and successful future.”

Today, a 911, designed by Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, is deemed one of a many successful sports cars of all time. More than 820,000 of a 911 have been built over a final 50 years. It has gained some-more than 20,000 racing victories. The Porsche engineers from Zuffenhausen and Weissach have reinvented a 911 in any of a now 7 generations, demonstrating a innovativeness of a code again and again. Like no other vehicle, a 911 combines clearly paradoxical traits such as sportiness and bland utility, tradition and innovation, exclusiveness and amicable acceptability, pattern and functionality – there can be no doubt that it stands for a “Engineered by Porsche” peculiarity seal. Ferry Porsche once put into a nutshell what constitutes a tip of a success of a 911 indication range: “The 911 is a usually automobile that we can expostulate from an African safari to Le Mans, afterwards to a entertainment and onto a streets of New York.”

The starting indicate of a “50 Years of 911” special muster highlights a growth stages of a 901 form as good as a reproduction of a first-ever display during a International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt in 1963. In addition, film footage of a initial 911 exam expostulate will be shown. 50 stories all around a subject of a 911 will afterwards beam a visitors by a exhibition. Among other things, a 911 fan will learn how a sports automobile got a indication designation. Advertising messages, quotes from Ferry Porsche, highlights from a racing story as good as anecdotes from a early growth stages indicate a approach for a caller by a story of a 911.

More than 40 exhibits in a anniversary muster uncover a far-reaching product operation of a 911 from a beginnings to a benefaction day. A 911 R can be dignified by fans, of that no some-more than 19 units were constructed in 1967 for a tiny spin of top-notch private drivers as good as for a Porsche bureau itself. A 911 Carrera RSR is on exhibit, with that a sports automobile manufacturer heralded in a new epoch in patron sports automobile racing. One 934 indication from 1976 that was partial of a margin of starters in a 24 Hours of Le Mans, stability right adult to 1982, also contributes to a exhibition. Alongside a strange 911 of 1964 and other anniversary models, there are surprising and distinguished 911 cars to be discovered. An armored 911 (996) with reserve potion is presented alongside a 911 Carrera, whose former owners was a Spanish thespian Julio Iglesias. Among many other things, engine sports fans can pleasure in a initial Carrera Cup indication from 1990, a 911 Carrera Cup (964) as good as one 911 GT3 RS 4.0.

Anniversary promotions for museum visitors and 911 drivers
Many special promotions will accompany a “50 Years 911” special exhibition.

Free admission
All 911 drivers and one concomitant person, on display of a automobile registration during a box bureau of a Porsche Museum, have giveaway acknowledgment from Jun 4 to Sep 29, 2013. The Porsche Museum also foregoes any acknowledgment cost for visitors who have been innate in 1963 and can infer it by presenting their ID.

Holiday module for children
Moreover, in partnership with a Stuttgart Police Department, a Porsche Museum is organizing a giveaway summer holiday module for girls and boys 5 years aged and up. Ten interactive stations wait a automobile drivers of tomorrow from Aug 24 to Sep 8, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily (except Monday). Alongside a bicycle spin march on a roof patio of a Porsche Museum, a tiny visitors can solve sparkling puzzles and finish assignments that all have to do with a 911. The children might also trip into a racing fit and lay behind a steering circle of a Porsche. Free tours for children are supposing during this time from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Museum shop
The museum emporium will have a preference of special 911 equipment for sale: The in-house publishers “Edition Porsche Museum” is putting out a book entitled “911×911” in a anniversary year of a Eleven; it is accessible in 5 languages in a emporium of a Porsche Museum and costs 39.90 euro. A Bordeaux with a fine-sounding name of “Rouge Pérou” has been bottled exclusively for a Porsche Museum and can be had there for 29.00 euro. The nomination of “Rosso Bordeaux” has been taken from a 911 colour list – in French, it’s “Rouge Pérou.” Alongside tiny equipment like 911 sheet-metal cards and a slicing house with a pattern of a 911 silhouette, a museum keeps automobile miniatures for indication automobile fans on hand. Posters depicting 50 prolongation cars and competition cars (for 19.00 euro each) spin off a anniversary operation of offers.

Museum cafeteria
Our visitors grill “Boxenstopp,” located in a lounge, is also portion special 911 dishes. They operation from a “Targa Florio Antipasti Plate” for 9.11 euro to a 911 birthday hamburger for 9.97 euro to a “Turbo Currywurst” for 9.64 euro. The opening hours of a “Boxenstopp” are 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Tuesday to Sunday. It can be accessed but an acknowledgment ticket.

The Porsche Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday. Admission info is accessible during www.porsche.com/museum.

 

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