Porsche milestone: One-millionth 911 rolls off a prolongation line

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May 11, 2017

Zuffenhausen celebrates a strange sports automobile and pattern icon

Atlanta, Georgia. . It is a quintessential sports automobile for bland driving, and a character idol that is observable as both a face and heart of a Porsche brand: a 911. In Zuffenhausen today, a one-millionth indication rolled off a prolongation line – a Carrera S in a special tone “Irish Green,” with large disdainful facilities following a strange 911 from 1963. The two-door automobile stays a many critical indication in a product operation and is pivotal in assisting Porsche say a position as one of a many prestigious automobile manufacturers in a world.

Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of a Supervisory Board of Porsche AG, has been a partial of a growth of a 911 given day one: “54 years ago, we was means to take my initial trips over a Grossglockner High Alpine Road with my father. The feeling of being in a 911 is only as beguiling now as it was then. That’s given a 911 has ensured that a core values of a code are as idealist currently as they were in a initial Porsche 356/1 from 1948.”

The Porsche 911 determined a new difficulty and stays during a apex of a reward sports automobile segment. In 2016 alone, 32,365 vehicles were delivered worldwide – some-more than ever before. Nevertheless, it has confirmed a exclusivity over a decades and has spin a desired collector’s item. The peculiarity of a 911 and Porsche vehicles in general, is legendary. Over 70 percent of all Porsche cars ever built are still prepared to expostulate today. In addition, a Porsche 911 can consistently be found during a tip of peculiarity rankings such as a “Initial Quality Study” from a U.S. marketplace investigate hospital J.D. Power.

The mythology of a Porsche 911 has been cultivated by large motorsport successes. No other sports automobile embodies this recipe for success utterly like a 911. More than half of Porsche’s over 30,000 competition wins can be credited to a iconic car, and it still thrills private motorsport enthusiasts around a universe in large racing series.

Porsche has never strayed from a initial judgment of a strange 911. “But we have continued to raise a record of a 911, enlightening and perfecting a sports car,” says Oliver Blume, Chairman of a Executive Board of Porsche AG, “that’s because it stays a state-of-the-art and technically innovative vehicle. We have also been means to enhance a indication line really successfully by derivatives.”

One poignant cause in this success is a prolongation site during a domicile in Zuffenhausen, where all 911s ever built have been manufactured. Today, all two-door cars – 911, 718 Boxster, and 718 Cayman – and their several derivatives are rubbed on one public line interjection to a worldly prolongation approach. The public workers are experts in adult to 200 opposite tasks and, with their passion and knowledge, they safeguard that any Porsche is delivered with a peculiarity standard of a brand. Uwe Hück, Chair of a Group Works Council of Porsche, says: “I can't suppose a success story of a 911 but a singular Porsche employees. Today, we have a one-millionth 911. The good thing about it is that a colleagues still make them with a same friendship as a initial car. The construction of a Mission E during a Zuffenhausen site is toll in a new epoch during Porsche. And it is transparent that if we are to make it a success, we will need a rarely competent and encouraged employees. They will make certain that a Mission E is an romantic knowledge only like a 911 has always been – and always will be.”

The one-millionth 911 will not be sold. Before it moves on to heighten a collection during a Porsche Museum, it will embark on a universe debate and will take highway trips in a Scottish Highlands, around a Nürburgring, and in a USA, China, and beyond.


About Porsche Cars North America Inc. | One Porsche Drive, Atlanta, GA 30354 USA
Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche 911, 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman sports cars, Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and Panamera sports sedans. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia given 1998, PCNA is also home to a initial Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6 mile motorist growth track, business and discussion center, and excellent dining restaurant, 356. The association operates a second Porsche Experience Center in Los Angeles. That 53-acre formidable facilities a motorist growth lane with 8 educational modules totaling 4.1 miles, a business and discussion center, and Restaurant 917. PCNA employs approximately 300 people who yield parts, service, marketing, and training for 188 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 65-plus year story and care in a enrichment of automobile performance, safety, and efficiency. PCNA is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000-plus motorsport wins to date.

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