The Legacy of the Porsche 911 | Through the Generations

Since 1963, the Porsche 911 has captivated sports car enthusiasts while setting a standard that the industry has followed for many decades to come. With major influences on other Porsche models, the evolution of this vehicle over the years has been a truly inspiring sight to see. While we wait for the release of the all-new 2017 Porsche 911, learn more about where this model has been through the generations.

This Porsche icon began with a six-cylinder box engine that earned an impressive top speed of 131 miles per hour, evolving over the years to grow even stronger in performance.

  • This vehicle debuted as the 901 at the Frankfurt IAA Motor Show in 1963
  • It is more commonly known and referred to as the 911 after being renamed when hitting the market a year later

Referred to as the 911 Carrera 4, this model earned distinctions for its air-cooled 3.6-liter boxer engine that produced a stout 250 horsepower and for the aerodynamic bumpers it sports.

  • An all-wheel drive version of this model became available in 1990

This upgraded model was widely acclaimed for its trustworthy makeup and its stylish design, coming equipped with a new aluminum chassis for even smoother, more pronounced riding.

  • The 1993 version of the Porsche 911 marked the last of this model's air-cooled engine design

Coming fully redesigned with some of the vintage elements still intact, the Porsche 996 model utilized a water-cooled boxer engine that generates a proficient 300 horsepower.

This model was lauded for its enhancements in fuel efficiency, while also offering a more noise-free interior and a diminished impact with carbon emissions.

Equipped with a 3.6-liter boxer engine that offered 328 horsepower and a reimagined chassis design, this model brought back more of the classical style to the 911 lineup through distinct oval headlights.

This 911 vehicle was known for being very catering to driver needs and offering a number of useful features that shoppers could appreciate

Taking that next great step in sports car evolution was the 991, where performance and efficiency both received serious upticks through a new suspension and 3.4-liter potent engine.

 This vehicle utilized hybrid steel and aluminum to make the 991 significantly lighter, while also introducing Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control to the world

Celebrate the lasting legacy of the Porsche 911 and what is yet to come by visiting Momentum Porsche or giving us a call today.

Introducing: The Porsche 911 R | At Momentum Porsche

A homage. An unadulterated sports car. A radically pure 911. Limited to 991 units. With the raspy sound of a 4.0-litre six-cylinder horizontally opposed and naturally aspirated engine. With 368 kW (500 hp). With a crisp 6-speed GT Sport manual transmission. With consistent lightweight construction. With unfathomable driving pleasure.

The 911 R underscores Porsche's commitment to building emotional and engaging high-performance sports cars with a maximum amount of driving pleasure. Developed by Porsche's motorsport department, the 911 R is the third model to use Porsche's latest generation of high-performance naturally aspirated flat-six engines alongside the track-bred 911 GT3 and 911 GT3 RS models.

Notable Standard Features

4.0-litre six-cylinder naturally aspirated boxer engine producing 368 kW (500 hp) and 460 Nm

Manual 6-speed GT Sport manual transmission with short shift throws and dynamic throttle-blip function

20-inch GT3 wheels

Six-piston aluminium monobloc fixed calipers at front, four-piston aluminium monobloc fixed calipers at rear, carbon ceramic composite brake discs, internally vented and cross-drilled

Motorsport suspension from the 911 GT3 with rear-axle steering

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)

Lightweight door trims with door openers, no rear seats, no automatic climate control, no infotainment (available at no extra cost)

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