The Porsche 911 50 Years Edition has been revealed and is available to order now, priced from £92,257. Just 1,963 examples will be built; the number corresponds to the year that the 911 was first revealed to the public.
With the 911 Carrera S as the basis for the anniversary model, the new anniversary model gets wider rear bodywork that’s usually reserved for Carrera 4 models. Other upgrades include chrome trim on the engine compartment grille, and special trim for the front air inlets and in a strip between the rear lights. There are also “high-gloss” window surrounds and “SportDesign” door mirrors. Bespoke 20in alloy wheels are standard; they were influenced by classic 911 “Fuchs” wheels, Porsche says, and feature matt black painted sections and machine-polished centres.
Inside, there are various bespoke features that refer to older 911s, including instruments with green labelling, white pointer needles and silver-capped pivot pins. The seats have outer leather sections, but there are central fabric panels that have been inspired by Porsche’s “Pepita” tartan trim from the 1960s. Sports seats with 14-way electric adjustment are standard.
Other standard equipment includes Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), torque vectoring with rear limited-slip differential, satnav and xenon headlamps. The engine is the same 395bhp 3.8-litre six-cylinder unit used in the Carrera S. A seven-speed manual gearbox is standard; Porsche’s PDK transmission is an option. First customer deliveries will be in September.
(Source: The Telegraph)
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