On June 8, 1948, the first car with the name Porsche was approved for the road: the 356 "No. 1" Roadster. A journey through seven decades and into the future, from the original 911 to the Mission E - in the current 9:11 Magazine.
The 1950s: Porsche 356
Matt Hummel, a Porsche enthusiast with a special philosophy: He has left his 1956 Porsche 356 just as he found it: with a striking patina and plenty of dings. It's the "imperfections" that draw him to "Don."
A Porsche 356 with a patina
The 1960s: Porsche 911 Targa
The master of winds: Interview with aerodynamics expert Dr. Thomas Wolf
The development of aerodynamically optimal vehicles is a tradition at Porsche: reducing the wind resistance and thus enhancing the efficiency, safety and driving comfort of the model is the core task for Dr. Thomas Wolf, technical specialist for aerodynamics and development. In this interview, the expert gives insights into the technology, significance and history of aerodynamics development.
The master of winds
High-tech meets woolen threads
Aerodynamics has always played a major role in vehicle development at Porsche. In earlier times, such tests employed simple materials like woolen threads to make the airflow visible. Today, state-of-the-art technology is available. 9:11 Magazine has brought the two methods together.
The 1970s: Porsche 917 KH
Movie star: Porsche 917 KH Gulf
The Porsche 917 Gulf: motor racing legend and star of the film "Le Mans" with Steve McQueen. Now the 1970s icon with a twelve-cylinder mid-engine is being revived - with the help of oil paint and YouTuber Roman Miah. A look behind the scenes of the shoot in the Porsche vehicle warehouse.
The 1950s - today: 7 Porsche icons
9:11 Magazine races through the history of Porsche - from the 1950s to today. 9:11 Magazine presents Porsche milestones from the 356 and 959 to the 918 Spyder super sports car. One icon embodied each decade along the way.