Episode 13 – DNA

The 718 Spyder and the Cayman GT4 are ready for Dario and Marino Franchitti • A vision way back: the Porsche for four • Development of the Panamera • 356/2 Gmünd Cabriolet • Cruising the Blue Zone in the new 911 Speedster—in 9:11 Magazine.

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The Motor Racing Gene

The 718 Spyder and the Cayman GT4 are ready for Dario and Marino Franchitti. They’ve been connected with Porsche and motor racing since childhood. At Scotland’s Knockhill race track, they get back to their roots.

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The type 989

A foursome in a Porsche—a vision that goes back to the 1950s. One of the promising starts: the type 989 of 1988. A purebred sports car that carries the DNA of the 911.

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Development of the Panamera

Shanghai, 2009. The surprise could scarcely have been any greater when the Panamera debuted on the world stage. The development took four years. A look back at a highly confidential mission whose success continues to echo today.

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The Gmünd Porsche

The first sports cars bearing the Porsche name were built in Austria, by hand, by the team around Ferry Porsche in the late 1940s. Including the 356/2 Gmünd Cabriolet—the beginning of a success story.

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Time travel in the Speedster

Cruising the Blue Zone in the 911 Speedster. Photographer Luigi Corda drives the purist sports car around Sardinia—in Miami Blue, with an open top and a manual transmission—visiting the island’s many centenarians.

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718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 in Scotland

Motor racing to the power of 2

The Knockhill Racing Circuit and two petrolhead brothers getting crazy in the latest models of the 718 family: For Dario and Marino Franchitti, the 718 Spyder and the Cayman GT4 take them back to their roots.

Motor racing to the power of 2

Racing fever

Driving the race track of their childhood in the 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4: A dream comes true for Dario and Marino Franchitti. The highlights:

In Sardinia with the new 911 Speedster

On the move in the Blue Zone

What is the secret to a long life? Photographer Luigi Corda wanted to capture the stories of the 100-year-olds, of which there are so many in Sardinia. On his voyage of discovery around the island with the new Porsche 911 Speedster, he encounters the people whom he has dedicated a book project.

On the move in the Blue Zone

Luigi Corda’s travel journal

His tour of Sardinia in the 911 Speedster yields pictures of centenarians, a breathtaking landscape and a fascinating sports car.

Current models in this episode

718 Spyder

718 Cayman GT4

Panamera

911 Speedster

Porsche 718 Spyder: Fuel consumption combined: 10,9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 249 g/km

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4: Fuel consumption combined:10,9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 249 g/km

Porsche Panamera: Fuel consumption combined: 8,4 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 194 – 192 g/km

Porsche 911 Speedster: Fuel consumption combined: 13,8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 317 g/km