Episode 11 – EXTRAORDINARY – 03 | 2019

Manfred Huber lives the Porsche dream—without pedals; nighttime drone flyover at the Porsche Museum; the connection between a Porsche 718 and the Bauhaus style; the story of the VW 39; and the travels of the Delaportes in a Porsche 928 S4—in 9:11 Magazine.

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Freedom to the power of 911

Manfred Huber is living an uncommon Porsche dream. Although the native of Bavaria was born without legs, he held fast to his dream of one day driving what is, for him, the non plus ultra of sports cars: the 911.

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Porsche flyover

A nimble drone flight offers uncommon perspectives: for the ten-year anniversary of the Porsche Museum, a nighttime flight captures automotive icons and milestones in the history of the brand.

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Rethinking design

Focusing on the essential, creating innovations—watchwords that have characterized the Bauhaus style for 100 years. Architecture professor Fahim Mohammadi explains what unites the legendary design school and the Porsche 718.

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An age like new

A stately 32 hp and a top speed of 145 km/h—the Volkswagen 39 was a high-speed prototype. Porsche built fourteen of these pre-series vehicles. The last Volkswagen 39 is now in dazzling form after being restored.

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Test of mettle

A Frenchman off the beaten track with a Porsche 928 S4 as his passport. Philippe Delaporte on his way on the Silk Road and around the world.

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An extraordinary Porsche fan

Full speed ahead without pedals

Manfred Huber enjoys life to the fullest—and fulfills his dream of driving a Porsche. In spite of his disability. “I had a vision and I made it happen.”

Manfred Huber realizes his dream

Delaporte's adventures

Around the world in a 928

Large-volume tires for greater clearance and eight millimeters of aluminum underbody protection: Philippe Delaporte and his sons Baudouin and Thibault optimized a Porsche 928 to withstand a grueling tour down the Silk Road to Turkmenistan, followed by a trip around the world. Whether in heat or icy cold, the 928 was their perfect companion. The story of two extraordinary journeys in an exceptional sports car.

Delaporte's adventure

Current models in this episode

718 Cayman T

718 Boxster S

Porsche 718 Cayman T: Fuel consumption combined 8.2 – 7.9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 187 – 180 g/km*

Porsche 718 Boxster S: Fuel consumption combined 9.2 – 8.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 210 – 194 g/km*