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The Evolution of the Porsche 911- Over Half a Century

Last updated 6 years ago

The name Porsche carries a certain something with it. People all over the world associate Porsche will class, style, performance, and elegance. It’s no wonder why—these vehicles are sleek, suave, and incredibly awe-inspiring! And it’s not just the cars that are great: Porsche repair and service has always been known to be top-notch, living up to the Porsche standard. All Porsche models are popular for their own reasons, but there are a few that stand out from the rest. One of the most well-known and beloved models is the Porsche 911, and it’s been gaining fans all over the world for 50 years.


This amazing sports car was first introduced to Americans in 1964. The Porsche 911 was meant to serve as a replacement to the classic Porsche 356. The 911 model was innovative because it was Porsche’s first shot at a 6-cylinder vehicle. This luxury 2-door also came with a rear engine and independent rear suspension, and was also Porsche’s first 5-speed model. Drivers instantly fell in love with the Porsche 911, due to both its design and its performance.

Over the years, the Porsche 911 has had a subtle yet beautiful evolution. The changes that have been made from model to model are so fluid and natural that each new feature feels like it has always been a part of the vehicle. There have been some highly impressive milestones for this great vehicle over the years.

 In 1975, the Porsche 911 Turbo super car was introduced...

and in 1987 the Porsche 911 celebrated it’s 250,000 model built.

If you’re interested in buying a Porsche 911, then you should definitely visit the friendly team here at Athans Motors. We’ve got a great selection of luxury used car sales. We also provide the best BMW, Audi, Mercedes Benz, and Porsche repair and service in Illinois. Our financing plans can help make your dream car affordable on nearly any budget.


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