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Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition

By Brian Pho


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Porsche has recently announced that they’re currently working on the 911 50th Anniversary Edition. It will be officially introduced during September, on the occasion of the Frankfurt Motor Show.

The first rumors about this interesting project have surfaced during last year’s November. It is now clear though that it’ll be based on the 911 Carrera S. it will be manufactured in the symbolic number of 1963 units, which represents exactly the year when the original was first unveiled.

It will reportedly be riding on a set of 20-inch bespoke alloy wheels and will also feature the Porsche Active Suspension Management (or PASM). This one comes a bit modified, in order to match the increased track width – the special edition car sports the widebody reserved to the Carrera 4 models.

It also comes with chrome trim strips on the front air inlets, on the engine compartment grille and between the taillights. The German brand will also provide two unique colors – dark graphite grey and light geyser grey metallic, alongside the already renowned black monochrome.

Speaking of performance, the Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition will deliver 400 HP (294 kW) and can do the 0-62 mph (100 km/h) sprint in 4.5 seconds. The PDK enables an even faster sprint, of just 4.3 seconds. The top speed is 300 km/h, or 298 km/h with PDK. As for fuel consumption, the regular model will be able to do 9.5 liters / 100 km with CO2 emissions of 224 g/km, while the PDK version will do 8.7 liters / 100 km and 205 g/km of CO2.

It’ll be available at dealers from the 23rd of September 2013, priced, in Germany, at €121,119 with VAT included.


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