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At first glance, these are only three numbers - nothing more than a logo. And yet, the three digits "911" represent a legendary concept sports car that stood the test of time. The Porsche 911 is the quintessential sports car in the world for 50 years and his admirable history was celebrated in style at a gala prestige held in the Forbidden City in Beijing in the temple walls Taimiao world famous .
Of special guests from around the world Porsche have gathered to celebrate the centerpiece of the Porsche brand celebrate its 50th anniversary. The Chief Executive Officer of Porsche China, Mr. Deesch Papke, hosted the evening. "I still remember the first time I heard or a 911, and the first time and I drove one," he has stated. "These are memories that will score a lot more than simply driving a performance car - because you drive a 911, you drive a car that is part of automobile folklore: you are behind the wheel of a car that mark history and represents a symbol for the future. "
The director of the museum Porsche Achim Stejskal was also expressed about this legendary sports car. Many models of the 911 famous now resident in this emblematic place, and there is no doubt as to the historical impact this has had fantastic sports car, as he noted, "More than 820 000 copies of the 911 have been manufactured in our factory in Zuffenhausen since 1963. No other sports car in the world has been so well received by car enthusiasts. "
Upon arrival at the temple Taimiao, prompts were received by the presentation of a new model Porsche 911, launched specially for the occasion: the new Porsche 911 50th anniversary edition. Equipped engine six-cylinder Boxer celebrated at the back, like all the models that have preceded this new special edition called has a seven-speed PDK transmission and a cylinder from 3800 cm3 to deploy a power of 294 kW (400 BHP), an acceleration to 100 km / h in just 4.3 seconds and a top speed of 298 km / h. Unbridled performance is however only the beginning of the long list of features that pay homage to the heritage of the 911.
The body of the Porsche 911 50th anniversary edition is noticeably wider at the rear of 44 millimeters than the 911 Carrera S, allowing better handling, especially at high speeds and in fast corners. On the inside, the high quality materials have always been the distinct mark of 911 and this new special edition makes no exception: a classic interior that blends leather aluminum to create an effect of a elegance that only Porsche can offer. The seats are out with trim and inspired motif of the first 911 models: Cloth printing "Pepita" - a two-tone fabric nylons with a discreet diamond pattern own a Porsche. To celebrate the creation of the 911, the production of the 911 50th anniversary edition will be strictly limited to 1963 vehicles - which will never be replicated in the future.
As the evening drew to a close, the famous Chinese singer Sun Nan gave a memorable performance for guests and ended his performance by singing "Happy Birthday" to the Porsche 911. Deesch Mr. Papke and five general managers Porsche centers were cut by turns the cake marking the event.
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