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Seventy 5 years of Porsche sports activities vehicles: Porsche celebrates successful story


In 1948, Ferry Porsche realized his dream of a sports activities automotive: along with his crew, he produced the Porsche 356 ‘No. 1’ Roadster. It marked the delivery of a legendary model and laid the muse for an exemplary success story, for the Porsche legend.

“75 years of Porsche stand for pioneering spirit, ardour and desires. We’re celebrating along with people who find themselves impressed by desires,” says Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Government Board of Porsche AG. The celebrations kick off with the particular exhibition ‘Pushed by Goals. 75 years of Porsche sports activities vehicles’, which opens on 27 January within the ‘DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Discussion board’ in Berlin and can run till 10 September 2023. Guests may have the chance to immerse themselves within the visions and ventures of Porsche’s success story and to make a document of their very own desires and values ​​utilizing a digital module.

'Driven by Dreams.  75 years of Porsche sports cars' - the new special exhibition in the 'DRIVE.  Volkswagen Group Forum' in Berlin, 2023, Porsche AG

‘Pushed by Goals. 75 years of Porsche sports activities vehicles’ – the brand new particular exhibition within the ‘DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Discussion board’ in Berlin.

‘Pushed by Goals’ defines the essence of the model. Moreover, the slogan displays the method with which the folks behind Porsche work on daily basis to satisfy the desires of consumers across the globe. “We’re pleased with our heritage. It’s the basis for a profitable future. We affiliate our heritage with innovation and progress – and frequently add extraordinary new moments to the distinctive Porsche story,” explains Blume.

A glance again on the conceptual journey to the longer term

The Porsche Imaginative and prescient 357 – a homage to the 356 – is a first-rate instance of this and may be seen for the primary time in Berlin. With it, the Type Porsche crew brings monolithic design into the current and exhibits potential implementations of a future design philosophy: a hanging instance is the constant enhancement of the sunshine signature, which is each progressive and visionary in the way in which it factors in direction of the longer term. The basic idea is reflective of the interaction between custom and innovation: what would possibly Ferry Porsche’s dream of a sports activities automotive seem like in the present day?

“With the Porsche Imaginative and prescient 357, we have now created a really particular birthday current. It underlines the significance of our design DNA based mostly on the 356,” says Michael Mauer, Vice President Type Porsche. “The research is an try to coherently mix the previous, current and future. The proportions are harking back to the historic mannequin, whereas particulars visualize the view into the longer term.” Constructed on the platform of the 718 Cayman GT4 RS with 368 kW (500 PS; 718 Cayman GT4 RS: Gas consumption* mixed (WLTP) 13.2 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* mixed (WLTP) 299 g/km), the Porsche Imaginative and prescient 357 represents excellent sports activities automotive efficiency.

Porsche Imaginative and prescient 357: homage to the primary Porsche mannequin line, the 356

75 years in the past, on June 8, 1948, the 356 No. 1 Roadster turned the primary vehicle bearing the identify Porsche to obtain its common working allow.

Design has been an elementary part of the Porsche legend because the very starting. Visionary research and idea vehicles type the muse for unmistakable and modern design. “Interested by the longer term creatively is among the core duties of Type Porsche. Idea research are the pool of concepts that feed the design of tomorrow,” says Mauer. “We’re perpetually on a conceptual journey into the way forward for mobility. Again and again, the model historical past serves as a supply of inspiration. Looking again at our custom with a future idea automotive just isn’t as paradoxical because it may appear. Artistic freedom can also be essential: that is the place priceless concepts can emerge, ones that assist us think about our constant design philosophy in modern new instructions.”

Additional highlights on the areas

Porsche continues its anniversary celebrations simply exterior Stuttgart at Retro Classics. The main commerce truthful for traditional automotive tradition takes place from 23 to 26 February. On June 9, the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen will then open an intensive particular exhibition. On 10 and 11 June, Porsche Germany will spotlight the anniversary on the ‘Pageant of Goals’ on the Hockenheimring. On the Porsche Expertise Heart there, the sports activities automotive producer will exhibit the historical past, current and way forward for the model.

Aksel Lund Svindal (left) and Timo Bernhard next to the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo, 2023, Porsche AG

Aksel Lund Svindal (left) and Timo Bernhard subsequent to the Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo.

There will probably be automobile exhibitions, ‘Dream Talks’, dwell acts, numerous themed experiences and a plethora of additional highlights and engaging experiences for Porsche aficionados, Porsche membership members, automotive communities, followers and prospects of all ages. Youthful guests may have a blast within the ‘Youngsters World’ space. The ‘Pageant of Goals’ additionally affords in a single day choices, with a specifically designated ‘van’ space. And motorsport will play a significant position: along with a dwell broadcast of the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland, the Porsche Carrera Cup Benelux and the ADAC GT Masters can even be current.

Roadshow and exhibitions all over the world

The success story of ’75 Years of Porsche Sports activities Automobiles’ can even be celebrated on the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, the highest-altitude vehicle exhibition on this planet on the Grossglockner, and the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne. Moreover, the exhibition supplies from ‘Pushed by Goals’ will probably be taken to greater than 60 locations in Europe and the US in a ‘Heritage Truck’ specifically designed for the anniversary 12 months. The conclusion of the worldwide actions is the ‘Rennsport Reunion’ automotive pageant in California from 28 September to 1 October.

Sixty years of the 911 and 100 years of Le Mans

There are additionally two different huge anniversaries to have a good time within the ’75 years of Porsche Sports activities Automobiles’ jubilee 12 months: 60 years of the 911 and 100 years of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Ever since its presentation on the Worldwide Motor Present (IAA) in September 1963, the 911 has dazzled, and with its iconic design and incomparable driving expertise, it has embedded itself within the collective reminiscence of sports activities automotive followers all over the world. The organizers of probably the most famend endurance race on this planet even have cause to have a good time: on June 10 and 11, they’ll mark the centenary of the 24 Hours of Le Mans on the Sarthe.

Each sports activities automotive producer desires of success on the Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans, and Porsche has a very shut relationship with the French endurance traditional: the model is probably the most profitable at Le Mans, in addition to being the one participant to have been represented on the 24-hour race with out interruption since 1951. Throughout this time, the corporate has racked up 110 class and 19 total victories.


Additional data is accessible on-line in our media equipment on the ’75 years of Porsche Sports activities Automobiles’.

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