Porsche Museum celebrates the 911's 50th anniversary

The Porsche Museum is celebrating the 911's 50th anniversary by hosting an extensive “50 Years of 911” exhibition.

The Porsche Museum is celebrating the 911's 50th anniversary by hosting an extensive “50 Years of 911” exhibition.

Upon entering the exhibit, visitors will be treated to a display that highlights the development of the 901. There is also a replica of the car's presentation at the 1963 Frankfurt Motor Show.

In total, more than 40 cars will be on display including rare special editions and numerous prototypes. Notable highlights include a 1967 911 R, the first 911 Carrera Cup and an armored 911 (996) that was owned by Spanish singer Julio Iglesias.

According to Porsche Supervisory Board Chairman Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, “I personally recall the presentation of the Porsche 901 very well at the IAA in Frankfurt in September 1963. Everybody in the company was anxiously waiting to see how customers and journalists would react to the new car. But my father, Ferry Porsche, believed in the concept of the new model right from the onset."

The exhibition will run through September 29th and the museum is offering free admittance to 911 owners as well as anyone born in 1963.

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