Porsche Kicks Off 911 50th Anniversary Celebrations

It's hard to believe that the iconic Porsche 911 has been cruising the road for fifty years, but it's true. The German automaker's flagship grand tourer first debuted in 1963, and it's been captivating performance enthusiasts ever since.

As you can imagine, Porsche is planning on celebrating this impressive milestone for the 911. However, rather than doing so in a single celebration, Porsche plans on allowing drivers from around the world to partake in the anniversary in a number of ways.

To kick things off, Porsche plans to hold a special exhibit at the Retro Classics auto show in Stuttgart. Running from March 7th through the 10th, special entries into the 911 catalogue will be on display, including an early version of the Turbo Coupe, 1981 Cabriolet concept, a 1997 GT1 and a Type 754 T7.

Chronicling the development of the 911 throughout its 50-year run will be an exhibit at the Porsche Museum later this year. It runs from June 4th through September 29th, but it won't be the last thing Porsche does to celebrate.

Throughout the entire year, Porsche will send a very special, vintage 1967 911 on a world tour, making appearances at auto shows like the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance and Goodwood Festival of Speed.

If you're able to make it to any of these events, Bert Smith Porsche would love to see pictures. Feel free to leave them in a comment below. Or, visit us at 3800 34th Street North in St. Petersburg, Florida to share your experience with us in person.

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