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Porsche mourns the death of Hans Mezger

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG mourns the death of Hans Mezger. The legendary engineer died on June 10, 2020 at the age of 90. Porsche owes him not only the Porsche 911’s air-cooled, six-cylinder boxer engine but also the overall construction of the 917 and its twelve-cylinder engine as well as his creation of … Continue reading

Porsche congratulates motor racing legend Richard Attwood on his 80th birthday

Richard Attwood, one of the most successful works racing drivers of Porsche AG, celebrates his 80th birthday on 4 April 2020. 50 years ago, the British racing driver Attwood achieved the first overall victory for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans together with Hans Herrmann. Attwood developed a passion for motorsports at an … Continue reading

New special exhibition “50 Years of the Porsche 917 – Colours of Speed”

This year possibly the most prominent racing car in Porsche motor racing history is celebrating its 50th birthday: the Porsche 917. The Porsche Museum is honouring the 50th anniversary of the racing sport icon from 14 May to 15 September 2019 as part of a comprehensive special exhibition entitled “50 Years of the Porsche 917 … Continue reading

50 years of Porsche 917 Video

The 917: a milestone for Porsche and an icon of motorsport. A formidable racecar that took the first of 19 Porsche victories at Le Mans. Developed by a small, passionate team in less than a year under absolute secrecy and enormous time pressure. Now, 50 years later, we present the 917 with chassis number 001 … Continue reading

Porsche celebrates “50 years of the 917”

One of the strongest number sequences ever produced by Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year: the Porsche 917. The most famous racing car of all time made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show on 12 March 1969, and the Porsche Museum is celebrating the landmark birthday with plans to restore the first … Continue reading

50 Years of the 917: The Porsche Museum looks ahead to its 2019 activities

Three jubilees, one big birthday and a dynamic “Heritage Experience” – 2019 promises several high points for the Porsche Museum. With a commitment to making company history tangible, there will be four-wheeled brand ambassadors not only exhibited at Porscheplatz in Stuttgart Zuffenhausen, but also being deployed at numerous events worldwide again this year. 50 Years … Continue reading

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