The 911 50th Anniversary Edition.
A classic. From the future.
The centerpiece of the Porsche brand is turning 50. Which is a good reason for us to pay tribute to a great idea - with the 911 50th Anniversary Edition. Its production run will be strictly limited to 1963 seventh-generation vehicles, the likes of which will never be seen again.
None of the 911 generations have a conventional front radiator grille. Instead they have air intakes, which characterize the face of a 911. The air intake slats of the Anniversary Edition are also accented with chrome.
A detail from the present: the imposing front spoiler lip, which looks to the future of the 911.
The fenders, which Ferry Porsche referred to as fins, enhance the front outline, and mean that generations of 911 drivers have been able to enjoy the vehicle's exterior shape even when sitting inside. They may appear to be only a detail, but they are of fundamental importance for the design: the round headlights. They are what make the 911 the 911.
Another characteristic design feature of the 911 is its rear. Or to be more precise: its rear lid grille. It points clearly to the location of the engine in the 911: at the rear.
The rear lid grille is painted in black and accented with chrome. The chrome-plated trim between the tail lights is further evidence of its loyalty to the first generation. High-quality features which serve as a stylistic bridge - to the first 911 of 1963.
The design language of the wide rear is yet another specialty of the 911. Deep, wide, flat - a thoroughbred Sports Car with rear wheel drive. We've placed an even greater emphasis on the rear of the 911 50th Anniversary Edition - with the 1.7 in. wider body of the 911 Carrera 4, for even better road holding.
What is possibly the most emotional design detail of the anniversary model is small but striking: the "911 50" logo on the rear. It takes its inspiration from the famous typography of the early 911 models.
A clear roofline which drops dynamically to the rear - our designers call it the flyline - is a characteristic feature of the 911. These quintessential contours have also influenced the shape of the side windows. The edging of the window areas in the 911 50th Anniversary Edition is in anodized aluminum, as a reminder of the original 911. A special detail which will be familiar to you from the new 911 GT3: The SportDesign exterior mirrors.
The Sport Classic wheel with a Fuchs rim design
The Fuchs rim was first seen on the road in 1966 on the Porsche 911 S, and was in standard production until 1989. It went without saying that the developers of the 911 50th Anniversary Edition would incorporate this icon into a model which combines tradition and future. With a classic design, but a technologically modern interpretation. 5 spokes, forged aluminum, 20-inch. The Sport Classic wheel with a Fuchs rim design is painted in black (semi-gloss) and features a polished wheel center and rim flange.
Exclusively for the 911 50th Anniversary Edition:
3 special exterior colors:
Metallic exterior color:
Geyser Gray Metallic
Solid exterior colors:
When compared directly with the first 911, the 911 50th Anniversary Edition looks like a precision instrument: with its elevated center console, the SportDesign steering wheel, and the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) audio, navigation, and communication system fitted as standard.
Even the first 911 had 5 dial-type instruments and a centrally positioned rev counter. The ignition lock was left of the steering wheel, just as it is now - as a tribute to the Le Mans start, where drivers had to sprint to their vehicle and found it quicker to use a left-hand ignition.
Until 1967, the digits and increment markings on the black instruments were green and the pointers were white. For excellent readability and high functionality. They are the same color in the Anniversary Edition, as a subtle but striking design reference, which is also present in the Sport Chrono clock which forms part of the standard Sport Chrono Package.
“911 50” logo
The "911 50" logo on the black rev counter is a reference to the identity of the Anniversary Edition.
An equipment feature which is also obvious when entering the vehicle: the logo is also shown in two colors on the door-sill guards. The door and dashboard trims are in Brushed Aluminum. A badge above the glove box shows your individual limited-edition number as well as the Anniversary Edition logo. Making you part of 911 History.
A small but choice detail which is visible when you get into the car: the “911 50” logo embroidered in three colors on the headrests.
The interior materials of the 911 50th Anniversary Edition are dominated by leather and aluminum. The classic interior finish is available in Agate Gray/Geyser Gray or in Black/Dark Silver. The front and rear seat centers are a particular highlight. They feature the material and pattern which set the style of the first 911 models: the "houndstooth" pattern - a fabric woven with a small checked pattern in two colors. With a classic look, but a timeless appearance in the context of the modern interior. The seat bolsters have decorative seams in a contrasting color - in Geyser Gray or Dark Silver. The seams can also be seen on the upper part of the switch panel, door trims, rear side panels, as well as on the SportDesign steering wheel and floor mats.
Power Sport Seats with 14-way adjustment are standard. Adaptive Sport Seats Plus, which can be optimally adjusted to your requirements thanks to the electrical 18-way adjustment, are available as an option. Seat heating and ventilation is available for the front seats upon request.
The rear of the 911 50th Anniversary Edition is 1.7 inches wider than the 911 Carrera S, which improves road grip and stability in every curve. With the lengthened wheelbase of the current 911 generation, this guarantees greater traction and driving stability, particularly at high speeds and when driving through curves.
Standard chassis control systems such as Porsche Stability Management (PSM) and Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), with a 10 mm lower ride height, make a fundamental contribution to the typical Porsche driving experience. Also standard: Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV).
Sportiness can be enhanced even further: with the standard SPORT button or SPORT PLUS button as part of the Sport Chrono Package, which includes dynamic engine mounts. Specially adapted for the 911 50th Anniversary Edition: the Sport Chrono clock features a black dial, green markings, and white pointers.
With its 3.8 liter displacement, the 6-cylinder engine with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus delivers 430 hp at 7,500 rpm and a achieves maximum torque of 325 lb.-ft. at 5,750 rpm. The Carrera S Powerkit, including the sport exhaust system which features distinctive polished stainless steel tailpipes, is standard for the Anniversary Edition.
On the basis of the 911 Carrera S engine, the 911 50th Anniversary Edition with the 7-speed manual transmission accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds and reaches a top track speed of 188 mph. The particularly efficient Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) is available as an option. With PDK, the Anniversary Edition sprints to 60 mph in only 3.8 seconds and has a top track speed of 187 mph.
Standard efficiency-enhancing technologies such as the Auto Start Stop function, intelligent thermal management, and vehicle electrical system recuperation also form an integral part of the vehicle concept for the Anniversary Edition.
The 911 50th Anniversary Edition has the sporty performance of the 911 Carrera S model. And the relevant brake system safety reserves. The aluminum monobloc fixed calipers in red feature 6-pistons at the front and 4-pistons at the rear. For high braking performance and stability.
In addition to large-capacity airbags for the driver and front passenger, the Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP) is also fitted in the 911 50th Anniversary Edition.
Bi-Xenon™ headlights with a headlight washer system and dynamic headlight leveling are standard. The front light modules contain the LED direction indicators, daytime running lights and positioning lights. The Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) is also standard in the Anniversary Edition. Its dynamic cornering light swivels the headlights into the bend, depending on the steering angle and vehicle speed.
Available upon request: the new LED headlights including Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+)
|Technical data||911 50th Anniversary Edition||911 50th Anniversary Edition with power kit|
|Number of cylinders||6||6|
|Displacement||3.8 l||3.8 l|
|Max. power||400 hp||430 hp|
|at engine speed||7,400 rpm||7,500 rpm|
|Max. torque||325 lb.-ft||325 lb.-ft|
|at engine speed||5,600 rpm||5,750 rpm|
|Brakes||6-piston aluminum monobloc fixed-caliper brakes at front, 4-piston aluminum monobloc fixed-caliper brakes at rear, discs internally vented and cross-drilled||6-piston aluminum monobloc fixed-caliper brakes at front, 4-piston aluminum monobloc fixed-caliper brakes at rear, discs internally vented and cross-drilled|
|Vehicle stability system||Porsche Stability Management (PSM) including ABS with additional braking functions||Porsche Stability Management (PSM) including ABS with additional braking functions|
|Wheels||FA: 9.0 J x 20 RO 51, RA: 11.5 J x 20 RO 48||FA: 9.0 J x 20 RO 51, RA: 11.5 J x 20 RO 48|
|Tires||FA: 245/35 ZR 20, RA: 305/30 ZR 20||FA: 245/35 ZR 20, RA: 305/30 ZR 20|
|Body||Manual transmission/PDK||Manual transmission/PDK|
|Curb Weight||3109 lbs./3153 lbs.||3109 lbs./3153 lbs.|
|Performance||Manual transmission/PDK||Manual transmission/PDK|
|Sport Chrono Package (in combination with PDK) 0-60 mph||–/4.1 s||4.2s/3.8s|
|Flexibility 50-75 mph, in 5th gear||6.0 s/–||6.0 s/–|