911 kilometers. Driving the new 911 from Zuffenhausen to Austria. A journey into the known. From where the car is made to where its roots live on. Every stop along the way is an experience, every meter a discovery. Every minute an insight. Exit, approach, arrival—culminating in a meeting between the future and its origin. The story continues.
Continuity arises from hindsight. No other car consistently offers so much innovation yet mysteriously seems hardly to differ. Transition—yes. But radical change—no. Fast, but not hurried. Always the best, without diminishing what came before. Not tradition and innovation, but tradition from innovation.
Christophorus is older than the 911. It predates the car by eleven years. It has been at the heart of the 911 community right from the start. A true believer. A printed testimony to individuality and collectivity, to the special qualities of each one and the value of the community as a whole. This special edition, dedicated entirely to the new 911, expresses that beautifully: eight stories that highlight the extraordinary in the familiar, the essence of place, and the compelling reference to
Explanations, impressions, explorations. All manner of questions—and of answers. What’s new about what’s proven? Is the car at home among the Friends of Air-Cooled Flat Engines? How do students at Pforzheim University and
And finally—how is renewal possible without a loss of identity? Driving up to Schüttgut in the town of Zell am See means driving home to the family estate of the
Wherever you have come from, wherever you are going,
our Christophorus will accompany you.
Christophorus ‒ The
Christophorus is the official magazine for
Named after the patron saint of travelers, the magazine provides interesting information about cars and automotive engineering, and offers an exclusive glimpse behind the scenes of the company.
Christophorus currently appears five times a year in German, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Taiwanese Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, Dutch and Polish.
Selected articles will be published online successively every two weeks.
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