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Porsche - Treasure Hunter

Treasure Hunter

Blue Nelson’s passion for the brand was ignited on the very first day of his life: his parents drove him home from the hospital in a Porsche 356 Roadster. The Californian now maintains a collection of rare classic cars. And he travels the world to find vintage models for prominent private collectors.

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Porsche History

Porsche History

The Professor’s Book. The history of the Porsche automobile brand began in 1948 with the Type 356, but the groundwork for the company was laid in the design office of Professor Ferdinand Porsche. The first order book in 1930 recorded the start-up phase of a legend in the making.

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Porsche - Olga Safari

Olga Safari

“The 911 is the perfect escape car.”

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Porsche - Active, Not Passive

Active, Not Passive

In the new Porsche Panamera, the rear axle steers too.

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Porsche - Hartmut Esslinger – FROGMUT | CW FD 888

Hartmut Esslinger – FROGMUT | CW FD 888

Good industrial design is not artful packaging, but strategy. Hartmut Esslinger has tirelessly championed this idea for decades. When it comes to cars, the renowned designer favors consummate symmetry. He drives two 911 Carrera S Cabriolets: one stationed at his home in Northern California, and the other in the Black Forest.

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Porsche - Pictures at an Exhibition

Pictures at an Exhibition

Innovation in every detail and the precise composition of all elements have driven the Porsche 919 Hybrid to the forefront of technological development. Every component is a star, but never alone on the stage. Christophorus now shines the spotlight on them individually for the first time.

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Porsche - Out of Zuffenhausen

Out of Zuffenhausen

Curious oryx, hungry cheetahs, and dirt roads stretching across vast desert landscapes. A safari in Namibia. Stunning surroundings, magnificent natural scenery, and all manner of wildlife. On tour with the Porsche Cayenne S in the backlands of southwest Africa.

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Porsche - 7:34.30 min.

7:34.30 min.

Nothing beats being perfectly prepared. That’s the thought going through Emerson Fittipaldi’s mind as he rides through the “Green Hell” at the wheel of his Can-Am Porsche. In 1974, the Formula One star wants to train for the German Grand Prix. The second round of the European Interseries, which takes place just a few weeks earlier, presents the ideal opportunity to do so.

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Porsche - Dancing on Ice with Walter Röhrl

Dancing on Ice with Walter Röhrl

And suddenly everything is white. The ribbon of asphalt, normally so gray, lies under a blanket of freshly fallen snow. No problem at all for the Porsche Macan with all-wheel drive—especially if you know how to handle it.

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Porsche - Heart Center

Heart Center

People wherever possible. Robots only as needed. The heart of a Porsche is its engine. The brand’s specialty is now on impressive display at the new engine plant in Zuffenhausen, where the latest generation of V8 assemblies is made. A tour of the brightly lit production hall brings to mind more a high-tech laboratory than a classic automobile factory. The future is found here.

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Porsche - Gymnast with Gumption

Gymnast with Gumption

“Pain is temporary, pride is forever”—that’s a motto that gets under your skin. Olympic gymnast Marcel Nguyen also wears it on his chest. As a tattoo. Christophorus talks with him about luck, hard work, risk, and his plans for life after competition.

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Porsche - Night Flight

Night Flight

Contrasts in harmony. The new Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid combines extremes in a highly elegant fashion. The athletic verve with which it masters the corners of the Nordschleife is matched by the sublime comfort it provides on the autobahn.

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Porsche - John, Paul, George, Ringo & Klaus

John, Paul, George, Ringo & Klaus

Klaus Voormann has dedicated his life to two forms of art: music and graphic design. They came together at a key point in his life—to superb effect. Fifty years ago, Klaus Voormann designed the legendary cover of the Beatles’ Revolver album. He was asked to do so by a friend from his Hamburg days: John Lennon.

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Porsche - Childhood Heroes

Childhood Heroes

Old friends. A completely new look at automotive history: Christian Blanck highlights six decades of classic cars in his book Kinderzimmerhelden (“Playroom Heroes”). This evocation of childhood memories is now also available in an exclusive Porsche edition.

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