Perhaps the most famous sports car in the world today, the Porsche 911 showcased at the Frankfurt Auto Show under the model Type 901 and was considered a triumph in design. The 911 was that it was the successor to the wildly popular Porsche 356, and was considerably more expensive than its predecessor. It took some time for the car to establish itself for the performance machine it is recognized for today.
As previously stated, the Porsche 911 started its life as Porsche Type 901. It traces its roots directly back to sketches drawn by Ferry’s son Ferdinand Alexander Porsche. From its inception, the Porsche 911 was developed to be a more powerful, larger, more comfortable replacement for the Porsche 356. Learn more about the history of the 911 in the history of Porsche.