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Porsche 911 special edition unveiled for 50th anniversary

Porsche celebrates 50 years of the 911 with

(Credit: Porsche)

Porsche is celebrating the golden jubilee of its iconic 911 sports car with the release of a special edition 911 based on the 911 Carrera S, the German-based automaker announced June 3.

Exactly 1,963 of the anniversary edition vehicles will hit dealerships in the fall (to commemorate the car's 1963 debut) with a starting price of $125,050, including destination charges. It is slated to debut...

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In the Garage: 1997 Porsche 911 Turbo

THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1997 Porsche 911

THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1997 Porsche 911 Turbo coupe owned by David N. Millman

WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING The last Porsche 911 with an air-cooled engine was sold to Jerry Seinfeld in 1998, but these cars have hardly been forgotten. Porschephiles still gobble them up at rising prices, especially the coveted all-wheel-drive Turbo, with its 400-horsepower, flat-six engine and a 0-60 mile-per-hour...

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In the Garage: 88 Porsche 911 Carrera

THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1988 Porsche 911

THE CAR AND ITS OWNER 1988 Porsche 911 Carrera cabriolet owned by Jack Miller WHAT MAKES IT INTERESTING Porschephiles have prized the 911 since it came to America more than 37 years ago. Over that time, the car – with its high-powered, six-cylinder rear engine and curvaceous lines -- has undergone regular, but subtle, design and mechanical changes so the lineage is obvious if you place one of the...

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