The Porsche Design department started operating in 1972 and for its 50th year, the parent company prepared an impressive presentation.
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the department Porsche Design, the company presents a fully restored 911 of 1972.
THE Porsche since 1972 has a separate section that deals with any kind of object that may be of interest to a wider audience. From watches and sunglasses, to cooking utensils, cordless speakers, fitness equipment and clothing. So this year that this part of the company completes 50 years, the Porsche he wanted to do something special on the occasion of this anniversary.
The presentation of the modern 911 Targa GTS in a new version called “Edition 50Y Porsche Design“, Comes framed by a completely rebuilt 911 Targa of 1972 (a peer of the Department that celebrates half a century). The work on the first generation Targa was carried out by the department Porsche Classic and lasted two years but the result is shocking.
THE 911 Τ 2.4 Targa it took a lot of work to get it back to its majestic original form, something that was achieved with the above. The engine was dismantled and rebuilt in order to have the glamor and performance of the past. Thus, the performance of the engine after the “peripheral” interventions that upgraded it to “SHas reached them 187 horses with mechanical fuel injection system.
The car has the same color combination as the new 911 Targa with which they were presented together – while both models have an aesthetic affinity with the “Chronograph I»Designed by Porsche in 1972. Now regarding new 911 Targa, is the version with flat six-cylinder turbo that returns 480 hp, which can accelerate from a standstill to 100 km / h in just 3.5 seconds and its top speed is 308 km / h.
THE Porsche intends to build only 750 of them and each will cost 173,326 euros; 21,131 euros more from the standard 911 Targa GTS in Britain. «With the help of the new program Special Wishes of the company, we were able to implement the idea of a unique pair of vehicles“, Said for this occasion the head of the department Porsche Classic, Ulrike Lutz.
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