The Porsche 911 has an unparallelled legacy and legend. Pictured are a pair of 1977 German-market 911s.
The Porsche 911 has an unparalleled sports car legacy. Pictured are 1977 911s.

The Porsche 911 is Porsche's signature achievement. Available in the U.S. starting with the 1965 model year, the basic rear-engine design concept has endured into the 21st Century, brilliantly updated but never losing its focus on pure performance.

Over the years, the 911's flat-six engine has been enlarged, refined, even turbocharged, but always has ranked among the world's most-thrilling sports car motors. The pages of pictures and specifications that follow trace the evolution of this masterful car from its pre-production origins into today's 911 lineup.

Check out the complete story of Porsche cars, including these fabulous models:

Porsche 356

Porsche 911

Porsche 914

Porsche 924, 944, 968

Porsche 928

Porsche 959

Porsche Boxster

Porsche Cayenne

Porsche Cayman

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