Before we submerse ourselves in a new year of challenges and innovations, we take a look back on out top picks of what Porsche’s 75th year brought us.
Porsche 99X Electric Gen3
Just like in 2022 the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E team achieved a brilliant one-two result in Mexico City and made a strong start to the Formula E season. The Porsche customer squad Avalanche Andretti won the opening round of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in Mexico City with its driver Jake Dennis. For the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team, the works driver Pascal Wehrlein, the 2022 winner in Mexico, took the flag in second place after a spirited charge through the field.
New Porsche Driver Experience
In March, Porsche presented a completely new, innovative architecture for the interior of the new Cayenne: the Porsche Driver Experience. It stands for a fully digital display, versatile individualization and intuitive operation. In the center, the focus is on the driver’s axle. The most important controls are grouped around the steering wheel. This creates a new, even more intensive driving experience.
The third generation has fundamentally been overhauled with comprehensive changes to the powertrain, chassis, design and equipment. This has further extended not only on-road and off-road performance, but also luxurious everyday comfort.
Dr. Wolfgang Porsche turns 80.
Not only the Porsche brand, but also Dr. Wolfgang Porsche celebrated in 2023: the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Porsche AG celebrated his 80th birthday. “The Porsche myth lives and will never perish!” – Dr. Wolfgang Porsche made this legendary promise to the Porsche team in Zuffenhausen in July 2009 and gave them confidence in difficult times.
Porsche 718 Spyder RS
Thirty years after the presentation of the Boxster concept car, Porsche is launching the most powerful version yet of the popular mid-engine roadster: the new Porsche 718 Spyder RS. For the first time, the high-revving naturally aspirated engine from the 911 GT3 is being deployed in an open-topped mid-engine sports car.
75 years of Porsche celebration
The birth of the Porsche brand was exactly 75 years ago. On June 8th the sports car manufacturer celebrated its exemplary success story in five acts together with trailblazers and co-travellers from the past decades. Oliver Blume, host and Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG, opened a spectacular live show at Porscheplatz in Zuffenhausen, in the very heart of the brand.
Porsche Mission X
At Porsche, innovative concept cars have always laid the groundwork for the future. The sports car manufacturer is continuing this tradition with this latest concept study. Mission X is a spectacular reinterpretation of a hypercar, with Le Mans-style doors that open upwards to the front and a high-performance, efficient electric powertrain.
30 years of Speed at Goodwood
This year’s Festival of Speed was the 30th anniversary event and coincides with Porsche celebrating the 75th anniversary of the registration of its very first sports car – the 356. Porsche fans and owners enjoyed a whole host of action, with the focus on the challenging 1.16-mile Hillclimb running through the center of the venue. One of the many Porsche models mastering its way up Goodwood’s famous hillclimb was the recently announced 718 Spyder RS, which made its global dynamic debut on the Goodwood hill.
Porsche 911 S/T
Porsche is celebrating the 60th anniversary of the 911 with a special edition built for maximum driving enjoyment: in a limited run of 1,963 examples, the Porsche 911 S/T offers lightweight design and a purist driving experience. For the first time, the high-revving engine from the 911 GT3 RS delivers its power to the road via a manual gearbox and lightweight clutch.
TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team
At the London E-Prix, the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team wrapped up its most successful season to date after 16 races. With the Porsche 99X Electric and its drivers Pascal Wehrlein and António Félix da Costa (POR), the team from Weissach celebrated four victories in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship.
Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport
Porsche presented a spectacular circuit car for sports car enthusiasts and collectors at Rennsport Reunion 7 held at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. One of the special features of this unique collector’s item, which is limited to 77 units, is the distinctively designed body. The Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport combines the powerful appearance of a high-performance competition car with modern design elements.
Sports car manufacturer Porsche and Frauscher Shipyard have presented the first production model of the 850 Fantom Air. The jointly developed electric sports boat with the drive technology of the future all-electric Porsche Macan was ready for initial test drives on Lake Garda.
Porsche sharpens the look of the Turbo derivatives
For almost 50 years, the Turbo models have enjoyed an exalted position at Porsche. They stand for a distinctively high performance and represent the epitome of every model series. To emphasize their uniqueness, Porsche is once again sharpening their look. The Turbo models are, for one, being given a particularly exclusive version of the modernized crest, which is dominated by the new Turbonite color tone instead of gold.
The third generation of the sporting luxury sedan is characterized by a wider range of digital features, a fresh and expressive design and a broader spectrum between dynamic performance and driving comfort.