See more photos of the Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition at AutoGuide.comFifty years ago, did Porsche know the 911 would one day define the word: sports car?
A half-century later and that’s exactly the outcome, with Porsche unveiling a very special limited edition version of it’s iconic rear-engine coupe to celebrate the occasion.
Powered by the brand’s 3.8-liter flat-six engine with the upgraded Powerkit, engine output rises to 430 hp and includes the Sport Chrono Package. Hitting 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, or just 3.8 seconds with the 7-speed dual clutch PDK it can bast on to a top speed of 186 mph.
Making it extra special is the fact that this properly rear-drive machine utilizes the brand’s wider body used for all-wheel drive Carrera 4 applications.
Just 1,963 units will be made available, arriving at Porsche dealers this Fall and priced from from $124,100, plus a $950 delivery charge.