Porsche is gearing up for a significant milestone in 2023, as the renowned automaker celebrates its 75th anniversary. Coinciding with this momentous occasion is the 75th edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair, providing the perfect platform for Porsche to showcase its rich history through a series of captivating book releases.
Through a collaboration with various publishers, Porsche’s Edition Porsche Museum publishing house has developed a range of books that delve into the brand’s legacy and its iconic models. One notable highlight is the official anniversary book titled “Driven by Dreams – 75 Years of Porsche Sports Cars,” which takes readers on an immersive journey through Porsche’s history. This captivating book features inspiring stories, insights from Porsche CEO Oliver Blume and Head of Design Michael Mauer, and a glimpse into the brand’s future as it looks towards the year 2048 and the 100th anniversary.
Another intriguing addition to the collection is the illustrated book “Artifacts,” which offers a unique perspective on Porsche’s DNA through carefully selected objects from the company’s storerooms. This large-format book unveils the stories behind each exhibit, showcasing the intriguing history of Porsche.
For those seeking a chronological overview of Porsche’s journey, “Porsche Chronik” presents the eventful history of the company in both German and English versions. From its humble beginnings in 1931 to the birth of the first Porsche sports car in 1948 and the celebrations of the 2023 anniversary year, this book offers a detailed account of Porsche’s evolution.
Additionally, a biography of Ferry Porsche, available in both German and English, provides an in-depth exploration of the life of the visionary founder of the company. As the CEO and Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Ferry played a pivotal role in shaping Porsche into a world-leading sports car manufacturer.
Lastly, Porsche enthusiasts can indulge in the extended and revised fourth edition of “Porsche 911 x 911,” which celebrates the 60th birthday of the iconic 911. Available in five languages, this edition showcases the remarkable story of the beloved sports car through photos, drawings, and advertisements from the company’s vast archive.
While Porsche has been making waves with its book releases, the Stuttgart-based automaker recently introduced something completely different that caught the attention of car enthusiasts. The debut of the Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport, with a lowercase “R,” made headlines. Only 77 examples of this high-performance machine will be produced, featuring a massive rear wing and a powerful 4.2-liter naturally aspirated engine. It’s important to note that the Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport is not street-legal and each unit is priced at $1,046,000.
As Porsche celebrates its 75th anniversary, the Frankfurt Book Fair will serve as a fitting backdrop to showcase the brand’s rich history through a collection of captivating books. From the official anniversary book to biographies and detailed accounts of Porsche’s journey, these publications offer a deep dive into the world of this iconic automaker. Additionally, the exclusive Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport exemplifies Porsche’s ongoing dedication to pushing the boundaries of automotive excellence.