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Porsche Classic Cars Take Part in "125 Years of the Car" Procession

Three renown German car brands have joined forces to stage a car procession through Stuttgart: Porsche, Mercedes-Benz and Audi. No less than 125 vehicles will bring the history of the three carmakers to life. Of those, 45 are current and historic vehicles from more than six decades of Porsche history on the start line.

Matthias Muller, Chairman of the Board of Management of Porsche AG, will head the birthday procession in a Porsche 911 Turbo S, while Wolfgang Porsche, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE, will be driving the first Porsche prototype, the Type 356 “No. 1”, developed by his father Ferry Porsche in 1948.

Racing legend Hans Hermann will be piloting the Porsche 917 KH on the streets of Stuttgart, the same car he
and Richard Attwood drove in the 1970 Le Mans 24 Hours when they won the first ever overall victory for the Zuffenhausen company.

The three-time winning Porsche 908/03 Spyder is being withdrawn from the Porsche museum’s exhibition for Porsche works driver Marc Lieb. Finally, the 612 hp (450 kW) Carrera GT high performance sports car, once limited to 1,270 units, will be driven by double world rally champion Walter Rohrl.

In addition, Stuttgart “Tatort” (Crime Scene Investigation) Inspector Richy Muller will be switching on the blue lights on the Porsche 356 C Cabriolet. In the Sixties, this classic car was used by the Württemberg motorway police. And cabaret artist Christof Sonntag will be behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 Targa (Type 964).

Three modern day Porsche vehicles will also be present: the Porsche Boxster E, the Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid and the Porsche 911 GT3 R.

 
 
 
 
 

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