Porsche Celebrates 50 Years Of Turbo At Retro Classics Stuttgart

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Porsche Celebrates 50 Years Of Turbo At Retro Classics Stuttgart

Stuttgart, April 15, 2024 – Retro Classics Stuttgart, a gathering of classic car and sports car enthusiasts will host Porsche’s anniversary celebration titled ‘Beyond Performance – 50 Years of Porsche Turbo’. The event, set to take place from April 25 to 28, 2024. Further, promises to be a showcase of automotive history and innovation.

Turbo Talk with Stéphane Ortelli

On Saturday, April 27th, at 2 pm, visitors will have the opportunity to engage in a Turbo Talk session. Moreover, featuring Thomas Krickelberg and Frank Jung from Porsche. Alongside the esteemed Monegasque racing driver Stéphane Ortelli. Ortelli, a Le Mans winner. Further, they will share insights into the Turbo’s legacy and achievements.

50 Years of Porsche Turbo Evolution at Retro Classics

Porsche enthusiasts will have the chance to witness the evolution of the Turbo. Especially, starting with the iconic 911 Turbo ‘No. 1’, an exclusive model gifted to Louise Piëch in 1974. This rare gem, equipped with a 176 kW (240 PS) engine, marks the genesis of Porsche’s Turbo lineage.

Rare Gems on Display – 50 Years of Porsche at Retro Classics

Attendees can marvel at a collection of rare Porsche models, including the 911 Turbo 3.0 Coupé from 1975. Further, showcasing the early craftsmanship and design ethos of the Turbo series. Another highlight is the 911 GT2, a testament to Porsche’s relentless pursuit of performance and innovation.

Lightweight Racers and Powerful Engines

The exhibition will feature the 911 GT1 ‘98, a lightweight marvel weighing just 970 kilograms, and the formidable 911 Turbo S, boasting 331 kW (450 PS) of power. These vehicles exemplify Porsche’s commitment to engineering excellence and racing prowess.

Collaboration with Embraer

Porsche will also showcase the 911 Turbo S ‘Duet’, a collaborative effort with aircraft manufacturer Embraer. This limited-edition model, inspired by the Phenom 300E business jet, combines automotive luxury with aviation aesthetics.

Engine Exhibits and Memorabilia

In addition to the stunning vehicles on display, Porsche will present engine exhibits representing various Turbo generations. Attendees can explore archival documents, advertisements, and Turbo memorabilia at the Porsche stand.

Celebrating Innovation and Heritage of Porsche at Retro Classics

As Porsche commemorates 50 years of Turbo excellence, Retro Classics Stuttgart offers enthusiasts a glimpse into the brand’s rich heritage and ongoing commitment to automotive innovation.