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WATCH: What makes Porsche 911 one of the most recognisable sports cars in the world

2019-04-24 05:30


porsche 911

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The Porsche 911 is among the most recognisable sports cars in the world.

Its most unique attribute is that the engine is positioned in the rear of the car - an engineering feat by the Porsche engineers.

Core components

Having been in production for over 50 years, the 911 is one of the key reasons for the success of the Porsche brand worldwide.

It has has allowed the brand to produce ground-breaking products like the 959, the Carrera GT, the 918 Spyder, and many more.

The 911 is already in its eighth generation, yet its core makeup is still the same: it's still rear-engined, has a 2+2 seating layout and has a design that instantly links it to its predecessors.
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