Porsche 911 40th Anniversary Web Site Offers History, Games and Prizes
For car enthusiasts the year 1963 was one of the best. Other than yours truly arriving on the scene, Chevrolet brought out its stunning split window Corvette coupe, Chrysler created the first drivable turbine car, Buick unveiled its gorgeous Riviera coupe and Jaguar offered arguably the best ever years for its E-Type and Mark II models. And thats just scraping the surface.
What many will consider autodoms most important event also took place. Porsches legendary 911 initially made its debut at the 1963 Frankfurt International Auto Show. This fall will mark 40 years of 911s, a production model that has won more motorsport events than any other currently available. Its also won the hearts of hundreds of thousands of dedicated Porschephiles, young and old.
In honor of its 40th anniversary, Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) has launched “40 Fast Years”, a commemorative web site that reviews each Porsche 911 generation. It also features an autobiography section that allows the submission of personal 911 stories. As an added bonus Porsche is offering the chance to win prizes for those who submit or rate these stories.
The grand prize will be an original Porsche 911 drawing by a member of Weissachs Porsche Style design team, plus the winning review will be published in a national automotive magazine. If you cant write but think you know a thing or two about 911s, you can critique the articles and get the chance to win one of five $100 Porsche Selection gift certificates for authentic Porsche merchandise.
Of course it doesnt matter if you dont feel like writing or critiquing articles, the web site still offers an area for viewing the complete 911 history, with photos, sounds and specifications for each generation. Theres even an interactive game to test your Porsche 911 knowledge. Go to www.porsche.com/40fastyears and have fun.