• Jul 11, 2007
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Porsche has announced that the current iteration of the iconic 911 sports car, the Type 997, has reached a milestone. The 100,000th 997 has rolled out of Zuffenhausen, and the significance here is not the number, but how quickly it got there. The first 997 was completed in April 2004, and no other 911 generation has reached the 100,000 car mark in so short a time. The landmark vehicle, shown above, is a Guards Red 911 Carrera S with a manual transmission which will be delivered to a German customer. How'd Porsche get to the number so fast? Well, obviously there's demand for the car, and production capabilities have only improved over the years. We wouldn't be at all surprised to see the next-gen 911 repeat this feat.

[Source: Porsche]


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      • 7 Years Ago
      Not to mention that, in my opinion, the 997 is much better looking than the awkward 996 ever was. It took the step from the 993 that the 996 should've.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Yawn...
      Yet another high performance VW Beetle rolls off the line.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Is the brunette and company really Porsche factory workers or models for the occasion? I would guess the latter.
      • 7 Years Ago
      Most promisingly, this means the 997 may end up being common enough that I can afford a used one someday.
      • 7 Years Ago
      so how much faster would this have happened if the cayman hadn't cannabalized 911 sales?
      • 7 Years Ago
      Retiring baby boomer$
      • 7 Years Ago
      Guten Tag mein SchuB. And the girl is nice too!
      • 7 Years Ago
      One of the best sports cars ever.
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