Porsche to showcase 918 Spyder and 911 50th Anniversary Edition at Pebble Beach
Porsche is all ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of its 911 sports car at the 63rd annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, where it will display new and historic models. The event will kickstart from August 14, and the limited edition 50th Anniversary Porsche 911 will be showcased alongside rare Porsche road and racing cars. The sports car manufacturer will also unveil the upcoming 918 Spyder hybrid super sports car at the event. The vehicle will be at various locations throughout the Monterey peninsula during the weekend, including at the Porsche Zentrum at Quail Lodge, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca and at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
On August 16, the Quail Motorsports Gathering will feature a Porsche exhibit highlighting 50 years of the 911. One of the first 911s sold in the US will be displayed alongside the new 50th Anniversary 911 and the 2014 911 GT3. The Porsche Zentrum (8000 Valley Greens Drive, Carmel, Calif., 93923) will host the current lineup of Porsche models, including the 2014 911 GT3 and the upcoming plug-in electric Panamera S E-Hybrid, from Aug. 14 - 18.
A special Porsche 911 class, the Weissach Cup will be featured at the 38th running of the Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in honor of the 50th anniversary of the 911. A 1972 Martini 2.1 Turbo RSR, the 1978 “Moby Dick” 935, the 1978 “Baby” 935 and not one, but two 911 GT1s will be on display in the garage area of Laguna Seca, before they move to Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance for display on Sunday. The latest 911 GT3 Cup car which will race next year in the United Sports Car Racing (USCR) series will debut and be on display all weekend at Laguna Seca.
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