The Porsche 911 (pronounced nine-eleven or, if you’re German, Neunelfer) is a sports car that has been produced since 1963, making it one of the oldest sports car nameplates in the world. Few are aware that the sporty 911 traces its roots to sketches by Ferdinand Porsche in 1959 who was inspired by the Volkswagen Beetle. Conceived as the Porsche 901, only 82 cars were produced with the brand number before Peugeot protested that it had exclusive rights to three-digit car names with a zero in the middle. Rather than rebrand in France alone, Porsche went with the iconic 911.
New Porsche 911 models fetch a price of around €64,000 starting, although finding one used for sale isn’t always easy. For example, finding one of the original 82 Porsches that went by 901 would be rather difficult if you were in the market to buy. Fortunately, JamesEdition specializes in the rare and the exclusive, so you would be likeliest to find one here. Even if your tastes don’t skew quite so specific, you’d be hard pressed to find a site that offers better.