Inspirational athletes in the 9:11 Magazine: Porsche returns to the top league of international endurance racing at Daytona with the 963, the new 911 Dakar evokes the legendary Paris-Dakar rally, and wheelchair fencer Oliver Lam-Watson fights stereotypes.
Groundbreaking – the new 911 Dakar
Over frozen lakes, across the dunes of Dubai and on a rally course in France: the new 911 Dakar aced all of its tests in extreme conditions. The off-road 911 now showcases its abilities in the South African desert. With styling inspired by its predecessor – the 911 4x4 Paris Dakar, winner of the legendary 1984 Paris-Dakar rally.
Road to Daytona – Porsche returns to the motorsport big time
Feel the adrenaline: in January 2023, Porsche will return to the top league of endurance motorsport. The Porsche Penske Motorsport team has undertaken intensive preparations at sites around the world, ahead of its first race at Daytona.
Powerhouse – the biturbo engine in the Porsche 963
The new Porsche 963 is a hybrid racing car and an absolute powerhouse. The source of its muscle: its 4.6-litre V8 biturbo engine. Its DNA can be traced back to the legendary RS Spyder. Head of Motorsport Thomas Laudenbach offers a glimpse into the development of the high-performance hybrid.
Ode to a duck: how the Carrera RS 2.7 was given its legendary spoiler
There was an outcry from the designers – but the arguments of the engineers were compelling. When the Carrera RS 2.7 debuted with its special rear spoiler, no one suspected what a grand role the ducktail would go on to play.
En garde! – British wheelchair fencer Oliver Lam-Watson and his 911 GT3
Oliver Lam-Watson’s mobility has been limited by a rare condition affecting his left leg since he was nine. Determined to prove what he was capable of, he took up wheelchair fencing and, through dedication, made his way to the podium at the Paralympics. Meet a man who is using sport to break down barriers – and driving his 911 GT3 to feel free.
At the 9:11 Magazine the sports car manufacturer presents entertaining and interesting facts and stories from the world of Porsche. The spectrum ranges from heritage themes and product introductions to background reports and thrilling motorsport stories. The 9:11 Magazine complements the Porsche customer magazine Christophorus and the audio format 9:11. Porsche. Podcast and is in German and English.
Sportiness, precision and pushing boundaries – there are many parallels between Porsche and kitesurfing. This is one of the reasons why the brand has been involved in the continuing development of the sport since last year, with one of the main elements being its collaboration with leading kitesurfing manufacturer Duotone.
In 2021, Porsche and TAG Heuer entered a global partnership which honours their brands shared history and values. The two brands are once again joining creative forces, releasing two new limited-edition timepieces.