Another look inside Porsche’s secret museum

Getting a look at the official Porsche Museum is pretty cool, or so we’ve been told. So we can only imagine how awesome it would be to take a peek inside the company’s secret museum. It’s the place where the prototypes and test mules are hidden away, some barely saw the light of day even […]

Porsche Museum goes back to the future with “P1”

It only seems like yesterday Porsche opened its dedicated museum in Stuttgart and yet it’s about to celebrate its fifth anniversary. With the current 918 hybrid serving as the current Porsche hero model, a piece of automotive serendipity has served to provide the perfect exhibit for the museum’s celebrations, in the form of a once […]

Porsche Museum welcomes 2 millionth visitor

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Porsche Origin brings word that the company’s official museum in Stuttgart has welcomed its 2 millionth visitor since opening in 2009. Alas, we’re not in that number, but several AUSmotive readers have been lucky enough to visit the attraction. Exhibits at the museum have ranged from the 1900 Lohner-Porsche Mixte Hybrid—the world’s first hybrid car—through […]

Porsche share their ‘Museum Secrets’

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We’re self-confessed Porsche fans. Although, as we’ve been late developers of Porsche madness, we have a bit to learn about the history of the iconic brand. These two videos from Porsche, introducing us to some of their ‘Museum Secrets’, have been a great way for us to help fill the void in our knowledge bank. […]

Porsche to open pavilion at the Autostadt in 2012

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Progress on a Porsche pavilion at Volkswagen’s Autosadt in Wolfsburg has just commenced and has a target opening in the first half of 2012. It’s a sign that the Volkswagen–Porsche merger is working reasonably well. The Porsche Museum in Stuttgart will still be the best place to see the best the company has to offer. […]

Magical museum tour

Doing the “German Car Museum Tour” is on the “to do” list of most petrol heads. In relatively close proximity you have Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. While, further north, in Wolfsburg is the superb Autostadt, Volkswagen’s celebration of itself and its multiple brands. Stephen Williams from the New York Times is one guy lucky […]

More Porsche Museum stuff

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Leading design magazine Wallpaper has taken a closer look at the Porsche Museum, which opened in Stuttgart last month. They have a basic interactive floorplan and cool slideshow as well. If you dig Ferry’s work, then the links are worth checking out. I bags the 1948 356/2. Source: Wallpaper via autoblog

Porsche 917 celebrates 40th birthday

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The famous Porsche 917 racing car turns 40 this year. Porsche will hold special birthday celebrations for the 917 at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (3–5 July). The theme for the FoS this year is ‘True Grit – Epic Feats of Endurance’. It is appropriate then that among the 917’s many achievements are back-to-back […]

Porsche opens new museum in Stuttgart

Yesterday the new Porsche Museum opened its doors to the public for the first time. As you can see it is an architecturally stunning building, but just wait until you see what is on the inside! Construction began in 2005 and the official opening took place last Wednesday with Chairman of the Board of Porsche […]