In 1931 Ferdinand Porsche opens an office for engineering and consultation on engine and vehicle design' in Stuttgart on April 25. Using the experience he gained whilst working as Technical Director at Austro-Daimler. Whilst here Ferdinand Porsche designed and built the prototype of the First Volkswagen Beetle, at the request of the Nazi Trade Union, the German Labour Front.
The first car to be launched bearing the Porsche name was the Porsche 356 within a month this lightweight mid engine roadster wins its first class victory at the Innsbruck Stadtrennen.
The Porsche 901 was launched in 1963, but was renamed the 911 in 1964 when the production version was launched as it infringed Peugeots trademark of x0x naming structure. The 901 remained as the racing version.
Porsche continued it growth through the decades where the 911 has remained the most successful car through it various guises.
The current Porsche range includes the Boxster, Caymen, 911, Cayenne, Panamera.
Porsche remain a popular car, mainly because of the sporting pedigree, but now appeal to a wider family market with the Cayenne & Panamera. If you have a Porsche to sell it is important that you have kept the service history up to date, if you have you can be sure you will be able to command a competitive price for it.