German automobile force de resistance Porsche, headquartered in Stuttgart, is a manufacturer of uber class sports sedans and SUVs founded by Ferdinand Porsche in 1931 with initial intents of motor vehicle insurance and consultation. The court order of the german national party to design a “People’s Car” or Volkswagen led to the design of the Beetle, one of the most notable behices in automotive history. With production of tractors, hybrid electric vehicles, motorsport and prototype cars and aircraft engines, Porsche AG is one of the largest autocar companies in the world in terms of revenue at 21.5 billion Euros and a 3.45 billion Euro operating income.
A 2+2 rear engine cabriolet style high performance sedan that is classic to the history of german ingenuity in automotion, made since 1963 is crucial to the brand. Renamed to 991 post 2015, this classic also comes in coupe and targa variants. The 991 GT1 developed specifically with Gran Turismo and motorsport in mind, featured a 600 horsepower twin turbocharged engine capable of reaching a top speed of 330 km/h and 0-100 km/h in under 3.4 seconds, a direct competitor for the McLaren F1 GTR which unfortunately proved dominant.
The particular successes from the 24 hour Le Mans championships are the most notable for Porsche, with the Porsche 917 considered one of the most iconic racing vehicles in history. The 911 proved to be a primetime contender in this sort in particular the Monte Carlo Rallies. Grand Prix entries saw the introduction of the prototype Porsche RS under the wings of the famous Robert Penske. The Porsche Cayman GTS is the grand tourer variant of the motorsport cars in production raining in at over $200,800 excluding on road costs.