Modern cars may have all of the latest technology, powerful engines, and good looks, but when you want true passion and true enthusiasts, nothing beats a classic. And when it comes to making cars that gets one’s heart racing, no other automaker does classics like Porsche. Owning a classic, however, isn’t the easiest thing — such as finding parts for an older car can prove to be tricky. Classic Porsche owners can now fit modern tires to their vehicles thanks to Pirelli.
Porsche has teamed up with Pirelli to offer classic Porsche owners with 32 tire recommendations for models spanning from 1959 to 2005. This includes the Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera, 944 Turbo, 911 Carrera RS, 550 Spyder, 911 Turbo, and other amazing classics. These tires, which have the properties of a modern, more durable tire, are designed to look like original ones to preserve the classic’s aesthetics. While a set of tires seems like nothing special, Pirelli’s combinations will improve drivability and performance, while retaining the car’s classic look.
According to Porsche, 70% of all cars it has ever built are still in drivable condition. This not only speaks to Porsche’s incredible build quality, but also to how much the automaker values its rich history. Thanks to Pirelli and Porsche’s partnership, classic Porsche owners can enjoy their sports cars on a regular basis with a newfound sense of performance.
Porsche Is Committed to Its Classics
Ever since its inception in 1948, Porsche has prided itself on making high-performance sports cars that push the boundaries for usability and performance. From the iconic and well-liked 356 to the modern day 918 Spyder, Porsche has become synonymous for engineering premium sports cars that are built to last and punch way above their weight.
After the 356, Porsche went to work on the 550 Spyder, which became a “giant killer” by taking down more powerful vehicles from Maserati, Ferrari, Jaguar, and Aston Martin. By the time 1963 rolled around, Porsche revealed its successor to the 356 in the form of the 911 — and an icon was born. While Porsche has created some of the best classics on the road, the automaker has also made strides to ensure that owners are always in good hands with its Porsche Classic Partners.
Tradition, in the form of classic cars, means a lot to Porsche. Therefore, it should come as no surprise to hear that the automaker created a place where owners, and enthusiasts alike, can explore the automaker’s rich history of vehicles. At the Auto Gallery, we’ll walk you through all of Porsche’s modern sports cars.
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