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How Has The ‘Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur’ Program Changed Over Decades – Quirky and Tasteful Examples Listed!

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Porsche builds very special cars, thereby fulfilling unusual customer requirements – this has always been top priority. Because something truly exceptional isn’t simply created anyhow, anywhere. It’s created in a very special place. With craftsmanship, experience and passion. And using the inspiration of the customer. Masters of their craft transfer these ideas to the car, along with the buyer’s personality – thereby turning a Porsche into ‘your’ Porsche.

In the Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur, it is raised to the maxim with the highest principles. With the goal of realising personal customer requests and thereby creating special vehicles. For every type and every model. To turn something special into something extraordinary. We have traced the creative process from special request programme to Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur:

Around 1950

Dreams were already coming true in the early 50s in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. This Porsche 356 was covered with faux fur

Porsche 356 was covered with faux fur

Around 1957

The demands of motorsports in particular are tested by Porsche early and individually fulfilled. For example, with a specially designed exhaust system.

Porsche early and individually fulfilled. For example, with a specially designed exhaust system

From 1978 Porsche’s special requests department officially takes on its role. From now on, special modifications and conversions to series produced cars happen here.

From 1978 Porsche's special requests

1983

Porsche builds a street-legal version of the race car type 935

Porsche builds a street-legal version of the race car type 935 in a single-unit production. The combination of power and luxury makes the 935 Street unique in its time.

1989

Porsche builds seven models of the 959

Porsche builds seven models of the 959 for a sheik – they are still unique to this day.

1992–1993

911 Turbo S light construction

In the years 1992/93, 86 models from the take the top spots of the Porsche model range. Extraordinary driving performance thanks to consistent weight reduction.

2003

Carlo Rampazzi receives the 911 Turbo Cabriolet

Furniture designer Carlo Rampazzi receives the 911 Turbo Cabriolet of his dreams: in orange – inside and out. The original template for the unusual colour scheme is a plate, which he brings to Zuffenhausen.

2009–2010

911 Sport Classic edition 250 units.
Tradition and modernity are united in an overarching work of art with a double cupola, ‘ducktail’ and 19-inch Sport Classic wheels. 911 Sport Classic edition: 250 units.

2010–2011

A Porsche 911 in the best Speedster tradition

A 911 in the best Speedster tradition: 70 millimetres lower, more inclined front windscreen, flat contour of the sportily cut fabric hood and double bubble on the hood cover. Number produced: 356.

2012

first two PorscheClubs, 65 years ago.

13 members among the first two PorscheClubs, 65 years ago. Today: 675 official clubs with more than 200,000 members. In 2012, 13 models of the 911 Club Coupéwill be built in honour of the first club foundings.

2014–2015

2014- 2015 Porsche Panamera Exclusive Series

Panamera Exclusive Series: a small batch limited to 100 models. Special highlights are, for example, a special leather from Poltrona Frau, the hand-worked graduated paintwork along the vehicle and a limited edition plaque.

2017–2018

911 Turbo S Porsche Exclusive Series

446 kW (607 hp). 750 Nm torque. 500 units. Lightweight construction meets craftsmanship. Carbon on character. Perfection on performance. The result: the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. An exception.

Today (2020)

Porsche Exclusive in 1986

It used to be called a personalisation programme. It became Porsche Exclusive in 1986. It is only logical for us to bear the entire name of the special place of refinement from now on: Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur.

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