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Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) Preview – Porsche

We showcased some of the vehicles that Audi will be unveiling and what Mercedes-Benz will be bringing to the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show — or IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung) but with Porsche celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 911, we know they’ll be bringing a fleet of special edition vehicles. Here’s what we know about the Porsche booth at IAA 2013.

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50 Years of the Porsche 911

The Porsche 911 is a sports car icon. Every car guy, including myself, grew up with car posters on their wall, one of which was the Porsche 911. For me, the 911 was my dream car for as long as I could remember. My dad was a car guy, and Porsche toys were scattered amongst my childhood. He was a huge 911 fan, and by influence, so was I. Much like the Porsche commercial with the kid at the dealership, I was in love the first time I sat in a 911. Everyone remembers the first time they sat in one. I was 9 years old, I was at my first car show, and there sat an 82 or 83 911 SC, which to this day is still my favorite 911 body shape. Like many kids at that show, I set a goal for myself that very day; to own a Porsche 911 by the time I was 30 years old. See you in about 20 years. As an incentive, my dad promised to wash my 911 every day if I met the goal.

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