Porsche dates back to 1948
- Founded by Ferdinand Porsche and started with only 200 workers
- The first Porsche model was introduced later on in 1948. It was named the Porsche 356 and they only produced
- In 1952, the Porsche logo
was brought out into the US market
- In 1953,
Porsche released their first car specifically designed for motor racing : the 550 Spyder.
- In 1956, the
company's 25th anniversary was celebrated, with it's
10,000th 356 leaving the factory.
- In 1974,
Porsche showcased the 911 Turbo, which was the world's
first sports car produced with an exhaust turbocharger.
- In 1984,
Porsche Cars North America was created and became the main
importer of Porsche vehicles for the US.
- In 1996,
Porsche hits their 1 millionth car produced
- In 2009, the
Porsche Museum opens next to the headquarters in
here to see more of Porsche's milestones and history
Porsche logo has remained slightly the same for 60 years
crest represents the The Free People's State of
Württemberg's coat of arms