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A Plethora of Porsches: The Legendary 911 Turbo Over the Years

<p>While the world’s first <a href="https://www.designnews.com/automotive-0/garrett-motions-e-turbos-leap-race-track-showroom/209442715061742">turbocharged</a> production car was the 1962 <a href="https://www.designnews.com/automotive-0/back-black-chevrolets-blackjack-corvette-engineering-prototype/150005549662609">Chevrolet</a> Corvair Spyder, it was <a href="https://www.designnews.com/automotive-0/porsche-announces-lower-priced-taycan-4s-ev/138707911461691">Porsche</a>’s 1974 911 Turbo (interestingly, both cars employed air-cooled horizontally-opposed six-cylinder engines) that became synonymous with the term “turbo.” <em>Image source: Porsche AG</em></p>
The iconic Porsche Turbo has evolved impressively since 1974.

Dan Carney is a Design News senior editor, covering automotive technology, engineering and design, especially emerging electric vehicle and autonomous technologies.

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