Models by Type

 

Models by Type

Each generation of Porsche Model has a unique internal number or Type. For many members it's easier to refer to their specific generation of Porsche by it's internal number or type so that people know exactly what genberation of car they have.

For a more comprehensive explination of the Porsche naming conventions you can read the "The Porsche Code" by Porsche.

Model Years Type
3561948-1950 356 Gmund
3561950-1955 356 Pre-A
3561956-1959 356 A
3561960-1963 356 B
3561964-1965 356 C

9111965-1969 F
9111970-1973 F
9111974-1983 G
9111984-1989 G
9111989-1994 964
9111994-1998 993
9111999-2004 996
9112005-2008 997.1
9112009-2012 997.2
9112012-2016 991.1
9112017-Current 991.2

9121965 1969 912
912E1976 923

9141969-1976 914

918 Spyder2015918

9241978-1982 924
924 Turbo1979-1982 931
924S1986-1988 946

9281978-1986 928.1
9281987-1995 928.2

9441983-1985 944.1
9441985-1991 944.2
944 Turbo1985-1991 951

9591987-1988 959

9681992-1995 968

Boxster1997-2004 986.1
Boxster2005-2008 987.1
Boxster2009-2012 987.2
Boxster2013-2016 981
718 Boxster2017-Current 982

Carrera GT2004-2006 980

Cayenne2004-2006 955 / 9PA
Cayenne2007-2010 957 / 9PA1
Cayenne2011-2014 958.1 / 92A
Cayenne2015-Current958.2

Cayman2006-2008 987C.1
Cayman2009-2012 987C.2
Cayman2014-2016 981C
718 Cayman2017-Current 982C

Macan2014-Current 95B.1

Panamera2009-2013 970.1
Panamera2014-2016 970.2
Panamera2017-Current 971.1

 

For many years Porsche has had a Type or number for every project. They would have a unique type/number for a specific model or version like right hand vs left hand drive or turbo versions.

Type DescriptionModel
901 Porsche 901 prototype and show car 911
902 1965 four-speed 911 transmission (and 912 internal designation)
903 1965 prototype automatic transmission
904 1964 904 Carrera GTS racecar 904 Carrera GTS
905 Sportomatic transmission
906 1966 Carrera 6 racecar
907 1967 racecar
908 1968 racecar; 1967 prototype automatic transmission 908
909 1968 hillclimb car
910 1967 racecar
911 Six-cylinder road car 911
912 Four-cylinder road car 912
913 Unknown
914 Mid-engined road car with flat-four engine 914
915 1972-1986 five-speed 911 transmission
916 1967 DOHC six-cylinder engine; 1968 908 six-speed gearbox; 1972 mid-engined road car with flat-six engine
917 1969 917 Racecar 917
918 1969 914-8 given to Ferry Porsche for his 60th birthday, and a v8 powered full-hybrid Supercar named "918 Spyder" (2010) 918
919 Hybrid 919 Race Car 919
920 Four-speed 917 transmission
921 1961 turbine-powered racecar
922 Unknown
923 1976 912E road car 912E
924 1976 front-engined road car 924
925 911T/E Sportomatic transmission
926 Unknown
927 right-hand-drive 928 928
928 1978 928, V8-engined road car 928
929 Unknown
930 1975-1989 911 Turbo 911 Turbo
931 1979-1983 924 Turbo, left-hand-drive 924 Turbo
932 1979-1983 924 Turbo, right-hand-drive 924 Turbo
933 A limited edition 924 based car developed for racing by the Sports Car Club of America. 924
934 Group 4 race car
935 Group 5 GT race car
936 1976 sports race car
937 1980 924 Carrera GT, left-hand-drive 924 Carrera GT
938 1980 924 Carrera GT, right-hand-drive 924 Carrera GT
939 1980 924 Carrera GTR 924 Carrera GTR
940 Unknown
941 Unknown
942 A special edition (longer wheelbase) 928 given as a gift to Ferry Porsche on his 75th birthday in 1984 928
943 964 Tiptronic transmission
944 1982-1989 front-engined road car (left-hand-drive) 944
945 1982-1989 front-engined road car (right-hand-drive) 944
946 1985-88 924S, left-hand-drive 924S
947 1985-88 924S, right-hand-drive 924S
948 Unknown
949 1984 956 transaxle
950 G50 transmission
951 1985-1991 944 Turbo left-hand-drive 944 Turbo
952 1985-1991 944 Turbo right-hand-drive 944 Turbo
953 911-based 4x4 rally car
954 911SC RS rally car
955 2002-2006 Cayenne five seat luxury sport utility vehicle Cayenne
956 1982 Group C racecar
957 2007-2010 Facelifted Cayennes Cayenne
958 2011- Cayenne SUVCayenne
959 1986 911-based 4x4 road car 959
960 1984 928 four-speed automatic transmission
961 1986 959-based racecar 959
962 1984 Group C/IMSA racecar 959
963 Unknown
964 1989-1993 911 Road Car 911
965 1988 prototype 911 Turbo replacement to be called the 969 911
966 Unknown
967 Unknown
968 1991-1995 front-engined road car 968
969 Planned name for 965 prototype
970 2009- Panamera, Four-door luxury sedan Panamera
971 2017- Panamera, Four-door luxury sedanPanamera
972 Unknown
973 Unknown
974 Unknown
975 Unknown
976 Unknown
977 Unknown
978 Unknown
979 Unknown
980 2005 - Carrera GT Carrera GT
981 2012 - 2016 Boxster and Cayman Boxster and Cayman
982 2017 - 718 Boxster and Cayman Boxster and Cayman
983 Unknown
984 1988 prototype entry-level road car
985 Unknown
986 1996-2004 BoxsterBoxster
987 2005-2011 Boxster and Cayman Boxster and Cayman
988 Unknown
989 1989 prototype saloon car 989
990 Unknown
991 2012-2018 911 Road Car 911
992 2019-Present 911 Road Car 911
993 1993-1997 911911
994 Unknown
995 Prototype
996 1997-2004 911 Road Car 911
997 2004-2012 911 Road Car 911
998 Unknown
999 Unknown