While the overall body style hasn't changed much over the years, the Porsche 911 has been in a constant state of evolution since the first one came off the assembly line in 1963. Each new series puts new technology on display, and each generation is built upon the one that came before. There have, of course, been significant changes — such as changing from air-cooled to water-cooled engines — and minor changes along the way.
Some enthusiasts long for the vehicles of the past, but there are also fans of the 911 who can't wait to see what the German automaker comes up with next. One thing we can agree on, however, is that these cars are works of art that can also blow the doors off most of the other vehicles on the highway.
For this list, we're taking a look at some of our favorite Porsche 911s that Porsche released in the last three decades. We've selected what we believe are the best examples of Porsche 911 from each era and ranked them in descending order, describing why we think these vehicles represent the best of a wonderful line of automobiles. Let us know what you think about our order! There are no losers; just being on this list means the vehicle is one of the top-ranking cars on the planet!
Are you ready to take a walk through the last three decades of Porsche automobile excellence? Engage your twin-turbos, and let's get this show on the road!