There have been a lot of iconic sports cars over the years, but the Porsche 911 has reached a whole different level of iconic. It is the standard by which all other cars even remotely in its price range are judged, and it has been for decades. It is a staple on race tracks to the point where it’s not unusual to see half of the field made up of 911s at any given GT race. What’s most amazing about this is that the 911 comes from a different era, one where sports cars didn’t usually boast huge horsepower numbers, but it has managed to adapt and stay on top. Here we’ll take a look at the first generation of the car.