Porsche to open new museum in December ’08

Porsche to open new museum in December '08

Porsche fanatics, set aside the month of December on your calendars because the $78.5 Porsche museum in Stuttgart, Germany is expected to be completed before Christmas. The 258,000 square foot museum has been in under construction since October 2005 and has already attracted a considerable amount of interest. The museum is said to have a rotating display of more than 300 cars, highlighting significant models and Porsche’s racing history.

Porsche is still being cautious and says that if Stuttgart experiences a harsh winter, we could se delays. Porsche old museum will stay open until the new one is finished.

Originally, 170 architectural offices from all over Europe applied to build the new museum at Porsche-Platz. Porsche then invited ten of them to compete, from which Viennese architects Delugan Meissl emerged as the winner in February 2005

New Porsche Museum at Porsche-Platz:

New Porsche Museum at Porsche-Platz New Porsche Museum at Porsche-Platz New Porsche Museum at Porsche-Platz 

New Porsche Museum at Porsche-Platz New Porsche Museum at Porsche-Platz

Source: AutoWeek