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Southern California Roars with Success at Largest Porsche Gathering Ever At AIR|WATER

The second, and first ever standalone, Air|Water Porsche gathering, produced by the Luftgekühlt team, roared to a successful close this past weekend. Over 11,000 Porsche enthusiasts flocked to the event, celebrating 75 years of the iconic brand. More than 1,000 meticulously curated display cars filled the sprawling 130-acre Orange County Fair & Event Center, ensuring there was something for everyone.

From expertly crafted galleries in the exhibition halls to roaring off-road and rallye machines in the Action Sports Arena, the excitement was palpable. The Broad Arrow Live Auction in The Hangar offered treasures for serious collectors, while a dedicated exhibit hall showcased companies catering to every Porsche enthusiast’s needs. Even rarer finds awaited visitors – a stunning display of 33 white Porsches in the Pacific Amphitheatre, custom-restored beauties in Park Plaza, and a treasure trove of vintage finds in a dedicated barn. The sheer volume of display cars stretched across expansive lots, solidifying Air|Water as an unforgettable experience for Porsche fans.

Adding to the star power, the event showcased legendary vehicles like a Porsche-powered Formula 1 car, Le Mans winners, and Pikes Peak entrants. Visitors also had the chance to meet VIPs like show organizers and decorated racers Patrick Long and Jeff Zwart, alongside Porsche Factory racers Jörg Bergmeister and Alwin Springer.

AIR|WATER porsche event
AIR|WATER porsche event
AIR|WATER porsche event
AIR|WATER porsche event
AIR|WATER porsche event

About Luftgekühlt

Luftgekühlt, meaning “air-cooled” in German, is a pilgrimage for Porsche enthusiasts. It’s more than just a car show – it’s an immersive experience dedicated to the air-cooled Porsches that defined the brand’s heritage.

Encompassing the entire lineage of air-cooled Porsches, from the early Pre-A 356 to the final 993 models produced in 1998, Luftgekühlt celebrates these iconic vehicles with a unique twist. Each event revolves around a carefully selected group of historically significant or simply captivating air-cooled Porsches, encompassing both street and race cars.

To learn more about Luftgekühlt and experience the magic for yourself, visit their website at luftgekuhlt.com.

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