You may not know it, but there are models that have been essential to the generation of new stories and adventures, where responsibilities and obligations bring traditions to the forefront. Brands like Porsche have helped establish new opportunities for users like a noble Englishman, who has managed to make his main distraction driving a 911 GT3.
With a hard and promising career in the universe of industrial design, at the age of 26 William Herbert, thanks to a hard work with Sir Terence Conran, making him have to abandon his job and recover his old life in the family home in the southwest of England. In a historic sixteenth century house of 5,700 hectares, preserves one of the most important private art collections in the world. Will, the promising young designer, was now The Right Honourable William Herbert, 18th Earl of Pembroke, in the seat of an ancestral house that had belonged to the family for four centuries.
With a great passion for classic cars, a great history has been generated around it, building the best collection space of historical and sports models, the latest addition being a 911 GT3 Touring. The count has stressed that when he tried it “I didn’t expect to be so impressed. It was surprisingly fast and, the engine, extraordinary. I tried it again at Silverstone and decided I needed such a car in my collection. I just didn’t have anything else that could do everything so well.”
William Herbert was clear from the beginning that he wanted to go unnoticed, being a discreet family man, being able to use the car frequently. During a long and hard year of searches, attending various dealerships, he finally found the right model. One of the points that surprised him the most was his experience in driving: “The response of the steering wheel and brake pedal are fantastic. It is very capable, but also very practical and, of course,Being a Touring, it is comfortable. I can’t really think of any other car that can do what this car can do on so many levels.” Helping the Count to live one of the unforgettable experiences.