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Porsche 911 is not just for summer
By February 15, 2013 Read More →

Porsche 911 is not just for summer

The Porsche 911 offers sportiness and everyday usability not just when the sky is blue and the sun is shining but also in winter driving conditions. There are numerous Porsche customers in regions in which winter is the rule during most of the year. The northernmost Porsche Centre in the world, for instance, is located in Tromso, Norway. In Norway alone, there are four more Porsche Centres; three Porsche Centres each are available to customers in Sweden and Finland. Many 911 customers enjoy driving in snow and ice also in Alpine countries like Switzerland. Vehicle sales have been growing there year after year. Alongside the Cayenne, the sports car icon is the most successful model in Switzerland. Last year alone, 656 vehicles were delivered to customers there.

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Porsche sold record numbers in 2012
By January 20, 2013 Read More →

Porsche sold record numbers in 2012

Porsche sold more sports cars in 2012 than ever before. A total of 141,075 Porsche cars were delivered to customers, which means 18.7% increase compared to last year’s record of 118,868 vehicles sold.

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The new Porsche Cayman unveiled
By November 29, 2012 Read More →

The new Porsche Cayman unveiled

The new Porsche Cayman premieres at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The third generation of the Cayman has been completely new developed. From the front end, the new Cayman is marked by its dominant cooling air inlets, which increase in size towards the sides of the car. Just as unique to the new generation of the sport coupé are the large, low rear lid made of aluminium and the rear section with its wrap-around edges. Mounted directly to the rear lid is the thin blade of the rear spoiler, which – in contrast to that of the Boxster – is higher and deploys at a steeper angle. The overall appearance of the Cayman is more independent than before, and it is well-differentiated from the previous model.

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Construction started for the Porsche Experience Centre in Shanghai
By November 16, 2012 Read More →

Construction started for the Porsche Experience Centre in Shanghai

To be established adjacent to the current Formula One track at the Shanghai International Circuit (SIC), the Porsche Experience Centre in Shanghai will become the first Porsche Experience Centre in China and in all of Asia, joining an exclusive group of other Porsche Experience Centres in Leipzig and Silverstone. The innovative facility will offer Porsche customers and enthusiasts from across the country the opportunity to discover the pleasure of driving and to hone their skills on the track by experiencing the full range of premium Porsche cars. With construction scheduled to be completed by late next year, Porsche targets to open the Experience Centre by early 2014. The facility will be directly managed and operated by Porsche China, and it will represent a total investment by the marque of more than 135 million RMB.

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Porsche will have two premieres at the Los Angeles Auto Show
By November 14, 2012 Read More →

Porsche will have two premieres at the Los Angeles Auto Show

Porsche is carrying on its sustained success in the USA with the reveal of a world premiere and a US premiere at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. The USA continues to be the world’s largest Porsche market. In the first ten months of this year, Porsche delivered 28,226 vehicles there, of which 9,764 were Boxster, Cayman and 911. That represents a 13 per cent gain compared to last year. In October 2012 alone, 3,211 new Porsche cars were delivered to customers for a substantial 41 per cent gain compared to the same month last year.

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Porsche Driving Experience winter 2013
By November 8, 2012 Read More →

Porsche Driving Experience winter 2013

Porsche is once again offering the opportunity to drive an extensive range of Porsche cars in extreme conditions in northern Finland. The winter offers of the Porsche Driving Experience give beginners and advanced drivers the opportunity to develop their driving skills under the guidance of experienced instructors, and to build their driving style, step by step, thanks to coordinated theoretical and practical training. Skills such as driving safety are enhanced by appropriate braking, avoidance manoeuvres, or controlled drifting on specially prepared ice courses. In the far north of Finland, participants will learn to gain even more control over their vehicle in three progressive levels of training – Precision, Performance and Master – in icy, but controlled conditions.

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Porsche 911 2.2 (1970-1971)
By October 23, 2012 Read More →

Porsche 911 2.2 (1970-1971)

In the 1970 Porsche 911’s engine capacity was increased from 2.0 to 2.2 litres. The new 2.2-litre engine was used in all versions of the 911. With a bigger displacement, the engine produced more power and better top performance, but the torque gain also improved driveability at lower speeds.

Porsche Panamera Platinum Edition
By October 21, 2012 Read More →

Porsche Panamera Platinum Edition

Porsche is offering a particularly exclusive and elegant version of the Panamera. The new Porsche Panamera Platinum Edition is available as Panamera 4 and Panamera Diesel. It comes with subtle design features combined with expanded standard features and exclusive details. The lower half of the side view mirrors, the air-inlet grille lamellas, the air vent grille on the side designed specifically for the turbo model, the trim on the trunk lid and the rear diffuser are all in platinum silver metallic. The interplay with one of the Edition’s five exterior finish colours results in an especially harmonious and elegant appearance. Solid exterior colours are offered in black or white as well as the options of metallic basalt black, metallic carbon grey and metallic mahogany lacquer finishes. The black glossy finish used for the side window strips creates a convincing overall exterior appearance.

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The new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S delivers 550 horsepower
By October 12, 2012 Read More →

The new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S delivers 550 horsepower

The new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S assumes top position in the Porsche SUV model range with its engine power of 550 hp (405 kW). The new Turbo S model has an extra 50 hp of power compared to the Cayenne Turbo, as well as a torque boosted from 700 Nm to 750 Newton metres, and it converts them into faster acceleration and a higher top speed. The sprint from zero to 100 km/h takes just 4.5 seconds (-0.2 seconds), and the SUV accelerates to a top speed of 283 km/h (+ 5 km/h). However, Turbo S has the same NEDC fuel consumption as the Cayenne Turbo. The combined fuel consumption is 11.5 litres per 100 km.

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Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo
By September 28, 2012 Read More →

Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

The Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo has a body concept that embodies the idea of a functional sports car that unites Porsche performance with even more everyday utility and transport flexibility. It is a four door with taut, clean lines and typical Porsche proportions. The rigorous overall concept expresses itself in the car’s well thought-out interior ergonomics. The driver and the car technology are intelligently networked by a new type of user control concept with black panel technology. In addition, the conceptual study enables the use of a smart phone to condition and control many of the car’s functions. For example, a special app can be used to preselect and monitor the charging time of the lithium-ion battery when it is connected to the electrical grid.

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