Porsche Macan GTS

Porsche Macan GTS: Macan GTS left-front in studio. Credit: Porsche AG
Atlanta.  Porsche announces the new Macan GTS.  With more power, a reengineered suspension, unique GTS-specific exterior and interior appointments, and new connectivity options, the...

Porsche 911 RSR wins 2015 WEC China

Porsche 911 RSR wins 2015 WEC China race: No 91 gets 2015 WEC China checkered flag. Credit: Porsche AG
Suttgart.  The No. 91 Porsche 911 RSR driven by Michael Christensen (Denmark) and Richard Lietz (Austria) has won Sunday’s six-hour race on Shanghai International...

Porsche wins 2015 WEC Championship

Porsche wins 2015 WEC Championship: No 17 919 Hybrid in 2015 Shanghai lead. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  By taking the fifth consecutive race win this season, in Shanghai (China), Porsche has won the constructors’ title in the World Endurance Championship...

Macan and Macan Turbo 2015 precautionary recall

Macan and Macan Turbo 2015 precautionary recall: The 2015 Porsche Macan, black in color, seen here in skeletal view. Credit: PCNA
Stuttgart.   Precautionary recall: Porsche is conducting an examination of 58,881 of Macan S and Macan Turbo vehicles around the world, of which 3,641...

Buying a Sweet Porsche 914-6

Buying a sweet Porsche - Porsche Type Numbers Decoded: We're at the 914 Corral at 2015 Porsche Rennsport Reunion V, captuing 4 fine 914 specimens. Credit: StuttgartDNA
 Get Informed First . . . Buying a sweet Porsche 914-6 or 914?  Before plopping down your cold, hard-earned cash or signing on that loan...

Porsche Mission E Concept Car

Porsche Mission E Concept Car: Mission E left-front on Mulholland with LA skyline in b.g. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  In presenting the Mission E at the IAA in Frankfurt, Porsche is introducing the first all-electrically powered four-seat sports car in the brand's...

The new 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 991.2

The new 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 991.2: Seen here are the new red and silver 2017 911s. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  The 911 has been the world's best-selling sports car for decades.  Now the new generation has arrived to further extend this lead --...

The new 2017 Porsche 911 turbo Carrera 991.2

The new 2017 Porsche 911 turbo Carrera 991.2: A new red 2017 911 Carrera is seen from its front-left view, cruising along a rocky road. Credit: PCNA
Atlanta.  Celebrating its debut at the Frankfurt International Auto Show, the new 2017 Porsche 911 turbo Carrera 991.2 is taking performance and everyday usability...

Porsche confirms LMP1 program through 2018

Seen here are the Porsche LMP1 919 No. 17 and No. 19 on track between the straightaway grandstands, at Le Mans, 2015. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  Porsche continues racing into the future with the 919 Hybrid:  The board of Porsche AG has decided to confirm the extension of the...

Porsche sets new records for first half of 2015

Porsche SE 2014 group profit 2 billion euro: A wide-angle nighttime shot of Porscheplatz, the Porsche Factory and the towering draft of a centerpiece sculpture, Stuttgart. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  With new record figures for deliveries, sales revenue and earnings, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG can look back on the best half-year...

Porsche disc-brake history

Beautiful color and black-&-white illustrations by Bernd Schifferdecker of 10-piston brake calipers (2015), anti-lock brakes (1983), and annular disc brakes (1962). Credit: Bernd Schifferdecker / Porsche AG
Illustrations by Bernd Schifferdecker IN SPITE OF ALL FORESIGHT, sometimes only a spirited stomp on the brake pedal will do the trick.  What happens then...

Porsche opens Restaurant 356 at Experience Center

Porsche opens Restaurant 356 at Experience Center in Atlanta. This shot is taken inside the new restaurant overlooking the Porsche signage and track in b.g. out the floor-to-ceiling windows. Credit: PCNA
Atlanta.  Porsche Cars North America, Inc., has officially opened the doors to its new fine-dining “Restaurant 356” in Atlanta, Georgia.  The posh eatery sits...

Porsche makes 2015 factory investments

Porsche makes 2015 factory investments: Seen here is a Boxster assembly line in Porsche's Zuffenhausen plant, each car cradled by a yellow lift moving down the line. This exemplifies Porsche's plans to become Fit for the Future. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  The Executive Board and the General Works Council of the Porsche AG have adopted a pioneering package of measures for the long-term safeguarding...

Porsche 2015 Canadian victory two in a row

Porsche 2015 Canadian victory two in a row: Patrick Pilet and Nick Tandy are seen here celebrating their Canadian victory at top of the Canada 2015 podium at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  Porsche maintains its streak of success in the Tudor United SportsCar Championship:  Two weeks after scoring a double victory at Watkins Glen, the...

Magic moments in Le Mans

Seen here is the red-and-white Le Mans No. 23 Porsche 917, on track. Credit: Porsche AG
LE MANS IS NOT JUST A TECHNOLOGICAL CHALLENGE for teams and drivers.  Yet, in spite of this, Porsche's record of 17 overall wins at...

Arweck leads Porsche Corporate Communications

Arweck leads Porsche Corporate Communications: A color portrait of Dr. Josef Arweck, new Head of global Corporate Communications; pictured here to lead Porsche Corporate Communications. Credit: Porsche AG
Atlanta.  Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG today announced Dr. Josef Arweck (37) as the lead of global Porsche Corporate Communications, effective immediately.  The...

Testing the Boxster Spyder

A blue Boxster Spyder is viewed in tight shot at the "Spyder" badging just behind the right door in the fadind Tuscan sun. Credit: Porsche AG
IN 1953, PORSCHE CELEBRATED THE PREMIERE of the 550 Spyder in Paris.  The idea of the purist mid-engine roadster was born.  It is now...

Sharapova test drives the new Boxster Spyder

Maria Sharapova is pictured dropping in at the Porsche Centre Mayfair and posing with the UK’s only new Boxster Spyder, on her way to the WTA Pre-Wimbledon Party at London's Kensington Roof Gardens. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  For Maria Sharapova it was like an ace in Wimbledon:  ahead of the traditional Women’s Tennis Association’s (WTA) pre-tournament party in London, the...

395 laps to Le Mans victory

Porsche 919 Hybrid (No. 19), Porsche Team: Nick Tandy, Earl Bamber, Nico Huelkenberg (l-r) celebrating their Le Mans victory. Credit: Porsche AG
Atlanta.  On Sunday, 14th June 2015, the trio of Earl Bamber (NZ), Nico Hülkenberg (GER) and Nick Tandy (GBR) took the 17th overall Le...

Angelique Kerber wins ahead of Wimbledon

Angelique Kerber wins Birmingham! She's seen here on her way to the Birmingham win. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  Angelique Kerber wins, making her fit for Wimbledon:  one week before the year’s most important Grand Slam, the Porsche Brand Ambassador celebrated her...

Porsche 918 Spyder production ends

The Porsche 918 Spyder production ends: Seen here coming down the Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen assembly line is the very last Porsche 918 Spyder, naked and head-on, without its body paneling and body parts. Credit: Porsche AG
Stuttgart.  Today, the chequered flag marked the finish:  After 21 months of production time, the final Porsche 918 Spyder came off the line in...