Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Gets Increased Battery Capacity

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Gets Increased Battery Capacity

In its quest to further perfect EV technology, Porsche has increased the battery capacity of the new 2021 Cayenne E-Hybrid. The battery in each variant of the new vehicle will now be 17.9 kWh, a marked improvement of the 2020 model’s 14.1 kWh. This development is made possible thanks to a recalibration of the battery’s charging strategy. As with all hybrids, the 2021 Cayenne E-Hybrid features both an electric and standard gas engine. The vehicle also features an E-Charge mode,…

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Volkswagen launches new Taos subcompact crossover

Volkswagen launches new Taos subcompact crossover

If you’re looking for a peppy, efficient compact SUV, check out the upcoming Volkswagen Taos. This brand-new model will fill a niche in the VW lineup, slotting below the family-favorite Tiguan and the upcoming ID.4 electric vehicle. It boasts a 1.5-liter EA211 engine that’s designed to deliver impressive fuel economy alongside spirited driving dynamics. It’s an updated spin on the engine powering the popular Volkswagen Jetta, and it enables the Taos to deliver 158 horsepower and 184 lb-ft of torque….

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Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Porsche

Top 5 Reasons to Buy a Porsche

Porsche is an automaker synonymous with style, speed, and luxury. Driving a Porsche is an experience you’ll never forget. If you want that feeling of power and class every day but you’re still unsure, check out these top five reasons to buy a Porsche: Performance Porsche offers performance numbers that would make heavy-duty trucks jealous. The new 2021 Porsche Panamera will sport a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 that will generate 620 horsepower to go along with 604 pound-feet of torque. Those…

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Porsche Takes a Stand for Diversity and LGBT+ Rights

Porsche Takes a Stand for Diversity and LGBT+ Rights

Gay rights are a major priority for Porsche, as the German automaker proved during this summer’s Christopher Street Day celebration in Stuttgart. Christopher Street Day is Europe’s version of American gay pride festivals, and it’s observed in numerous cities across the continent. For Stuttgart’s festival during a weekend in late July, Porsche went all-out with a vehicular rainbow: six differently colored 911 models parked in front of the Porsche Museum.  Porsche also flew a rainbow flag over its Stuttgart plant,…

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Porsche 911 Cabriolet Boasts Advanced Climate Control

Porsche 911 Cabriolet Boasts Advanced Climate Control

Leave it to Porsche to innovate a way to drive with the top down in the wintertime. The new 2020 Porsche 911 Cabriolet offers an advanced climate control system that works to determine an optimal interior temperature, allowing you to get more enjoyment out of your convertible even when the weather turns cold. Porsche engineers devised a system that uses sensors to weigh factors including exterior temperature and vehicle speed to optimize climate control performance. Using data, pulled from 20…

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How Volkswagen is Helping Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

How Volkswagen is Helping Fight the COVID-19 Pandemic

Volkswagen has joined in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and around the world by producing and shipping personal protective equipment around the country and to nations like China and Germany to help prevent further spread of the virus. Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in China early this year, Volkswagen teams in Europe and Asia have been making masks, medical clothing, and other PPE to China to assist the doctors there. Then the virus broke out in…

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Stuck at Home? Try Auto Racer’s Fitness Tips

Stuck at Home? Try Auto Racer’s Fitness Tips

Even if you’re stuck at home or don’t feel comfortable going to the gym right now, it’s still possible to prioritize your physical fitness. Just ask Mark Webber. Here at Gossett Porsche, we admire Webber as a Formula One champion and a record-breaking driver for the Porsche 919 Hybrid project. He’s had years of experience building his strength and endurance for the rigors of auto racing, and he recently shared his favorite tips for getting and staying fit at home…

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Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Virtual Edition Keeps the Excitement Going

Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Virtual Edition Keeps the Excitement Going

With current events resulting in the postponement and cancelation of sporting events worldwide, Porsche leveraged its winning creativity to keep race fans entertained and engaged from home. From April to May, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Virtual Edition took up the torch for the most exciting event in motorsports, offering race fans something to tide them over until real races can get back underway. “Virtual motor racing, or so-called ‘sim racing,’ is becoming more and more popular, on a professional…

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You Can Now Put Your Fingerprint on the Hood of Porsche 911

You Can Now Put Your Fingerprint on the Hood of Porsche 911

Though Porsche models are already virtually as unique as snowflakes thanks to a bevy of available customization options and accessories, you can now put the most personal touch of all on the hood of your Porsche 911: your fingerprint. Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur, based in Zuffenhausen, Germany, is a team of 30 highly-skilled craftsmen and women who work tirelessly to help customers create a Porsche that is reflective of their personalities. According to Porsche’s Vice President of Individualization and Classic, Alexander…

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Cayenne and Macan Help 2019 Porsche Sales Soar

Cayenne and Macan Help 2019 Porsche Sales Soar

With a pair of popular SUV models setting the pace, Porsche finished a successful 2019 by breaking its global sales record for a second year in a row. For the year, Porsche delivered 280,800 vehicles — 10 percent more than it did in 2018. The German automaker’s sales growth was spread around the world, with increases achieved in big markets (China, Europe, and North America) and smaller ones, too (Africa and the Middle East). The 2019 Porsche sales champion was…

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