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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The Last Porsche 991 Has Been Made

The Last Porsche 991 Has Been Made

The end of an era has arrived for the Porsche brand. The last Porsche 991 has officially rolled off the production line, representing the end of a generation. First launched in 2011, the 991-gen Porsche 911 had featured an aluminum-steel composite body, almost 90% new components, and an advanced roll stabilization system. The final 911 model is a limited edition 911 Speedster with a convertible top, unique bodywork, a six-speed manual transmission, and a 4.0-liter flat-six engine rated at 500…

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Porsche Taycan 4S Details Announced

Porsche Taycan 4S Details Announced

Porsche first showed off the Taycan Turbo and Taycan Turbo S, its first ever all-electric vehicles, at the Frankfurt Motor Show last September. Just a few weeks later, the Porsche Taycan 4S details were also announced, revealing it as the least expensive of all three models. Though none of these luxury sport EVs are what most people would call cheap, the price of the 4S is almost $50,000 less than the price of the Turbo, and nearly $85,000 less than…

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Porsche Partners with Formula One World Championship™

Porsche Partners with Formula One World Championship™

At the top of the motorsports world is Formula 1 racing. Since 1993 Porsche has been participating in the Mobil 1 Supercup series. Recently, Porsche announced it was extending its contract with Formula 1 through 2022 and will be a part of the FIA Formula One World Championship™. “We’re proud to forge ahead with the close and long-established partnership. Formula 1 offers an exclusive setting with a unique flair. This fascination and high media importance represent an ideal overall package…

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The History of the Mid-Engine Porsche

The History of the Mid-Engine Porsche

Fifty years ago, the first mid-engine Porsche was born. At that point, Porsche had had decades of experience in building rear-engine vehicles, but its radical decision to move the engine closer to the driver has spawned a legacy and changed the Porsche brand forever. It started with the Porsche 914, introduced in 1969. It was Porsche’s first true foray into the world of producing mid-engine sports cars. By 1976, over 115 thousand four-cylinder Porsche 914 models were produced in a…

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