Porsche Now Lets You Create Factory One-Off Cars

Porsche Now Lets You Create Factory One-Off Cars

When you own a Porsche, you want to be driving a unique model that stands apart from the crowd. Now, you’ll be able to drive a car that’s even more unique than the factory-issue Porsche models found on our dealership’s lot. The automaker will begin offering more individualization to customers like you who want their Porsche to be one of a kind. Here’s how customers like you are able to personalize your Porsche model through Gossett Volkswagen Porsche. Porsche Exclusive…

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Porsche Approved Warranty: More Miles, More Magic

Porsche Approved Warranty: More Miles, More Magic

Whether you’re shopping for a pre-owned Porsche or just want to enjoy your current one with added confidence, the choice is clear. Opting for the Porsche Approved Certified Pre-owned Limited Warranty is sure to make your ownership experience even more magical. This warranty is good for two years or unlimited mileage (whichever comes first). It covers 100 percent of parts and labor costs for a wide range of vehicle components, including the engine, transmission, suspension, brakes, and HVAC systems. Porsche…

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Porsche Reclaims Nürburgring Lap Record with Blistering Run

Porsche Reclaims Nürburgring Lap Record with Blistering Run

In June, a Porsche 911 GT2 RS equipped with the Manthey Performance Kit ran a blistering 6:43.300 lap at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. That incredible feat secured Porsche the record for fastest lap from a road-approved production car. Porsche last held the record for fastest lap from Sept. 20, 2017, to July 26, 2018. That car, a Porsche 911 GT2 RS driven by Lars Kern, ran a lap that was ultimately bested by two production vehicles. So for Porsche and Kern,…

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High-Value Volkswagen Passat Wins KBB 5-Year Cost to Own Award

High-Value Volkswagen Passat Wins KBB 5-Year Cost to Own Award

If you’re looking for a vehicle that will save you money in the long run while giving you solid performance and features, consider the 2021 Volkswagen Passat. Kelley Blue Book recently honored the Passat as the Best Midsize Car as part of its annual 5-Year Cost-to-Own awards. Each year, KBB projects which vehicles are likely to save you the most money over five years of ownership. Factors that play a role in these calculations include depreciation, fuel economy, maintenance and…

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VW Named to TIME100 Most Influential Companies List

VW Named to TIME100 Most Influential Companies List

For the first time, TIME has announced a list of what it’s deemed to be the 100 Most Influential Companies across the globe. The inaugural TIME100 list includes companies and individuals like Reese Witherspoon, K-pop entertainment group HYBE, the NBA, and the Roblox online gaming platform. Also on that prestigious list is Volkswagen, which was included for its leadership in the automotive world. “I’m honored that TIME chose to recognize the work thousands of Volkswagen employees around the world are…

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Porsche Taycan Software Update Adds Smart Features

Porsche Taycan Software Update Adds Smart Features

In September 2020, Porsche rolled out a major update to the all-electric Taycan. However, customers who had purchased the sports car before September were not able to take advantage of the changes. Now, thanks to a Taycan software update, they can. Here’s what it includes. New Smartlift function One of the features included in the software update is a new Smartlift function for owners of Taycan models equipped with adaptive air suspension. This enables owners to program the Taycan to…

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Porsche Taycan Sets New Guinness World Record for Top Speed

Porsche Taycan Sets New Guinness World Record for Top Speed

The Porsche Taycan has set a new Guinness World Record. Racing driver Leh Keen recently accelerated the electric sports car to a top speed of 165.1 kph inside an exhibition hall in New Orleans, Louisiana, setting the new world record for the fastest speed driven by a vehicle inside. In order to set this record, Keen had to follow rules that are strictly enforced by Guinness. For instance, he had to start and finish his attempt at a standstill, all…

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Porsche celebrates 25 years of the Boxster

Porsche celebrates 25 years of the Boxster

Porsche is commemorating the 25th anniversary of the iconic Boxster with a new 718 model. This eye-catching new special edition, called the Boxster 25 Years, sports a whole swath of callbacks to the prototype that debuted at the 1993 Detroit Auto Show. Built upon the 718 Boxster GTS 4.0, the Boxster 25 Years dons the same silver metallic paint found on its vintage counterpart, but you can also opt for a black or white exterior. In addition to sporting exclusive…

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Porsche Announces Return to Le Mans

Porsche Announces Return to Le Mans

The end of 2020 came with good news for fans of endurance racing. Porsche announced that they’d be returning to Le Mans starting in 2023. They’ll join in the North American IMSA SportsCar Championship and the FIA World Endurance Championship with a new LMDh prototype that lets them participate in the top class. Porsche will compete with manufacturers such as Alpine, Toyota, Audi, and Glickenhaus. Porsche has always had success in endurance racing. The brand won 19 times at Le…

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Porsche Taycan Sets Drifting World Record

Porsche Taycan Sets Drifting World Record

The Porsche Taycan earned a spot in the Guinness Book of World Records late last year when it set the record for the longest continuous drift in an electric car. For the purposes of this drifting world record, drifting is defined driving with the wheels at an angle instead of pointed in the same direction of the curve you’re driving on. The driver, Dennis Retera, drove on a 200-meter circle for 210 laps without ever straightening the wheels, ultimately drifting…

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