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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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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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Volkswagen Sponsors 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival

Volkswagen Sponsors 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival

If you’re looking for something to do in your Volkswagen in October, then look no further than the inaugural 2019 Chattanooga MotorCar Festival. This festival, which is about a five-hour drive from us Gossett VW Porsche, is a multi-day celebration of classic and historic vehicles — making it the ideal destination for your weekend away. From Oct. 11-13, head to downtown Chattanooga to check out some of the most beautiful vehicles in the state. The festival, which is sponsored by…

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Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips for Drivers

Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips for Drivers

If you have kids, you know how much they look forward to Halloween each year. What can be more fun than dressing up in a costume and walking through the neighborhood getting candy? If you will be doing any driving on Halloween night, we have a few trick-or-treating safety tips to keep in mind. When driving through neighborhoods, drive slowly and cautiously. Children are excited and can act unpredictably. Take extra time at intersections looking for kids trying to cross…

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How to Prepare Your Luxury Vehicle for Summer Road Trips

How to Prepare Your Luxury Vehicle for Summer Road Trips

Summer is almost here, and for many of us, that means setting out on a road trip with the family. Before you take to the road, you will want to prepare your Porsche to meet the demands of driving for long hours in hot weather. Here are a few tips on how to prepare your luxury vehicle for summer road trips. Perform simple maintenance checks on your vehicle: Before packing up your vehicle and setting out, you will want to…

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How to Have Fun in Memphis this Winter

How to Have Fun in Memphis this Winter

Just because the holidays are over, that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything fun to do. In fact, you can have tons of fun in Memphis this winter with of these events below. International Blues Challenge. Kick your winter blues by listening to some blues. The 32nd International Blues Challenge will take place January 16-20 at clubs up and down Beale Street. These solo and group acts compete for cash prizes and more. Fences. Watch the dramatic on-stage performance of this…

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Time-Saving Christmas Hacks for Busy People

Time-Saving Christmas Hacks for Busy People

If getting things in order before Christmas day arrives is stressing you out, you’re in luck. Use these easy Christmas hacks from Gossett VW Porsche and make preparing for the holidays a breeze this year!   Freeze whipped cream for a perfect hot chocolate topper What’s better than a warm cup of hot chocolate on Christmas morning? This year, take things to the next level with some homemade hot chocolate toppers. All you need is some cookie cutters and room…

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Local Holiday Events in Memphis

Local Holiday Events in Memphis

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, which means Memphis, Tennessee, is preparing for the holiday season by offering plenty of fun things to do. Check out these local holiday events in the city for a day of fun with the family.   Starry Nights at Shelby Farm Park Want to see a dazzling light display? Hailed as the largest light show in the Mid-South, Starry Nights features more than just Christmas lights, with hot chocolate and s’mores, a…

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What to Know When Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

What to Know When Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner

Many people go to their relatives’ homes for the holidays. But if you’re in charge of hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year, you might find that you have a little more on your plate than usual. Here’s some advice from Gossett VW Porsche on how to survive the big day.   Prepare in Advance Some dishes will have to wait until the last minute, but if you can make a few dishes in advance, do it in order to save yourself…

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Rarest Porsche Models as Chosen by Porsche

Rarest Porsche Models as Chosen by Porsche

Porsche recently released a video that detailed what its employees have found to be the rarest Porsche models ever made. Counting down from fifth rarest to first rarest, the video is a great watch not just because it’s informative but for a closer look at these rare gems. Dieter Landenberger, manager of Porsche’s Historical Archives, goes for a walk through an enormous garage full of old Porsche models covered in sheets and uncovers the five most unique models one by…

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