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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 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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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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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 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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