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Porsche 911 Club Coupe Special Edition photo

Porsche 911 Club Coupe Exclusive Edition

Porsche 911 Club Coupe Special Edition photo

Porsche has announced a special edition 911 Club Coupe to mark the 60th anniversary of the Porsche club scene.

Representative of the 13 original Porsche drivers who founded the world’s first Porsche Clubs in Germany, only 13 units will be built and they will be available exclusively to Porsche Club members.

However, Porsche will keep one of the 911 Club Coupes for itself. Porsche Club members now total more than 181,000 members worldwide.
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Porsche 918 Spyder prototype

Porsche 918 Spyder prototype

Porsche 918 Spyder prototype

First seen as a concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the 918 Spyder is a plug-in hybrid supercar that will enter production at the end of September 2013.

The new 918 Spyder is built around a carbon fibre-reinforced plastic monocoque and features fully adaptive aerodynamics and an adaptive rear-axle steering.

Porsche has announced that the production version will feature an enlarged 4.6-liter V-8 engine pumping out close to 570 horsepower.
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World Performance Car finalists 2012

Porsche 911 becomes 2012 World Performance Car

World Performance Car finalists 2012

An international panel of automotive journalists has voted the Porsche 911 the 2012 World Performance Car in New York.

The World Performance Car Award is presented by the World Car of the Year organization in recognition of a new car with ‘a specific and overt sports/performance orientation’.

The Porsche 911 was chosen from an entry list of 19 cars from all over the world and beat fellow finalists the Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 and the McLaren MP4-12C.
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Porsche Macan SUV

New Porsche SUV called ‘Macan’

Porsche Macan SUV

Porsche‘s new compact SUV is to be called the Porsche Macan, derived from the Indonesian word for ‘tiger’, the luxury German automaker confirmed February 16.

Releasing the first teaser sketch and video for the model, Porsche also confirmed that it will begin production in 2013 as the fifth Porsche model line, following in the footsteps of the larger Cayenne SUV.

The firm’s first impressions show a low, sleek model which is known to be based on the Audi Q5 platform, with a sportier styling and premium interior.
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2013 Porsche Boxster

2013 Porsche Boxster

2013 Porsche Boxster

Just days after Porsche unveiled its new 911 Cabriolet at the Detroit Motor Show, the German car-maker has released the first pictures of the 2013 Porsche Boxster.

The interior design offers the driver and passenger more space and reflects the new Porsche outline, while the distinctive center console further improves ergonomics.

The latest Boxster is said to be considerably lighter than the previous version, and uses a revised chassis and direct injection flat-six petrol engines.
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911 Convertible

Porsche plans three new product debuts

911 Convertible

Porsche has confirmed the launch of three new models ahead of its appearance at next week’s Detroit Auto Show.

Visitors to the show will see the 911 Cabrio for the first time. It will hit showrooms a few months after the Coupé variant of the 911 goes on sale in February.

Pricing is unannounced, but the vehicle is believed to boast a 3.8-liter V6 engine producing 294kW of power, with a seven-speed automatic transmission.
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Porsche Speedster Miguel Paredes

Porsche 911 Speedster Art Car by Miguel Paredes

Porsche Speedster Miguel Paredes

The 2011 911 Speedster art car was created by famous artist Miguel Paredes in collaboration with Champion Porsche for the 2011 Art Basel.

Miguel Paredes, born and raised in New York’s Upper West Side, is an urban realist that specializes in New York graffiti art.

Paredes designed a psychedelic Japanese-inspired visage on the 911 Speedster, replete with colorful tones, a geisha on the hood, and lots and lots of flowers.
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Porsche-designed condo

Porsche Design Tower complete with car elevators

Porsche-designed condo

A Miami Beach condo developer plans to build a new skyscraper with a robotic parking deck built in.

The Porsche Design Tower project will allow owners to ride their vehicles into a robotic elevator system that drops them and their vehicles at their doorstep.

The $560 million tower will rise in Sunny Isles Beach as part of a collaboration between Porsche Design Group and a local developer, Gil Dezer.
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911 Carrera convertible

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet

911 Carrera convertible

Porsche has released the first images of its 911 Carrera Cabriolet ahead of its debut at next year’s North American International Auto Show (January 9-22).

The convertible edition of the 911 Carrera uses a new roof mechanism considerably lighter than predecessors thanks to the use of magnesium in the hood frame.

The mechanism also uses two lightweight fabric-covered plastic panels which should make it stronger and more resistant to wind buffeting at high speeds.
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Porsche Panamera GTS

Porsche unveils Panamera GTS

Porsche Panamera GTS

Porsche has revealed a performance version of its Panamera model at the Los Angeles International Auto Show.

The Panamera GTS, designed to propel the Panamera from the urban elite to the race track, will hit the roads early next year with a price tag of €116,716 in Europe.

Boasting a top speed of 288km/h, the new model has been overhauled to improve sporting performance, including a new adaptive air suspension system, sports tuning and a wider rear axle width to improve stability.
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2012 Porsche 911

Porsche To Reveal A New Model at LA Auto Show

2012 Porsche 911

Porsche has confirmed that it is to stage the world premiere of a new model at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show.

The German automaker will put the spotlight on a new model “boasting impressive performance and dynamic looks, exuding unadulterated driving pleasure.”

Many bloggers and fans predict that the model could be a Cabriolet version of the Porsche 911, which has been seen testing recently.
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Neuschwanstein Castle

Porsche sells German castle

Neuschwanstein Castle

German luxury sportscar maker Porsche is putting up for sale a Bavarian castle snapped up for six million euros ($8 million) in 2006.

“We are parting company with this estate,” a spokesman told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, after the paper said Porsche was selling Schloss Bullachberg, near the famous Neuschwanstein Castle in Bavaria.

Porsche had purchased the castle five years ago, hoping to transform the 180,000-square-metre, building into a luxury hotel.
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porsche 911 configurator

Online car customization embraced by Porsche, Ford

porsche 911 configurator

Porsche and Ford have become the latest brands to offer customers the chance to pick their dream cars via online configurators.

Brands are increasingly tapping the internet to let customers design their perfect model without even leaving the house.

The trend was originally started by Bentley, which has allowed customers to design their own hand-built luxury models for some time now at bentleyconfigurator.com.
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Porsche Design baby stroller

Porsche baby stroller by Porsche Design

Porsche Design baby stroller

The Porsche Design P’4911 is a new baby stroller designed by David Dawod for the luxury automaker.

The Porsche Design P’4911 is invented to be lightweight and easy to handle. The stroller is constructed of carbon fiber, aluminum, leather and ball-bearing wheels.

This Porsche stroller is foldable and can be fit into any compact Porsche, making it an easy ride for both parents and the infant.
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