Porsche is mulling a reissue of the iconic 550 Spyder model owned by US actor James Dean, boss Matthias Mueller said on Thursday.
“I can well imagine that a modern version of James Dean’s famous Porsche would please our clients”. “I am fascinated by the idea of reviving this technical legend.”
The 550 Spyder was built between 1953 and 1957 and was the car Dean was driving at the time of his fatal crash in September 1955.
on 19th July 2011 | No Comments »
Consumer demand for the Porsche Cayenne has prompted the automaker to increase production, the luxury brand said this week.
Global sales of the powerful SUV surged 37 percent in the first half of this year, prompting Porsche to boost the number of Cayennes it will produce from next year.
In the US alone, the number of Cayennes sold jumped from 2,605 in the first half of 2010 to 6,877 in the first half of this year.
Porsche China is celebrating their 10-year anniversary with the release of an incredible limited-edition luxury car—the Porsche 911 Turbo S.
The Porsche 911 Turbo S features a stunning gold bronze metallic paint job, a 3.8-liter flat-six engine equipped with 530 horsepower and the ability to go from 0 to 62 MPH in a staggering 3.3 seconds.
The inside of the special edition Porsche 911 Turbo S features stylish leather and Alcantara.
Porsche has released details on its new high-power Panamera sedan, set to go on sale this summer.
The new Panamera Turbo S provides a power boost to the Panamera Turbo’s engines, delivering 37 kW more with increased torque from the 4.8 liter, V8 engine, which has been treated to improved turbochargers and modified engine control.
Using the Launch Control feature, it can manage 0-100 km/h in 3.8 seconds and a top speed of 306 km/h, despite a fuel consumption similar to that of the Panamera Turbo — 11.3 l/100km using Michelin tires.
Porsche looks set to reconfirm its commitment to hybrid technology at next month’s Geneva Motor Show, according to a statement issued February 11.
The German luxury automaker confirmed to journalists that it would launch a “parallel full hybrid model” at the show.
Porsche said that the new model is being launched in the wake of the success of the Cayenne S Hybrid, unveiled at last year’s Geneva Show, which has received fairly good reviews in Europe and the US.
on 10th February 2011 | No Comments »
After the recent revealing of the 911 Coupe and Cabriolet Black Editions, German automaker Porsche took the wraps off Porsche Boxster S Black Edition.
As the name suggests, black is everywhere covering areas normally not seen in this shade.
Production will be limited to 987 units and will be defined by a substantially larger range of standard equipment and exclusive options.