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Porsche 911 Carrera S Centurion Edition

In order to celebrate The Centurion’s 10th anniversary American Express revealed a special Porsche 911 Carrera S Centurion Edition in Hong Kong.

The sports car is exclusive to American Express Centurion members and card holders.

From now until July 31, 2010, Centurion members in Hong Kong can place their order for the Porsche 911 Carrera S Centurion Edition.

Only three of its kind will be available. Each Porsche 997 Carrera S is priced at around HK $ 2 million ($ 256,000 or € 210,000).
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2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Porsche has confirmed that it is to debut the most powerful road-going sports car in the brand’s history at the Moscow Auto Show later this year.

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS marks the summit of the 911 range, said the top-end automaker, delivering a 0 – 100 km/h performance of just 3.5 seconds.

Despite a top speed of 205 mph, the six-cylinder, 620 hp engine is some five percent more fuel efficient than its predecessor, managing 11.9 l/100 km and emissions of 284 g/km.
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Porsche 918 Spyder Concept

The 2011 Porsche 918 hybrid concept is set to debut tomorrow at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

The 918 hybrid is powered by a 500 HP V8 engine along with two electric motors which supply an additional 218 HP.

Porsche claims that it delivers up to 78 miles to the gallon and can travel 16 miles on battery alone.
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Hybrid SUV set for Geneva unveiling

Luxury car manufacturer Porsche has confirmed that it will launch a hybrid version of its popular Cayenne SUV at the Geneva Motor Show next week.

The Cayenne S Hybrid is the cleanest car in Porsche’s top-end portfolio, offering fuel consumption of 8.2 liters/100 kilometres with CO2 emissions of 193 g/km.

By comparison, the Cayenne Turbo uses 11.5 liters/100 km, whilst the Toyota Prius, the world’s best selling hybrid vehicle, delivers 3.9 liters/100km.

The hybrid version can reach speeds of up to 60 km/h on emission-free electric power before switching to gasoline power.
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Porsche 911 Turbo S revealed

Porsche has released pictures of the new 911 Turbo S ahead of its world debut in Geneva.

It is the most efficient sports car in its performance class, returning 24.8 mpg (11.4 l/ 100 km) combined, identical to its little brother the Porsche 911 Turbo.

Despite this, it can still achieve 0-62mph (0-100 km/h) acceleration in 3.3 seconds and boasts a top speed of 196 mph (315 km/h).
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Porsche unveils new Boxster

German automaker Porsche has released the first images of its 2011 Boxster Spyder, just one of many new Porsches scheduled in the next few years.

The 2011 Spyder, the lightest Porsche ever, has been redesigned with added power and is set to be unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show, opening Dec 2.

Worldwide sales commence February 2010 with a base price of around $50,000 for the latest edition of the Boxster line.
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Porsche Design launches Panamera collection

The Porsche Panamera has inspired Porsche Design to create the Panamera collection, which includes luggage, watches, clothing and lifestyle accessories to match the luxury sedan.

As the market launch of the Panamera approaches, the new luggage series has been developed for the Porsche Travel System.

The AluFrame trolleys were designed to perfectly fit into the luggage compartment of the Gran Turismo, as well as of all the other Porsche models.
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Porsche Legend

The Porsche “Lengend” spec spot was created as an experiment in remote collaboration between Monovich (Stephen Fitzgerald) and The Brigade.

Located at opposite ends of the United States (Washington and New York states), both parties were connected only by broadband lines and a common interest in creating a spot with beautiful visuals.

Clean and classy, the HD spot works its way through the evolution of Porsche design. All shots were done with Lightwave and comped in After Effects.
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Porsche for sale

A Porsche 911 convertible previously owned by Cristiano Ronaldo is for sale on Auto Trader.

The 24-year-old Reds forward – who is heading to Madrid in a world-record £80m move – has sold his two-year-old Porsche 911 Carrera 2 Tiptronic to a dealer who has now put it on the market for £70,000.

Under the bonnet of Ronaldo’s black supercar is a 3.8 litre engine with 355bhp allowing acceleration of 0-62mph in just 5.4 seconds.
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The Porsche Way film trailer

Porsche has announced the release of a documentary film about its history, entitled “The Porsche Way”.

The two-and-a-half hour film tells the story of the German automaker in eight chapters, starting with Ferdinand Porsche and his son, Ferry.

Using footage from more than 5000 hours of archived films, races, commercials and interviews, the DVD presents a number of never before scenes of the Company, the product and Porsche motorsport.
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China to Become Porsche’s Second Biggest Market

Porsche said China may pass Germany as its second-biggest market within three years on rising wages and demand for new Panamera sports sedan.

Porsche unveiled the car at the Shanghai auto show in April, the first time it debuted a new model outside of Europe or North America.

“All premier manufacturers are showing good results” in China, Helmut Broeker, Porsche’s China head, said in a June 12 interview in Shanghai.
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Burmester Creates Sound System for 2010 Porsche Panamera

Celebrated German audio company Burmester has teamed up with Porsche to produce a unique high-end sound system for the new 2010 Panamera.

(Burmester is the same audio company that developed the sound system for the Bugatti Veyron supercar).

Each speaker in the custom system has its own separate amplifier, which can range from just 25 watts for the tweeter to a 300 watt subwoofer in the trunk.
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Porsche Cayenne GTS Porsche Design Edition 3

Limited to fewer than 100 units in the United States, Cayenne GTS Porsche Design Edition 3 features interior and exterior styling cues that help communicate the unique Porsche’s high-performance personality.

It will be available through authorized Porsche dealers in the second half of this year for a price of $89,900 and it will come in Lava Grey Metallic with special design stripes adorning the sides and the hood.


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79th International Motor Show: Geneva 2009

The Geneva Motor Show is one of the 5 major auto shows in the world, the only one in Europe that takes place every year, always in early springtime.

Rolf Studer, General Manager of the Show, said: “We know it is of key importance to offer automobile manufacturers an attractive platform which guarantees them an opportunity to efficiently present and communicate to the rest of the world.

Every year we welcome some 10,000 media representatives and more than 700,000 visitors, of which 37% come from more than 110 countries.

This year, the 79th edition will open to public from March 5 to March 15, but there are already shows and exhibition for press.

We have selected for you some luxury car models.

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Porsche Cayenne S hybrid

New Porsche Cayenne S hybrid will finally came to market in 2010.

According to the German automaker, the hybridized Cayenne will emit some 20 percent less C02 than comparable combustion engine vehicles with similar power output. Covering a 0-to-100 km/h sprint in just 6.8 seconds, it will earn its ‘S’ designation by delivering V8 performance and four-cylinder efficiency, all while complying with the Ultra Low Emission Vehicle II emission standards.

Cayenne S Hybrid will roll freely at highway speeds without the combustion engine on, greatly minimizing engine emissions and fossil fuel consumption. This differs from current hybrid concepts that deliver benefits mainly in city traffic.

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New Barnard supercar

Chris Barnard, a designer with a deeply rooted passion for endurance racing, from Bloemfontein in South Africa, has revealed few details of his new super-car, simply called the Barnard.

Powered by a twin-turbo Porsche V8 engine with a power rating of 617bhp (460kW), Barnard should run from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds, with a theoretical top speed of over 240mph (386km/h).

The car is built on a monocoque chassis made from Domex and Docoal high-tech steels which are light and very strong and it has been designed to accommodate numerous buyers’ desires, in fact it can be personalized to a great extent.


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First pics of Porsche Panamera interior

These are the first images of the interior of the new Porsche Panamera, the sports car firm’s four-door saloon which is due on sale in September.

The images show that the Porsche Panamera will offer plenty of luxurious touches and gadgets to accompany its hefty price tags.

With a continuous center console that extends from the dashboard to the rear seating area, the Panamera offers a new spatial concept for the driver and passengers featuring optimal ergonomic seating with individual cockpit-like spaces for all.


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Stuttgart Porsche Museum

German engineering and quality handwork is what makes a Porsche an unique sports car, a top quality masterpiece, a dream and a legend.

To pass the history of this beautiful car on to future generations , last Wednesday at the headquarters of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen the new Porsche Museum was officially declared open.

Designed entirely in white and conceived as a monolithic structure, the museum is really impressive, with 5,600 square meters of exhibition space, 80 historic vehicles, a ‘Porsche Archive’ library, a shop, a vintage car workshop, conference areas available for events and a rooftop terrace.


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