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Porsche PDK success story: a bestseller in just five years Looking to the future World’s first luxury plug-in hybrid drive Porsche Leipzig banks on sustainability as it expands its plant Porsche 918 Spyder evolution meets emotion In depth the new Porsche Boxster Engine and Transmission Video - 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Active Control Systems Porsche inaugurates new paint shop in Zuffenhausen Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 – efficiency yields success at Laguna Seca Panamera S Hybrid and 911 Carrera sweep environment rally honors Video - Prof. Ferdinand Porsche Created The First Functional Hybrid Car
Porsche PDK success story: a bestseller in just five years
Porsche PDK success story: a bestseller in just five years
Written By: Porsche AG

In 1980s, Porsche developed a world first in automotive technology for use in races and thus won the race: the dual-clutch transmission...

Looking to the future World’s first luxury plug-in hybrid drive
Looking to the future World’s first luxury plug-in hybrid drive
Written By: Porsche AG

In the second generation of the Gran Turismo, Porsche is introducing the world’s first plug-in hybrid to the luxury class...

Porsche Leipzig banks on sustainability as it expands its plant
Porsche Leipzig banks on sustainability as it expands its plant
Written By: Porsche AG

Porsche's Leipzig plant is one of the most efficient automobile factories in the world. With its current expansion of the location...

Porsche 918 Spyder evolution meets emotion
Porsche 918 Spyder evolution meets emotion
Written By: Porsche AG

The future is taking shape: with more than half of its development time completed, the Porsche 918 Spyder is firmly on course to become the super sports car of tomorrow...

In depth the new Porsche Boxster Engine and Transmission
In depth the new Porsche Boxster Engine and Transmission
Written By: Porsche AG

The Boxster’s mid-engine concept has been a decisive reason for its outstanding agility ever since the roadster has existed. ...

Video - 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Active Control Systems
Video - 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Active Control Systems
Written By: Porsche AG

Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) in the new 911 Carrera ensures yet further enhanced agility. This system comprises a rear differential lock and variable torque distribution to the rear axle...

Porsche inaugurates new paint shop in Zuffenhausen
Porsche inaugurates new paint shop in Zuffenhausen
Written By: Porsche AG

The opening of the new paint shop marks a new milestone for Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, in the modernization of its traditional Zuffenhausen location...

Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 – efficiency yields success at Laguna Seca
Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 – efficiency yields success at Laguna Seca
Written By: Porsche AG

It beat them all – on the track and at the gas pump. At its first outing on the West Coast of the USA, the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid beat all other GT vehicles in Laguna Seca. ...

Panamera S Hybrid and 911 Carrera sweep environment rally honors
Panamera S Hybrid and 911 Carrera sweep environment rally honors
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Shortly before its launch, the new Porsche Panamera S Hybrid has already scored a sensational success. With its parallel full hybrid drive it has won the Intercity Rally at the eleventh Michelin Challenge Bibendum ...

Video - Prof. Ferdinand Porsche Created The First Functional Hybrid Car
Video - Prof. Ferdinand Porsche Created The First Functional Hybrid Car
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

He developed the world's first hybrid car, advanced electric car, and all-wheel drive car a century ago, and now Porsche brings a recreation of his Semper Vivus to New York...

Porsche's Plug-in Hybrid 918 Spyder Goes From Dream to Reality
Porsche's Plug-in Hybrid 918 Spyder Goes From Dream to Reality
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Now available for ordering, the 918 Spyder will feature cutting-edge plug-in hybrid technology and stunning performance, forever changing the future of the super sports car...

Porsche Takes on Nurburgring 24 with An Even More Efficient 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Porsche Takes on Nurburgring 24 with An Even More Efficient 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche AG will enter the Nürburgring 24 hour race on June 25, 2011, with a more advanced version of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid. The priority for this latest edition was improvement of efficiency through the targeted optimization of hybrid components, which also resulted in a 20 percent weight red...

Video - Sensational Porsche World Premiere in Geneva
Video - Sensational Porsche World Premiere in Geneva
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche presents first functional, full hybrid car in the world, the 'Semper Vivus', 111 years after its World Premiere in 1900 ...

Video - The 2011 Panamera S Hybrid is the most fuel efficient Porsche of all time
Video - The 2011 Panamera S Hybrid is the most fuel efficient Porsche of all time
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Debuting later this year, Porsche will unveil its second production hybrid model, the Panamera S Hybrid, adding another chapter to its Porsche Intelligent Performance development philosophy. Without sacrificing sportiness or elegance, this new Panamera model produces 380 horsepower with fuel consump...

Video - World premiere in Detroit: Porsche 918 RSR mid-engine coupe as a technology test bed
Video - World premiere in Detroit: Porsche 918 RSR mid-engine coupe as a technology test bed
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is continuing to extend its performance and high efficiency competence via intensive development work in the field of hybrid technology. With the Porsche 918 RSR, the manufacturer of sporty premium vehicles is presenting a high-end synthesis of 2010's successf...

Porsche Announces It Is Stepping Up its Research on Electric Sports Cars
Porsche Announces It Is Stepping Up its Research on Electric Sports Cars
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

On-Road Tests Are Being Conducted With Three Electric-Powered Boxsters...

Video - Green Light for Series Development of The 918 Spyder
Video - Green Light for Series Development of The 918 Spyder
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Decision Made Today by the Porsche Supervisory Board...

Video - Porsche Provides a Glimpse Into The Future -- Hybrid Sporting Performance
Video - Porsche Provides a Glimpse Into The Future -- Hybrid Sporting Performance
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche surprised car enthusiasts and automotive journalists around the world recently by unveiling not one but three new hybrids...

Video - Martin Bratzler Project Manager of the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid at New York Autoshow
Video - Martin Bratzler Project Manager of the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid at New York Autoshow
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Martin Bratzler Project Manager of the Porsche Cayenne Hybrid discusses some of the vehicles unique features...

Video - Detlev von Platen President and CEO of Porsche NA discusses the latest PCNA technology
Video - Detlev von Platen President and CEO of Porsche NA discusses the latest PCNA technology
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Detlev von Platen, President and CEO, Porsche Cars, North America discusses new hybrid technology and Porsche's new intelligent performance at the 2010 New York Autoshow...

Video - Marc Lieb  Factory Driver and Engineer 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Video - Marc Lieb Factory Driver and Engineer 911 GT3 R Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Marc Lieb Porsche Factory Driver and Engineer discuses the technology behind the 911 GT3 R Hybrid...

Video - Porsche Reveals High-Performance 918 Spyder Concept
Video - Porsche Reveals High-Performance 918 Spyder Concept
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

The 918 Spyder concept combines high-tech racing features with electric-mobility to offer a fascinating range of qualities. For example, it is planned to provide an emission level of just 70 grams of CO2 per kilometer on fuel consumption of only three liters/100 kilometers (equal to approximately 78...

Video - Next-Generation Porsche Cayenne Led by Intelligent, Powerful Hybrid
Video - Next-Generation Porsche Cayenne Led by Intelligent, Powerful Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Led by a technologically advanced full hybrid model, the all-new, next-generation Porsche Cayenne sport-utility vehicle will debut at the Geneva motor show in early March. In line with the Porsche Intelligent Performance philosophy, the entire range, from the entry level Cayenne with a V6 engine to ...

Video - Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid
Video - Porsche Cayenne S Hybrid
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Porsche AG, the Stuttgart, Germany-based high-performance car and SUV manufacturer, shared more information about its Cayenne S Hybrid, which will debut next year. Using a parallel full hybrid design with the electric motor between the combustion engine and the transmission, Porsche engineers have b...

911 GT3 R Hybrid Celebrates World Debut in Geneva
911 GT3 R Hybrid Celebrates World Debut in Geneva
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

110 years after Ferdinand Porsche developed the world’s first hybrid, the Lohner-Porsche, Porsche engineers are now expanding this visionary drive concept with a production-based GT race car: Over the past 45 years, Porsche 911 race cars have recorded more than 20,000 victories and on March 4, a Por...

New Lightweight Battery Option for The Porsche 911 GT3, 911 GT3 RS and Boxster Spyder
New Lightweight Battery Option for The Porsche 911 GT3, 911 GT3 RS and Boxster Spyder
Written By: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

ATLANTA, Nov. 23, 2009 – Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is the first car maker in the world to offer a starter battery with lithium-ion technology. Weighing less than 13 lb or 6 kg, the new battery is more than 22 lb or 10 kg lighter than a conventional 60 Ah lead battery....

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