Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Porsche Celebrates Significant Manufacturing Milestone

Porsche Celebrates Significant Manufacturing Milestone

ATLANTA – July 29, 2010 – Porsche’s approximately 640 employees at the company’s state-of-the-art assembly plant in Leipzig, Germany, recently built the 25,000th Panamera Gran Turismo. The employees are not only proud to be a significant part of the successful launch of Porsche’s fourth model line, they have reached this milestone while also producing the […]

Green Light for Series Development of the 918 Spyder

Green Light for Series Development of the 918 Spyder

Stuttgart, July 28, 2010 – In its session today, the Supervisory Board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, gave the green light for series development of the Porsche 918 Spyder. Reflecting the overwhelming response from the public and customers to the Concept Study, the Supervisory Board gave Porsche’s Board of Management the mission […]

Jeff Zwart Spectacular Video Of 2010 Pikes Peak Time Attack Record

Jeff Zwart Spectacular Video Of 2010 Pikes Peak Time Attack Record

Jeff Zwart, who recently smashed the Time Attack class record for climbing Pikes Peak with his Luminox Watches Porsche 911 GT3 Cup race car, is also a noted commercial film director, so it is not surprising that he has spectacular high definition video of his historic run, including helicopter and in-car shots along the steep […]

Porsche Stepping Up Research On Electric Sports Cars

Porsche Stepping Up Research On Electric Sports Cars

ATLANTA, July 26, 2010 – With the development of three experimental all-electric-drive Porsche Boxsters, Porsche announced today that it is taking another major step toward its plans to build electric-powered sports cars. These test cars are an important part of what Porsche recently dubbed its Porsche Intelligent Performance initiative, a long-standing commitment by the German […]

Patrick Long and Joerg Bergmeister Win GT at Lime Rock; Lizards Take Back Championship Lead

Patrick Long and Joerg Bergmeister Win GT at Lime Rock; Lizards Take Back Championship Lead

July 24, 2010 – Lakeville, Conn. – Patrick Long and Joerg Bergmeister battled debilitating heat and grueling traffic at today’s Northeast Grand Prix to take the GT class win and retake the championship lead. This was Bergmeister’s fifth consecutive win at Lime Rock, fourth with the Lizards and third together with Long. It’s the duo’s […]

Patrick Long Scores GT Pole with the #45 Flying Lizard for ALMS Lime Rock

Patrick Long Scores GT Pole with the #45 Flying Lizard for ALMS Lime Rock

Lime Rock, Conn. – July 23, 2010 - For the first time since the 12 Hours of Sebring, the Porsche 911 GT3 RSR teams put their cars on the GT class front row for tomorrow New England Grand Prix, round five of the 2010 American Le Mans Series at Lime Rock Park in Northwest Connecticut. Patrick […]

Porsche Announces 911 GT3 R Hybrid Racecar will run at the American Le Mans Series Finale

Porsche Announces 911 GT3 R Hybrid Racecar will run at the American Le Mans Series Finale

ATLANTA – July 21, 2010 - Following the impressive performance at the Nürburgring 24-hour race where the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid demonstrated the potential of its groundbreaking technology over 22 hours and 15 minutes, and led the overall classification for more than eight hours, the orange and white liveried 911 racer will now travel to […]

Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Concept: Will it go into production?

Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Concept: Will it go into production?

It could be expected to cost $630,000 if and when it reaches production. That would make the 718-horsepower hybrid supercar – which hits 62 mph in 3.2 seconds and gets 78 miles per gallon – Porsche’s most expensive model ever – passing the $571,000 Carrera GT. According to Bloomberg, Porsche has recorded nearly 900 potential buyers for the 918 Spyder. […]

Owners Rank Porsche as The Ideal Vehicle for An Unprecedented Third Time

Owners Rank Porsche as The Ideal Vehicle for An Unprecedented Third Time

ATLANTA, July 13, 2010- For the third-year straight year, Porsche customers have rated the superior driving experience of their cars in AutoPacific’s annual 2010 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA) survey. Indeed, the Porsche owners’ ratings were so high that once again the German brand is the survey’s number-one rated premium car brand in the United States. […]

Porsche RS Spyder Again Secures Podium Spot in Le Mans Series Round 4

Porsche RS Spyder Again Secures Podium Spot in Le Mans Series Round 4

Salt Lake City, UT – July 12, 2010 – Another success for the Porsche RS Spyder in the American Le Mans Series: In Salt Lake City, Klaus Graf (Germany) and Greg Pickett (USA) claimed third place with the Muscle Milk Cytosport run sports prototype from Weissach. In the GT class, Porsche works drivers Joerg Bergmeister […]

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