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New global partnership between Porsche and the WTA

New global partnership between Porsche and the WTA

Source: Porsche Newsroom Full Article: New global partnership between Porsche and the WTA “The title sponsorship of the Porsche Race to Singapore contributes to the internationalization of our engagement in women’s tennis. It intensifies our successful partnership with the WTA and enriches it with a new attractive element,” said Detlev von Platen, member of the […]

2017 Porsche Boxster 718 Manual Tested: The Slowest 718 Is Still Crazy Quick

Source: Car and Driver Full Article: 2017 Porsche Boxster 718 Manual Tested: The Slowest 718 Is Still Crazy Quick When Porsche revised its roadster line last year, rechristening it the 718 Boxster, restyling it slightly, and swapping in turbocharged 2.0- and 2.5-liter flat-four-cylinder engines for its beloved 2.7- and 3.4-liter flat-sixes in standard and S […]

Simu-Stick: How the “Manual” Transmission Could Be Saved

Source: Car and Driver Full Article: Simu-Stick: How the “Manual” Transmission Could Be Saved Diminishing take rates haven’t curbed our enthusiasm for stick-shift automobiles. The fact is, our latest brainstorm could invigorate our Save the Manuals! agenda. Carmakers no longer have the luxury of designing, engineering, manufacturing, and certifying two totally different transmissions to serve every […]

Arctic run

Arctic run

Source: Porsche Newsroom Full Article: Arctic run In the north of Norway, drivers are constantly waiting, whether for the Northern Lights, for the sun, for the green light when crossing single-lane bridges – or for snowploughs. We certainly hadn’t scheduled time for the latter of these. We’re on the northernmost road in the world with […]

Dissonance: The lure of images

Dissonance: The lure of images

Source: Porsche Newsroom Full Article: Dissonance: The lure of images This story begins on a slightly discordant note. The source of contention is just five months old, a pug-beagle mix that is, without question, extremely cute. But his name is Enzo, despite his aster’s known love for one thing above all else: Porsches! “Yeah,” says […]

2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Test: Platinum Additions

2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Test: Platinum Additions

Source: Car and Driver Full Article: 2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Test: Platinum Additions The 2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Platinum Edition plug-in hybrid thumped up onto Car and Driver’s California scales and punished them to the tune of 5373 pounds. That’s 54 pounds less than we recorded for the slightly less lavish non–Platinum Edition […]

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids second and third in Silverstone

WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids second and third in Silverstone

Source: Porsche Newsroom Full Article: WEC: Porsche 919 Hybrids second and third in Silverstone After six hours of racing in the FIA World Endurance Championship season-opener on the challenging British Grand Prix circuit, the trio of Earl Bamber (NZ)/Timo Bernhard (DE)/Brendon Hartley (NZ) crossed the finish line just 6.173 seconds behind the winning Toyota of […]

WEC: Porsche fully focused on preparing the 919 Hybrids for the race

WEC: Porsche fully focused on preparing the 919 Hybrids for the race

Source: Porsche Newsroom Full Article: WEC: Porsche fully focused on preparing the 919 Hybrids for the race In the first free practice sessions of the FIA World Endurance Championship’s curtain raiser on the 5.9 kilometre circuit in Silverstone (GB), Toyota topped the time sheets. However, this doesn’t come as a surprise. While Porsche runs in […]

Porsche and Microsoft launch partnership

Porsche and Microsoft launch partnership

Source: Porsche Newsroom Full Article: Porsche and Microsoft launch partnership Porsche and Microsoft are set to deliver virtual driving pleasure by working in even closer collaboration in the future. At the New York International Autoshow, the two companies entered into a six-year partnership covering racing games and electronic gaming competitions. In future, Porsche sports cars will […]