Porsche in the Media
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How to pronounce it right?

There are people all over the world wondering: How do I pronounce "Porsche" the correct way? The answer. ...

The pronunciation of "Porsche" is not always unambiguous – and this already for decades. Currently, a video directly from the source should create enlightenment. Several media echoed the video, likewise the "Roadshow":

cnet.com: How to pronounce it right?

Deep-frozen 911

Cold as ice: Top Gear magazine has deep frozen a 911 Carrera 4S. ...

To be more specific: they have deep frozen the editor's 911 Carrera 4S to provide some spectacular visuals for the magazine. Therefor the Porsche has been soaked in minus-18 degrees Celsius cold for eight hours. Lucky editor...the car still worked fine afterwards.Watch the pictures of the icy supercar after the big freezer here:

topgear.com: When Top Gear deep froze a Porsche 911

964: The legend

Djordje Ilic is truly a Porsche fan – as he shows in this video about the 964. ...

Djordje Ilic, a 3D artist from Serbia, has been working on his video about the 911 for two years. It was worth the effort. Have a look:


vimeo.com: Legend964

Bugatti meets Porsche

Achim Anscheidt, design director at Bugatti, has restored his private Porsche 911 SC from 1981. Watch him on a joyride with his iconic car. ...

With his Porsche 911 SC from 1981 he pursued the vision “back to the basics” and reconstructed it. “My idea was to eliminate everything that is superfluous to the dynamics in order to attain an intriguing power-to-weight ratio. As far as the driving dynamics are concerned, it’s like a go-kart”, explains Achim Anscheidt. Watch the design director on a joyride with his 911 here:

vimeo.com: 911 backdate

Porsche vs. race drones

Is the 718 Cayman able to outrun a swarm of race drones? Porsche gave it a try and teamed up with YouTube Gamer Ali-A. ...

Stunt driver Mauro Carlo and YouTube Gamer Ali-A tested this at Medway Port in the UK. They started a giant cat and mousse game with six drones between three check points:

youtube.com: Race drones vs. Porsche 718 Cayman

GTspirit in Abu Dhabi

What's it like to own a supercar like a Porsche GT in the UAE? Zaid Hamid from GTspirit checked it out at his trip to Abu Dhabi. ...

To get an insight into supercar ownership in the UAE, the Porsche GT Club in Abu Dhabi was the perfect opportunity. At the Yas Marina Grand Prix Circuit, Zaid Hamid met the owners and their Porsche. He captured its impressions in impressive pictures:

gtspirit.com: Special Report – GTspirit Meets The Porsche GT Club in Abu Dhabi

911 R Lederhosen Drift

Chris Harris gets into the spirit of Austria and the Red Bull Ring with a 911 R drift session... in Lederhosen. ...

For the annual Speed Week, Top Gear invited Chris Harris to test some star cars. One of them was a 911 R. But a normal test would be too easy for him. So he did the drift in Austria with a traditional deerskin Lederhosen. Watch the video here:

topgear.com: Watch Chris Harris drift a Porsche 911 R… in Lederhosen

Porsche's first Le Mans winner

It has given Porsche its first Le Mans victory in 1951: All about the aluminium-bodied 356 SL Gmund Coupé. ...

After the important victory, the race car #46 almost got lost. It was sold and then reconstructed by its new owners. Even the roof was chopped off to save more weight. After all the years, #46 finally got restored to its original shape to save a big part of Porsche history. See Porsche's first Le Mans winner here:

roadandtrack.com: How Porsche's First Le Mans Winner Was Nearly Lost Forever

Barn find

This Porsche 356A Speedster from 1956 was discovered under a tarpaulin in Texas after 40 years - and is now up for sale. ...

Its story: The Speedster with the rare factory hardtop and an air-cooled boxer engine had just two owners. Its original importer and a couple who used it for road tripping into Mexico and ultimately parked it inside a Dallas-area garage during the 1970s. After incredible 40 years, the car was recently discovered by automotive archeologist Tom Cotter:

thedrive.com: This Custom Air-Cooled Porsche Barn Find Spent 40 Years Sitting

Porsche as emojis

From the classic 911 to the Le Mans winner cars – Porsche models are now available as emojis for Apple’s iPhone. ...

The new sticker app “Automoji” is the work of designer Kevin McCauley from Texas. It contains detailed illustrations of 60 Porsches, including every Le Mans winner. Required for the download is the new operating system iOS 10 from Apple. You can get a first insight here:

roadandtrack.com: These Porsche Emoji for iOS 10 Are Perfection