Porsche in the Media
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07/07/2016

Porsche meets NFL

The New York Jets, a professional American football team, announce a partnership with Porsche. ...

It is Porsche’s first NFL partnership and major market sports sponsorship on the East Coast of the USA. Among others, this makes Porsche the official sports car of the New York Jets and opens the opportunity of a unique driving experience in Porsche vehicles to selected partners and ticket holders. For more details read:

newyorkjets.com: Jets Announce Porsche as Team's Official Sports Car and Luxury Vehicle
06/10/2016

Flashback to the eighties

In 1980 three Porsche Turbos were participating at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. ...

“We do not come to win but [rather race] on an experimental basis” - this was Porsche driver Jurgen Barth's attitude before the race. Finally, he and his colleague Manfred Schurti managed to finish up in third place within the GTP class. Read more:

sportscar365.com: Le Mans Flashback - 1980, Porsche 924 Turbo Debuts
06/01/2016

Through Cambodia in a Porsche

Spectacular landscapes, wild nature and unpaved roads – Cambodia provides perfect conditions to put the Porsche SUVs to the acid test. ...

In the course of the Porsche Adventure Drive 2016 journalists and bloggers had the opportunity to test-drive the SUVs of the current model range under special conditions. With Macan, Macan S, Cayenne und Cayenne S E-Hybrid they drove through rough terrain alongside the famous Temple of Angkor Wat in the Siem Reap province in Cambodia. Motioncars covers the experience:

 

Consumption data:
Macan: Combined fuel consumption: 9,2–6,1 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 216–159 g/km
Macan S: Combined fuel consumption: 9,0 – 8,7 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 212 – 204 g/km
Cayenne: Combined fuel consumption: 9,2 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 215 g/km
Cayenne S: Combined fuel consumption: 9,8 – 9,5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 229 - 223 g/km

motioncars.inquirer.net: A Porsche adventure amidst the ruins
05/25/2016

From Norway to South Africa

A Porsche Cayenne and the aim of setting a new record – that is what it needs to make three car enthusiasts cover more than 17.000 kilometers in eight days, 21 hours and three minutes. ...

Accordingly, the Longest Drive team accepted the challenge of going from the northernmost point in Europe, the North Cape in Norway, to Cape Agulhas, the southernmost point in Africa. For beating the old record of nine days, four hours and eight minutes they had to drive non-stop and adhere to a tight schedule – for example refueling and rotating tires could take only about eight minutes. Thus, they achieved to underbid the old time by seven hours and six minutes. More details about and photos of their journey:

Consumption data: Cayenne Diesel: Combined fuel consumption: 6,8 – 6,6 l/100 km; CO2 emissions: 179 - 173 g/km

thelongestdrive.net: Finish!
05/20/2016

Dempsey’s first car

Patrick Dempsey is actor, race driver – and Porsche fan. This is becoming clear again when he tells the “Telegraph” about his first car. ...

Cars are his number one passion. That’s why Patrick Dempsey raced in the FIA WEC and is now involved as co-owner of the Dempsey Proton Racing team. Especially Porsche caught his heart – as he admits in this interview with the “Telegraph”:

telegraph.co.uk: My First Car - Patrick Dempsey: "I bought a classic Porsche right off the street"
05/10/2016

Passion for Porsche

At the age of 30 Edie Musgrove saw a Porsche for the first time – and the love keeps lasting. ...

Musgrove is 86 years old and she still owns several vehicles. These cars bring back memories of her and her deceased husband sharing their passion for roadsters.

The whole story:

statesman.com: Passion for Porsches drives 86-year-old Westlake resident
04/25/2016

German understatement

“Luxury London“ travelled to Silverstone to test the Porsche 911. ...

“Porsche AG, it has to be said, manages the business of understatement to a Germanic art”, says editor Marc Gallivan after his test drive in a 911 Carrera S. Here’s his explanation:

luxurylondon.co.uk: 2016's Porsche 911: The Real Story

 

Consumption data:

911 Carrera S:  Combined fuel consumption: 9,5 – 8,7 l/100 km;  CO2-emissions: 223 – 202 g/km

04/18/2016

Interview with Mark Webber

Porsche works driver Mark Webber about targets, duties and the Formula One. ...

“At 40 years-old, I felt that F1 was no longer for me. I’m very happy with my move to Porsche” – in this interview with Esquire Middle East, Marc Webber explains why:

esquireme.com: Mark Webber: Endurance man
04/04/2016

Porsche 962 on the road

The 962 was a hero at Le Mans. This rare one is still in use – for the milk run. ...

Mr. Moroi, owner of an industrial sheet metal fabricator in rural Japan close to Tokyo, grew up watching the 962 dominate motorsport in the 80s and early 90s. The sportcar’s legendary status made him want to own one. And when he could, he did:

topgear.com: On the road in a Porsche 962 Le Mans car
03/29/2016

Adidas meets Porsche Design

Adidas and Porsche Design have co-created a new football boot. "The Drum" had a look at it. ...

The personalities of both brands are included – the three stripe Adidas branding on the interior side and Porsche Design branding on the outside. Have a look:

thedrum.com: adidas and Porsche Design collaborate on new football boot