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Tour of duty

Amid the time-honoured challenges of tradition and obligation, one English noble finds welcome distraction behind the wheel of a 911 GT3.

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Open-top one-off: why there has only been one Cayenne convertible

Porsche considered alternative body shapes to the classic five-door SUV for the Cayenne early on. Shortly after the launch of the first-generation model in December 2002, three additional variants came in for consideration: a coupé, a version stretched by 20 centimetres and with an additional row of seats, and a convertible.

Kate Reid: A Road Trip with the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo – Part 3
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Kate Reid: A Road Trip with the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo – Part 3

The great Australian road trip is an emblem of Aussie culture. Vast open spaces, long highways and a landscape unlike any other mean the call of the road is loud in the land down under. In this final instalment, top Australian pâtissier Kate Reid, Founder and Co-Owner of Lune Croissanterie in Melbourne, reaches the end of her 1,800-kilometre adventure in the Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo.

Porsche also accelerates on two wheels
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Porsche also accelerates on two wheels

Porsche wants to increase its activities in the eBike segment. To this end, two joint ventures founded by Porsche and the Dutch company Ponooc Investment B.V. begin business today.

Debut for the newest generation of the Porsche 911 GT3 R
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Debut for the newest generation of the Porsche 911 GT3 R

The new Porsche 911 GT3 R will be unveiled to the public at this year’s 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. From the 2023 season, Porsche customer teams can campaign the new racer in worldwide motorsport events that adhere to the GT3 regulations. Based on the latest 992-generation 911, it has a larger engine with up to 416 kW (565 PS), a more constant aerodynamic performance and an optimised balance.

Hidden treasures
Lifestyle

Hidden treasures

Archaeological exhibits and architectural finesse – the parking garage by Zurich’s opera house is a modern museum – but also tells a story that is more than 5,000 years old. We join the car park attendant on the night shift in his underground workplace.

Women at Porsche Cars Australia: Georgia Skene and Lauren McKay
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Women at Porsche Cars Australia: Georgia Skene and Lauren McKay

There’s nothing quite like the behind-the-scenes thrill of working in marketing and events at Porsche, and two new starters at the Melbourne head office are still buzzing with enthusiasm about working at a sports car brand they have long admired.

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is in the starting blocks
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The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is in the starting blocks

The Porsche 911 GT3 is getting a big brother: the 911 GT3 RS, the new top of the 911 line in terms of performance will celebrate its world premiere on 17 August. The development of the high-performance sports car was inspired by the successful 911 RSR and 911 GT3 R GT racing cars.

Kate Reid: A Road Trip with the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo – Part 2
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Kate Reid: A Road Trip with the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo – Part 2

The great Australian road trip is an emblem of Aussie culture. Vast open spaces and long highways mean the call of the road is loud in the land down under. Top Australian pâtissier Kate Reid, Founder and Co-Owner of Lune Croissanterie in Melbourne, recently answered it from behind the wheel of the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo. Follow her 1,800-kilometre journey in this three-part series.

Porsche posts 145,860 deliveries in first half-year
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Porsche posts 145,860 deliveries in first half-year

Porsche has sustained strong delivery figures in the first half of 2022, despite a number of challenges. Overall, the sports car manufacturer delivered 145,860 vehicles to customers around the world between January and June, a decline of 5 per cent over the previous year.

Faster gear change: the history of the PDK
History

Faster gear change: the history of the PDK

Forty years ago, Rainer Wüst was responsible for the development of the Porsche dual-clutch transmission (PDK). The pioneering work was crowned decades later by a project that left its mark on Porsche history.

Face your challenges
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Face your challenges

It’s a long journey from an idea to a perfect product. There are multiple hurdles to overcome, and creative blocks to deal with. Christian Schwamkrug, Design Director at Studio F. A. Porsche, knows how to master them.

Nick Heidfeld’s 959 S visits Porsche Classic
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Nick Heidfeld’s 959 S visits Porsche Classic

Factory restoration of a rare super sports car: Car enthusiasts of the 1980s and 90s will certainly remember the Porsche 959 as the trump card of its time. A super sports car with a top speed of 315 km/h, just 292 examples were produced by Porsche. Former racing driver Nick Heidfeld owns the even rarer Sport version, of which only 29 were built.

Kate Reid: A Road Trip with the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo – Part 1
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Kate Reid: A Road Trip with the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo – Part 1

The great Australian road trip is an emblem of Aussie culture. Vast open spaces and long highways mean the call of the road is loud in the land down under. Top Australian pâtissier Kate Reid, Founder and Co-Owner of Lune Croissanterie in Melbourne, recently answered it from behind the wheel of the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo. Follow her 1,800-kilometre journey in this three-part series.

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The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is in the starting blocks

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS is in the starting blocks

The Porsche 911 GT3 is getting a big brother: the 911 GT3 RS, the new top of the 911 line in terms of performance will celebrate its world premiere on 17 August. The development of the high-performance sports car was inspired by the successful 911 RSR and 911 GT3 R GT racing cars.

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Porsche posts 145,860 deliveries in first half-year

Porsche posts 145,860 deliveries in first half-year

Porsche has sustained strong delivery figures in the first half of 2022, despite a number of challenges. Overall, the sports car manufacturer delivered 145,860 vehicles to customers around the world between January and June, a decline of 5 per cent over the previous year.

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Planning a five-star vacation? Want in on the latest in fitness and style? Or perhaps you are looking for inspiration from women at the peak of their lives. Whatever you seek in the world of luxury, woman with drive will show you the way.

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Dates & Events

    *All events on the revised calendar are subject to change. Both Porsche Cars Australia and Supercars will ensure that all events are compliant with appropriate State, Territory and Federal regulations as they continue to be updated in response to COVID-19 and otherwise. The stringent guidelines developed by Supercars for each event are based on expert medical advice and the advice of their Australian Government partners (as well as Motorsport Australia) to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of all teams, drivers and officials.

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Out of the ComBox

Out of the ComBox

The Porsche Engineering Data Service (PEDS) facilitates wireless provision of measurement data after a test drive, and allows it to be evaluated quickly. Analyses can be available just minutes after the drive – or indeed during it. And the share of measurement data evaluated live can be increased before any archiving occurs.

The digital path to the perfect mix

The digital path to the perfect mix

With more and more electronic control functions, new driver assistance systems and automated driving functions, along with continued advances in system connectivity, the work involved in calibration and validation continues to increase for the chassis as well. To implement development projects with a high level of efficiency, Porsche Engineering is establishing new digital development methods.

Behind the Scenes

Team talk

More than 30,000 people work for Porsche, all from different backgrounds and each with a different job to do. No matter what the role – engineer, HR specialist, programmer – each member of the team has the same goal: to continue the path that company founder Ferry Porsche took decades ago, with passion and pioneering spirit. Here, the men and women of Porsche give a behind-the-scenes glimpse of their work, from their own unique perspective, as well as the lowdown on current developments.

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Interview with Porsche Brand Affiliate Kate Reid

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Debut for the newest generation of the Porsche 911 GT3 R

Debut for the newest generation of the Porsche 911 GT3 R

The new Porsche 911 GT3 R will be unveiled to the public at this year’s 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. From the 2023 season, Porsche customer teams can campaign the new racer in worldwide motorsport events that adhere to the GT3 regulations. Based on the latest 992-generation 911, it has a larger engine with up to 416 kW (565 PS), a more constant aerodynamic performance and an optimised balance.

History more

Faster gear change: the history of the PDK

Faster gear change: the history of the PDK

Forty years ago, Rainer Wüst was responsible for the development of the Porsche dual-clutch transmission (PDK). The pioneering work was crowned decades later by a project that left its mark on Porsche history.

Nick Heidfeld’s 959 S visits Porsche Classic

Nick Heidfeld’s 959 S visits Porsche Classic

Factory restoration of a rare super sports car: Car enthusiasts of the 1980s and 90s will certainly remember the Porsche 959 as the trump card of its time. A super sports car with a top speed of 315 km/h, just 292 examples were produced by Porsche. Former racing driver Nick Heidfeld owns the even rarer Sport version, of which only 29 were built.

Is the Cayenne the successor to the 959?

Is the Cayenne the successor to the 959?

It’s certainly a controversial question. In the year that the Cayenne celebrates its 20th birthday, guest contributor Fabian Mechtel travels to Leipzig to meet Walter Röhrl in search of the answer.

Porsche in the Media

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2022 Porsche 911 GT3 Road Test

You've heard it was great. It is great. The 911 GT3 is exactly the hero you expect it to be.
911 GT3: Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 13.0 – 12.9 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 294 – 293 g/km, Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 13.3 – 12.4 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 304 – 283 g/km

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Porsche Taycan, One Heck Of A Ride!

Driving an electric vehicle, a Porsche Taycan, for the first time was akin to the excitement of a first kiss, where you fall instantly in love. Taycan: Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 23.9 – 19.6 kWh/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 0 g/km, Electric range* combined (WLTP) 371 – 505 km, Electric range* in town (WLTP) 440 – 568 km, Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 27.0 – 26.4 kWh/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 0 g/km

Porsche's Next Top Macan

The GTS is last year's Turbo with a different name, but its easily our favorite Macan. Macan GTS: Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 11.7 – 11.3 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 265 – 255 g/km, Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 9.9 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 225 g/km

2022 Porsche Macan GTS Is the One to Get

More power and a host of updates make Porsche's sportiest compact crossover better than ever. Macan GTS: Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 11.7 – 11.3 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 265 – 255 g/km, Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 9.9 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 225 g/km

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Team Australia delivers best-ever result at the Porsche Golf Cup World Final

Team Australia delivers best-ever result at the Porsche Golf Cup World Final

The seventh edition of the Porsche Golf Cup World Final in Mallorca was a special event in the history of the exclusive customer tournament series. After a two-year break, the 2020 and 2022 World Finals were staged one after the other on the spectacular Club de Golf Alcanada and Canyamel Golf courses, with Team Australia finishing a close second in the 2022 competition.

“The spirit of Wimbledon can be felt in every corner of the grounds”

“The spirit of Wimbledon can be felt in every corner of the grounds”

Angelique Kerber and Emma Raducanu stand for two generations of women players. The thing that unites the Porsche Brand Ambassadors is their love of Wimbledon. They both spoke to the Porsche Newsroom about their return to Wimbledon, their feelings and hopes and why it is the world’s greatest tennis tournament.

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Episode 13 - DNA

The 718 Spyder and the Cayman GT4 are ready for Dario and Marino Franchitti, a vision way back: the Porsche for four, Development of the Panamera, 356/2 Gmünd Cabriolet, Cruising the Blue Zone in the new 911 Speedster - in 9:11 Magazine.

Motor racing genes

The 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 are ready for Dario and Mario Franchitti. They have had a close association with Porsche and motor racing since their childhood. They now go back to their roots at the Knockhill Racing Circuit in Scotland.

The Type 989

Four people in a Porsche – this vision already existed in the 1950s. A highly promising development in this direction: the Type 989 from 1988. A thoroughbred sports car with the DNA of the 911.

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Hidden treasures

Hidden treasures

Archaeological exhibits and architectural finesse – the parking garage by Zurich’s opera house is a modern museum – but also tells a story that is more than 5,000 years old. We join the car park attendant on the night shift in his underground workplace.

Sea-air-cooled

Sea-air-cooled

Porsche & surfing - the Petro-Surf Festival on Sylt combines both passions in a breathtaking setting. Lea Perelsztein from Hamburg also connects these passions in a fascinating way: She loves to photograph Porsche cars - and prefers her own.

Cream of the Crop

Cream of the Crop

Farmer Harry Metcalfe collects sports cars and becomes a YouTube star. The pride of his garage: a Guardsred 911 Turbo S.

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Call of the Wind

Kitesurfing is both an extreme sport and a source of energy. Nowhere in Europe can it be experienced as intensively as in Tarifa in Spain. An encounter with the wind and the waves – and two superstars of the international kitesurfing scene.

Hidden Treasures

Archaeological exhibits and architectural finesse – the parking garage by Zurich’s opera house is a modern museum – but also tells a story that is more than 5,000 years old. We join the car park attendant on the night shift in his underground workplace.

The Art in His Head

He is both a neurosurgeon and an artist, but the Korean Ha Yoon above all combines the two. The result of his creativity is mind maps – in the true meaning of the word. Images from the depths of our conscious minds.

Welcome to the Club

The most recent project of the largest Porsche Club in the world was the result of intercontinental exchange: it is a one-off composition of choice ingredients from different generations of the Porsche 911.

Number 5006 Is Alive

The car was considered lost without a trace for almost 60 years until a mysterious call was received. Two collectors had come across the oldest Porsche 356 produced in Germany to still exist. And how they salvaged it is a story fit for the big screen.

Sense of Time

The paths of Porsche and TAG Heuer have been crossing for over half a century. A shared culture connects the companies. CEO Frédéric Arnault transfers values into the present and future.

“I’m Extremely Sensitive”

Because he’s turned off by all of the attention, he once even avoided the third World Rally Championship. Nonetheless, we’d like to take this opportunity to wish him happy birthday – he turns 75 on March 7. In Leipzig, a city that’s special to him.

Virtual Vision

With the Porsche Vision Gran Turismo, the design team looks to the distant future. The study was initiated for the Gran Turismo 7 racing game. But as is typical of Porsche, a real model of the gaming vehicle was built in Weissach.

Mission 917

The Weissach development center officially opened its doors on October 1, 1971. For the first time, the engineers and pilots had a suitable test track at their doorstep.

Mini Monaco

Hamburg’s historical Speicherstadt district is a World Heritage Site and home to Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model building universe and a miniature world of wonder for young and old alike.

Team Ikuzawa

Mai Ikuzawa has lived in London for decades. But the designer maintains close ties to her native city of Tokyo. That is the home of her father, the legendary race-car driver Tetsu Ikuzawa.

Under the skin

It didn’t even have its striking shell yet when development engineer and race-car driver Lars Kern started testing the future: the technology of the Mission R.

Flights of Fancy

Astronaut meets race-car driver: ESA astronaut Matthias Maurer will fly to the ISS this fall. He talks to Timo Bernhard—Le Mans overall winner, record holder, and sports-car world champion.

Tyler’s Take on Life

A tour of New Orleans with Tyler Thompson becomes an absorbing trip into this film producer’s colorful life.

Road to Rome

The past and present of Porsche customer racing come together at a rendezvous in Rome. Marc Lieb drives one of the most important racing versions of the Porsche 356.

“Being open to inspiration”

Detlev von Platen watches the world’s markets. The Member of the Executive Board responsible for Sales and Marketing talks about customer wishes, trends, and new target groups.

Inner Life

What can Porsche drivers expect from the interior of the future? A vision of the day after tomorrow.

“A fascinating car at the right time”

Albrecht Reimold, Member of the Porsche Executive Board for Production and Logistics, talks about the Taycan, drive systems of the future, complete climate neutrality, and the never-ending power of enthusiasm.

High Voltage

With the pioneering drive of the Porsche Taycan, Zuffenhausen continues its tradition of innovation. This is how electric motors work in detail.

Crystal Clear

The entrepreneur Silvio Denz is preparing a grand celebration: Lalique’s one hundredth anniversary. A journey through the eras of glass art in Alsace. The clarity of the material fits the nature of the man.

Timmelsjoch

The Timmelsjoch is not the fastest route over the Alpine divide—but it’s certainly one of the most beautiful. A road that’s a pleasure to drive, inviting travelers to stop along the way.

Father and Son

Four originals: Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, his son Ferdinand, and two Porsche 550 Spyders on the Großglockner High Alpine Road. The mountain figures prominently in family lore.

Heart’s Content

Every Porsche has the same origin: the Development Center in Weissach. A glimpse into the secret spaces of the grounds, which stretch roughly one hundred hectares.

Experiencing Culture in Yunnan

Artfully arranged rice terraces, a variety of traditions,and a bustling metropolis at over 2,000 meters: the Porsche Museum sends historical vehicles on a fascinating journey to southwestern China.

Printer-ready

Pistons are among the most heavily strained components of an engine. Porsche has now produced the first pistons using 3-D printing technology, and they’re intended for the high-performance engine of the wildest 911.

@Lara’s World—The Porsche Girl

On Instagram she’s called @thatporschegirl, in Hollywood she’s a precision driver. A trip with Lara and her Porsche 911 T along the Pacific Coast Highway.

Porsche and the Dance

Sponsoring culture: the John Cranko School’s spectacular new building in the heart of Stuttgart exudes clarity, rhythm, and precision.

The Mind Is Free

Although the Iron Curtain divided Germany, Porsche fans in the Communist part of the country still realized their dream of a sports car—and with the active assistance of Ferry Porsche.

Arrived

As a child, Paul Casey pictured himself in a Porsche poster. As a student, he fulfilled an American dream. As a family man, this pro golf player found his bearings.

& Action!

Fifty years ago, Steve McQueen began shooting his movie epic “Le Mans”—the most famous film sequence featuring a 911. Today, the new Porsche 911 would likely be perfectly cast for the role.

Michel!?...

Bonjour, Michel Vaillant! The comic idol has been winning races for over sixty years. A story that echoes through real life.

The Feeling of Asphalt

A five-thousand-kilometer journey of discovery with expert Niko Hüls—aka Niko Backspin—to the hip-hop centers of Europe.

Fine Form

Architect Ulf Möller on time-stable design, the Lum light, Thonet, and his America Roadster.

Transverse Dynamics

The new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid offers a new dimension of transverse dynamic capabilities and chassis innovations.

Painted Love

Californian Lisa Taylor has a bit of a thing for Porsche models in vibrant colors. Whether it’s yellow, pink, or blue—it had better be bright!

Emotional Exterior Design

The Taycan is recognizable as a Porsche at first glance. It consistently transfers the brand’s design language into the world of electric cars—and will shape that world.

Taycan Love: Stefan Weckbach

The head of the Taycan model range knows every centimeter of the first fully electric sports car of the Porsche brand. Here he explains his love for the Taycan.

Once around Hell

Porsche pilot Lars Kern puts the Taycan to the ultimate test—on the Nürburgring’s Nordschleife.