Sunday Drives: Jeff Zwart
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Sunday Drives: Jeff Zwart

In the first of Newsroom’s Sunday Drives series, the photographer and film director Jeff Zwart reveals his favourite home road.

 A picture is worth 1000 words, but what about 70 years?
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A picture is worth 1000 words, but what about 70 years?

To celebrate 70 years of Porsche in Australia Porsche Cars Australia is giving away 70 prizes for a photography competition as well as the major prize of a luxury getaway driving the new Taycan for up to 3 days – a truly spectacular experience.

Open secret
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Open secret

Every now and then forgotten treasures emerge – like this one-off 356 1500 Pre-A Cabriolet, with an aluminium body made by Reutter.

Exploring the city of music in a Porsche Panamera
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Exploring the city of music in a Porsche Panamera

It’s in every corner of the city. Not loud, not strident, but subtle and sophisticated. Pleasing and well-tempered. Everyone who hears it once will always associate Leipzig with music. All the more so when they encounter Yun-Jin Cho, the brilliant violinist for the renowned Gewandhausorchester—as she directs the new Porsche Panamera.

A spaceman’s first electric drive on earth
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A spaceman’s first electric drive on earth

As the Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 16, Charles ‘Charlie’ Duke became the tenth person to step onto the moon and one of only six people to experience the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) – one of the most advanced, innovative electric vehicles ever. And yet, until recently, he hadn’t driven an electric car on earth.

Looking back: Porsche in 2020
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Looking back: Porsche in 2020

The past year presented an unprecedented challenge for people and businesses around the world – and Porsche did not escape unchanged. The coronavirus crisis outbreak defined 2020, with huge ramifications for the way we live, work and travel. Nevertheless, there were still a number of highlights for the sports car manufacturer.

Turbofied
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Turbofied

Guus Reinerink is self-employed, his days are tightly scheduled, everything must be done quickly. For a few hours, he swaps his 930 Turbo for the Taycan Turbo. And in this new world, he can take his foot off the pedal.

Merry Christmas!
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Merry Christmas!

The editorial team of the Porsche Newsroom wishes you a peaceful and healthy Christmas time.

Father and Son
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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.

Turbo time: a history lesson with Walter Röhrl
History

Turbo time: a history lesson with Walter Röhrl

No-one knows the Porsche 911 Turbo better than rally legend Walter Röhrl. He first bought one for himself 41 years ago, and his first company car at Porsche was also a Turbo. At the Porsche Experience Centre Hockenheimring, he takes a look back at all the generations of the flagship model.

80 Porsche cars in 80 years
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80 Porsche cars in 80 years

Collecting his 80th Porsche at the age of 80 Ottocar J. has fulfilled his dream. But he is by no means finished yet …

Walkies with Mark Webber
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Walkies with Mark Webber

Canines, combustion and coronavirus crisis: we walk and talk with Porsche brand ambassador Mark Webber.

Porsche aims to fight for overall victories with an LMDh prototype
Motorsports

Porsche aims to fight for overall victories with an LMDh prototype

The Executive Board at Porsche AG has given the green light to the development of an LMDh prototype. After a lengthy evaluation phase, Porsche Motorsport received the order to build a vehicle based on future regulations. From 2023, the LMDh cars will make up a new top class in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Episode 17 of the 9:11 Magazine: visionaries provide insights
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Episode 17 of the 9:11 Magazine: visionaries provide insights

Whether Porsche Chief Designer Michael Mauer, Benjamin Bénéteau, illustrator of the comic hero Michel Vaillant, or CGI artist Chris Labrooy: they each push the boundaries of what is possible, as explored in the latest episode of the 9:11 Magazine.

Porsche defends manufacturers’ crown in the global GT3 series IGTC
Motorsports

Porsche defends manufacturers’ crown in the global GT3 series IGTC

Porsche has won the manufacturers’ title in the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) for the second time in a row. At the final race of the season on the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in South Africa, Matt Campbell from Australia and the two Frenchmen Mathieu Jaminet and Patrick Pilet finished in third place with GPX Racing’s Porsche 911 GT3 R.

Stronger, faster, more spectacular: the new 911 GT3 Cup
Motorsports

Stronger, faster, more spectacular: the new 911 GT3 Cup

Porsche has unveiled the latest generation of the world’s top-selling racing car: the new 911 GT3 Cup. From the start of the 2021 season, the 992 generation racer will be campaigned in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup and several other Carrera Cup Championships around the globe, including North America for the first time. The new 992 will make its Australian debut in Porsche PAYCE Carrera Cup in 2022.

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A spaceman’s first electric drive on earth

A spaceman’s first electric drive on earth

As the Lunar Module pilot on Apollo 16, Charles ‘Charlie’ Duke became the tenth person to step onto the moon and one of only six people to experience the Lunar Roving Vehicle (LRV) – one of the most advanced, innovative electric vehicles ever. And yet, until recently, he hadn’t driven an electric car on earth.

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Looking back: Porsche in 2020

Looking back: Porsche in 2020

The past year presented an unprecedented challenge for people and businesses around the world – and Porsche did not escape unchanged. The coronavirus crisis outbreak defined 2020, with huge ramifications for the way we live, work and travel. Nevertheless, there were still a number of highlights for the sports car manufacturer.

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

The editorial team of the Porsche Newsroom wishes you a peaceful and healthy Christmas time.

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woman with drive

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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Porsche Digital develops artificial intelligence for noise detection

Porsche Digital develops artificial intelligence for noise detection

Porsche Digital, the subsidiary of the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer, is expanding its product portfolio. The digital assistant ‘Sounce’ will have an improved ability to detect background noise – for example, during vehicle component tests. Among other things, the aim is to improve the development and production of components in the automotive industry.

Managing the data revolution: data streaming at Porsche

Managing the data revolution: data streaming at Porsche

Data is a valuable resource, which needs to be handled systematically. Sridhar Mamella works as a Platform Manager for Data Streaming Platforms at Porsche. He explains, why it’s so important to streamline data and how their tool Streamzilla helps Porsche’s engineering product teams to work more efficiently.

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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Porsche aims to fight for overall victories with an LMDh prototype

Porsche aims to fight for overall victories with an LMDh prototype

The Executive Board at Porsche AG has given the green light to the development of an LMDh prototype. After a lengthy evaluation phase, Porsche Motorsport received the order to build a vehicle based on future regulations. From 2023, the LMDh cars will make up a new top class in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the North American IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship.

Porsche defends manufacturers’ crown in the global GT3 series IGTC

Porsche defends manufacturers’ crown in the global GT3 series IGTC

Porsche has won the manufacturers’ title in the Intercontinental GT Challenge (IGTC) for the second time in a row. At the final race of the season on the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in South Africa, Matt Campbell from Australia and the two Frenchmen Mathieu Jaminet and Patrick Pilet finished in third place with GPX Racing’s Porsche 911 GT3 R.

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Turbo time: a history lesson with Walter Röhrl

Turbo time: a history lesson with Walter Röhrl

No-one knows the Porsche 911 Turbo better than rally legend Walter Röhrl. He first bought one for himself 41 years ago, and his first company car at Porsche was also a Turbo. At the Porsche Experience Centre Hockenheimring, he takes a look back at all the generations of the flagship model.

Porsche in the Media

drive.com.au

2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 review

It might not be a 911, but is the hardcore, mid-engine 718 Cayman GT4 the most perfect Porsche you can buy? The team at Drive says yes! 718 Cayman GT4: Fuel consumption combined 10.9 l/100 km, CO2 emissions combined 249 - 232 g/km

wheels.ca

Review: 2021 Porsche Panamera 4S E-hybrid

The plug-in Porsche Panamera combines performance and comfort. Panamera 4S E-Hybrid: Fuel consumption combined 2.2 – 2.0 l/100 km, CO2 emissions combined 51 – 47 g/km, Electricity consumption combined 18.1 – 17.4 kwh/100 km

carbuzz.com

Ordering A Porsche 911 Is Now Easier Than Ever

Buying new and used vehicles can now be done entirely online from the comfort of one's home. Over a year ago Porsche launched its online sales pilot program in Germany and today it has announced it's expanding to eight more European countries.

The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 is back and better than ever

In closing the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 is a proper class act: an unfiltered thrill-machine that subtly improves upon all the traits that made its predecessor such a celebrated success. 718 Cayman GT4: Fuel consumption combined 10.9 – 10.2 l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined 249 – 232 g/km (as of 10/2020)

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Porsche reveals predictive thermal management system

Porsche has revealed more details on its predictive thermal management system developed by Porsche Engineering last year as a study. The system is designed to ensure that electric car batteries are at the optimum temperature for charging at maximum power upon arrival at the charging station.

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9:11 Magazine

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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Turbofied

Turbofied

Guus Reinerink is self-employed, his days are tightly scheduled, everything must be done quickly. For a few hours, he swaps his 930 Turbo for the Taycan Turbo. And in this new world, he can take his foot off the pedal.

Father and Son

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.

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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.