Episode 23 of the 9:11 Magazine: Sporting Spirits
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Episode 23 of the 9:11 Magazine: Sporting Spirits

Inspirational athletes in the 9:11 Magazine: Porsche returns to the top league of international endurance racing at Daytona with the 963, the new 911 Dakar evokes the legendary Paris-Dakar rally, and wheelchair fencer Oliver Lam-Watson fights stereotypes.

The new Porsche 911 Dakar
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The new Porsche 911 Dakar

Porsche is celebrating an extraordinary world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show: the new Porsche 911 Dakar is just as comfortable off-road as it is on the highway.

The impressive résumé of the strongest boxer in the endurance ring
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The impressive résumé of the strongest boxer in the endurance ring

After notching up 18 race wins, five world champion titles and three class victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Porsche has wrapped up its factory involvement with the 911 RSR in the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. Under the banner of Porsche Penske Motorsport, Porsche returns to the world’s greatest endurance races with the 963 to fight for overall victories from the 2023 season.

Tandy and Makowiecki to drive Porsche Penske Motorsport’s 963 in 2023
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Tandy and Makowiecki to drive Porsche Penske Motorsport’s 963 in 2023

After a two-year break, Nick Tandy returns to the Porsche Motorsport works squad. In 2023, the 38-year-old UK driver will compete for overall victories in the 963 fielded by Porsche Penske Motorsport. Frenchman Frédéric Makowiecki, who has been deeply involved in the development of the LMDh racing car since day one, completes the driver lineup for the coming season.

Spirited swan song for the factory squad goes unrewarded
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Spirited swan song for the factory squad goes unrewarded

The Porsche GT Team bids the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC farewell with third and fourth place in the GTE-Pro class. After a spirited fight at the season finale in Bahrain, the factory squad narrowly misses out on winning the manufacturer’s and driver’s world championship titles.

Porsche 911 Dakar aces test programme on gravel, sand and snow
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Porsche 911 Dakar aces test programme on gravel, sand and snow

At the Los Angeles Auto Show on 16 November 2022 (17 November, 04:00 CET), Porsche will unveil a very special variant of the iconic 911: the new 911 Dakar. It will be the first two-door sports car to offer outstanding off-road capabilities.

New Formula E Porsche 99X Electric Gen3 celebrates world premiere
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New Formula E Porsche 99X Electric Gen3 celebrates world premiere

With the Porsche 99X Electric Gen3, Porsche heads into a new era of Formula E. The electric racing car, which underwent an evolution in the Porsche Development Centre in Weissach, celebrated its world premiere in the Porsche Experience Center in Franciacorta, Italy. It will be fielded by the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship from the 2023 season.

Porsche Golf Circle enjoys dream days at the Home of Golf
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Porsche Golf Circle enjoys dream days at the Home of Golf

The Porsche Golf Circle travels to St Andrews and the legendary Home of Golf where the global Community enjoyed three unforgettable days. For the guests from four continents, a dream was fulfilled by playing two of the most spectacular golf courses worldwide – the Kingsbarns Golf Links as well as the Old Course, the world’s oldest and most famous course.

Beyond silence: soundscapes from Radiopark
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Beyond silence: soundscapes from Radiopark

Arndt-Helge Grap once wanted to be a music teacher. Now his company Radiopark develops soundscapes for businesses. Globally, around the clock, and tailored to the specific brand experience.

40 years of Group C – a reunion in Leipzig
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40 years of Group C – a reunion in Leipzig

The most successful Porsche race car ever meets its Porsche drivers in Leipzig. In the Newsroom, they explain the technical milestones and most important developments.

New lightweight sports car: Porsche 911 Carrera T
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New lightweight sports car: Porsche 911 Carrera T

Porsche is adding to the 911 family with the lightweight sports car, the 911 Carrera T. The letter “T” stands for touring and describes models that offer a purist driving experience with exceptionally sporty equipment.

Duotone launches first Porsche Edition kite
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Duotone launches first Porsche Edition kite

Sportiness, precision and pushing boundaries – there are many parallels between Porsche and kitesurfing. This is one of the reasons why the brand has been involved in the continuing development of the sport since last year, with one of the main elements being its collaboration with leading kitesurfing manufacturer Duotone.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS completes the ‘Ring in 6:49.328 minutes
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Porsche 911 GT3 RS completes the ‘Ring in 6:49.328 minutes

The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS has completed the 20.8-kilometre Nordschleife of the Nürburgring in 6:49.328 minutes – 10.6 seconds faster than the current 911 GT3. Behind the wheel was Porsche brand ambassador Jörg Bergmeister, who was intensely involved in the development of the new flagship of the 911 series. An official was present to witness the lap time.

Rhapsody in blue
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Rhapsody in blue

When a special classic Porsche scooped a trio of major awards at Motorclassica 2022, it was a rewarding moment for the team at Australia’s first Porsche Classic Partner, Porsche Centre Melbourne.

“Sonderwunsch for JENNIE”: personal Taycan for South Korea’s superstar
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“Sonderwunsch for JENNIE”: personal Taycan for South Korea’s superstar

Jennie Kim, known as Jennie Ruby Jane or simply JENNIE, is a famous artist in South Korea. The 26-year-old is a member of girl group BLACKPINK, but has also won the hearts of many fans as a solo singer of rap and K-pop (Korean pop music). As part of the Sonderwunsch programme in collaboration with Porsche Korea, her own personal dream car has been built based on the Taycan 4S Cross Turismo.

RS 2.7 limited edition watches of TAG Heuer and Porsche
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RS 2.7 limited edition watches of TAG Heuer and Porsche

In 2021, Porsche and TAG Heuer entered a global partnership which honours their brands shared history and values. The two brands are once again joining creative forces, releasing two new limited-edition timepieces.

Porsche customer teams make their mark in the DTM with the 911 GT3 R
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Porsche customer teams make their mark in the DTM with the 911 GT3 R

The Porsche customer teams have made an impression at the debut DTM season. At the same time, it was also the debut of the Porsche brand in the DTM. The 911 GT3 R fielded by SSR Performance and the Team 75 Bernhard achieved three victories in the storied German racing series.

New Porsche 911 GT3 R successfully completes first test race
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New Porsche 911 GT3 R successfully completes first test race

Frédéric Makowiecki and Julien Andlauer have finished on the podium at the first trial run of the newly developed Porsche 911 GT3 R. The two Frenchmen achieved third place at round seven of the Nürburgring Endurance Series. The new 911 GT3 R is the second racing car from Porsche based on the 992 generation.

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Beyond silence: soundscapes from Radiopark

Beyond silence: soundscapes from Radiopark

Arndt-Helge Grap once wanted to be a music teacher. Now his company Radiopark develops soundscapes for businesses. Globally, around the clock, and tailored to the specific brand experience.

Duotone launches first Porsche Edition kite

Duotone launches first Porsche Edition kite

Sportiness, precision and pushing boundaries – there are many parallels between Porsche and kitesurfing. This is one of the reasons why the brand has been involved in the continuing development of the sport since last year, with one of the main elements being its collaboration with leading kitesurfing manufacturer Duotone.

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    *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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Winds of Change

Winds of Change

Manufacturers have been optimizing the aerodynamics of their vehicles for decades. With the transition to e-mobility, the latest models are making huge progress in Cd values. And the potential has yet to be exhausted: Porsche Engineering reports on active aerodynamic measures and new development methods that promise even more improvements in the future.

Mastering the Nordschleife with hydrogen

Mastering the Nordschleife with hydrogen

In a study, Porsche Engineering has examined the potential of hydrogen combustion engines. The result is a high-performance powertrain with emissions at the same level as ambient air.

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.

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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Spirited swan song for the factory squad goes unrewarded

Spirited swan song for the factory squad goes unrewarded

The Porsche GT Team bids the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC farewell with third and fourth place in the GTE-Pro class. After a spirited fight at the season finale in Bahrain, the factory squad narrowly misses out on winning the manufacturer’s and driver’s world championship titles.

New Formula E Porsche 99X Electric Gen3 celebrates world premiere

New Formula E Porsche 99X Electric Gen3 celebrates world premiere

With the Porsche 99X Electric Gen3, Porsche heads into a new era of Formula E. The electric racing car, which underwent an evolution in the Porsche Development Centre in Weissach, celebrated its world premiere in the Porsche Experience Center in Franciacorta, Italy. It will be fielded by the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team in the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship from the 2023 season.

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Rhapsody in blue

Rhapsody in blue

When a special classic Porsche scooped a trio of major awards at Motorclassica 2022, it was a rewarding moment for the team at Australia’s first Porsche Classic Partner, Porsche Centre Melbourne.

Porsche in the Media

How We’d Spec It: 2023 Porsche 911 Dakar

We design three different versions of the off-road-oriented 911 sports car, which celebrates Porsche’s history in the grueling Dakar rally.
911 Dakar: Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 11.3 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 256 g/km, Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 10.5 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 239 g/km

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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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Porsche Golf Circle enjoys dream days at the Home of Golf

Porsche Golf Circle enjoys dream days at the Home of Golf

The Porsche Golf Circle travels to St Andrews and the legendary Home of Golf where the global Community enjoyed three unforgettable days. For the guests from four continents, a dream was fulfilled by playing two of the most spectacular golf courses worldwide – the Kingsbarns Golf Links as well as the Old Course, the world’s oldest and most famous course.

“I’d love to play for Germany again at the 2024 Olympics”

“I’d love to play for Germany again at the 2024 Olympics”

Angelique Kerber is looking to return to competitive tennis as soon as possible after giving birth. This was revealed by the Porsche Brand Ambassador in a Porsche Newsroom interview conducted during her stay in Leipzig for the Opera Ball. And she is mainly focussed on one thing: “I’d love to play for Germany again at the 2024 Olympics in Paris.”

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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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A Cayenne for any situation

A Cayenne for any situation

The Cayenne is turning 20 and its influence has been great: helping to define the brand as well as combining comfort and off-road qualities with sportiness. As an all-rounder, it has also been met with enthusiasm by our customers.

The beauty of imperfection: Daniel Arsham’s 356 Bonsai

The beauty of imperfection: Daniel Arsham’s 356 Bonsai

In his latest project, Daniel Arsham bows down before Japanese craftsmanship: it is based on his 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster, the American artist has reconceived the nearly 70-year-old sports car - laying bare the raw materials that make up the car and embracing the rich history of the vehicle through the Japanese aesthetic concept, Wabi Sabi.

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Less Is More

A conversation with his grandfather led to a plan to collect all of the air-cooled RS models. Today his garage is like a museum.

Beyond Silence

Arndt-Helge Grap once wanted to be a music teacher. Now his company Radiopark develops soundscapes for businesses. Globally, around the clock, and tailored to the specific brand experience.

The Racing Line Through the Alps

How does it feel to navigate Europe’s most extreme mountain passes in the slipstream of a dozen cup pilots? The mountain scenery is breathtaking during the first Passion Drive, a new Porsche event format.

A Cayenne for Any Situation

The Cayenne is turning 20 and its influence has been great: helping to define the brand as well as combining comfort and off-road qualities with sportiness. As an all-arounder, it has also been met with enthusiasm by our customers.

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.