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Faster gear change: the history of the PDK
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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
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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.

Is the Cayenne the successor to the 959?
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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.

Experiencing magic with a 944 Turbo S
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Experiencing magic with a 944 Turbo S

Chance or destiny? For Sonja and Wolfram Schäffer, their first Porsche is more than just a timelessly beautiful object that also functions as a daily driver: their Porsche 944 Turbo S is a statement that encompasses much more than they originally realised.

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