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 centimeters and with an additional row of seats, and a convertible.
At the wheel of his Porsche 99X Electric, Pascal Wehrlein (GER/#94) again earned points for the TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team at race two of the London E-Prix. On the ExCeL Circuit in the historic Docklands, he secured 10th place on Sunday.
The new Porsche 911 GT3 R will be unveiled to the public at this year’s 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Compared to its predecessor, the new 911 GT3 R features a larger engine producing up to 565 HP, a more constant aerodynamic performance and an optimized vehicle balance.
Porsche AG significantly increased its sales revenue and operating profit in the first six months of 2022 – to 17.92 billion euros and 3.48 billion euros respectively. The return on sales in the first half of 2022 rose to 19.4 percent from 16.9 percent in the previous-year period.
The 911 GT3 RS, the new top of the 911 line in terms of performance will celebrate its world premiere on August 17th. The development of the high-performance sports car was inspired by the successful 911 RSR and 911 GT3 R racing cars.
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 percent over the previous year.
The three letters, which stand for Gran Turismo Sport, first entered the annals of Porsche history in 1964, when a 904 Carrera GTS won the legendary Targa Florio. The inspiration for the GTS models of the present day, on the other hand, came not from a racing car but from a luxury SUV: the Porsche Cayenne.
The first qualifying round for the 2023 Porsche Esports Supercup starts on July 23. The top 15 drivers qualify for the Contender Series, which begins in September. From the Contender Series, sim racers can qualify for the 2023 PESC. All contestants drive the digital version of the 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 Cup.
The TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team takes away points from both races in New York City. At the wheel of his Porsche 99X Electric, André Lotterer crossed the finish line in ninth place in race 12 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship on Sunday. The day prior, his teammate Pascal Wehrlein finished sixth on the Brooklyn Street Circuit with a view of the Statue of Liberty.
To continue implementing the integration of new chassis functions with a high level of efficiency, Porsche Engineering is relying increasingly on advanced digital development methods, with automation and simulation being key.
Rediscover the most beautiful roads in a Porsche over and over again without even getting in the car: the sports car manufacturer from Zuffenhausen is developing an innovative software solution in cooperation with Swiss start-up Way Ahead Technologies to make this concept a reality.