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Porsche Flat Engine Tradition

The Porsche Flat Engine Tradition

When people think of Porsche, the first thing that comes to mind is often the silhouette of the 911 – and the flat engine. These engines are very close to every Porsche devotee’s heart. But what is so special about this particular design principle for an internal combustion engin...
Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo Green Hell Record

Porsche 919 Hybrid Evo Brakes Record at the “Green Hell”

This Friday morning Timo Bernhard (D) lapped the 20.832 kilometre (12.94 miles) Nürburgring Nordschleife "Green Hell" race circuit in 5 minutes and 19.55 seconds. This results in an average speed of 233.8 km/h (145.3 mph) on what is revered by race drivers, engineers and enthusia...
Cuvee 356 Wine Porsche Sports Car Anniversary

Cuvée 356: A Wine Commissioned by Porsche to Commemorate its Sports-Car Ann...

Cuvée 356 is its name: a wine specially commissioned by Porsche in commemoration of its sports-car anniversary. This exclusive symphony of wine was composed in Austria—where, some seventy years ago, the first Porsche sports car came to be. Ever so carefully, Armin Tement measu...
Porsche Technical Drawing Collection

A Look at Porsche’s Priceless 70-Year Collection of Over 100,000 Tech...

The Porsche Archive is based in Zuffenhausen – but that’s not the whole story. There are also thousands of design drawings housed in a basement room in the Weissach Development Center. All in all, this 70-year collection contains over 100,000 sheets. Uwe Geisel’s movements are...
Porsche 911 Speedster Concept

The 500HP Porsche 911 Speedster Concept

Porsche will be giving itself an excellent present for the 70th anniversary of its sports cars: the Porsche 911 Speedster Concept is a road-ready study of an open-top and particularly exciting sports car. The anniversary model forges a link between the very first Porsche 356 ‘...
Lizard Green Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Porsche Explains Process Behind Developing Lizard Green Color for the 911 G...

If you pose the question on the left to Barbara Sika and Daniela Milošević, their first response will be a knowing smile. The two designers develop paint colors for new Porsche models and derivatives. “The 911 GT3 RS pushes the limits of what’s technically possible, so it also ne...
Porsche Historic 911RSR LeMans Liveries

Two Porsche 911 RSR Compete in Historic Livery at 2018 24 Hours of LeMans

Porsche fields two special Porsche 911 RSR at this year’s 24 Hours of Le Mans: The factory-run cars with the starting numbers 91 and 92 will compete sporting the traditional Le Mans liveries of the 1970s and 1980s. The #91 contender is decked out in the iconic blue-and-white f...
Porsche 356 No.1 Show Car Restoration

Back to the Roots: How Porsche Restored The 356 “No. 1” Show Car

The “No. 1” always wore custom-made suits. Back in 1948, tinsmith Friedrich Weber spent two months clothing the first Porsche. The original apparel didn’t last very long, however, for the roadster not only changed hands many times over the years. It was damaged and repaired, mode...
Mark Webber Tests Porsche Mission E

Video: Mark Webber Test Drives Porsche Mission E at Weissach – ‘...

I’ve got many Porsche moments that will stay with me forever – winning the WEC in the 919 Hybrid would be one – and I think I've just experienced another: driving the Porsche Mission E for the first time. It’s a game changer, this car. Quite literally, it is stealth in motion....