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Porsche is launching the most powerful and exciting Panamera models, including the Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid and the Panamera GTS. The Panamera GTS’s particularly performance-focused calibration aims to set new standards for driver engagement and agility. The Turbo S E-Hybrid, in turn, impresses by spanning the range from luxurious comfort...
Manthey PureRxcing has won the six-hour race at the Autodromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo, clinching its second and the overall fourth victory of the season for Manthey in the FIA WEC Endurance Championship. Alex Malykhin (Great Britain) took the lead after just 90 minutes of racing, which Joel...
Porsche has expanded the model range for its first all-electric SUV. The nimble new rear-wheel-drive Macan is joined by the Macan 4S, which will slot in between the existing Macan 4 and the Macan Turbo. Like the two other models introduced at the start of 2024, the 4S is equipped...
Shortly before its launch, the new Panamera top model has made its mark on the Nürburgring Nordschleife. With Porsche test driver Lars Kern behind the wheel, a pre-series variant of the high-performance touring saloon completed the legendary course 5.64 seconds faster than the comparable model of the previous generation. Lars’...
Visitors to the 2024 Goodwood Festival of Speed enjoyed another stellar celebration of motoring and motorsport, with a variety of Porsche models from the new 992-generation 911 to the all-electric and Taycan Turbo GT drawing large crowds across the long weekend in southeast England. Inspired by Motorsport: innovative performance hybrid...
The Porsche 911 GT2RS name laid dormant in Stuttgart for almost ten years, last used in 2009 with the 997. Then, in 2017, the 991 GT2RS was announced. With a stupendous 700 horsepower from its 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged engine, this dual-clutch PDK, rear-wheel-drive “widow maker” was an instant sensation. Adding on...
Background Porsche is a brand built on a sporting reputation. Street cars become more attractive when sold with the dream of taking them on track. But, for a small subset of Porsche sports cars, motorsports pedigree is not a mere dream or aspiration, but a genuine component of the car’s...
Combining Engineering with Design Over the past few years, Lanzante has delivered a series of showstopping cars at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. This will be the case once again for 2024, as the British automotive specialists return with the widest and most exciting selection of projects ever shown, and...
The free Porsche 4Kids summer holiday program every year is much more than just a way of passing the time. It’s a journey into the world of tradition and innovation in an inspiring, encouraging environment. On this occasion with LEGO® Technic™ as an exciting travel companion. During a special evening...
Porsche Cars North America has announced that second-quarter retail deliveries in the United States totaled 21,304 cars contributing to the best quarterly performance in PCNA history – a rise of 13 percent YoY for this period. This outcome followed supply restrictions in the first quarter. As a result, for the...
Background Since the 1960s, Porsche has been optimizing the aerodynamics of future racing and production vehicles in the wind tunnel with the help of special miniature models. The example of the legendary Porsche 935/78 shows how this works. Model vehicles feature in many a display case as diminutive dream cars....
A great success In this year’s J.D. Power “Initial Quality Study” (IQS), Porsche has earned first in the overall ranking in the premium segment. The quality study by the US market research institute J.D. Power evaluates the quality of new cars in the USA with the help of customer surveys....
Without question, the Porsche 550 Spyder is recognized as the first Porsche that was purpose-built for racing. This compact, mid-engine sports car significantly impacted events such as the Targa Florio, Mille Miglia, 24 Hours of Le Mans, and Carrera Panamericana, often outperforming larger and more powerful rivals from Ferrari and...
The 1974 world premiere of the 911 Turbo at the Paris Motor Show caused a sensation. Half a century later, we return to a place that saw the dawning of a new era to tell a story of boldness, energy, and timeless elegance. The Champs-Élysées and the Élysée Palace are...
To provide customers with support in developing their ideas for their own personal dream car, Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur has configured a 911 Turbo S as an example of Sonderwunsch Factory Commissioning. The vehicle made its most recent appearance at the Fuori Concorso. In keeping with this year’s motto “British racing...
Le Mans, the movie This Porsche 917K was immortalized as the race winner in Steve McQueen’s 1971 film Le Mans, and was the Gulf-Porsche works entry for Mike Hailwood and David Hobbs in the 1970 Le Mans 24 Hours. An icon among icons, this 917K is an incomparable example of...
A high-profile guest driver will tackle the third round of the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup: The ex-Formula 1 driver Timo Glock is returning to take on the seasoned specialists at the Red Bull Ring. From 28 to 30 June 2024, Glock will contest the international one-make cup at the wheel...
Going Global Luftgekühlt – the hit Californian-born gathering of air-cooled Porsches – lay down new roots in Europe in mid-June, when it visited Poland for the first time. Against a historic backdrop – the restored Dworzec Świebodzki railway station in Wrocław – more than 200 of Zuffenhausen’s finest sports cars...
Fog delays start The 69th ADAC Westfalenfahrt was the fifth race of the season for the Porsche Endurance Trophy Nürburgring (PETN), in which 27 participants competed in the classes Cup 2 and Cup 3. The four-hour race, which is part of the Nürburgring Langstrecken-Serie (NLS), started with a 45-minute delay...
The invention of the Targa body style and the introduction of the turbocharger for production cars are two key moments in the history of Porsche. Yet a combination of the two only came about in the G-Series 911 Turbo Targa – there was never a Targa version of the transaxle...
Phil Wagenheim is a successful New York investor who also serves as CEO at Sacrilege Motors in Connecticut. During the early days of SPACs (Special-Purpose Acquisition Companies), Wagenheim achieved significant financial success. However, the Covid lockdown had him spend extensive time at home with his children. As a lifelong Porsche...
More than a Carrera 2.7 RS The Carrera RS was introduced in 1973 and homologated for Group 4 GT racing, with only 55 examples of the legendary and ultra-lightweight racing variant Carrera RSR 2.8 produced (RennSport Rennwagen), with many special features, including the highly tuned 2.8L flat-six, 5cm-wider front and...
The 2024 Le Mans 24-hour race ended on Sunday at 4 pm with the 111th class win for a Porsche racing car. Works driver Richard Lietz, Morris Schuring, and Yasser Shahin took the flag first in the new LMGT3 category in Manthey EMA’s Porsche 911 GT3 R. In the Hypercar...
This very special car has been hand-crafted by KAMM engineers using an original short-wheelbase 1966 Porsche sourced from the USA. Every element has been tailored to the exact requirements of its new owner, from the ultra-lightweight KAMM carbon-hybrid wheels to the uprated air-conditioning which will ensure comfortable use in the...
Almost 60 years after the final race, Solitude Revival from 22 to 23 June 2024 harks back to the motorsport of yesteryear, when formula cars, GT cars, sports cars and prototypes raced through the forest on the outskirts of Stuttgart. “We are delighted to be going there with some legendary...
KALMAR Automotive, enhancer and restorer of bespoke sports cars and special purpose-built adventure vehicles, has delivered its first 7-97 to the USA. The unique KALMAR 7-97 Classic is now available at Canepa, a leading collector car specialist in California. The latest vehicle from KALMAR Automotive underscores its unparalleled approach to...
Much of what Porsche learns in motor racing benefits the production models and thus the customers. The story of the sports car manufacturer is full of notable examples – clearly illustrated with turbo technology and the 24 Hours of Le Mans through to the new 911 Carrera GTS T-Hybrid. The...
The process of charging the new all-electric Macan is best described as a symbiosis of user-friendliness and speed, with an unwavering focus on seamless integration of charging into everyday operation. Like the Taycan, the Macan features permanent synchronous electric motors (PSMs) and 800-volt technology, which not only contributes to high...
Los Angeles auto dealer juggernaut Galpin Motors has announced a partnership with legendary German design firm bb-Auto, which was founded 50 years ago in Frankfurt, Germany, by the husband-and-wife team of Rainer and Kathrin Buchmann. Launch during Monterey Car Week Galpin holds exclusive rights to bb-Auto in North America and...
Detroit, MI, 2024: Porsche Penske Motorsport’s Porsche 963 continues its impressive streak of podium finishes. In the intense 100-minute sprint through the streets of downtown Detroit, the team’s drivers, Nick Tandy from England and Mathieu Jaminet from France, secured a commendable second place. Their teammates, Felipe Nasr from Brazil and...
Last weekend, the ‘Fuori Concorso’ was staged on the western shore of Lake Como for the fifth time now. This year’s motto was ‘British Racing Green’. In keeping with this theme, Porsche invited car culture enthusiasts to the greenhouse at Villa del Grumello. Known for its wide range of options...
Each year, Porsche enthusiasts from across Norway gather in the picturesque village of Lærdal to celebrate air-cooled Porsche history. Surrounded by breathtaking fjords and mountains, the Fjordluft festival inevitably doesn’t just focus on four wheels; mile upon mile of incredible scenery and architecture also share the limelight. Bigger and Better...
The world premiere of Porsche’s new hybrid 911 GTS Coupe and Cabriolet just streamed live from Stuttgart, and the “Evolution, not Revolution” theme continues into the future with numerous changes, some more subtle than others. Porsche has fundamentally upgraded the iconic 911 sports car. The new 911 Carrera GTS is...
Four originals: Dr. Wolfgang Porsche, his son Ferdinand, and two Porsche 550 Spyders on the Großglockner High Alpine Road – a mountain that figures prominently in Porsche family lore. What a panorama: At an altitude of 2,571 meters, the Edelweißspitze offers a magnificent view of the Großglockner, Austria’s highest peak....
This bespoke Porsche 993 is no stranger to the Porsche world, though very few people are likely to have ever seen it in person. But if you type Coppa Florio and Porsche into an Internet search, you will encounter this GT2 immediately. There are official factory photos from the Exclusive...
The life of Jonkheer Gijsbert “Gijs” van Lennep is by no means short of special moments. In 1971, he won the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Porsche 917, repeating the feat in 1976 in the Porsche 936. He drove in Formula 1 and won the sports car...
In a year where Porsche is launching more cars than ever before, the largest gathering of car enthusiasts, art connoisseurs, food lovers, music fans, and family-friendly entertainment returns for a fourth edition at ‘The Slab’ in the Dubai Design District on 23-24 November 2024. In just three years, Icons of...
For the 2025 model year, a number of new standard features and options are being introduced for the Cayenne model range. Model year 2025 also brings the addition of the Cayenne GTS SUV and Cayenne GTS Coupe models. Powered by a mighty, 493 hp twin-turbo V8, the Cayenne GTS features...
Since January 31, 2009, the Porsche Museum has been showcasing the history and charm of the brand in an engaging and contemporary manner. Serving as the company’s calling card and brand ambassador, it also acts as a gathering place for fans from around the globe. Over the years, six million...
The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup kicks off the new season this coming weekend at the Emilia-Romagna Grand Prix. Once again, the calendar includes eight races as part of the Formula 1 support program. Striving for carbon neutrality At the season opener in Imola, Italy, the flat-six engine of the Porsche...
Porsche announces Singapore as the location of its 11th Porsche Experience Centre (PEC) worldwide—and simultaneously the world’s first PEC, conceptualized from the onset to excite both local and regional Porsche customers and fans. The new PEC Singapore is set to bring more excitement to the future Changi precinct and aims...
Worldwide testing The first Porsche 911 sports car for the road with a hybrid drive is purportedly ready for production. “For the first time in our icon’s 61-year history, we are installing a hybrid drive system in a roadgoing 911. This innovative performance hybrid makes the 911 even more dynamic,”...
Owners of the 718 Cayman GT4 RS in the U.S. can now order an optional kit developed by Manthey through authorized Porsche Centers, which will also handle the installation. The kit is intended to offer an even greater level of performance and driver confidence on track. Additionally, both U.S. Porsche...
On Monday afternoon, a parade of rare Porsche models painted the streets of New York City purple in celebration of fashion’s biggest night out, the Met Gala, led by the new all-electric Macan. Along with the new all-electric Macan, the rally featured several standout vehicles from the magnificent Ingram Family...
The Porsche Taycan Turbo GT will be the new Formula E safety car. At the double header in Berlin on 11 and 12 May, the most powerful production Porsche of all time will assume the role of safety car in the all-electric world championship. The new Taycan was presented in...
They might have access to original bodywork methods, tools, parts and the company archive. But the most valuable thing is in the minds and hands of the Porsche Classic factory restoration team, who combine extensive know-how and craftsmanship with years of experience. With their skill, they build Porsche classics into...
In the beginning… The engine of the Porsche 911 has come a long way over the past 60 years, now with four times the power from twice the displacement. Its drive technology has continued to develop, but the fundamental concept has remained unchanged—whether naturally aspirated, as a turbo, or in...
Featuring a curated selection of over 1,000 Porsches, Air|Water, held on April 27th, 2024, created an impressive showcase for air and water-cooled models representing over seven decades of Porsche evolution. Under cool and sunny skies at the Orange County Fair Grounds in Costa Mesa, California, Porsches displayed both indoors and...
Porsche continues to top the leaderboard in two classifications at the season’s halfway point. Tackling the Monaco race from pole position on Saturday, Pascal Wehrlein extended his championship lead. Background Porsche contests its fifth Formula E season in 2024. In addition to the works-run TAG Heuer Porsche Formula E Team,...
Tailored fit Porsche is reinforcing its strategic commitment to the Chinese market at the Auto China 2024 exhibition in Beijing. This dedication is exemplified through several key initiatives, including the introduction of a tailored China version of the latest Taycan model, the debut of the all-electric Macan to the market,...
Whether aerodynamics, connectivity, range, or driving dynamics, the innovations in the new Macan are setting benchmarks. At the same time, Porsche is working toward a strategic milestone with full electrification of this popular series. Exterior styling It’s all down to this line, a mere stroke on paper. And yet it...
The Porsche 963, manned by factory drivers Dane Cameron from Huntersville, North Carolina, and Felipe Nasr from Brazil, secured a podium finish at the 100-minute race at the Long Beach Grand Prix, California. This team, which also triumphed at the Daytona season opener, achieved third place in the third round...
At Porsche, the “GTS” designation—short for Gran Turismo Sport—signifies enhanced dynamism and long-distance performance. The Cayenne fundamentally embodies the dual characteristics of a high-performance sports car and a versatile all-terrain SUV. However, the GTS models traditionally emphasize superior on-road performance. Equipped with a robust drive system, meticulously calibrated handling, and...
The new Panamera is both a sports car and a touring sedan – and thanks to the new Porsche Active Ride chassis, it offers a driving experience that sets new standards. Sports car and touring sedan, agility plus comfort – this is the goal of the Porsche Panamera. When it...
WEC & IMSA The Italian region of Emilia-Romagna hosts the FIA WEC for the first time on the Formula 1 circuit. On the same weekend, the Porsche Penske Motorsport crew will race in Long Beach on the west coast of the USA. There, they aim to repeat last year’s success...
A journey to the other side of the world – at least from the vantage point of Porsche’s headquarters in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. Photographer Stefan Bogner and his team ventured out once again to capture the joys of road-tripping on the world’s most beautiful roads. The wanderlust must have been extraordinary ahead...
Falken Motorsports has won both qualifying races for the Nürburgring 24 Hours with the Porsche 911 GT3 R. The four-hour races are considered the most important preparation for the prestigious endurance classic on the storied racetrack. They are also part of the Nürburgring Langsstrecken Series (NLS) for the first time....
Porsche’s longest-running one-make cup is entering its 35th season sporting a new name: the Porsche Sixt Carrera Cup Deutschland will contest eight doubleheader events in five countries in 2024. The season kicks off at the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) round in Imola from 19 to 21 April. The teams...
Valuable data and insights were gathered with a view to the 24-hour race in the Eifel Nürburg. Manthey EMA has made a successful start to the 2024 season on the Nordschleife, crowning an already successful first race weekend in the Eifel with victory in the second round of the Nürburgring...
Broad Arrow Auctions, a Hagerty company, is thrilled to announce an exclusive Porsche-only auction in partnership with the first-ever Air|Water standalone event.  Air|Water is the brainchild of Luftgekühlt founder Patrick Long, who is well-known and respected in the Porsche world and has organized world-class gatherings for the Porsche community to...
While the staff here at Stuttcars can never get enough of Porsche’s latest GT3s and 963 prototypes, there’s true reverence for the sports car that founded the company, the 356. It’s true beauty in its simplicity, the 356 has earned a spot in collections the world over with a reputation...
Aiming for the sweet spot between speed, consumption, and charging infrastructure, Mayk Wienkötter, Porsche’s spokesperson for the Taycan and electromobility, traveled from Stuttgart to Seville. Oliver Blume runs across the forecourt of the Porsche Museum with a friendly wave and asks where we’re going. “Seville!” we reply. “Nice one –...
A visit to Porsche at the Retro Classics in Stuttgart is always a journey through time. This year, the sports car manufacturer will be celebrating its anniversary “Beyond Performance – 50 Years of Porsche Turbo” at the trade fair for classic car fans and sports car enthusiasts, presenting impressive exhibits...
To date, 27 different variants make up the current generation of the 911 model line-up. Chatting to its developers at a ‘speed dating’ event made one thing clear above all: each Porsche 911 has its own story. Chaos is the enemy of the engineer. Perhaps that would explain why there...
Innovative software—from the gaming sector, for instance—supports Style Porsche during the design process. But even in the age of digitalization, the sports car manufacturer’s design department still highly values the design quality of classic sketches and labor-intensive clay models. Along the path from vision to reality, the designers combine the...
The 15th Targa California rally recently concluded with most drivers logging 1,000+ miles over the roads “less traveled” of California’s central region. Porsche has a long history of naming their cars after yesteryear’s most grueling events (e.g. the Carrera Panamericana and the Targa Floria), and while this rally is by...
Time has shown us that Porsche is very conservative regarding partnering with outside firms. So, who they chose to collaborate with reveals much about the partner, as is the case with Manthey Racing. Manthey Racing GmbH is a company with more than 250 employees and came to international attention thanks...
From RM Sotheby’s: Just months ago, we had the privilege of revealing the mystery of The White Collection—selling over 50 white Porsches of rare make, mileage, and vintage, along with a host of unique and highly collectible Porsche parts and memorabilia. What you didn’t know was this wasn’t all of...
Embracing the spirit of automotive excellence, TECHART proudly introduces the highly anticipated TECHART GTsport, a limited customization concept tailored specifically for the Porsche 911 Turbo S (992). Following its successful debut at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2024, the GTsport is poised to make its mark at the Bangkok International Motor...
The Porsche Penske Motorsport works team and the winner of 53 Formula 1 Grands Prix, Sebastian Vettel, are looking forward to putting the Porsche 963 through its paces. This coming week, the German will take the wheel of the hypercar at the Motorland Aragón. Porsche Penske Motorsport forges ahead with...
Manthey EMA will field a Grello Porsche in the 2024 24 Hours of the Nürburgring. Porsche drivers Kévin Estre (France), Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium), Thomas Preining (Austria) and Ayhancan Güven (Turkey) will pilot the car with starting number 911. After two retirements in the last two years, Manthey is aiming for...
The PFM 3200-powered Mooney is legendary among aviators. They all want this ‘Porsche of the skies’ – and today there are only five that are airworthy anywhere in the world. We had the extraordinary opportunity to take a ride in one. Oh, the boxer engine note is unmistakable. But what...
Broad Arrow’s All-Porsche auction will take place with Air|Water on Saturday, April 27th, and feature approximately 70 Porsches similar to the Broad Arrow Porsche 75th Anniversary Auction held in 2023 at the Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, Georgia. That auction, held with Porsche Cars North America and the Porsche Experience...
While we at Stuttcars are pretty jaded sharing news about special Porsches on a daily basis, it’s not often a collection of 6 carefully selected, and naturally aspirated 991s comes to market, all of which are being offered as a package deal, including the truck! 991 Primer The Porsche 991...
The Porsche Penske Motorsport works team’s Daytona-winning Porsche 963 has finished the 12 Hours of Sebring on the podium. After a thrilling race in Florida, the works drivers Felipe Nasr (Brazil), Dane Cameron (USA), and Matt Campbell (Australia) crossed the finish line in third place with the No. 7 race...
The undisputed King The Porsche 917, conceived in the late 1960s, emerged from Porsche’s strategic intent to conquer the World Sportscar Championship, particularly the 24 Hours of Le Mans. This ambition materialized through exploiting a loophole in the homologation requirements, allowing the creation of a vehicle with unprecedented speed and...
Team player, media professional and of course, driving talent: These are just three of many important attributes taken into consideration during the selection of the Porsche Junior 2024. Twelve candidates have the chance to take the next big step in their young career on the Autódromo Internacional do Algarve. They...
Porsche Penske Motorsport is determined to continue its impressive streak in the 2024 season. After clinching wins at the opening round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in Daytona and at the first race of this year’s FIA World Endurance Championship WEC in Qatar, the works team now heads to...
Porsche is expanding the model line-up of its all-electric sports sedan to include the Taycan Turbo GT and the Taycan Turbo GT with Weissach package. The latter is built for the track and dispenses with the rear seats in favor of an even better power-to-weight ratio. At peak power, both...
With a legacy spanning over two decades, the TECHART GTstreet range epitomizes TECHART’s relentless pursuit of automotive perfection. Limited to a prestigious 25 units worldwide, the new conversion GTstreet R Touring seamlessly marries everyday practicality with uncompromised driving performance – a hallmark of TECHART’s signature customization philosophy since the inaugural...
Background In the Porsche world, “Luftgekühlt” represents all the air-cooled cars in the manufacturer’s history, from the Pre-A 356 through the 993 model line, which ended in 1998.  A true Porsche happening, Luftgekühlt is an experiential car culture event centered around a tightly curated list of historically significant or interesting...
The improbable win The afternoon of 2 February, 2003, was a historic day for Porsche. When a privately entered 996 GT3 RS crossed the line at the Daytona International Speedway, it had not only won its class at one of the toughest and most prestigious endurance events on the international...
Porsche Penske Motorsport stormed to a maiden victory with the Porsche 963 in the FIA World Endurance Championship WEC. At the season opener in Qatar, works drivers Kévin Estre (France), André Lotterer (Germany) and Laurens Vanthoor (Belgium) crossed the finish line first at the wheel of the No. 6 car....
80s/90s Icon As the manufacture of the Porsche 964 3.6-liter Turbo was winding down towards the end of 1993, there were purportedly 93 Turbo coupes left in factory inventory. In response, Porsche sent these remaining chassis to its Exclusive Department – a specialized division within the company that focused on...
Background Perhaps no company has celebrated the heritage of the air-cooled 911 with such obsessive attention to detail as California-based Singer Vehicle Design. Founded in Los Angeles in 2009, Singer has become globally renowned for bespoke restorations of Porsche 911 sports cars—each carried out on behalf of the car’s owner....
Initially shown as a concept at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show, the 918 Spyder combined classic Porsche qualities with bleeding-edge technical capability; it featured an innovative hybrid drivetrain that promised to impart otherworldly performance with low fuel consumption and long electric range. Met with an ecstatic reception from the motoring...
Porsche Penske Motorsport will once again field three Porsche 963 race cars at the Circuit des 24 Heures du Mans in the 2024 season. The organizer, ACO, confirmed that the Porsche works team will campaign a third car at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. French works driver Mathieu Jaminet...
Unveiled at Porsche’s 70th-anniversary celebration at Rennsport Reunion VI in California in September 2018, the new 935 was a limited-edition, track-only special that paid homage to the original 935 race cars. Achieving remarkable success on racetracks worldwide during the late 1970s, 935s secured victories at the 24 Hours of Le...
Gruppe B Rally aspirations In the early 1980s, Porsche was keen to prove its technological superiority learned throughout the previous decade’s racing efforts. The “Gruppe B” Study was created to display these advancements with development underway as soon as 1981. Turbocharging, first used on the 917/10 Can-Am racing car in...
Mad Max meets Burning Man A little over two decades ago, a bunch of off-roading enthusiasts decided to create the “ultimate off-road challenge” that would test the abilities and capabilities of the entire spectrum of off-roading—from rock crawling to “closed course/stadium racing” to high-speed desert-floor runs. While this event started...
“A Relentless Pursuit of Excellence.” This philosophy guides Singer’s work and epitomizes the quality of their artistry, which is evident once you lay eyes on one of their lauded restorations. Founded by Rob Dickinson in 2008, Singer Vehicle Design‘s reputation was built on the results of the original “Classic Study,”...