Made in Stuttgart, driven all over the world.

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Between 24 June and 13 September 2015, the Porsche Museum will present a special exhibition offering fascinating insights into the early years of Porsche and life in the 1950s. As well as the iconic vehicles of this decade such as the 356 America Roadster and 550 Spyder, selected works by the photographer Princess Marianne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn will document the lives and times of the motor sport heroes of the day.

Find Out More: http://www.porsche.com/museum/en/ausstellung/?utm_campaign=newsletter_2015-06_eml&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email

 


Porsche Sport Driving School: G-Force. Barber Motorsports Park.

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Porsche Sport Driving School launched its new G-Force program. Designed for graduates of the Masters program, participants experience open lapping on the main track in the Carrera S, 911 Turbo S and GT3, and utilizes the new Barber Proving Grounds facility for developing car control skills and learning to drive a car to its limits.

Find Out More: https://www.porschedriving.com/experiences/sports-driving-school/g-force---one-day-advanced-car-control-clinic-and-lapping-day

 


Mission: Future Sportscar. Porsche at the 24 Hour of Le Mans.

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Only one year after returning to Le Mans, Porsche has celebrated one of the greatest racing successes in recent years with a win in the LMP1 class. In a hugely exciting race, the Porsche 919 Hybrid with starting number 19 showed its redesigned tail lights to an extremely strong field of competitors.

Find Out More: http://www.porsche.com/usa/eventsandracing/motorsport/worksracing/raceseries/fiawec/?utm_campaign=newsletter_2015-06_eml&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email

 


The 5 Wildest Facts about Porsche's 2015 24 Hours of Le Mans Victory

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Porsche managed a 1-2-5 victory at this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans, breaking Audi's long winning streak at the famous endurance race. Running three Porsche 919 Hybrid racing cars for 24 hours is no small feat, especially given the tough competition from other manufacturers. Here's a taste of what it took for Porsche to win this year's Le Mans race.

Read more: http://www.automobilemag.com/features/lists/1506-the-5-wildest-facts-about-porsches-2015-24-hours-of-le-mans-victory/#ixzz3dzqWezSB 


The winner’s circle is actually square one for our production cars.

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The Porsche 919 Hybrid has won the 2015 24h of Le Mans. The dual hybrid powertrain with its innovative exhaust recovery system proved that it was capable of delivering the ultimate performance. One of many insights that can inform our road going models for the future. Porsche extends heartfelt thanks to the teams for the historic achievement. 

Congratulations to Porsche Motorsport on achieving  our record 17th overall victory in Le Mans.


The Last Porsche 918 Spyder Has Been Made

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Porsche #918 of 918 units has been built. The last one.

If you had plans to buy a brand new Porsche 918 Spyder, you’d better hurry because Porsche has just built its last unit. According to The Telegraaf, the last Porsche 918 Spyder rolled off the assembly line earlier yesterday (June. 18, 2015) and its burgundy. All in all, its been 21 months since the Porsche 918 was put into production. Porsche has been working around the clock to produce the number of units planned within a reasonable amount of time. To make one, it takes the work of exactly 100 specialists about 100 man hours from start to finish. On average, that works out to be about 1.4 Porsche 918’s built everyday.

There are still plenty of Porsche 918s left to buy, it’s just that you’ll have to secure your spot in line.According to Porsche, it’s on a first come, first serve basis. That means you’ll have your pick of the available Porsche 918’s and don’t have to take necessarily the next one that comes off the assembly line. Porsche released some interesting figures attached to sales so far.  For example, did you know that 30 percent of all Porsche 918 sales so far have gone to Americans? That works out to 297 units that have landed on American soil (leave some for the rest of the world, why don’t you!)

Read the entire article here: http://artofgears.com/2015/06/19/the-last-porsche-918-spyder-has-been-made/


Porsche 911 GT3 RS first drive review

This is what happens when you combine Porsche's most extreme road car with its motor racing know-how.

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For most, the Porsche 911 GT3 would surely represent the ultimate road car. Packing a generous 350kW punch and weighing just 1430kg, it will fire you from 0-100km in 3.5sec on the way to a top speed of 315km/h. And that's before you so much as mention its wonderfully direct steering, deliciously responsive handling or its magnificent brakes, which are so powerful they tend to outshine its ferocious accelerative ability.   

For some hardy souls, though, the 911 GT3 is perhaps a little too cultivated. And these are the admittedly wealthy enthusiast drivers at whom the new and more heavily focused 911 GT3 RS is squarely aimed. To be produced in a limited run of 2000, it is the latest in an illustrious line ofRennsport models developed by Porsche Motorsport to homologate go-fast components for its dedicated race cars, in this case the recently unveiled 911 GT3 R.  

True to its motorsport roots, the 911 GT3 RS is all about function. Nothing is superfluous. Every development adopted over the 911 GT3 is dedicated to elevating it on to a highest possible performance plane in the search of faster laps times. Like so many of the more memorable road going Porsche models down through the years, it has been conceived first and foremost as a race car, complete with optional roll cage, six-point harnesses and fire extinguisher. And yet it is completely road legal; you can drive it to your race circuit of choice, run hot laps all day long and then head back home in it. 

Read the rest of the article here: http://www.drive.com.au/new-car-reviews/porsche-911-gt3-rs-first-drive-review-20150526-gh9lw0.html