Tag Archive: Porsche

Redesigned 911 RSR expected to defend world championship

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Stuttgart. Porsche puts its faith in the brand-new 911 RSR (2019 model year) to defend the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) title. The race car complying with the FIA GTE regulations is a completely new development. The vehicle from Weissach has undergone improvements in all areas and will replace the successful 911 RSR with which Porsche won the manufacturers’ and drivers’ world championship in the FIA WEC as well as the Le Mans endurance classic (France) and the IMSA races at Sebring and Road Atlanta (Petit Le Mans) amongst other events in 2019. In developing the new Porsche 911 RSR, substantial…

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Video material and images of the Formula E car at the racetrack

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Following the successful roll-out of the Porsche Formula E car at the test facility in Weissach at the start of March, the project is now taking its next step, testing at the Calafat racetrack in Spain, where preparations for the coming season in the ABB FIA Formula E Championship enter their next phase. The latest images and video material are already available. More information on the tests will follow this evening, at the end of the test programme.

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Porsche and Dunlop – Nürburgring Winners

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A month after the Nürburgring 24 hours, the teams in the German VLN Endurance Championship returned to the majestic Nordschleife circuit today to compete in the four hour ADAC ACAS H&R-Cup. Felipe Fernandez Laser and Lance David Arnold partnered to take their first win together in the Frikadelli Racing Porsche 911GT3 R . It was a strong race performance from the team. Laser headed qualifying for much of the session before an accident. The team did an impressive job to repair the car in time to take to the starting grid and then both drivers showed strong and consistent race…

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Signed, Sealed and Delivered

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Today, Euro NCAP publishes the safety ratings of eight new vehicles, among which four have made their first appearance on the market this year: the X-Class​, the luxury pick-up by Mercedes-Benz; the F-Pace’s smaller brother, the Jaguar E-Pace​; the new DS brand's flagship car, the DS 7 Crossback​; and the all-electric Citroën e-Mehari​.  Also released are the ratings for the new generation Porsche Cayenne​, the BMW X3​, the Subaru XV​ and its partner, the Impreza​. Finally, Euro NCAP has re-tested the Honda Civic​ published earlier this year, after the company introduced improvements to the rear seat restraint on the in-production vehicle. All cars achieve a maximum five-star rating except for the…

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GT2 RS is the fastest Porsche 911 of all times at 6 minutes and 47.3 seconds

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Stuttgart. Porsche set a new record for road-approved sports cars on the 20.6-kilometre Nürburgring Nordschleife in the 911 GT2 RS on September 20. The record time of 6 minutes and 47.3 seconds was achieved in the presence of a notary and surpassed even Porsche’s own expectations. Frank-Steffen Walliser, Vice President Motorsport and GT Cars, said: “At the start of the development process, we set ourselves a lap time target for the GT2 RS of less than 7 minutes and 5 seconds. The credit for beating this target by 17.7 seconds goes to our development engineers, mechanics and drivers, who demonstrated an…

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Third generation of the Porsche Cayenne launches

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New engines, new chassis, innovative control concept and more connectivity Stuttgart. Porsche is introducing the third generation of the Cayenne. This successful model from the Stuttgart-based sports car manufacturer is launching as a completely new development and will combine even more of the typical Porsche performance with excellent everyday practicality. Its powerful turbo engines, new eight-speed Tiptronic S gearbox, new chassis systems and innovative display and control concept with total connectivity will take both sport and comfort to the next level. At market launch, there are two newly developed six-cylinder engines to choose from: The Cayenne’s 250-kW (340 hp), three-litre turbo…

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Porsche Design Sport by adidas progresses classic design with luxury, function and innovation in Fall / Winter 2017

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Porsche Design Sport by adidas has unveiled its Fall / Winter 2017 collection; a range of premium sportswear and wardrobe staples which immerse luxury, function and innovation into sophisticated style to make chilly conditions seem effortless. Focussing on the needs of the ‘Urban Commuter 2.0’, the collection delivers contemporary, practical solutions for journeying in more challenging months. Inspired by the urban-active man’s constant drive to keep moving, engineered fabrics are the understated champions of the season’s collection. Each item is effortlessly hardwearing thanks to high-performance materials and minimalist details. Style meets craftsmanship in the standout pieces, EC Running trainer and…

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A 911 for the road and track – the new Porsche 911 GT3

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Stuttgart. The Porsche 911 GT3 delivers motorsport-like performance, a systematic lightweight construction and an unfiltered driving experience. In the new generation of the radical 911, the connection between everyday driving and the racetrack is even more intense. At the heart of the latest enhancement beats a four-litre flat engine. The extremely high-revving naturally aspirated engine with 368 kW (500 hp) remains virtually unchanged from the thoroughbred 911 GT3 Cup racing car. The redesigned chassis with rear-axle steering and the systematic lightweight construction are specifically tuned to convert the engine power into superior driving dynamics. Developed on the same test track and…

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Porsche Design Sport by adidas releases the all white #UltraBOOST

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UltraBOOST is this season’s most anticipated sports-luxe trainer Porsche Design Sport by adidas injects its signature style and superior design approach into a limited edition iteration of the iconic UltraBOOST trainer. For Spring/Summer 2016, the elevated style of Porsche Design combines with cutting-edge footwear technology from adidas to engineer a robust yet stylish trainer, boasting advanced technologies for an indulgent and comfortable ride. Aspirational, elegant and performance-led, the all white silhouette is executed with a combination of comfort increasing BOOST™ technologies in the sole, a stretchy adidas Primeknit forefoot and midfoot area and sleek premium leather accents. The revolutionary BOOST…

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