2011 marks the 60th anniversary of Porsche making its debut at the Le Mans 24hrs, furthermore, it is 41 years since the highly skilled team of Hans Herrmann and Richard Attwood fired their engine on the start line of the gruelling French endurance race.
Porsche will enter the Nürburgring 24 Hours race in Germany this weekend (25/26 June) with a further developed version of the 911 GT3 R Hybrid, following a successful test in the Nürburgring Long Distance Championship (VLN) that saw the car score the first race win for a Hybrid-Porsche in May.
Lifelong Porsche enthusiast Andrew Maude has joined established Porsche specialists Autofarm to head up its car sales activity. Conveniently located next to the A34 and M40 near Bicester, the renowned firm is growing its sales business for all Porsches, from classic 911s right through to current 997, Boxster and Cayman models.
As the Porsche business goes from strength to strength in the UK, work began this week to develop a new location for Porsche Centre Solihull.
Drivers from the Porsche Carrera Cup GB have completed two days of intensive training ahead of the Porsche Carrera World Cup on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife race circuit in Germany on June 25.
Tim Harvey, the 2008 and 2010 Porsche Carrera Cup champion and the most successful driver in Carrera Cup GB history with 35 wins and 106 podiums, is stepping down from driving in this year’s Porsche Carrera Cup GB.
Electric-powered rear and four wheel-drive variants of the Porsche Boxster E roadster sparked interest last week at the Michelin Challenge Bibendum in Berlin.
A highlight of this year’s Le Mans Legend, the historic support race at the Le Mans 24 Hours, will be Sir Stirling Moss’s very first race at the wheel of his own 1961 Porsche RS 61.
The new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS combines a 408 hp 3.8-litre flat six engine with intelligent all-wheel drive that delivers a further exhilarating dimension to the dynamics of the iconic rear-engined sports car.
The new Porsche Cayman S Black Edition combines performance and style, with a 3.4-litre flat-six engine tuned to deliver 330 hp, distinctive 19” alloy wheels finished in black and a luxurious interior. Production is limited to 500 examples worldwide, and UK sales begin in September.
On sale from August 2011, the Porsche Panamera range extends with the introduction of the new Panamera Diesel, further enhancing the model’s appeal to UK customers. A luxury Gran Turismo, the Panamera Diesel is capable of taking four passengers in sporting comfort from Lands End to Loch Ness without refuelling.
The development of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 is running at full revs. This coming Saturday, the further-developed version of the innovative Hybrid race car contests round two of the Nürburgring Long Distance Championship (VLN). Another test under race conditions is planned at the fourth VLN round on 28 May.
Porsche launches a new variant of the celebrated and successful racing pedigree 911 GT3 RS this July, offering even more power and greater performance. Limited to 600 vehicles worldwide, the 911 GT3 RS 4.0 takes all the attributes that have made the Porsche 911 GT3 a serial winner on the race track and moves the GT3 road car programme to a new, higher level.
To celebrate the start of the summer holiday season, Porsche is offering owners of its open-top models a complimentary vehicle inspection on 4 June at participating Porsche Centres nationwide, to help ensure all Porsche cabriolet owners maximise their open-air driving pleasure this summer.
The Porsche Cayenne and Panamera have gained detailed improvements, additions and new options. From June production, the Cayenne Diesel receives a second generation engine offering greater efficiency and lower CO2.
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