Mid South region member wins 2012 911S and $25,000
Giving away the PCA Member Only raffle grand prize is always a highlight for PCA. We are pleased to announce that John Caradonna of the Mid South region is the lucky winner of the PCA Fall Member Only raffle. With the assistance of Mid South Region President Keith Chism and fellow board members, we lure the winner to a "dinner meeting." A "professional" surprises John with the exciting news. Video here.
Special thanks to all the members who participated in the sell-out raffle, Porsche AG and Porsche Cars North America for their support, as well as Buckley's restaurant for hosting the surprise. We know that many of you may not have made it into the raffle, but stay tuned we've got exciting plans for 2012.
PCA wraps up year end with highest level of membership in its history
Thanks to PCA's loyal members and influx of new enthusiasts in 2011, we solidify our standing as the LARGEST SINGLE MARQUE CAR CLUB IN THE WORLD! With over 106,000 members worldwide, we are larger than all official Porsche clubs in the world combined. Though we are a large group, it's the close knit community of the regions and its members that keep the club grounded. Porsche is planning for major growth over 2012 and of course PCA will be right there to welcome newcomers. Again, thank you to each and every one of you for making PCA THE BEST club in the world!
I'm the Santa who crashed my vintage Porsche on Christmas in New York City
Matt Hardigree writes, "When I first saw the photo of Santa standing over a wrecked vintage Porsche in New York City (above) I thought it all seemed just a little too perfect. I even assumed it was maybe a commercial shoot. It wasn't. Now Santa's chimed in to explain exactly what happened." More
New, seventh-generation Porsche 911 to kick off 50th anniversary of the Rolex 24 at Daytona as event's official pace car
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When the Daytona Continental went to a 24-hour event in 1966, the Porsche 911 race car was already part of the field, winnings its class that year in GT 2000 with Jack Ryan, Bill Benecker and Linley Coleman at the helm. So it seems fitting that the latest Porsche 911 road car will lead the field once again in 2012 as the pace car for the 50th anniversary of this iconic sports car classic. More
Porsche seeks above-market sales growth: report
Porsche Automobil Holding SE seeks above-market sales growth in 2012 after its best ever year in 2011, Porsche's sales chief Bernhard Maier says in an interview with Automotive News Europe Sunday. More
New Porsche Panamera scooped
Porsche is in the latter stages of developing a series of mid-life revisions for its best-selling Porsche Panamera model. As well as a revised headlight design and new front bumper the Panamera's controversial rear end will get a tail lift. More
Porsche sued by investment funds seeking $2.6 billion over VW takeover bid
Porsche Automobil Holding SE was sued by a group of investment funds seeking about 2 billion euros ($2.6 billion) in damages allegedly suffered from the carmaker's failed takeover attempt of Volkswagen AG (VOW) in 2008. The group, whose members weren't identified, filed the lawsuit in the district court of Stuttgart, Germany, according to a statement released on the OTS newswire. The plaintiffs also filed an arbitration application regarding Volkswagen (VOW), two members of the VW supervisory board and one member of the management board of VW, according to the statement. More
Porsche 911 independent promotional videos
There are many things that can be said about the Porsche 911, with the most important one being that it is the practical supercar. The rear-engined coupe wants to do almost anything a car can for its owner and this means that it has to know how to play many instruments. More
Liqui Moly back in Daytona, Fla., for the Rolex 24 hour
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After a long intermission, the German motor oil and additive expert Liqui Moly returns to the Daytona race track. A Liqui Moly Porsche will once again start in the legendary 24-hour races in Florida. "It's about time," says Peter Baumann, head of marketing at Liqui Moly. "It's been a long time since we've taken part in races here in the USA, and we want to show our stuff." More
Why are center lock nuts on racing Porsches red and blue?
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Ever notice the center lock nuts on some Porsche race cars? Unlike the black/silver RS Spyder wheel nuts available on street cars, some racing Porsches will have red nuts on one side and blue on the other. More
Porsche road rocket wails like a banshee
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After launching the Boxster, Porsche hinted at a roofed version to broaden its appeal. That car arrived in the form of the Cayman, which delivers the same lovable traits as the convertible Boxster but in a car that is much more dynamically focused, especially in R guise. More
Classic 1971 Porsche hides a slot car racing track
If you grew up in the 1960s or 70s before every kid had a gaming system at home, you'll know that must have toy for anyone interested in cars was a slot racing circuit. Now that we're adults, having a slot track in the middle of the living room isn't going to cut it, but you could park this Porsche 917 race car that hides a slot track in your garage. More
Porsche's new eco-friendly 4-door sports sedan
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Auto Writer Tim Spell writes, "I recently drove Porsche's new 2012 Panamera S Hybrid. My eyes finally are starting to adjust to Porsche's first four-door sports sedan's body and, except for its $95,000 base price tag, it's a practical offering. The Panamera S Hybrid, which visually matches up with its Panamera siblings, is propelled by an eco-friendly hybrid powertrain and delivers well-rounded performance expected of a Porsche." More
Porsche sports cars sales rise
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German automaker Porsche has delivered 25 percent more sports cars between January and November of 2011 than during the same period last year, Porsche Centre Doha announced in a statement. A total of 109,709 units of the 911, Boxster/Cayman, Cayenne and Panamera were sold this year compared to 88,033 last year. In November, the Zuffenhausen-based company sold 9,318 units despite the changeover in sports car models. More
The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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PCA stainless steel license frames inventory replenished
These elegant OEM quality stainless steel frames are now in stock in four finishes, including a high tech carbon fiber look. All frames are made from heavy rust proof 304 stainless steel with highly detailed laser etch graphics. Universal fit and easy mounting application. Includes matching frame finish hardware hider caps to complement your frames. Available in black powder-coated, brushed stainless steel, and gold titanium finishes. Price $19.99-39.99 S/H. Order here. More