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Congratulations to Colin Black, the PCA Fall Member Only Raffle Winner!
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Colin purchased two entries in the latest PCA raffle and his $100 investment turned into a 2011 911 Carrera GTS. With help from close PCA friends, Porsche of Buffalo and Porsche Cars North America, we surprised this longtime member with a brand new 911.

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Stay tuned this Spring for the next PCA raffle...a factory restored '73 911 T


Porsche shares surge 12 percent on hopes of VW merger
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Shares in German carmaker Porsche have soared after a U.S. judge dismissed a lawsuit that had threatened to derail a planned merger with Volkswagen Two hedge funds claimed more than $2 billion in damages over a 2008 deal in which Porsche bought a stake in VW. More



Porsche confirms debut of new supercar concept at Detroit Auto Show
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Ending all speculation, Porsche has confirmed that it will debut a new supercar concept at the 2011 Detroit Auto Show that starts in January. Though the company refrained from providing more details, the vehicle is expected to have a twin-turbo V8-powered engine capable of producing 600 hp. In addition, the supercar is to be a mid-engined machine with an AWD system. Also, the body can be expected to incorporate a considerable amount of carbon fiber for lightness. More

Porsche shifting Boxster, Cayman production to former Karmann facility
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Volkswagen snatched up the remains of German coachbuilder Karmann last year, saying it would begin building a new model within the facility by 2011. VW revealed that new model to be a new Golf Cabrio, but it seems it won't be alone for long: the factory appears to be ready to build the next-generation Porsche Boxster and Cayman within the next few years. More

Get Your Porsche Style Calendar In Time for the New Year

The theme of the 2011 calendar: Porsche Intelligent Performance. Taking centre stage as illustrations of the “shaping intelligence” motto are hybrid novelties such as the Concept Study 918 Spyder, the GT3 R Hybrid, and the new Cayenne Hybrid. Includes screensaver and short film on CD-ROM. Dimensions: 27.5 x 20 in. (70 x 50 cm). Limited edition of 3,555 serially numbered copies.
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Porsche among road warriors that won't die
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Want a car that will last a long, long time? Buy a Porsche. According to Consumer Reports' latest reliability survey, all cars and SUVs made by the Stuttgart, Germany-based automaker are rated average or better when it comes to longevity. One car in particular -- Porsche's $47,600 Boxster -- stands above the rest. It has the best predicted reliability of any vehicle tested by Consumer Reports this year. More

Watch Porsche factory footage of 356s coming to life
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Ever wonder what Porsche 356Bs looked like coming together in Stuttgart? Here is some excellent factory footage showing various stages of manufacturing the little sports cars. More



Merdad features Porsche Cayenne 2-door conversion with 750 horsepower
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There was once a time when SUVs were cool when gas prices were low and thieves were not known to still them in a matter of 14 seconds. The tuner Merdad somehow thought the current Porsche Cayenne was just not 'cool' enough so they took it in their own hands to convert into a 2-door 'murdered-out' concoction to satisfy those who are highly anticipating the release of the upcoming Porsche Cajun (smaller variant of the Cayenne). More

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Video: Porsche GT3 rally action
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Watching a rally and feeling the adrenaline involved in that action is always pleasant. But this time we are talking about something special. It not only about 16 minutes of high quality driving; its not even about the good music on the sound of the Porsche GT3's engine. This time is about a GT3 rally action with a very special ending for the co-driver, a girl that never imagined what the end of the race will bring her: a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, the driver of the car. More

Porsche Panorama video: Cayman R revealed at Los Angeles Car Show
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Porsche CEO Matthias Müller unveiled the new Cayman R at the LA Auto Show, dramatically peeling back 60 years of Porsche history in the U.S. Video here. You'll find a new smartphone tag in the January issue of Panorama that will also lead you to the presentation. At the end of our Los Angeles Auto Show story you'll find a square "bar code" tag. Snap a picture of it with your smartphone and you'll be taken to a video of the unveiling. Here's how it works: Get the free Microsoft Tag Reader through your smartphone browser by going to http://gettag.mobi. Open the tag reader, snap a photo of the tag printed in the magazine and you’ll be automatically taken to the Cayman R reveal. Don't have a smartphone? No problem. Click on the link above to see the auto show presentation. And click here to access the complete Panorama on the Web video gallery. More



The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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Show your PCA pride by carrying a PCA Visa Rewards Card!

• 0 percent Introductory APR on purchases and balance transfers for 6 months. After this period, a low variable APR will apply.
• Earn bonus points for FREE airline tickets, merchandise, cash-back and more at participating merchants.
• No annual fee and no additional cost to you.
• Enhanced Visa Platinum benefits, including 24/7 Emergency Customer Service and 100 percent Fraud Protection, Purchase security, Warranty Manager and much more.

Pick one of the standard designs or design your own card. Only available to U.S. residents. Visit rewards.umb.com for details. Sign up today!
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PCA Merchandise
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Great PCA gift ideas...Now with PCA, Drivers Education and Porsche logos! More
 
 

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