2012 Escape to the Ozarks website
The 2012 Escape to the Ozarks website is now accessible at www.pca-escape.org.
Basic information concerning this 8th PCA Escape is currently available with additional details to be added on an ongoing basis as specific items and events are finalized. So check the website often as new information will be added as completed.
This year's Escape will be hosted by the Ozark and Cimarron Regions in Eureka Springs, Ark., Nov. 8 - 11. Registration is tentatively scheduled to open via the website August 1.
Porsche: No plans for lower-priced model
The Wall Street Journal Share
It's official: Sports car fans hoping for a more affordable Porsche should stop holding their breath. The German car maker confirmed it has no plans to build a smaller, less-expensive model to form a new entry level below its Boxster convertible.
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Exclusive PCA Member savings on the NewAge Pro Series 5 Piece Cabinetry Set
Garages123.com is pleased to extend an exclusive PCA Members-only discount on one of our top-selling garage cabinetry sets!
For a limited time, PCA members will have the opportunity to purchase the NewAge 5 Piece Professional Series 18 Gage Steel Cabinetry Set in either gray or taupe, with free shipping, and no taxes, for an incredible price of only $1399.99, regular price $1999.99. More
New generation Porsche icon
The Associated Press via The Boston Globe Share
The new-generation, 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera has the familiar, sexy shape of its forebears. But it's tastefully redone with a wider front track, a body that's a bit longer and lighter, a holistically designed interior and modern touches like light-emitting diode tail lamps. Of course, there's more power, too - up to 400 horses and 325 foot-pounds of torque from the up-level, naturally aspirated six cylinder. More
Porsche's 78 mpg supercar takes shape
Fox News Share
Earlier this month the first prototypes for the 2014 Porsche 918 Spyder started testing at secret locations around Europe, and Porsche has released its own batch of photos of one of the prototypes and confirmed some of the car's final specs. Development is now in the later stages though these initial prototypes will continue to evolve until closer to the start of production, which Porsche remains adamant will commence in September of next year. More
Porsche 911 Carrera scorches Doha roads
The Peninsula Share
The Porsche 911 Carrera is the re-definition of what a sports car should be. Porsche Centre Doha recently invited mediapersons for an exclusive test-drive and have a feel of what the 911 is, on Doha's roads. Offering a blistering top speed of 289 kmh for the standard version, it is the first passenger car in the world to feature seven-speed manual transmission. More
2014 Porsche Macan spy shots
Motor Authority Share
Just before the 2012 Geneva Auto Show, Porsche confirmed that its upcoming compact crossover SUV would be called "Macan." The name is from the Indonesian word for tiger, and judging by these spy shots, the name may be apt - even if a bit odd at first blush. More
Would the Porsche Cayman make a good race car?
The Porsche Guys Share
All Porsche sports cars were meant to be raced. The cars while quite good at the normal daily driving, really come alive on a track, especially when race prepped. While Porsche mainly races the Porsche 911 and at times special race variants, cars such as the Porsche 914, Porsche 944, Porsche Boxster and Porsche Cayman (just to name a few) have shown to be very good on the track. More
Kevin Estre wins Porsche Carrera Cup on the Nürburgring Nordschleife
Sports Car Illustrated Share
Kévin Estre celebrated his first win in the Porsche Carrera Cup Deutschland series in an impressive manner. The Frenchman driving for Hermes Attempto Racing crossed the finish line with an 8.784-second advantage on the Nürburgring-Nordschleife. Second went to two-time winner this season Sean Edwards (Great Britain, Team Deutsche Post by tolimit) ahead of his teammate René Rast (Germany). More
Will Bill Gates' Porsche 930 fetch a micro-fortune?
9 Magazine Share
Recently we've seen many celebrity cars sell for a premium including Whitney Houston's 1991 Carrera Cabriolet. "Celebrity provenance" has some mystique that makes buyers pay more. A wide variety of celebrity-owned cars have commanded above-market prices in the past. More
Porsche Cayman R is about...fiscal responsibility?
The Chronicle Herald Share
Vehicular compromise. In the world of cars, that usually means things like GT badgework on mini-vans. Some purists may argue that the Porsche vehicular compromise is the Cayenne, simply because of the fact it's a Porsche, and also an SUV. Or is it the Panamera, the tryst child of Cayenne powertrains, 911 flanks, and a smidge of shooting brake? Nope. It’s the Porsche Cayman R, the Grand Cayman in the sense of Spyder. The current Boxster Spyder was the first of the mid-engined Porsches' to punch up the performance factor, as well as the strip-please quotient. More
Porsche gift ideas for Father's Day and graduation
Porsche Purist Share
What father or soon to be graduate wouldn’t want to wake up and find a shiny new Porsche in the driveway? Unfortunately, for most of us, that's just not going to happen. However, a Porsche related gift is great for your Porsche loving dad or grad. With graduations happening across the country and Father's Day only a few short weeks away (it's on June 17th this year if you need the reminder) here is a short list of different Porsche gift ideas for you to choose from. More
New selection of PCA t-shirts NOW AVAILABLE
We've added new PCA t-shirts to www.pcawebstore.com. Take a look at the new logo designs and choose from mens, ladies, long sleeve, short sleeve, and children's styles. Shirts are 100 percent ComfortSoft cotton (pre-shrunk) and are from the Hanes tagless line. Perfect for track days, attending casual PCA events, and/or just to show off your PCA pride. Prices start $14.99. More
J-F Laberge takes a weekend doubleheader as Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin begins second season
Marketwire via MaketWatch Share
As the first race weekend of the 2012 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin came to a close, two facts were made perfectly clear: there are new names and faces to be reckoned with and there are old ones as well. While Jean-Frederic Laberge, who is new to the series this year, won both on Saturday and Sunday, he was surrounded by familiar names from last year's series like defending champion Perry Bortolotti and the ultra quick Marco Cerone. More
PCA stainless steel license frames in stock
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.
PCA Club Racing Decals now available at www.pcawebstore.com
Official PCA Club Racing decals in various colors. They measure approx 12 inches wide and 4 inches high. These decals DO NOT have the unsightly clear bumper sticker look. The decals apply with a transfer tape and leaves just the colored vinyl on the surface it is applied to. Price: $14.99 More
The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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! More
PCA Photo of the Week
"Seal Grey 2006 Cayman S photographed on a beautiful Sunday morning in Northern California while out for a ride with my son."
Photo by Phil Bazell, Golden Gate Region
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