2013 Porsche Boxster named 2012 Esquire Sports Car of the Year
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Esquire has selected the redesigned Porsche Boxster as its 2012 Sports Car of the Year. "The Boxster is a near perfect sports car," said David Granger, Editor in Chief of Esquire. "It's fun, aggressive and sounds great. It serves as a thrilling reminder that cars still maintain the power to stimulate the imagination." More
Bridgestone Tires Giveaway added to PCA Headquarters Open House event Saturday, Sept. 29. Pre-register today!
Over 90 folks have pre-registered. Join us for the annual PCA Headquarters Open House event. Meet the PCA HQ staff, get a tour, and hang out with fellow PCAers. Last year we had over 200 folks and 100 Porsches. New for this year is the PCA "stage," where recent PCA tech videos were filmed. All attendees will have a chance to win some great door prizes such as a set of Bridgestone tires, Cocomats floor mats, Bose radio, Bose headphones, items from Michelin and more! No fee to attend but you must register. Event details here. Register here.
Car Corral Alert: Coming to Texas Update: Hill Country PCA Corral during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, Nov. 17, 2012
An "exclusive" parking offer has been emailed to those PCA members who have either purchased PCA allocated seating in the Turn 12 Grandstand or tickets to the Hill Country PCA Corral. More
Long/Bergmeister battle back from last to second in VIR GT
Joerg Bergmeister (Germany) and Patrick Long (USA) avoided a first lap accident that blocked the entire track, and then dropped to last place when the yellow flag fell at the wrong time to score a fine second place finish in the Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 RSR at the Virginia International Raceway 240. More
Porsche Consulting opens base in China
With the establishment of a location in China, the Porsche Consulting GmbH management consultancy firm, based in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany, carries forward its systematic international growth strategy. With headquarters in Shanghai, Porsche Consulting Ltd. will be launched at the onset of 2013. After Italy, Brazil and the United States, it will be the fourth foreign branch of the consultancy firm. More
Porsche to launch diesel version of Cayenne S SUV
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Porsche gave the Cayenne S SUV a performance boost with a new diesel version that is both more powerful and fuel efficient. Porsche's new Cayenne S is propelled by a twin-turbo V8 4.2-liter engine that produces 382 bhp, which enables it to accelerate from 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 5.7 seconds and to reach a top speed of 157 mph (252 km/h). The vehicle will reportedly consume 8.3l of fuel per 100 km (28.31 mpg) and emit 218g of CO2 per km. More
The Tarmac Express: A Porsche to the plane
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Instead of driving a baggage tug, Adnan Tikvesa gets to race a Porsche around airplanes, fuel trucks and luggage carts on taxiways and gate areas at Atlanta's giant airport. Tikvesa grabs top-level Delta Air Lines frequent fliers from lines of deplaning passengers, runs them down jet-bridge stairs, loads them into a $66,000 Porsche Cayenne S and drives them across the tarmac to their connecting flights. More
Porsche may boost Macan production to 75,000 units annually
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Porsche will be introducing two new models next year that will serve as bookends for the automaker's lineup, helping it to reach its goal of selling as much as 200,000 vehicles per year by 2018. One of these will be a high-end supercar whose numbers will total less than a 1,000 units. The other will be a compact crossover that’s destined to be the automaker's most popular model. More
Gemballa unveils the GT based on the Porsche 991 Carrera S Cabriolet
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Convertibles have always been most emotional and fascinating cars. The experience gets even better when we are talking about a real sports-car, especially a Porsche 911, given the finishing touches by Gemballa. The new 991 Carrera Cabriolet is the latest "air-cooled" 911 to stir the Porsche driver's emotions with its familiar flat-six soundtrack. Now, the new Gemballa GT appearance package compliments the al fresco experience by taking the Cabriolet’s eye appeal to the next level. More
Tough outing for Miller and Maassen in inaugural ALMS race at VIR
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Things were looking good for co-drivers Bryce Miller and Sascha Maassen and the No. 48 Dunlop/Chopard/TOTAL Porsche 911 GT3 RSR team from Paul Miller Racing within the first 10 minutes of Saturday's inaugural American Le Mans Series presented by Tequila Patrón race at Virginia International Raceway. More
New Porsche Boxster heritage
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This video is of the new Porsche Boxster (981) and features the heritage of what is possibly the best roadster for sale today. The video features classic cars, such as the a Porsche 550 Spyder, a Porsche 904, a Porsche 914, a Porsche Carrera GT and more. More
Last month's winner receives his Coco-Mats
The Coco-Mats have arrived and they are gorgeous and fit perfectly. As you can see from the snapshot, they have been installed and are ready for coming autumn weather.
Thanks so much for your generosity and thanks to Drew of Coco-Mats for the opportunity provided me with winning these new mats.
Since I'm in advanced years I'm familiar with their popularity many years ago. I'm also very familiar with these currently manufactured mats, having purchased them for previous automobiles and I'm so pleased to have a new set for my Boxter.
Kenn Stolte, PCA Lone Star Region
Fall selection: Check out the latest PCA jackets NOW AVAILABLE!
We just about sold out of our jacket inventory at the recent Legends of the Autobahn event in Monterey, Calif. Our supplier has recently replenished our supply so visit www.pcawebstore.com and order yours today. Take a look at the various designs and choose from mens or ladies. Perfect for track days, attending casual PCA events, and/or just to show off your PCA pride. 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.
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
Here is a photo of my 993 C4S, my father's 1963 Coupe, and his 1959 Convertible D. We enjoy driving the cars together when the weekends are nice. As you can tell, we have a constant theme of silver over red. My father likes to call it "The Trifecta."
Photo by Richard Felter, St. Louis Region PCA
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