Special event for PCA members and Porsche owners at the 2011 LA Auto Show
The Porsche Experience at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Be among the first to spend time up close and personal with the next 911 (991) and enjoy the morning with fellow Porsche enthusiasts and Porsche representatives.
Date: Friday, Nov. 18, 2011
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Place: Los Angeles Convention Center Porsche Exhibition Area
Registration is limited to the first 200 people (max two tickets per registrant). Tickets will be deposited at a will call desk at the entrance to the exhibition. Refreshments will be provided. You must be pre-registered to attend. There will be no registrations on site. Following the event your ticket will allow you regular access to the LA Auto Show. Register here. Video from last year.
The name changed, but lost nothing in translation
The New York Times Share
Among the early industrialists of Germany - pioneering figures like Karl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Ferdinand Porsche, all linked to prominent automotive brands - there is one whose name remains resolutely unfamiliar to Americans: August Horch. But even if the name is barely recognized in the United States, where the Horch brand had little presence, the influence of the company's founder is certainly felt. In a career that coincided with the dawn of the auto industry, Horch, who died in 1951, built cars that rivaled German competitors like Mercedes-Benz in style and prestige. More
Porsche Award winners come from Baden-Württemberg and Denmark
Recently in the Baden-Württemberg Film Academy was the eighth such occasion on which students were honored with the "Porsche Award" for their contributions. Since 2004, Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, has been the principal and title sponsor of the annual competition for the "Porsche International Advertising Film Prize for Young Talent." More
SPEED TV broadcast times set for Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV: Latest video posted
Sports Systems Share
SPEED TV has set the broadcast schedule for its one-hour telecast from the Porsche Rennsport Reunion IV, held recently at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in Monterey, Calif., (all times are Eastern Standard Time - check local listings as schedules could vary by regions and could be affected by live event coverage). More
Porsche sells malbec to keep autos coming into Argentina
Bloomberg Businessweek Share
Porsche importer Hugo Pulenta has promised to ship wine from his family's vineyards in the Andean foothills in exchange for permits to bring his expensive cars into Argentina. Under similar agreements with the government, Mitsubishi Motor Corp.'s representative will export peanuts while imported Subarus will be matched by sales of chicken feed to Chile. More
Porsche will show new 911 at 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show
Edmunds Inside Line Share
Porsche will host the U.S. debut of the new sixth-generation 911 at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, along with an unspecified "world premiere." In a telephone conversation with Inside Line, Porsche Cars North America spokesman Nick Twork declined to divulge any details on the "world premiere." A Porsche press release described the car as "a model boasting impressive performance and dynamic looks, exuding unadulterated driving pleasure." More
Porsche underlines future technology at Dubai International Motor Show
CPI Financial Share
Porsche will be talking up its Intelligent Performance at the Dubai International Motor Show (Nov. 10-14), with the display of the racing laboratory 918 RSR and new 911 Carrera. More
R.I.P. to 14 cars and trucks for 2012
Yahoo Autos Share
As 2011 runs out, so does the life of these 14 cars and trucks, victims of changing tastes, corporate indifference. While a few never had much of a following, several were popular in their peak, and a couple were movie stars and mainstays of American freeways for decades. But with more than 300 models of new vehicles available to American car buyers, not even the favorite of the fast and furious crowd can just coast. More
Rauh Welt Hoonigan Porsche 965 revealed ahead of SEMA Show debut
Unveiled ahead of its official debut at the 2011 SEMA Show is this very custom Rauh-Welt Porsche 965. The wide fendered, deep dish wheeled, humongously spoilered tuner Porsche is the property of former 0-60 editor Brian Scotto. Recenty Scotto made the switch to work with motorsports personality Ken Block and now runs Block's "Hoonigan" brand. More
Will you drive your Porsche this winter or put it in storage?
Porsche Purist Share
The answer to this question most likely depends on both where you live and what you drive. You might be the type that no matter what, you're driving your Porsche year round. Or, maybe you live in a colder climate with lots of snow and salt and need to prepare your Porsche for winter storage. Maybe you're lucky and do both. What ever you do there are choices you need to make and things to consider. 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 adds more new merchandise to online Web store
This week we've added four new items. You'll find two sporty technical jackets in various colors complete with PCA and Porsche logos.
We've also two handsome top quality umbrellas again with PCA and Porsche logos. You'll be the envy of your Porsche friends.
These also make great gift/recognition items. They are ready to ship. Order here.
NEW - PCA Club Racing stainless steel license frames. Available in 2 finishes
These elegant OEM quality stainless steel frames are now in stock and available for your street friendly race car as well as Porsche tow/support vehicles.
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 and brushed stainless steel. Price $24.99 + S/H. Order here.