Porsche Club awaits a lovingly restored classic
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A coming automobile raffle adds some credence to that old saw about membership and its privileges. Next summer, dues-paying associates of the Porsche Club of America will have an opportunity to win a 1973 911 T, which is receiving a meticulously complete restoration at the Porsche Classic workshop, located outside Zuffenhausen, Germany. More
PCA Event Spotlight - PCA attends SEMA 2010, see the latest in the automotive aftermarket industry
PCA officially attends the largest automotive aftermarket conference in the world. We go inside this non-public event to bring PCA members a glimpse of the action at SEMA. Over the next few weeks, we'll have video highlights of the latest product offerings in the industry. Video
2011 Porsche 911 Speedster first drive
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The story of the 2011 Porsche 911 Speedster goes back well over a half century, although the legend took only a matter of months to establish. So eager is Porsche to invoke the spirit of the original that the company has guaranteed that just 356 examples will be built. Philosophically, however, this fourth-generation Speedster is worlds apart from the original 1954 version. More
Porsche is likely to win appeal in 2009 meeting dispute, German judge says
Porsche SE, the maker of the 911 sports car, is likely to win an appeals case over a shareholder meeting during its failed bid to take over Volkswagen AG, a German judge said in a preliminary assessment of the case. Minority investors may not win their bid to invalidate shareholder votes over directors' approval of an "unconscionably" high salary for chief executive officer Wendelin Wiedeking and other officials, Presiding Judge Eberhard Stilz said at a hearing at the Stuttgart Higher Regional Court. The failed bid led to Wiedeking's ouster in 2009, regulatory probes, and lawsuits in U.S. and Germany. More
More Porsche Panorama video direct from your smartphone
There's a new smartphone tag in the November issue of Panorama on the way to you now. At the end of our Petit Le Mans 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 with behind-the-scenes action from the race.
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 video.
Don't have a smartphone? No problem. Click here to see the action from Petit Le Mans. And click here to access the complete Panorama on the Web video gallery.
Porsche sees 61 percent surge in October sales
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Porsche Automobil Holding reported it saw a 61 percent surge in October U.S. sales to 2,647 vehicles. The Cayenne SUV was the gold winner, more than doubling from a year ago with 1,139 sold. Meanwhile, the four-door Panamera sold 747 units, which makes its' total year's sold vehicles to 6,312. More
Porsche Cayenne wins "Golden Steering Wheel 2010" and "SUV of the Year"
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One of the world's largest international reader juries has awarded the new Porsche Cayenne the "Golden Steering Wheel 2010." Almost 250,000 readers from 23 different countries voted on participating vehicles in Springer-Verlag's pan-European reader poll, with the Cayenne emerging triumphant in the SUV category. The latest version of the successful sporty off-road vehicle particularly impressed readers with its attractive design and high practicality, alongside maximum efficiency and the typical driving pleasure of a Porsche. More
10 easy steps to winterize your Porsche
Prepare your Porsche for winter by following these ten easy steps. More
Mythbusters tests the Porsche 928's aerodynamics - in reverse
The Mythbusters crew and Popular Mechanics will test later this month the old claim that the Porsche 928 could go faster if driven backwards. To do so, they flipped a 928's body to face the wrong direction. Porsche 928 enthusiasts have long questioned whether its design caused enough aerodynamic problems to affect the performance relative to other sports cars. Find out the answer when the episode airs on Nov. 17. More
Porsche set to build cajun crossover
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At last month's Paris auto show, newly appointed Porsche CEO Michael Muller -- who had officially been on the job for all of one day -- was pelted with questions during a U.S. auto journalist roundtable about the future direction of the brand. More
Hype concerning a very limited edition collector's watch by TAG Heuer for the Porsche Club of America.
Just very short time ago TAG Heuer and the Porsche Club of America (PCA) celebrated the PCA's 55th anniversary by manufacturing a limited edition watch. As the edition was limited to only 55 pieces worldwide, watch collectors and Porsche fans worldwide have been fascinated by this ultra-rare limited TAG Heuer edition. The overwhelming demand surprised the PCA board.
"We knew that this would be a true collector's timepiece due to its rarity, but we were totally overwhelmed by the hype," said executive director of the Porsche Club of America Vu T.H. Nguyen and Georg Bartkowiak, the prestigious project's innovators. "We are sorry that so many interested PCA members and collectors did not get a watch as the limited run of 55 pieces is already sold out and has been shipped to 55 lucky new owners."
The official retail price at launch was $5,500, though certainly the value of the exclusive edition will explode in the collector's market. The PCA board has one surprise left, however: it is going to raffle off the most prestigious watch of the edition -- the watch numbered 01/55. More info to come.
The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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• 0 percent Introductory APR on purchases and balance transfers for 6 months. After this period, a low variable APR will apply.
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New PCA Merchandise
Great PCA gift ideas...Now with PCA, Drivers Education and Porsche logos! More