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PCA Fall Member Only Raffle closes Dec. 10
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PCA Golden Era of Motorsport Oxford Shirt featuring Vic Elford
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PCA is proud to offer for a limited time (production ends Dec. 31) a podium quality shirt honoring Porsche racing legend Vic Elford. Quick Vic provided design input (his favorite number and signature) and took prototype shirts for a "test run" and gave them his personal approval. Four gorgeously embroidered areas on the shirt. With 100 percent two-ply cotton, the shirts look polished all day long, without touching an iron. This button-down shirt is woven with 80-doubles yarn and specially treated to stay exceptionally soft. Single-needle tailoring; open collar, patch pocket, Red House brand engraved. Additional details and purchase at

PCA Product Spotlight: Logo
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Porsche Club Members get a personal introduction to the newly released 2014 Cayman at the 2012 L.A. Auto Show.

Porsche Men's 1968 Motif T-Shirt

Motif from the Colors of 1968 collection. 100 % cotton. In Black.

PCA Event Spotlight: 2012 PCA Escape held in Eureka Springs, AR
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See what the 2012 Escape had in store for this year's participants.

Porsche Cars North America celebrated a landmark groundbreaking
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Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche sports cars, Cayenne SUVs and the Panamera four-door sports sedan, celebrated a landmark groundbreaking of its new headquarters, to be known as One Porsche Drive. Located adjacent to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the 26.4-acre site is the first complex to be built in the "Aerotroplis Atlanta" business district. More

Porsche CEO says plans for a new "550" are off the table
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Porsche AG has put the idea of building a 21st Century version of the legendary Porsche 550 sports car back "into the desk," CEO Matthias Mueller says. Mueller had earlier this year floated the idea of a new Porsche sports car that would be priced below the brand's Boxster and Cayman models. The original 550, produced in the 1950s, was a low-slung open-top car embraced by racers and celebrities, including actor James Dean. More

Agreed Value Insurance Endorsed by PCA

• Unlimited Mileage? OK
• Commuting? Now Available
•$0 Deductible? Check
• Or set limits and pile on the savings.

We cover Classics, Exotics, Race Cars, Trailers...

Porsche debuts lighter, faster Cayman in growth push
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Porsche AG, Volkswagen AG's high-end luxury brand, will make the Cayman sports car lighter and faster to shore up its reputation for performance as it pushes for sales growth. The third-generation Cayman, which debuted at the Los Angeles Auto Show, can accelerate to 60 miles per hour in as little as 4.6 seconds, 0.2 seconds faster than its predecessor, the Stuttgart, Germany-based carmaker said. The top speed of the revamped model will be 283 kilometers (176 miles) per hour compared with 277 kph for the current car. More

Porsche Panamera GTS is the "Auto Bild Sportscar" of the Year
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The Porsche Panamera GTS is a four-door sports car. It was honored with the "Auto Bild Sportscar of the Year 2012" award in the category "Series Sedan." In the Porsche world, GTS stands for Gran Turismo Sport and has been a mark of extraordinary Porsche performance since the legendary 904 Carrera GTS of 1963. More

Shift to a Higher Standard with SPEC
Clutches and Flywheels

SPEC manufactures a full line of Porsche clutches and flywheels for street and race applications. SPEC products are designed and built in-house in the US. 2009-2011 997 DFI billet steel single mass flywheels now available! MORE

Porsche to tackle Le Mans in 2013 with 991-based 911 RSR
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A Porsche factory team will compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans a year earlier than previously thought, though instead of tackling the top LMP1 class the team will initially contend in the GTE class, currently dominated by Ferrari and its Italia sports car. Porsche confirmed that its works team, Porsche AG Team Manthey, will field two 911 RSR race cars in 2013's 24-hour race at Le Mans, as well as in the 2013 World Endurance Championship. More

Porsche North America CEO: We see demand growing
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Porsche North America CEO Detlev von Platen on the importance of the U.S. market and the automaker's strong outlook despite fiscal cliff concerns. More

Intermediate Shaft Bearing Retrofit Kit

The intermediate shaft is a vital moving part in your vehicle’s engine. In event of failure, engine replacement or full rebuild is the only option.

2014 Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrid electric vehicle in the works
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The Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrid-electric (PHEV) SUV, likely to be released in 2014, won't be the greenest vehicle out there. It won't cut oil use nearly as much as one would like. But it will have an impact. Certainly, it will have a perception impact. More

Porsche receives 3 Kelley Blue Book Best Resale Value Awards
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Kelley Blue Book has released its 2013 picks for the Best Resale Value in various vehicle classes and two of the coveted spots have gone to Porsche for both the Cayenne SUV and the Panamera luxury car. More

Porsche supercar to take on Ferrari
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Porsche is developing a supercar to take on Ferrari to shore up its sports car credentials as buyers increasingly opt for its offroaders. The Cayenne, its large SUV, accounts for more than 50 percent of the company's sales. Porsche will add a smaller model next year, the Macan, that is likely to be even more popular. More

PCA Holiday Cards - box of 10 with envelopes
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Now you can buy these PCA style holiday greeting cards to send to all your friends and family, showing your PCA pride. With original artwork from PCA HQ - these are sure to be a hit. 10 cards and matching envelopes in each decorative box.

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 for details. Sign up today!

PCA Photo of the Week
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Location is Hendricks Head Lighthouse in Southport, Maine. Our Porsche is a 2012 Cabriolet, Ruby Red Metallic. Our favorite site for dog entertaining in the summer.
Photo by James B Newton
Down East Region PCA

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