Porsche shareholders approve $6.5 billion stock sale
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Porsche says its shareholders have agreed on a capital increase of up to €5 billion ($6.5 billion) to raise funds for a merger between the sportscar manufacturer and Germany's largest automaker Volkswagen AG. More
PCA Spotlight: Another innovative product from SEMA, a close look at the 911 Carrera GTS and Richard Brumme's 1950 356 Cabriolet
This week PCA brings to you another cool product from SEMA. We preview GoPro Camera's latest 3D camera set up. We get a close look at the car we'll be raffling off later this month, the 911 Carrera GTS as well as catch a glimpse of a rare 1950 356 Cabriolet. Videos here.
Detroit auto show: Porsche concept to debut
Porsche is planning to reveal a new concept car in its return to the Detroit auto show next month. Secrecy surrounds the concept, but AutoWeek sources suggest Porsche will signal its intention to produce a new halo supercar based on the same underpinnings as its early 918 Spyder, which was recently confirmed for production by 2013. More
Your own 911 GT2 set up - PCA Members get preferred access to order 1 of 500 available this year
Porsche 911 GT2 Wheel - Clubsport edition - The successor of the legendary 911 Turbo S wheel. The perfect choice for Simracers on all platforms: Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. This is the full deluxe package with everything you need. PCA Members get prioritized shipment if they enter their PCA membership number in the comments field during the order check out. More
Camp4 Canada - a holiday special for Porsche Club members: Save $500
Imagine driving Porsche sports cars not just on pavement, but on an ice-covered track that provides all the exhilaration of skiing, from within the cozy leather interior of a Porsche. Imagine an event at a four-star resort, mingling with Porsche owners and enthusiasts, with gourmet meals served in a historic setting. More
Another great holiday offer for PCA members - 25 percent off Pit Stop Racing Furniture
Be the envy of all your office mates. PCA members be sure to enter "PCAS1" in the comments section at checkout to receive a 25 percent discount on racing desks and office chairs. Order here. More
SEMA Action Network (SAN) highlights PCA in Driving Force newsletter
The SEMA Action Network is a nationwide partnership of car clubs, and individual enthusiasts who work together to impact legislation that affects car and truck hobbyists of all kinds. PCA was recently highlighted in Driving Force, the SAN newsletter. More
Porsche revisits hybrid technology with 911 GT3 R
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Like other automakers, Porsche is experimenting with hybrid technology. But unlike others, the legendary German sports-car maker started tinkering with gasoline-electric engines more than a century ago. The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid race car has been generating excitement since its debut performance in May 2010 during a 24-hour endurance competition at Nurburgring in Germany.
PorschePurist travels to Dubai to test the new Michelin Pilot Super Sport
About a month ago Michelin called and offered PorschePurist a trip to Dubai to test their new Ultra Performance tire; the Michelin Pilot Super Sport. Knowing of Michelin's long standing partnership with Porsche, and that this tire is likely be a future original equipment fitment on some of its top end models, PorschePurist eagerly accepted. 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
Great holiday gift ideas for a PCA Enthusiasts
Order by Dec. 15 to ensure delivery by Dec. 25. Now with PCA, Porsche, Drivers Education and Club Racing logo availability. Call 703-321-2111 or fax to 703-321-2110 to order! More