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PCA E-Brake News

As 2012 comes to a close, PCA would like to wish its members, partners, and other industry professionals a safe and happy holiday season. As we reflect on the past year for the industry, we would like to provide the readers of the PCA e-Brake, a look at the most accessed articles from the year. Our regular publication will resume next Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.

More power for the 911 Carrera S and new personalization products
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June 26 issue - For its exceptionally performance-oriented customers, Porsche Exclusive now offers a new power enhancement kit developed for the 911 Carrera S. It focuses specifically on the dynamic properties of the sports car. It boosts the power of the 3.8-liter boxer engine from 400 hp (294 kW) to 430 hp (316 kW), producing even better driving performance.

PCA HPDE Insurance Program delivers affordable insurance to PCA enthusiasts
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May 8 issue - It was a clear day at Virginia International Raceway, and Tuffy von Briesen was feeling good about his last run of the weekend. It was his first DE of the season and he'd had a great time driving Friday and Saturday. An Evaluation Instructor with 220 track days under his belt, von Briesen is an experienced driver, participating in DE events for nearly 12 years. And though he'd planned to return home that Sunday, he decided he'd like to run just one more. More

I'm the Santa who crashed my vintage Porsche on Christmas in New York City
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Jan. 3 issue - Matt Hardigree writes, "When I first saw the photo of Santa standing over a wrecked vintage Porsche in New York City.

I thought it all seemed just a little too perfect. I even assumed it was maybe a commercial shoot. It wasn't. Now Santa's chimed in to explain exactly what happened."

Porsche Ladies Classic Polo Shirt

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More 991 GT3 spy footage - this time without camouflage
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Sept. 25 issue - In this day and age, everyone is equipped with a video camera and the ability to capture anything at just a moment’s notice. This is evident by the amount of spy footage that has been surfacing on the internet. Porsche has been testing all new variants of the new 991 Series 911, including the new 991 Series Turbo and the 991 Series GT3 on the streets of Germany and enthusiasts are capturing them for the world to see.

The 10 slowest sports cars of all time
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May 29 issue - Take one look at these purpose-built sports cars and you'd expect them to be fast. You would be wrong. Even before we got used to powerful V6 Camrys, these ten rides chosen by Jalopnik readers were the slowest sports cars the world had ever seen. More

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Someday, you'll wish you owned these cars
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Jan. 31 issue - Of all the new cars that sell for under $100,000 today, these 10 are most likely to become highly collectible in the future, according to the expects at Hagerty Insurance, a collector car insurance company. Most of the cars on this list are high-performance special editions. While relatively affordable, these cars are still rare and exciting. More

The most desirable Porsches
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March 6 issue - Over the years, Porsche has assembled some of the most coveted sports cars in the world. Built on the founding family's name, Porsche is now a multibillion-dollar corporation creating high-performance luxury cars known for their speed and style.

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

First look at 2013 Porsche Macan
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Feb. 21 issue - Porsche has confirmed it intends to produce the Macan, a small sport-utility based on the Audi Q5 platform that will be positioned beneath the larger Cayenne SUV. The Stuttgart-based automaker has provided a few details, including a production date of late-2013, and has released a concept drawing.

2013 Porsche Cayman spied up close: most revealing shots yet
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Feb. 14 issue - The 2013 Porsche Cayman's isn't expected to debut until later this year, still sightings of test vehicles are becoming more and more frequent and today is no exception. Our spies have caught again a prototype doing another round of testing and we are fortunate to get shots of it pretty close giving us our best look yet at the distinguishing features.

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.

Porsche confirms new compact sports car for Los Angeles Auto Show
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Nov. 13 issue - The U.S. remains Porsche's single biggest market, and within the U.S. the state of California has one of the biggest concentrations of its iconic sports cars and SUVs, so it should come as little surprise then that the German automaker typically makes a big deal of the Los Angeles Auto Show.

Spied! 2014 Porsche 911 Targa loses sunroof, gets removable roof
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June 12 issue - The Porsche 911 Targa always provided a great way for Porsche buyers to enjoy the open air motoring experience of a convertible without losing the iconic 911 profile. These targa-topped Porsches once featured removable roof panels that allowed owners to enjoy the great outdoors, instead of using what some might describe as an oversized sunroof. The 2014 Porsche 911 Targa we snapped here appears to ditch the sunroof and return to Porsche's traditional targa roots.

Porsche breaks ground on NEW North American Headquarters
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Nov. 27 issue - The new complex will be located in the "Aerotropolis Atlanta" development site, near the brand new International Terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. It will be comprised of modern office facilities for a workforce that will eventually number 400 employees, including a Technical Service and Training Center, as well as a leading-edge Customer Experience Center that will feature a handling road course to show-off the capabilities of Porsche's industry-leading vehicles.

Porsche 911 GT3 caught camo-free
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May 29 issue - The new Porsche 911 GT3 has been caught by our spy photographers driving on public roads in Germany free of any camouflage. While the new Porsche 991 911 Turbo and Turbo Cabriolet have been seen out testing before, this is our best look yet at the track-focused GT3 model.

PCA Photo of the Week
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Exiting the Monthly Saturday Breakfast via the tarmac of the Camarillo Airport. Usually 75 Porsches displayed on the grass in front of the Waypoint Restaurant.
Photo by Bill Lambuth
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