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Blockchain technology is weaving its way through various businesses. Porsche is the first car company to implement blockchain technology for their vehicles.
What is blockchain technology? Without getting into the technical details too much, it is a distributed ledger of transactions verified by independent third parties with everything being encrypted. Basically, it is a log of events that everyone can see to determine what has happened in the past. In other words, with blockchain, you can easily access the history of a second-hand car and see every single detail of its life.
Porsche is implementing blockchain technology to transfer data more quickly and securely, and to give its customers more peace of mind in the future. This will be the case whether they are charging, parking, or need to give a third [...]
Porsche has recently unveiled the third generation Cayenne at the Frankfurt motor show. The Cayenne was the brand game changer when the sports car maker stepping into the SUV market. This was a contraversal step at the but now in hindsight was extremely forward thinking as so many other car brands have enter s the SUV space. In the UK market Cayenne competes with the Range Rover Sport and the recently introduced Range Rover Velar for the market in the mid sized premium SUV sector.
The Porsche Cayenne became a status symbol and captured a new audience for the Porsche. It was a Porsche 911 with four-doors, a larger boot and one that could drive on snow. Many people adored the Cayenne and it became the best-selling Porsche. It redefined the “Chelsea Tractor” market [...]
Porsche recently revealed the fastest and the most powerful 911 ever built, the 911 GT2 RS. The fastest 911 was revealed last week at the Good Festival of Speed in the UK.
The fastest and the most powerful title was given to the 911 GT2 RS thanks to its biturbo engine that produces 700 HP! The 3.8-lt biturbo engine produces 700 HP and 750 nm of torque. This power is delivered by a 7-speed double-clutch automatic PDK gearbox. Similar to the BMW M powered car, Porsche sprays water to cool down the charge-air.
The fastest 911 needs only 2.8 seconds to reach 62 mph (100kph). This figure is only 0.3 seconds slower than that of the Bugatti Chiron. The top speed of the 911 GT2 RS is 211 mph (340 kph).
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Few days ago, Porsche introduced a limited edition of the 911 Turbo S. It is called the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. We can understand the logic behind this ‘new’ model. The 911 model range is getting old and approaching to the end of its product life-cycle, and the company has to offer something new to support the sales figure until the new model is revealed.
Limited to 500 units worldwide, the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series is not only a branding mimic, but also a very powerful 911! The existing 3.8-lt bi-turbo engine is now producing 607 HP! This is 27 HP more than the existing 911 Turbo. The amount of torque generated by the 911 Turbo S is now 750 Nm and it delivers between 2,250 [...]
The iconic sports car, the Porsche 911, reached the 1-millionth model. The Porsche 911 is a style icon, a representation of Porsche’s racing heritage and a practical everyday car. If you ask someone to draw a Porsche on a piece of paper, they will be drawing something that will look more or less like the 911.
Since 1963, the Porsche 911 has become a part of the Porsche DNA. With each new model, the 911 defined the benchmark for the sports car market, and pushed the limits to higher levels. Even the competitors of the Porsche 911 compared their cars with the 911.
According to Porsche
“The two-door car remains the most strategically important model in the product range and makes a huge contribution to maintaining Porsche’s position as one of the most profitable [...]
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A Porsche Cayenne Diesel S and a Turbo S towed an Airbus A380. Recently, Porsche UK decided to set a new record for the Guinness World Record Book for towing an aeroplane with an SUV. For this record breaking event, a Porsche Cayenne S Diesel and a Turbo S were used. The aeroplane was an Air France double decker A380 weighting 285-tonnes!
You may remember a similar attempt by VW UK with a Touareg V10 diesel more than a decade ago. The Touareg V10 towed a Boeing 747 at the Top Gear racetrack. However, that plane had dummy engines and was ‘way lighter than the A380. This time, the Porsche Cayenne towed a fully fitted aeroplane.
Unlike the Touareg, the Cayenne does not have a low-range gearbox to increase the engine torque. [...]