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How Porsche’s Dual-Clutch Transmission (PDK) Works

More than three-quarters of all delivered Porsche 718 and 911 models today are equipped with a Porsche dual-clutch (PDK) system. The figure rises to 100 percent for the Panamera and Macan—a manual transmission is no longer offered in these model ranges. But what is PDK, and how does it work?

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New Porsche Taycan sets a record at the famous Nürburgring test track


The forthcoming Porsche Taycan has set a new record lap time for four-door, all-electric sports cars at the famous Nürburgring-Nordschleife test track (aka the “Green Hell”): seven minutes and 42 seconds.

“The Taycan is also suitable for race tracks and it convincingly proved that here on the world’s most challenging circuit,” test driver Lars Kern explains. “Again and again, I am impressed at how stable the all-electric sports car handles in high-speed sections…

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New 718 Cayman GT4 Goes with the Flow

 

The new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 features comprehensively improved aerodynamics, producing up to 50% more downforce without adversely affecting drag. The aerodynamics of both the GT4 and its sister, the 718 Spyder, benefit enormously from the newly designed single-chamber arch rear silencer which creates space in the rear section for a functional diffuser. This accounts for a good 30% of the downforce at the rear axle.

The GT4’s fixed rear wing is also marked…

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Isringhausen Named a 2019 Porsche Premier Dealer



Porsche Cars North America has selected Isringhausen Porsche as a 2019 Porsche Premier Dealer. This honor, awarded to only 25 of the German car manufacturer’s 191 U.S. dealerships, recognizes dealers who consistently go above and beyond Porsche’s high quality standards and demonstrate a true passion for the brand and its customers.

“We are pleased to honor Isringhausen Porsche with our 2019 Premier Dealer award,” said Porsche Chief Operating Officer Joe Lawrence, who…
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New Porsche App Makes Three-Dimensional Vehicle Configuration Possible


With the “Porsche Augmented Reality Visualizer App”, customers can now create a photorealistic representation of their configured vehicle in the real world.

This makes Porsche the only manufacturer to give their customers the ability to examine their dream sports car and all its technical details in three dimensions. The vehicle can be configured in the familiar Web Configurator or using a 3D model in the app. Users can virtually place the configured vehicle on any…

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Porsche Unveils 2019 911 Speedster

Last year, Porsche celebrated its 70th anniversary of building sports cars by showing two 911 Speedster Concept vehicles to the public. Soon, a production version will be headed to American shores.

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