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New Macan Unveiled


Porsche unveiled the new Macan in a July press event in Shanghai. The compact SUV has been a great success since its launch in 2014, and has now been significantly enhanced in terms of its design, comfort, connectivity and driving dynamics, allowing the Macan to remain the sporty flagship in its segment.

The new Macan stays true to the Porsche design DNA with a three-dimensional LED tail light strip. LED technology also features in the…

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Road Show by CNET Calls 2018 911 GT3 ‘Sports Car Perfection’

 

Automotive website Road Show by CNET has awarded the 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 4.5/5 stars, calling the car “sports car perfection.” In particular, Road Show lauded the return of the manual transmission option back to the GT3, which sacrifices a bit of speed in favor of greater driver involvement. The website also complimented the GT3’s “world-class handling” and more powerful 4.0-liter boxer six-cylinder engine, which boasts a 9,000 rpm redline…

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KBB Says Porsche Tops Again in Resale Value for 2018

 

Porsche has the best resale value of all luxury automotive brands for 2018, according to automotive research company Kelley Blue Book. This is the second year in a row Porsche has received this distinction. “Combining a strong brand with uniquely satisfying vehicles, Porsche's vehicles hold their value well in large part because there still is no substitute,” KBB says.

Several Porsche models received individual awards, including:

Best Sports Car: 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman – “The…

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Car and Driver Gives 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster 5/5 Stars


Car and Driver has awarded the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster 5/5 stars, citing the car’s “sublime driving dynamics, punchy turbocharged flat-four engines, classic styling, and quickly folding soft top.”

“Its low center of gravity and brilliant suspension give it tenacious grip in cornering and unflappable handling that together make even novice drivers feel like Steve McQueen,” added the venerable automotive magazine.

Recommended Trims and Options

Car and Driver recommends the 718 Boxster S…

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Isringhausen Imports Named Top Rated Dealer by Car Gurus

Isringhausen Imports has been named a 2018 Top Rated Dealer by automotive research and shopping website CarGurus. Only the best-reviewed dealerships receive the award. Isringhausen received a composite score of 4.5833/5.0 stars.

“[This] rating is a testament to your dealership’s exceptional customer service and helps establish trust with future buyers,” CarGurus said. “We are excited to recognize … dealers who share our commitment to building a transparent shopping experience.”

About CarGurus

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First Purely Electric Porsche Coming


The future of mobility is another step closer: Series production of the first purely electric Porsche is set to begin next year. In preparation, the vehicle has now been given its official name: the Taycan (formerly known as the “Mission E” concept). The name can be roughly translated as “lively young horse”, referencing the imagery at the heart of the Porsche crest, which has featured a leaping steed since 1952.

Two permanently excited synchronous motors…

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2018 Amaranth Apple Food & Music Festival

 

Isringhausen Imports is proud to once again to be the premier sponsor of the Amaranth Apple Festival (July 13 & 14, Downtown Springfield). The festival, named after a mythical fruit in a 1920 novel by Springfield native Vachel Lindsay, is one of the summer’s must-attend events, featuring the best in local food, music and other entertainment. The musical headliner will be ‘80s rockers John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band, best known for numerous hits on…
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Isringhausen Donates Van to Foodbank for New Produce Delivery Program


Central Illinois Foodbank has announced a $50,000 grant from the Morgan Stanley Foundation to purchase equipment for a new produce delivery program. This pilot program will allow volunteers to deliver produce to sites where food insecurity is above average rates.

In conjunction with this grant, Isringhausen Imports has donated a used van to the Foodbank for this program. Once the sites have been confirmed and the van has been retrofitted with refrigeration, the program…

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Looking to Sell or Trade a Porsche Vehicle?

Isringhausen is looking for lower-mileage, well-maintained pre-owned Porsche vehicles, particularly 911s and 718 Boxsters/Caymans. Whether you’re interested in trading or selling outright, there’s no better time than now to get the absolute best value for your vehicle. Call 217-528-2277 today to speak with a Porsche specialist.
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9:11 Video Magazine, Episode 7


Got about nine minutes to spare? If so, you’ve got enough time to watch the latest episode of Porsche’s 9:11 Video Magazine. The seventh installment of the series is about a subject near and dear to the hearts of Porsche lovers: speed. Story segments include:

  • Porsche’s racing team posts spectacular record times with the 911 GT3 RS.
  • Two Frenchmen make a daring attempt at a world record with a bicycle.
  • Race-car…
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