If you’ve watched the news over the last week or so I’m sure you’ve seen the coverage on the two USF Students (Nisreen Swedberg and Sarah Williams) who were escorted off a Southwest Airlines plane. They claim, according to Williams, they were discriminated against because “we were young, decent-looking girls. I mean nobody else on the plane …Continue to the full article
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Poll Results: How Fast Have you Driven your Porsche?
A couple weeks ago I asked the question how fast have you driven your Porsche on the road? I placed the poll here and also at Pcars.us A number of you responded and the results, well they speak for themselves. Lot's of people driving fast From a total of 78 responses almost 60% of you said you have driven at 140 mph +. That’s a lot of people …Continue to the full article
Video of Porsche Police Chase
>We spend a good portion of our days here at FLATSIXES.com surfing the web and looking for Porsche related subjects and ideas. As a result, we have a fairly intricate system of automated alerts that let us know when there is something new going on in the world of Porsche. New Porsche Video So, last week when an alert popped up announcing a …Continue to the full article
North American Sales of Porsche 911 Fall in the Face of Hard Economic Times
Porsche holds its ground in North America! That's the official headline of today's Press Release out of Stuttgart. Despite there best attempt at spin, there is no denying that sales are a little off, at least for the 911 model. According to today's announcement, sales in North America are down 11% as compared to last year. However, the bigger …Continue to the full article
Porsche to Increase VW Ownership. Expected to be Majority Shareholder.
In a not unexpected move, Porsche announced earlier today they will increase their current 31% ownership in VW to an expected 51%. Porsche has slowly been increasing their position in Volkswagen since mid-2006. Cost of the transaction is estimated at around $20 billion (give or take a bit for debt). The official statement from the company is …Continue to the full article
Is a Porsche Cayenne Diesel in the Works for 2009?
According to reports coming out of Europe, Porsche may be considering a diesel alternative for the Cayenne line-up as early as mid 2009. It is rumored that Porsche has selected Audi’s 3.0L V6, delivering over 300hp. This is a marked turn around for Porsche and Porsche chief Wendelin Wiedeking who until now has always steered clear of diesel …Continue to the full article
Thomas Lamperstorfer new Managing Director of Porsche Switzerland
Christian Muschal has to resign for health reasons Stuttgart. On May 1, 2008 Thomas Lamperstorfer (42) is taking on the management of Porsche Switzerland, a one hundred per cent subsidiary of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart. Lamperstorfer has fulfilled various managerial functions at Porsche AG over the past 15 years. Most recently he has …Continue to the full article
Porsche to start production of the 911 again on Monday
Last week's explosion will not cause delays in delivery of the Porsche 911 series Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, will be starting production of the 911 series again next Monday, March 3, at the main factory in Zuffenhausen. Production was stopped last Monday following a conflagration that occurred in the paint shop, in which a …Continue to the full article
Porsche eBay Find of the Month
Ok, so we've already posted our eBay Find of the Month for February. Truth be told, we never know what we're going to find or when we are going to find it, so the title is simply a place holder. Anyway, we enjoy spending time on eBay finding rare, odd and one-of-a-kind Porsche objects. If you ever see something you think belongs here be sure to …Continue to the full article
2008 Porsche 911 GT2: The Finest Porsche Road Car Ever!
MotorTrend's Arthur St. Antoine just released his review of the 2008 Porsche 911 GT2. To say he liked it would be an understatement. "Imagine a Porsche that combines the blown thrust of the 911 Turbo, the tango-champion agility of the 911 GT3, and an extra-generous seasoning of Zuffenhausen alchemy-that's the $192,560 GT2." "At around 5000 …Continue to the full article
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