Every year, without fail, numerous online ventures set-up some fairly elaborate April Fools’ Day pranks (think Google Motion Mail). The automotive industry is no different. While there were a number of notable pranks, below is a short list of those Porsche related and a link to the original article. Be sure to pay attention to the details and read the various comments posted by the readers on each of these sites. At times, these can be as funny as the story itself.
Porsche Panamera S Hybrid Heading to NASCAR
This headline really needs no introduction. Simply click here to read all about Jimmy Johnson’s latest ride.
Porsche Introduces Panamera V for Value
This well written spoof takes advantage of Porsche’s proclivity toward introducing more and more variants of each model line-up and suggest a 4 cyl Panamera built to compete with Honda and Toyota. You can read the full article for yourself here.
End of The Road for The Porsche 911
In this short spoof by our friends at Total 911 Magazine, Editor Phil Raby forecasts the ultimate demise of the venerable Porsche 911. Check out the full post at Total 911.
Porsche Line-up to be All Hybrid Across All Models
Jalopnik pulled off one of the more complex stunts of the day when they announce that AOL and AutoBlog had joined together to purchase the Gawker Media property and quickly rebranded the entire site as “Autoblognik”. Appropriately, the newly named site when on to post a number of satire type posts including this one that might not be too far off the mark.
While I’m sure there were more than just those listed above, they were the four that caught our eye. Do you know of any other good Porsche Related April Fools’ Day jokes?
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