It was a busy week in the world of Porsche. From press releases to stories there’s been quite a bit to cover. This week is turning out to be no different with the release of details about the 2012 Porsche Panamera and Cayenne and the US introduction of the Porsche Panamera Turbo S at the New York Auto Show. Rather than try and condense everything that’s happened in to one post we thought we would give you links to each story and let you pick and choose what you might be interested in.
Was the spec sheet for the highly anticipated Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 Limited Edition leaked online?
It all started with a simple post on Teamspeed. From there, things went viral. While the jury is still out as to if this spec sheet is for real, that doesn’t change the fact that we all know something is coming.
Fox News Drives the Very First Porsche Hybrid
A rainy day in NY couldn’t stop Porsche (and the worlds) very first Hybrid from debuting in the US. As part of Porsche introduction to the new Porsche Panamera S Hybrid, Porsche had the Lohner Porsche or “Semper Vivus” on display and driving on the piers in NYC.
Patrick Long Drives in Two Race in One Weekend
Never one to sit still, Patrick Long drove in both the ALMS Long Beach Grand Prix and the Pirelli World Challenge at Long Beach. Taking advantage of both races being held in the same city, Patrick drove for both Flying Lizard Motorsport in the ALMS and TruSpeed Motorsports in the Pirelli World Challenge.
Porsche Names Brian Redman as the Official Ambassador to Rennsport Reunion IV
After more than four decades of racing sports cars, Formula 5000 and Formula One, Redman still drives vintage race cars, organizes and promotes historic automotive events and provides driving instructions. What better person then to host the world’s largest gather of Porsche race cars and the drivers that drove them to victory this October at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.
Win $50 Worth of Product from Griot’s Garage
PorschePurist and Griot’s Garage are offering another opporunity to win $50 worth of product from Griots. Take a look at this photo and add your caption for a chance to win.
A Week in the 2011 Porsche Cayenne Turbo
By now, most of you have seen or read a review on the 2011 Porsche Cayenne Turbo. While we’ve driven one on the track when they were first introduced, we haven’t spent any quality time with one until this past week. After seven days and a few hundred miles keep your eyes open for a post early next week for at least five reason to consider the Cayenne as your next SUV (not the least of which is that you can easily fit 200 lbs of dog in style).