The world of electric supercars is heating up, and Porsche wants to be ready for the competition. Porsche and Rimac are increasing their collaboration in the future of electric tech with a new Series D round of funding from the Croatian brand. The Series D round is seeding with a total of around $536 million, and Porsche has committed to entering …Continue to the full article
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Porsche Increases Investment in Start-Ups and Blockchain Technology
In recent years Porsche's scope of investment has broadened significantly; a reflection on the changing nature of the automotive industry. The brand's increased investment in electrification tracks rather neatly to their current efforts to bring new vehicles to market. Electrification is not the only field Porsche is expanding in to, …Continue to the full article
Porsche Makes $80M Investment In Swiss Augmented Reality Tech Firm WayRay
WayRay is an up-from-nothing tech start-up in Zurich which deals with holographic augmented reality heads-up display implementation and advancements. The company is currently working on implementing virtual objects being integrated into the driving experience. Because of the future uses of such technology, Porsche has devoted $80 million US dollars …Continue to the full article
Could Your Next Porsche Be Manufactured by a 3D Printer?
Probably not, but recent investments by Porsche show they are definitely moving in that direction. Late last week Porsche SE announced two venture investments in 3D printing companies. The single digit stake investments included the US based company Markforged Inc. as well as another 3D printing specialist yet to be named. To be clear, when …Continue to the full article
What to Buy: Porsche 911 R or Carrera GT?
Porsche Carrera GT vs Porsche 911 R. It's not a comparison you would think to normally make. They're two completely different cars. Porsche's last true analog super car with a V-10 engine and no "nannies" vs. what may be one of their last normally aspirated flat-six engines in a light weight, no frills 911 shell. However, with 911 Rs now trading …Continue to the full article
Growth At Porsche Headquarters Drives On With New Engine Plant
Over the next few years Porsche will invest well over one billion euros in construction projects in Germany in order to sustain and stimulate continued growth. Along with the completed expansion of their Weissach R&D facility and the recent acquisition of a climatic wind tunnel Porsche today announced that construction of their new Zuffenhausen …Continue to the full article
Is this Porsche 928 the “Holy Grail” of Collectability?
There's no question that $109,500 is a high asking price for Porsche 928. However, this isn't any ordinary 928. It's a 1994 GTS and a pretty special one at that. You see, the Porsche 928 GTS is already a rare Porsche in its own right. While the numbers vary from source to source, most agree that for the 3 years the 928 GTS came into the US only …Continue to the full article