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918 and 911 Carrera win Auto Trophy awards

A triple victory for Porsche in the Auto Zeitung readers’ poll

Sportscar manufacturer Porsche has emerged as a triple winner in the Auto Trophy 2013 awards: Around 100,000 readers of specialist magazine “Auto Zeitung” voted the Porsche 918 Spyder1) into the top spot in the “Super sportscar” category. The 911 Carrera2) was granted a double victory by readers: The 911 Coupé model won in the “Sportscar” category...

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918 Spyder beats own benchmark values

Final tuning measures for Porsche hybrid super sportscar

Stuttgart. Shortly before delivery of the first vehicles, the Porsche 918 Spyder1) is beating its own benchmark values. Marking the success of the final tuning measures, the Porsche super sportscar is now even more capable of putting in a strong sprinting performance. With the weight-optimised Weissach package fitted, the vehicle now accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in just 2.6 seconds (-0.2 seconds), from 0 to 200 km/h...

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60 years of super sportscars

New special exhibition at the Porsche Museum opening today

Stuttgart. With timeless classics such as the 356 and the 911, sportscar manufacturer Porsche has been cultivating a unique reputation in the automotive world since 1948. Yet during the past six decades, Porsche has also managed to consistently develop highly exclusive super sportscars, many of which will be on show at the Porsche Museum from today until...

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918 Spyder tops global debut with a Nürburgring lap record

Super sportscar equipped with a hybrid drive takes the Nürburgring Nordschleife in 6.57 minutes

Stuttgart. As the first vehicle to boast global road homologation, the Porsche 918 Spyder* has conquered the 20.6-kilometre lap around the Nürburgring Nordschleife in less than seven minutes. Achieving a time of exactly six minutes and 57 seconds, the super sportscar equipped with a hybrid drive shaved 14 seconds off the previous record.

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The Porsche 918 Spyder debuts at the 2013 IAA

Technology pioneer goes into series production

Stuttgart. The technologically pioneering Porsche 918 Spyder1) is celebrating its debut at this year's International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt. The super sportscar with plug-in hybrid drive marks the beginning of a new era for sportscar manufacturing. Never before has a super sportscar designed for everyday use offered such an impressive dynamic performance combined with the fuel consumption of a compact car.

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Napleton Racing Delivers Dominant GX Class Debut Victory in Rolex 24 At Daytona

No. 16 Napleton Racing Porsche Cayman S with Lewis, Donohue, Norman and Canache Concludes Stellar Month of January in Daytona's Victory Lane

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida - Napleton Racing led January's Roar Before the Rolex 24 test, paced practice, captured the pole position in qualifying, and Sunday, secured the inaugural victory of the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series' new GX class in the 2013 Rolex 24 at Daytona.

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