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Roadside Emergency Kit: What Should You Pack?

If you've ever gotten stuck on the road in the middle of nowhere, you may remember what a defeating feeling that was. When traveling with your family and your car breaks down for any number of reasons, you want to keep them as comfortable as possible while trying to get the problem fixed as soon as possible. Keeping a roadside emergency kit in your vehicle will be a huge asset to you. Include some or all of the following items:...

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"Drive Safe!" with These Safe Driving Tips

“Drive safe!” we always say it and people say it to us, but do we really know what it means to truly drive safe? Of course, we wear our seat belts all the time, we never text while driving, we don’t multi-task, and we try to keep the radio turned down to a reasonable volume even when our favorite song comes on. Driving safely, however, can also mean making sure that your car is kept in good working order.
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Porsche Southpoint Awarded Clean Auto Alliance's Standard of Excellence

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Porsche First Saturday: Panamera Launch, Courage Changes Everything

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Pay Attention To What Your vehicle Is Telling You

If you can't remember the last time you got your brakes serviced, then it is probably a good time to get them serviced. A good rule of thumb is to have them checked every 12,000 miles or if it's been over a year since the last service. You don't want to find out your breaks are no good when you're flying down a steep hill and a car pulls out in front of you!

Other indications that it's time for a brake service, is if your vehicle pulls to the side when you apply…

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Will High RPMs Negatively Affect My Car?

The simple answer is yes, but there is a catch. It is common thought that driving around consistently with the engine at a high RPM is unhealthy for your vehicle, and that much is certainly true. It is a fact that high RPMs can negatively affect the components of the engine, simply by exposing them to more strain. It is also a fact that driving like this will result in burning more fuel quicker. Now, what you may not have known is that there are times when high RPMs are actually healthy for your vehicle.

 

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Take Command of the Refreshed Might in the 2017 Panamera

Did you find yourself unimpressed by the Porsche Panamera upon first glance? You likely aren't alone. After a mixed bag of reactions for initial launch of the Panamera, Porsche was eager to debut a refreshed design for the 4-door model that would garner a reaction more in line with the German automaker's image. Thus, enter the 2017 iteration; built from the ground up to offer a new niche within the latest model lineup, while facilitating a performance that feels like a Porsche 911 with two extra doors.

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The Allure of a Porsche Continues to Grow and Set Records

Are you a driver in the greater Raleigh-Durham metropolitan area, in need of a new vehicle to add a greater sense of luxuriousness to your daily commute? Here at Porsche Southpoint, we are fresh off another spectacular year of providing high-class sportscars and luxury SUVs to our neighboring drivers in the area. Porsche Cars North America proved just how successful the brand was in 2016 by publishing its final sales report for the year, revealing a nearly 5 percent increase in sales with 54,280 vehicles sold!

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Substituting Synthetic Oil with Conventional Oil on the Same Engine: One of the Causes of Engine Break-Down

Ignorance, they say, is never an excuse. Perhaps no other thing follows this rule more than your car engine. Initially, your engine may show no sign that you are applying the wrong oil even if you are honestly ignorant. When you least expect, the engine will simply pack-up and refuse to perform, so now is the time to get it right before it is too late. The options are not many, just two, synthetic and conventional oil. The synthetic alternative seems the most widely use because of it superior lubricating power.
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Porsche Makes a Great Showing at The 2017 Rolex 24 at Daytona

Porsche is currently basking in the glory of their newest super car to hit the track. Equal in importance to the 12 Hours of Sebring and 24 Hours of Le Mans, the Rolex 24 at Daytona is one of the most prestigious endurance race events in the world. The Porsche GT Team was ready for the season-opening round of the IMSA SportsCar Championship and the legendary Porsche driving team unveiled the Porsche 911 GT3 R…
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