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Porsche Pours Money into an Electric Future

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With the all-new Porsche Taycan inches closer to being a reality in North Carolina, and an even all-newer Taycan SUV hatchback moves into production, Porsche readies itself for a future that's all electric.

Or, at least, with a heavy preference for electric.

Detlev von Platen--the sales chief for Porsche--was quoted as saying "We expect by 2025, roughly 50 percent of our products to be electrified, either with a fully electric engine or with a plug-in hybrid".

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How Many Different Porsche 911 Models are There?

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How many variations are there of the Porsche 911 sports car for the 2019 MY--and what's the difference between them?

While the iconic Porsche 911 has always been the most varied model in the automaker's overall lineup, they've really pulled out the stops this year to offer a nice, round two dozen configurations in the new 911 lineup.

And that doesn't even include colors or package options.

Explore the full lineup of 2019 Porsche 911 cars here:

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Porsche Wraps Up Rennsport Reunion VI with a Family Photo

Porsche Wraps Up Rennsport Reunion VI with a Family Photo



 

What would it look like if an automaker threw a party for 50,000 of its closest friends, to highlight favorite cars from today and yesterday, unveil some new projects, and to share a mutual love of the world's most iconic sports cars?

It would look a little like the sixth Rennsport Reunion, which started on Friday and finishes up today at the Leguna Seca Raceway in California.

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Porsche Premiers Exclusive New 935 Sports Car




 

On the first day of the sixth annual Rennsport Reunion in California, Porsche unveiled an exclusive new edition of the beautiful Porsche 935: a slinky, low-slung racecar created in limited numbers for only the most devoted of fans.

It's a 700-horsepower track star stole the show at the Laguna Seca Raceway reunion party, with a sharp style that paid homage to the classic Porsche 935/78 racecar, with a massive tail fin spoiler, an angular nose, a wavy, muscular hood, wheel arch air vents, and a chiseled body.

But, that's not all.

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The Record-Setting Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid




 

If you're one of the many drivers in the Duluth and Atlanta areas who thinks that a hybrid car can never truly be a sports car--and vice versa--then you haven't met the Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.

This summer, Porsche engineers sent Lars Kern, a Porsche Test and Development Driver (talk about a dream job), to six different FIA-approved race tracks all over the world, to put the 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid to the test on some truly challenging courses, in some brutal weather.

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Porsche Takes the 2019 Macan to High Places




 

The stunning Porsche Macan saw some big revisions for the 2019 model, marking the halfway point of its life cycle. To put these new changes to the test, Porsche took its freshest luxury SUV to some seriously high places.

11,000-feet-above-sea-levels high places.

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Preview the All-New Porsche Taycan--the First Full EV from Porsche




 

Drivers are already getting in line to pre-order the all-new Porsche Taycan. We're living in an age where all-electric sports cars aren't just possibilities, they're realities--and Porsche is looking to take its place in the pack.

This electric vehicle was known as the "Mission E" in its concept form, but as it got closer to production, the name evolved to something a little more in line with the typical Porsche nomenclature.

We expect that the Porsche Taycan will begin production in 2019, as either a 2019 or a 2020 model.

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Watch the Signs for Bad Brakes

Press the brakes, and the car stops. It's a simple system that keeps you safe on the road but only when your brakes work properly. Fortunately, there are some obvious signs that let you know you might need brake services.

Have you noticed that you have to start braking a lot earlier? Needing more distance to stop the vehicle is a sign your brakes aren't in peak shape. Another sign is brakes that have a spongy feel, and they respond slowly when you press down. 

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Windshield Wipers Degrade Over Time

Regular maintenance is critical to the upkeep and safety of a vehicle. Most people know to regularly check their oil levels, the pressure and wear of their tires, and to listen for signs that their brakes may be wearing down. However, it may not be common knowledge that windshield wipers should be included in this regular check as well.

Windshield wipers may not be in use all of the time, but they are nearly always exposed to the elements. Because of this, they go through frequent cycles of being wet and dry, which can degrade the rubber they are made…

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Porsche Southpoint Awarded Porsche Premier Dealer for 2018

Porsche has announced the top 25 dealerships to receive the 2018 Porsche Premier Dealer Award and Porsche Southpoint has been included in the ranks again as one of those 25 dealerships.  

The level of care and commitment the Porsche Southpoint Team gives their clients, from sales to finance to service is premier level.  The continual advancements the technicians set for themselves to achieve gold certification to be among the highest ranked according to Porsche matched with the level of care and attention the Sales team gives to the clients really

 

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