|PORSCHE'S 914 HONORED AT 20TH AMELIA CONCOURS d'ELEGANCE|
|The 20th annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance will honor the first mid-engine production Porsche, the 914 in all its variants.
At first some Porsche purists lamented the Porsche 914's seemingly humble origins. They whispered the 'V-Word' . . . Volkswagen. The reality was that the 914 is a blood descendant of the seminal Gmund Porsche, the first car to wear the family name and the crest, a pure sports car designed around a Volkswagen-sourced air-cooled flat-four and a mid-engine con...[Read more...]|
|Porsche Unveils New Look For Muffler Man Landmark, Site Of North America's First Porsche Experience Center|
|LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2013 - After breaking ground on the Porsche Experience Center in August, Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) is making progress on the 53-acre facility located in Carson, Calif. The Center will overlook the Porsche Test Track, which offers drivers a variety of track configurations and surface conditions on which Porsche road cars can be studied, along with the human performance of the drivers themselves.
To celebrate the construction progress, yesterday Porsche unve...[Read more...]|
|Tradition: Future - 50 Years Of The Porsche 911 Celebrated At Goodwood|
|◾Seven generations of the 911 display the genetic code of the iconic sports coupe from 1963 to 2013
◾Fifty-year landmark celebrated with memorable 'Central Feature' display at Goodwood Festival of Speed
◾Legendary racing cars meet famous drivers at the world's biggest motor sports extravaganza
◾Latest Porsche supercars on the hill include new 'Type 991' 911 GT3
◾Cartier Style et Luxe concours showcases original and rare editions of the 911
◾Follow the action via Porsche Orgin at porsche.co....[Read more...]|
|Mclaren M838t Engine Claims Victory At International Engine Of The Year Awards|
|The 3.8-litre twin turbo V8 petrol engine from McLaren Automotive has claimed victory at the 2013 International Engine of the Year awards. The lightweight and highly efficient unit won the '3-litre to 4-litre' category, making it the first new winner of the accolade for five years.
The M838T engine, designed and developed in collaboration with Ricardo, is fitted to the 12C and 12C Spider high performance sports cars and was recently upgraded to produce 625PS at 7,500rpm and 600Nm of torque be...[Read more...]|
|Prince Heinrich Benz Racers Reunited at 'The Amelia'|
|In the early 1900's, at the dawn of the automotive motorsport age, one of the most significant race venues was the Prinz Heinrich Tour, named after Prince Albert Wilhelm Heinrich of Prussia, automotive enthusiast and brother of German Emperor Wilhelm II.
In 1907, the German Imperial Automobile Club organized the first annual Prinz Heinrich Tour which is often seen as a precursor to the German Grand Prix. Among the races' most notable winners were Fritz Erle who won the 1908 race in a 50 h...[Read more...]|