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  Porsche - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Porsche AG (shortened to Porsche or Porsche AG), is a German sports car manufacturer, founded in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche, the engineer who also created the first Volkswagen.
Ferdinand Porsche's grandson, Ferdinand Piëch, was chairman and CEO of the Volkswagen Group from 1993 to 2002.
Porsche attempted an Indianapolis 500 entry in the late 1970s with a turbocharged 911-based engine in a bespoke car for Danny Ongais and the Interscope team; failure to agree turbo boost levels with USAC meant that this was shelved (though the engine later became the basis of that used in the 956 and 962).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Porsche   (2911 words)

 Porsche 968 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 968 was an automobile sold by Porsche AG of Germany from 1992 to 1995 and marketed as the replacement for the Porsche 944.
Porsche briefly produced a turbocharged version called Turbo S—15 were produced in total, and again the car was only sold in Europe.
The 968 was Porsche's last new front-engined vehicle before the introduction of the Cayenne SUV in 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Porsche_968   (558 words)

Born from a misconceived concept by Porsche to build an affordable sports car for the masses, the 914 was launched in 1969 using a Karmann-built targa top.
Porsche was designing it's own front engined model, the 928, at this point, but it appeared after the 924 in 1977.
As a result of the 944's release, Porsche decided to withdraw the 924 lineup from the US market(the 924 came back to the US market six years later as the 924S model).
www.uniquecarsandparts.com.au /car_info_porsche.htm   (309 words)

Porsche cars were then relatively cheap, and demand high, so, after building 50 of this original model 356, Porsche moved to Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen in Germany.
It was succeeded by the 1965-69 Porsche 912, with a light-alloy 1582cc engine, still a flat-four; a year earlier, the famous ohc flat-six 1991cc Porsche 911 had made its debut, available from 1969 onwards with larger power units, of which the ultimate development was a 2993cc unit.
The 1979 Porsche range consisted of the front-engined 924, with an in-line water-cooled four-cylinder engine of 1984cc, the rear-engined 911SC, with the 2993cc flat-six in 180 bhp form, the 911 Turbo, with a 3299cc six equipped with Bosch K jetronic fuel-injection, and the front-engined 928, with a 4474cc V-8 power unit.
www.vea.qc.ca /vea/marques1/porsche.htm   (224 words)

 Porsche Search Results
The 2007 Porsche Boxster is a carryover from 2006.
The 2006 Porsche Cayenne is a 4-door, 5-passenger luxury sport-utility, available in 5 trims, ranging from the Base to the Turbo S. Upon introduction, the Base is equipped with a standard 3.2-liter, V6, 247-horsepower engine that achieves 15-mpg in the city and 20-mpg on the highway.
The 2006 Porsche Cayenne is a carryover from 2005.
www.autobytel.com /content/research/detail/Porsche.htm   (679 words)

Porsche appears to have had various suppliers making the same wheels in the early eighties.
Porsche moved the spokes slightly offset (we don’t know why they bothered) as compared to the 911SW.
Please note: Porsche made the 944, 968, 928 range to be used with the OEM filling knob.
www.aglausa.com /pages/porsche.html   (2339 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Constructors > Porsche
Although the Porsche design studio had been established in Stuttgart in 1931, the first car to carry the Porsche name did not appear until 1948 when Ferdinand Porsche's son Ferry and a small team of designers produced the 356 model in Gmund, Austria.
At the end of the year Porsche decided that the air-cooled units could not be competitive and so withdrew to concentrate on sportscar racing instead.
In the early 1980s the company developed the Porsche 956 for the new Group C sportscar regulations and this enjoyed incredible success winning seven Le Mans 24 Hours victories in a row and five consecutive World Sportscar titles.
www.grandprix.com /gpe/con-porsc.html   (996 words)

 cars.com: 2005 Porsche Buying Guide | Porsche Prices
Porsche fans can expect two treats for the 2005 model year, though one of them will not appear until midseason.
Porsche describes the 2005 edition of its rear-engine 911 series "all new." The regular Carrera carries a 3.6-liter horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine that develops 325 horsepower.
Porsche claims the GT yields "a full-blown racetrack experience on the road." The monocoque structure is made of carbon fiber and features a flat bottom and a rear diffuser.
www.cars.com /go/crp/makes.jsp?year=2005&make=Porsche   (442 words)

 Porsche Carrera GT - RSportsCars.com
The Porsche Carrera GT, which was introduced as a 2004 model, is a low, sleek, lightweight roadster that is as beautiful to the engineer as it is to the eye.
Porsche’s development center in Weissach, Germany, built a 5.5-liter, normally aspirated V10 engine for racing, and that engine’s bores have been enlarged to displace 5.7 liters in the Carrera GT.
The chassis and suspension of the Porsche Carrera GT are based on the architecture of the Porsche GT1, the car that won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 1998.
www.rsportscars.com /eng/cars/carrera_gt.asp   (770 words)

 Porsche - Jalopnik   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Porsche's upcoming quad-door GT entry, the Panamera, appears to have finally emerged from Stuttgart in some coherent form.
The engine twiddlers at Porsche tuning shop 9ff have already created a tuning kit that boosts the Carrera GT's power into the 900 hp range, and have brought a 911 to speeds in excess of 241 mph.
Porsche's in a jam with the Cayenne SUV.
www.jalopnik.com /cars/porsche   (2069 words)

 Carpages.ca - Porsche Reviews and Used Vehicles
When Porsche launched the Cayman S last autumn, we all knew that the base model was coming; it was just a matter of when.
On February 13th, 2006, Porsche announced one of its most long-awaited models, the sixth generation 911 Turbo.
Indeed, this is an important car for Porsche, as it's the model that has to live up to the legend of the world's first turbocharged production car, and one of the best all-round sports cars made to date, the previous-generation 911 Turbo.
www.carpages.ca /go/Make/55.aspx   (329 words)

 Motoring - Porsche
When Porsche says "RS", it means a barely street-legal, stripped-out, lightened racetrack special; the latest one is the 911 GT3 RS — and it'll be here before the end of 2006.
Porsche has introduced a lower-powered version of the Cayman S mid-engined sports coupé - with a 23 percent lower price tag to match...
The Porsche Cayman is a mixture of 911 and Boxster parts, with a dash of Carrera craziness, JOHN SIMISTER reports from Italy.
www.motoring.co.za /index.php?fSectionId=800&fSetId=381   (512 words)

Porsche 911 Walker Monroe GT3-R 1:18 scale diecast by Sunstar
Porsche 911 GT3-R ARC Daikokuya JGTC 2001 by Ebbro
Porsche 911 GT3-R Nine Ten JGTC 2002 by Ebbro
www.speednation.com /store/porsche.html   (657 words)

 Porsche Cars are available at CarsDirect.com
The standard features of the Porsche Boxster Base include 2.7L H-6 240HP engine, 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive, Bosch 5.3 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, curtain 1st row overhead airbag, airbag occupancy sensor, automatic, 17" alloy wheels, cruise control, ABS and driveline traction control, and a stability control.
The standard features of the Porsche Cayenne Base include 3.2L V-6 250HP engine, 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive, 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags, air conditioning, 17" alloy wheels, cruise control, ABS and driveline traction control, all-wheel drive, and a stability control.
The standard features of the Porsche Cayman S Base include 3.4L H-6 295HP engine, 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive, Bosch 5.3 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, driver and passenger side airbag head extension, airbag occupancy sensor, air conditioning, 18" alloy wheels, cruise control, ABS and driveline traction control, and a stability control.
www.carsdirect.com /researchcenter/style?make=PR   (262 words)

 Howstuffworks "How the Porsche Carrera GT Works"
The V10, 605-horsepower Porsche Carrera GT achieves all of the above.
The Carrera GT is among a rare breed of supercars -- exotic, high-performance automobiles that are built for ultimate speed and handling on the road.
In this article, we'll find out how the Porsche Carrera GT was born and see what makes it a true supercar.
auto.howstuffworks.com /porsche-carrera.htm   (142 words)

 Porsche Buyer Reviews - CarSeek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
2006 Porsche Cayenne - The Porsche of SUVs.
Four years after its introduction, the Porsche Cayenne has become part of the automotive landscape.
Completely redesigned for the 2005 model year, the Porsche Boxster is a superb sports car that feels right at home on a race track yet is comfortable enough for daily use.
www.carseek.com /reviews/?make=Porsche   (112 words)

 Porsche Technical and Owner Information  -  Bentley Publishers - Automotive Books and Repair Manuals
Bentley Publishers author Karl Ludvigsen attended the Goodwood revival this year in London for the European launch of his 3-volume masterpiece, Porsche: Excellence Was Expected.
Bentley Publishers is proud to announce the forthcoming publication of the Porsche Boxster, Boxster S Service Manual: 1997—2004.
The pedigree of Porsche as car designers was brilliantly affirmed by its creation of the 550 Spyder competition roadster.
www.bentleypublishers.com /porsche   (313 words)

 Porsche - Research All Models and Prices - MSN Autos
Ferdinand Porsche's initial contribution to the automotive world was the invention of an electric motor for wheel hubs in 1897.
In 1931 the Porsche marque was established in Germany by Ferdinand Porsche, Jr., and in 1948 the first automobile to wear the Porsche name, the 356 Roadster, was produced.
Over 25,000 Roadsters were sold in the first ten years of production.
autos.msn.com /browse/Porsche.aspx   (84 words)

 Michael Sherman's Web page of Porsche automobiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
In October of 1994 I started what was then one of the only Porsche web sites on the Web.
In return for that time of free advertising for Porsche, they rewarded me with a letter from their lawyers demanding I remove the page.
It pains me, as an owner of one of their vehicles, to see them distance themselves from their fans even more.
members.tripod.com /~msherman/porsche.html   (100 words)

 Porsche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Porsche Cars N.A. is the U.S. licensee for Porsche AG with exclusive authority to import Porsche motor vehicles, parts, accessories, and related products (such as sportswear, writing instruments, sunglasses, leather goods, jewelry, porcelain, towels, books etc.) into the United States.
Porsche has trademark and trade dress rights in the distinctive shapes and models numbers of its world famous automobiles, including, but not limited to, the Porsche Models 350, 356, 911, 912, 914, 924, 928, 930, 944, 959, 968, 993, 996, and the Boxster.
Porsche correctly observes that some of the domain names at issue have registrants whose identities and addresses are unknown and against whom in personam proceedings might be fruitless.
www.mama-tech.com /pc.html   (8497 words)

 Porsche Classic - Classic & Accessories - North America - Porsche Cars North America Inc.
Click your way through an entertaining history of type ranges for the Porsche models 356, 911 (up to MY 1989), 912, 959, 928, 914, 924, 944 and 968.
Discover the Porsche classics on offer at the Porsche Centres, or browse through the downloadable photographs, sounds and films in our media archive.
To order parts or literature, or if you have any questions concerning your Porsche classic, please contact your Porsche Centre directly.
content2.us.porsche.com /prod/service/classic.nsf/usaenglish/Classic   (133 words)

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