Porsche at the Geneva Motor Show 2012
Stuttgart. At the beginning of March, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, will be presenting one world premiere and two European premieres at the Geneva Motor Show. The new generation of the Boxster will make its debut in front of an international public at the Porsche press conference on 6 March at 09:30 a.m. (MEZ) in Hall 1. The conference will be broadcast live via internet (www.porsche.com/geneva) and via satellite. As European premieres Porsche will show the Panamera GTS and 911 Carrera Cabriolet too. Read more
Quality measure for Cayenne models
Stuttgart. The headlight locking system on current 2011 and 2012 Cayenne models is being reworked.
In-house quality investigations revealed that in rare cases an incorrectly locked headlight module can become detached.
Approximately 100,000 units of the Cayenne model line are being reworked. Letters are being sent to owners of the affected vehicles; the workshop job takes approximately 45 minutes and is free of charge for the customer.
source: Porsche AG
Stuttgart. Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart’s new sports car in the SUV segment has been given the name Macan. The name Macan is derived from the Indonesian word for tiger and combines suppleness, power, fascination and dynamics – core characteristics of the new off-road car.
“The Macan combines all sports car characteristics with the benefits of a SUV and is a genuine Porsche”, said Bernhard Maier, Member of the Executive Board Sales and Marketing of Porsche AG. “The name of a new Porsche has to fit with the brand, sound good in very many languages and dialects and evoke positive associations.” Read more
Most popular luxury SUV comes from Leipzig
Stuttgart. The readers of “OFF ROAD” trade magazine voted the Porsche Cayenne the “Off-road vehicle of the year” in the “Luxury SUV” category. The choice was between models from eleven manufacturers in this category alone. Porsche’s sporty SUV attracted more than 20 per cent of the votes, putting itself in the lead by a clear margin. Read more