Krishan Bodhani (43), currently Vice President and Director Sales and Marketing at Mercedes-Benz General Distributor (MBGD) Europe, Middle East and Africa, takes over as CEO of Porsche Cars Great Britain from 1 February 2023.
More than 30,000 people work for Porsche, all from different backgrounds and each with a different job to do. No matter what the role – engineer, HR specialist, programmer – each member of the team has the same goal: to continue the path that company founder Ferry Porsche took decades ago, with passion and pioneering spirit. Here, the men and women of Porsche give a behind-the-scenes glimpse of their work, from their own unique perspective, as well as the lowdown on current developments.
Dominik Gührs is an extreme athlete and adventurer. As a professional wakeboarder, he has won all the major titles. He travels the world, taking his boards with him. Now he’s on the road in Iceland in search of new challenges in the Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo.
Inspirational athletes in the 9:11 Magazine: Porsche returns to the top league of international endurance racing at Daytona with the 963, the new 911 Dakar evokes the legendary Paris-Dakar rally, and wheelchair fencer Oliver Lam-Watson fights stereotypes.
We design three different versions of the off-road-oriented 911 sports car, which celebrates Porsche’s history in the grueling Dakar rally. 911 Dakar: Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 11.3 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 256 g/km, Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 10.5 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 239 g/km
You've heard it was great. It is great. The 911 GT3 is exactly the hero you expect it to be. 911 GT3: Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 13.0 – 12.9 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 294 – 293 g/km, Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 13.3 – 12.4 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 304 – 283 g/km
With retro styling, rear-wheel drive and a manual transmission, the new Sport Classic seems pretty perfect. 911 Sport Classic: Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 12.6 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 285 g/km, Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 12.8 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 292 g/km
Porsche is the latest car manufacturer to report record sales in 2021, delivering more than 300,000 vehicles in the face of drastic supply chain shortages. In total, the brand sold 301,915 cars worldwide last year, an 11% increase year-on-year.
Driving an electric vehicle, a Porsche Taycan, for the first time was akin to the excitement of a first kiss, where you fall instantly in love.
Taycan: Electric power consumption* combined (WLTP) 23.9 – 19.6 kWh/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 0 g/km, Electric range* combined (WLTP) 371 – 505 km, Electric range* in town (WLTP) 440 – 568 km, Electric power consumption* combined (NEDC) 27.0 – 26.4 kWh/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 0 g/km
The GTS is last year's Turbo with a different name, but its easily our favorite Macan.
Macan GTS: Fuel consumption* combined (WLTP) 11.7 – 11.3 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (WLTP) 265 – 255 g/km, Fuel consumption* combined (NEDC) 9.9 l/100 km, CO₂ emissions* combined (NEDC) 225 g/km
Porsche has officially presented its Mission R concept car. The all-electric car combines the state-of-the-art technology with sustainable materials to create a newly developed line of electric motors.
The 911 Dakar can navigate terrains of all kinds, offering a unique option for sports car drivers in search of adventure both on and off the paved road. An irresistible temptation for professional rally drivers and more.
29 September 2022 is a historic day for the sports car manufacturer from Zuffenhausen: Porsche is going public. In this Christophorus interview, CEO Oliver Blume and CFO Lutz Meschke provide insights into the future of the brand.
Today, the Porsche crest is one of the most popular trademarks in the world. Since 1952, it has adorned every sports car from Zuffenhausen. But how did the idea for it come about? The traces lead back to New York City in the early 1950s.
How does it feel to navigate Europe’s most extreme mountain passes in the slipstream of a dozen cup pilots? The mountain scenery is breathtaking during the first Passion Drive, a new Porsche event format.
The Cayenne is turning 20 and its influence has been great: helping to define the brand as well as combining comfort and off-road qualities with sportiness. As an all-arounder, it has also been met with enthusiasm by our customers.
Kitesurfing is both an extreme sport and a source of energy. Nowhere in Europe can it be experienced as intensively as in Tarifa in Spain. An encounter with the wind and the waves – and two superstars of the international kitesurfing scene.
Archaeological exhibits and architectural finesse – the parking garage by Zurich’s opera house is a modern museum – but also tells a story that is more than 5,000 years old. We join the car park attendant on the night shift in his underground workplace.
He is both a neurosurgeon and an artist, but the Korean Ha Yoon above all combines the two. The result of his creativity is mind maps – in the true meaning of the word. Images from the depths of our conscious minds.
The most recent project of the largest Porsche Club in the world was the result of intercontinental exchange: it is a one-off composition of choice ingredients from different generations of the Porsche 911.
The car was considered lost without a trace for almost 60 years until a mysterious call was received. Two collectors had come across the oldest Porsche 356 produced in Germany to still exist. And how they salvaged it is a story fit for the big screen.
Because he’s turned off by all of the attention, he once even avoided the third World Rally Championship. Nonetheless, we’d like to take this opportunity to wish him happy birthday – he turns 75 on March 7. In Leipzig, a city that’s special to him.
With the Porsche Vision Gran Turismo, the design team looks to the distant future. The study was initiated for the Gran Turismo 7 racing game. But as is typical of Porsche, a real model of the gaming vehicle was built in Weissach.
Hamburg’s historical Speicherstadt district is a World Heritage Site and home to Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model building universe and a miniature world of wonder for young and old alike.
Albrecht Reimold, Member of the Porsche Executive Board for Production and Logistics, talks about the Taycan, drive systems of the future, complete climate neutrality, and the never-ending power of enthusiasm.
The entrepreneur Silvio Denz is preparing a grand celebration: Lalique’s one hundredth anniversary. A journey through the eras of glass art in Alsace. The clarity of the material fits the nature of the man.
Pistons are among the most heavily strained components of an engine. Porsche has now produced the first pistons using 3-D printing technology, and they’re intended for the high-performance engine of the wildest 911.