Newest Edition to Porsche 718 Models: Porsche Dual-Clutch Transmission

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Both the Cayman and Boxster 718 GTS 4.0 variants, as well as the range-topping 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Spyder models are now available with an automatic transmission. With the Porsche dual-clutch transmission, there are absolutely no interruptions in acceleration while changing gears. What this ultimately does is greatly increase the comfort of the gear shifts along with improving the acceleration values.
 
 
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The Power of AI: Maximized Battery Indications

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Porsche Engineering has created a new and effective AI-based method for providing even more precise forecasting of the remaining range — essentially providing a continuous health check on batteries.
 
Currently, lithium-ion batteries are the preferred energy storage technology for electric vehicles. This is due to their high power density and energy. Unfortunately, their properties inevitably change throughout the course of a vehicle’s life. That’s why for drivers of electric vehicles, it is imperative to have access to information on the current state of the battery.
 
 
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From Motorsports to Series Production: Porsche Technical Innovations

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Porsche has seen highly innovative technical advances from motorsports to series production. Take the Porsche 99X Electric, for example. Propelled by the Formula E, this electric mover propels the race car from 0 to 100 km/h in just 2.8 seconds. 


Martin Fuchtner, Senior Manager High-Voltage Drive Development, explains how Porsche’s mission is to win races, while “also pursuing a smooth transition to series production.”


 

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Porsche Cayenne’s New Sound: “Like a Fit Athlete”

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A sound with a strong character has been carefully composed by the Acoustics Department in Weissach for the new Porsche Cayenne GTS Coupe. 


Markus Sitzler, the Team Lead Vehicle Periphery SUV-Engines, describes the sound as “the sonorousness you would expect from a V8, flavored with a dash of GT racing.” In other words, he says, “the Cayenne GTS Coupe doesn’t sound like a muscle man, it sounds more like a fit athlete.” 


 

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Intersect Between Comfort and Performance: Porsche’s New Panamera

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The new Porsche Panamera now combines the comfort of an exclusive saloon with the high performance of a sports car, covering an even wider spectrum of innovation.  


Supporting its claim to best-in-class performance, the sports car now includes 463 kW. There is a large margin between the performance figures of this Panamera Turbo S and the performance figures of its predecessor Panamera Turbo. 

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Most Innovative Car in the World: The Taycan

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Recognized by the scientists at CAM and the auditing and consulting company PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), innovations in the electric Porsche include its high recuperative power of up to 265 kW and best cd  value in the segment (from 0.22), its 800-volt architecture, and finally its two-speed transmission on the rear axle. 
 
 
 
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Increased Power and Efficiency from Porsche Innovative 3D Printing

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With its use of additive manufacturing processes for highly-stressed drive components, Porsche is establishing a new milestone in cooperation with its partners Mahle and Trumpf. While 3D printing technology has already been previously used at the sports car manufacturer in prototype construction for manufacturing spare parts for classic sports cars, the GT2 RS, the pistons for the high-performance engine of the 911 flagship model are now being produced with a 3D printer. 
 
 
 
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A powerhouse in Style: Porsche's new Cayenne GTS Models

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Porsche is supplementing its SUV line-up with the Cayenne GTS and Cayenne GTS Coupe, the two newest models. 


With an output of 338 kW and max torque of 620 Nm, this four-liter biturbo V8 engine powers the Cayenne GTS with improved performance in all areas. In the Sport Chrono package, both GTS models are capable of sprinting from 0-100 km/h in an impressive 4.5 seconds, with a top speed of 270 km/h. 


 

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Porsche's Turbo Engine Journey


Porsche has always been heavily invested in setting high standards for its turbochargers as a means of increasing vehicle performance. Every top model of the 911 generation has consistently borne the word “turbo” in its name, as “turbo” has become synonymous with leading edge technology. 
 
 
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Porsche's Breakthrough Climate Control in Open Air

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Porsche engineers have intelligently incorporated an automatic climate control system in the latest generation of the Porsche 911. This is breakthrough technology, as normally, while the interior temperature sensor control variable in a closed vehicle, there are many additional influences that are added when driving in the open air. This then gets in the way of any method of manual climate control. Porsche battled this challenge with the new cabriolet control system that slowly suppresses the sensor as the soft-top is opened. 
 
 
 
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