Shanghai. Porsche is set to make a big impression in the Pearl of the East with a bold showcase of its top-of-the-line sports cars at Auto Shanghai 2007. Taking centre stage for the Stuttgart-based manufacturer, and making its first ever public appearance in Asia, will be the breathtaking RS Spyder, the 2006 American Le Mans Series LMP2 championshipwinning racing car.
And, as if the Spyder alone wasn’t enough to remind visitors of Porsche’s racing pedigree, the point is underscored further with the premier of the new 911 GT3 RS, which is the first time this unique model has been offered in the Chinese market. Though street-legal, anyone who sees it knows the minimally modified GT3s heart is still firmly set on the track.
Added to this, the latest Boxster, Cayman and 911 Carrera models will also be on show, as well as the new generation Porsche Cayenne, making its first major public appearance since the official launch across China on March 24th.
Celebrating Porsche’s motorsport heritage, visitors to Auto Shanghai 2007 will be left in no doubt Porsche is still firmly in touch with its racetrack roots, further sealing its reputation for combining cutting edge performance technology with unmistakable Porsche design.
“Auto Shanghai is becoming one of the most influential motor shows, attracting the attention of leading players in the industry from around the world – “ we are extremely proud to be able to give the Porsche RS Spyder its Asia premiere at Auto Shanghai 2007, and are delighted to have this opportunity to show the latest Boxster, Cayman, 911 Carrera and new generation Porsche Cayenne to a national and global audience” said Mark Bishop, Managing Director of Porsche China - Jebsen & Co. (China) Motors Ltd.
“We remain firmly committed to Chinese automobile industry, and we’re sure all visitors to Auto Shanghai 2007 will enjoy sharing in our vision of performance engineering coupled with beautifully designed cars.”