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Porsche Releases Initial Details of All-New 911 Models For Model Year 2005

ATLANTA, GA, May 11, 2004 – Porsche® today disclosed the first information available on two all-new Porsche 911s destined to be the flagship models for its model year 2005 sports car lineup. The all-new Porsche 911 Carrera and more powerful 911 Carrera S combine the classic 911 silhouette, a trademark of the model for more than 40 years, with new and more aggressive styling.

Both models feature Porsche’s traditional horizontally opposed flat-six cylinder engines. The 911 Carrera’s 3.6-liter unit produces 325 HP (SAE) while the 911 Carrera S’s newly developed 3.8-liter power plant delivers 355 HP (SAE). Both cars also have a new six-speed gearbox and a reworked chassis, which includes active suspension as standard on the S model.

The new 911 models will go on sale in the second half of 2004. Manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the 911 Carrera is $69,300 US and $101,400 Canadian and for the 911 Carrera S $79,100 US and $115,650 Canadian. Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga., and its subsidiary, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd., are the exclusive importers of Porsche sports cars and Cayenne sport utility vehicles for the United States and Canada. A wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG, PCNA employs approximately 250 people who provide Porsche vehicles, parts, service, marketing and training for its 204 U.S. and Canadian dealers. They, in turn, provide Porsche owners with best-in-class service.

Report of 05/12/2004