Porsche Mobility Stories

Discover stories about Porsche mobility, from classic sports cars to innovative electric cars, and experience a passion for Porsche that has endured for decades.

Man standing beside white Porsche 911

The Porsche x Michelin guide to tyres – with Mr JWW

Porsche owner and automotive content creator Mr JWW visits Michelin’s development facility in France to discover why it’s crucial to use Porsche-recommended tyres

Building a new classic: the people behind the Taycan

From the vehicle acoustics to its specially selected leather, the Taycan is a truly ground-breaking car. This is its story, by the people who made it

Power couple: Aksel Lund Svindal and the new Taycan

With its power, speed and grace, the new Porsche Taycan is an icon in the making. So who better to take it into the mountains than an alpine skiing legend?

Dancing on ice through an Arctic night

Drifting snow and a drifting Porsche Taycan, lit by LED light on an Arctic night. What more could you ask for? How about a three-times Le Mans winner to pilot it?
Eau Rouge at Spa-Francorchamps race track during a 24-hour race

7 of the greatest race track corners

The best race tracks are like great drivers – iconic, challenging and incredibly exciting. But ask a driver what makes a circuit really stand out and they’ll say its corners. We list some of the very best
Driver stands in front of white Taycan indoors, hall behind

Beyond limits: the record-breaking Taycan

From endurance to drifting to acceleration, the Porsche Taycan has racked up performance record after record for electric vehicles in no time at all. And it hasn’t stopped yet
View of Porsche 911 (Type 996) through café window

Fitting Fuchs® wheels to a classic Porsche 911

After spending years driving Porsche sportscars in computer games, being driven around in his dad’s Boxster as a teen, and dreaming constantly about owning a 911 (type 996) like the one he saw on his walk to school, Matt Page has achieved his childhood dream, having just fitted Porsche Classic Fuchs® wheels to his very own 996.
Woman enters Porsche 996, green sunlit meadows behind her

Porsche 996 buyer’s guide

The type 996 tore up the 911 script. Bigger, quicker and more accessible than any Porsche sportscar that had gone before, some 25 years after launch, we discover why it’s now a brilliant first step into 911 ownership
Porsche under yellow umbrellas on decking next to swimming pool

The origins of the Porsche 911 Sport Classic

Porsche recognises the importance of acknowledging the past while embracing the new. Here’s how the pioneering ’60s and early ’70s design of 911 sportscars resulted in the second collector´s piece of the Heritage Design strategy, limited to 1,250 units
Close-up of man reading classic Porsche car repair manual

What is a Porsche Classic Factory Restoration?

When it comes to a restoration, no one does it quite like Porsche Classic Factory Restoration, says its manager, Uwe Makrutzki. With its team of highly qualified craftspeople, you’re in the very best of hands, he tells us
Porsche 963 LMDh racecar on start line before Goodwood Hillclimb

Porsche highlights from the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Home of the famous Goodwood Hillclimb, it’s one of the automotive events of the year as thousands of fans, a legion of incredible cars and stars of the track head to the English countryside for a weekend to remember. Porsche was there in force with some special cars

The joys of restoring a classic Porsche

As a child, Vince Perraud would worship Porsche 911 sportscars. Today, he makes a living by taking pictures of them… and is even restoring a classic Porsche in his spare time
A man and a woman lean against a Porsche racing car

How to become a racecar driver through the Porsche Track Experience

The Porsche Track Experience has brought one father and daughter closer – leading them to their own Porsche customer racing encounters. Find out how Sydney and Bruce win and lose together
Black Porsche Taycan 4S saloon, snowy mountains behind

Your questions answered: what you need to know about the Porsche Taycan

When it launched in 2019, the Taycan was the first-ever fully electric car by Porsche – a car with innovative technology throughout. Here’s what makes it so special
Side profile of Porsche 911 Classic Club Coupe in warehouse

What is the 911 Classic Club Coupe?

The ducktail spoiler of the 911 Carrera RS 2.7. The double bubble roof of the Carrera GT. The iconic look of the 911 Sport Classic. The 911 Classic Club Coupe is an exclusive Porsche sportscar and unique collaboration
A dark green Porsche 911 (964) parked beside a field

Car photographer Richard Pardon: “I’ll never sell my Porsche 911”

Ex-Porsche Formula E official photographer Richard Pardon fulfilled a childhood dream when he bought a Porsche 911 (964)
Two Porsche sportscars overtaking in front of yellow fields

Light, powerful, fast: how the 911 GT3 is inspired by the Carrera RS 2.7

The wonder of the Porsche 911 GT3 cannot be considered in isolation. Nearly five decades before, the 911 Carrera RS 2.7 was a Porsche sportscar equally at home on both road and racetrack
Porsche Taycan electric sportscars hooked up to a charging trailer

How does a mobile charging trailer for EVs work?

At major driving events with lots of participants, fast, concentrated charging power is needed. With the Porsche Turbo Charging trailer, ten Porsche Taycan electric sportscar at the same time, no matter where
Arena Red Porsche 993 Carrera 4S on Parisian bridge in autumn

How to buy a classic Porsche 911

Teaming up with a friend, Porsche fan Calvin Courjon became the proud owner of a stunning Porsche 993 Carrera 4S in Arena Red
First-generation Cayenne with bike rack next to stack of logs

Off-roading in a Porsche SUV: why it makes a great lifestyle car

Cyclist Sebastian Bentzin powered a winter training session when he got the chance to spend the day with a classic Cayenne. He tells us how the Porsche SUV was not just a cool way to take him to his two-wheeled adventure, but introduced him to the fun of off-roading too
Black 911 (996) GT3 on gravel, mountains behind

“My Porsche 996 GT3 has rapidly become a favourite”

When Loren Beggs was 13, he wandered past the first ever Porsche car dealership in the US. A place where road cars were displayed next to their racecar siblings. No surprise, then, that it caused him to fall head over heels for Porsche
Zinmetallic Porsche 911 SC with headlights on

How owning a classic Porsche is a lifetime obsession for one fan

Like many, Mark Koense’s love of Porsche began with a toy model as a child. He would graduate to buying the real thing – several, in fact. But none, he says, made quite as lasting an impression as a 1982 911 SC
Laurin Heinrich in racing suit in front of Porsche racecar

Meet the Porsche Supercup star using sim racing to improve his driving skills

The worlds of track racing and sim racing are increasingly merging. Just ask Laurin Heinrich. A rising star of Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup, he’s also an accomplished sim racer. In fact, virtual driving is essential to improving track skills, he says
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, lights on, at night on snow

Can you drive a Porsche electric car in winter?

Does cold weather affect electric car performance? To find out, we spoke to a Porsche electric vehicle engineer who explains all you need to know about how the Taycan works in winter
Man stands next to red Porsche Taycan in snowy scene

How to drive a Porsche in winter

Snow and ice are among the biggest challenges for any driver. But, says Porsche driving expert, Jukka Honkavuori, a combination of basic physics and keeping your cool goes a long way to conquering your fears and keeping you safe
Man lounging on leather sofa in stylish Porsche garage

How to give your garage a Porsche makeover

Transform your garage or favourite room and display your Porsche passion. The Soul Garage is full of essential products and it’s open for business now
Taycan Cross Turismo and man in silhouette against dark sky

Hunting for the Northern Lights in an electric Porsche

Photographer Marcus Valeur sets out to find the perfect Northern Lights picture on a road trip through Norway in a Taycan Cross Turismo
Carmine Red Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS by fishing nets

How one fan exported a Porsche 911 from New York to Germany

When John Pressman and his partner moved from the United States to Germany, it meant leaving behind his beloved 911 Carrera 4 GTS. But as he recounts, it was merely a case of we’ll meet again
Racing driver André Lotterer behind the wheel of a Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo

What’s the Taycan Cross Turismo like to drive?

Porsche racing driver André Lotterer takes the new Taycan Cross Turismo on a roadtrip into the hills above Monaco to find out what it’s like to drive
Man outside Porsche Delivery Centre with grey 911 Carrera GTS

Delivering a 911 sports car the special way

When Californian Yoon Lee collected his new 911 from Porsche’s Leipzig factory, he set out on an unforgettable adventure
Woman leaning on 911 Turbo, ocean and lifeguard post behind

“It’s not just a drive, it’s an experience”

For International Women’s Day, five Porsche drivers tell us about their love of driving, their passion for their cars and what owning a Porsche means to them
Silver Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo at beach with paragliders

Six reasons why the Taycan Cross Turismo rewrites the EV rule book

The new all-electric Cross Turismo builds on the success of the Taycan saloon with a striking, sporty profile, increased ride height and increased load space. A car designed with your active lifestyle in mind
Overhead shot of colourful Porsche model range

The Porsche model range guide

There are 78 different models on sale today across the seven-car Porsche line-up. Sportscar or SUV? Roadster or luxury saloon? Turbo or electric? The choice is yours. Discover the perfect Porsche for you with our comprehensive guide
Person looking at Porsche configurator on Apple MacBook screen

How to configure a new Porsche Taycan

Which colour? What wheels are going to look best? And does that contrasting seat insert look good? Deciding what your new Porsche looks like is fun, but there are big decisions to make when doing so. Fortunately, we have people who can put your mind at ease
Side view of blue first-generation Porsche Cayenne with body decals

Why the first-generation Porsche Cayenne is a true gamechanger

The first-generation Cayenne is reshaping our vision of a classic Porsche. Learn how it rewrote the rule books and the ways in which Porsche Classic is now helping owners individualise this groundbreaking SUV
White 1983 911 being tucked under a Porsche car cover

Winter care for your classic Porsche

On a scenic autumn drive from Milan to Lake Como, furniture and interior designer, Tommaso Spinzi, explains the joy of owning a classic Porsche 911 and shares his tips on laying it down for the winter
Porsche 356 pulling into garage next to stack of tyres

Porsche passion: talking restorations and classic cars with expert Tom Gädtke

Marking the launch of the latest Porsche Classic catalogue, ORIGINALE 07, Tom Gädtke lifts his garage door to talk vehicle restoration and the joy of cherishing tangible objects
Man leans against bright yellow classic Porsche 911 RSR

What’s it like to live with a classic Porsche?

A classic Porsche inspires devotion like little else. Just ask Frank Cassidy. His company provides a location for Porsche restorers, enthusiasts and events, attracting fans from the UK and beyond. He explains why owning one is such a rewarding experience
Rear half of Carrera GT peeking out from behind buildings

The Porsche Carrera GT: a classic sports car, inspired by Le Mans

Timeless qualities and cutting-edge technology make this carbon-fibre, mid-engined super car a true gamechanger
Woman sits in green Porsche 911 with palm trees behind

How I fell in love with classic 911s

For Lara, aka @thatporschegirl, a classic Porsche means many things. She tells us how she keeps hers fit for the road and why owning one is changing perceptions about Porsche drivers
Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package from side rear

Explore the 911 GT3 with Touring Package: the ultimate Porsche sports car

There are few cars that combine muscular grace with powerful, sports car dynamics quite like the new Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring Package. We lift the lid on its unique combination of subtle styling and astounding performance

Green means go: a beginner’s guide to Formula E

With its fast and furious new season now underway, here’s six things you need to know about the ground-breaking, all-electric motorsport series
View of twisting Transfăgărășan highway from above with Porsche 911

A 911 road trip to one of the world’s great driving experiences

Take one French 911 fan, called Christophe. Add one incredible road as a destination. And ensure that you get there driving across Europe in your dream car. Could there be anything better?
Man looking at mountains besides black Porsche 911 Cabriolet

Dreams come true: how to hire a Porsche

Today, following your dreams is a true luxury experience. Like hiring a 911 or Taycan for a day – or more – perhaps. Porsche Drive Rental helps you achieve that… and it couldn’t be simpler
Drone shot of sports car being wrapped

How to wrap a Porsche race car

At Manthey-Racing, Porsche Racing Experience's Porsche 911 RSR is transformed into a true visual masterpiece
Burgundy Red Porsche 912 (F model) by water

Buying a classic Porsche: the 912 that found me

There’s something about growing up with a Porsche in your family that forges an unbreakable link. For one classic Porsche 912 owner, it even had the power to be part of the healing process after a serious family illness
Rusted, old-timer Porsche 718 replica in silver

Old love never rusts: an everlasting classic Porsche story

Sometimes, things we thought we’d lost can have a funny way of finding their way back to us. Just ask 911 owner Matthew Kanniah, who found that a blast from the past became quite the Porsche reunion
Porsche 911 Carrera GTS in Carmine Red rear view

Porsche guide: how to film a car with a drone

When you need to film a powerful Porsche sports car and track its every move, there’s only one option open to you – a high-speed racing drone. It also helps if you get Phil Freybott, one of the world’s best drone pilots, to fly it
Rendered red and white Mission R car

E-mobility at Porsche: the sustainable Mission R racing car

With the Taycan and its involvement in Formula E, Porsche has already declared its commitment to an electrified future. Now, with the Mission R concept study, it reveals its vision for customer racing
Blue Porsche 911 991 on a rickety wooden bridge

A Route 66 road trip in a Porsche 911

Porsche 911. Route 66. Two of the most famous numbers in motoring. When Robert Layne bought his first 911, he couldn’t think of a better way to get to know it than drive the original route of this legendary road

Anatomy of a GTS

With a focus on performance, design and comfort, every GTS model is an exploration in delicious detail that’s designed to entertain you
Blue Porsche 911 GT3 on track in late evening sunlight

The devil’s in the detail: the new 911 GT3

From a stunning new rear wing to a game-changing front suspension set-up, find out why the Porsche icon is now even better than ever
Porsche 911 GT3 RS at Magny-Cours with man in wheelchair

The Porsche driver proving disability doesn’t get in the way of racing experience

Being a wheelchair user doesn’t prevent Thierry Genetier, aka @spynergie, from taking the fast-track in life. In fact, it’s been the catalyst to unleashing an adrenaline-filled lifestyle
Porsche racing driver Jeff Zwart with collection of Porsche cars

Porsche racing experience: training for Pikes Peak

Ahead of this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, legendary racer Jeff Zwart has been sharing his racing experience with a new wave of Porsche drivers eager to be crowned King of the Mountain
Close-up of Lars Kern Porsche test driver in helmet

Nürburgring race track: Lars Kern on the perfect lap

Lars Kern is one of the fastest people to lap the Nürburgring race track in a production car. Now the Porsche test driver has added to his growing collection with the record for fastest SUV in the new Cayenne
Red Macan GTS on cobbled road, cloudy sunlit mountain behind

Porsche Macan GTS roadtrip: from high Alps to majestic Adriatic

On an 800km odyssey taking in epic mountain switchbacks and Baroque cities, turquoise coastal waters and imposing medieval walled old towns, in a car that’s ready for everything

How the electric Taycan slid its way to success

The full story of how a rear-wheel drive Porsche Taycan broke the world-best time for the longest recorded permanent drift for an electric vehicle