Porsche, founded in 1931 in Stuttgart, Germany by Ferdinand Porsche, is currently owned by Volkswagen AG. Porsche manufactures high performance sports cars, sedans and SUV’s. The iconic Porsche logo is based on the coat of arms of both Wurttembuerg, Germany and Stuttgart, Germany. Both were combined as one to represent both the Porsche name and region of origin.
Porsche produces cars at the main factory in Zuffenhausen. A few of the models are manufactured in Leipzig, Germany and parts are manufactured in Slovakia.
The most iconic and popular Porsche model is the 911. Made since 1963, it is a two door, rear-engine sports car. The 911 is still sold today and offered in eight different trim models with a wide range of prices. The 911 is the bestselling Porsche model of all time.
Porsche also offers a second two door sports car, the 718 which comes in three trim models. The Cayman, Boxster and GTS. A four-door sedan is also offered, the Panamera. Four trim options are available in this line, the Panamera, Panamera GTS, Panamera Turbo and Panamera Hybrid. Each trim is available in different options.
Porsche also offers three lines of SUV’s, the Macan, Cayenne, and E-performance. The Macan is a compact crossover that is also available in a sport model. They Cayenne, a mid-size coupe that offers a base model, sport model and a turbo.
Porsche is still very active in motorsports participating in several racing series such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, Formula E and GT Works racing series. Porsche also has a track to help people get started in the Porsche Racing Experience. Porsche has won the 24 Hours of Le Mans nineteen times.
When the need to transport your Porsche arises, a car carrier of broker can accommodate your car shipping needs using either an open or enclosed trailer. However, when transporting a Porsche, an enclosed trailer is usually used. The car will be protected from the weather and road damage. Contact a reputable car shipping company for more information and a free quote.