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What Is The Recommended Porsche Service Schedule?

Porsche now offers a range of vehicles from the all-electric Taycan, to the all-conquering Cayenne, and each of these models requires different kinds of maintenance at different intervals. Not all drivers are the same either, some owners might drive their Porsches every day, some might track theirs, while others treat them as garage queens. No…

Which Porsche Should I Buy?

Until the mid 90s Porsche was associated with a group of petrol heads who were all out for performance. Practicality wasn’t high on the agenda. So, what if you couldn’t take the kids and the dog, or daily drive your Porsche to work? This philosophy almost bankrupted the company, but fortunately they had an epiphany….

How Is Porsche Handling The Chip Shortage?

The saying ‘he’s had his chips’ just got an entirely new meaning in the post COVID world. We seem to have swapped the asphyxiating lockdown regulations for new challenges. Coming off the back of GM’s recent announcement to suspend production at 8 of its 15 US plants for the next two weeks over at your…

The Most Common Porsche Repairs

Owning a Porsche comes with a high level of prestige and satisfaction. But owning a Porsche also requires an ongoing commitment to routine maintenance. All cars come with their share of unique repair issues. Ferraris often develop cracked fuel lines. While the Lamborghini Gallardo often struggles with an overheating clutch. Porsche’s have their own set…

Is Porsche Launching Into Space?

Porsche plans to boldly go where no car company has gone before. The company has long been known for its sleek and powerful luxury sports cars, but now they are looking to stretch their wings into the aerospace industry. Read on and learn about how they are trekking into this new territory. Lower-Cost Satellites As…

High-Performance Battery Cells By Porsche

Porsche is setting up a new factory designed to produce battery cells. Known as Cellforce, the battery cells will be built in the southwest German city of Tübingen. Here’s what we know about this exciting announcement. A Joint Venture As a subsidiary of Porsche, the plant is a joint venture with Customcells. Porsche is investing…

This Is It: The New 473bhp Porsche 911 GTS

The French love to say, ‘vive la difference!’ Celebrating the difference is especially applicable to the new Porsche 911 GTS. Those three letters denote a hard-won period of Porsche’s history. They freely admit to drawing inspiration from the 904 GTS race car from the 1960s. According to Porsche, GTS means, ‘a carefully curated combination of…

The Most Common Porsche Maintenance Issues

Porsche maintenance is an often-neglected subject; since Porsche vehicles generally have a good track record of being reliable. With that being said, there are certain things specific to Porsche that are worth keeping an eye on. As Porsche enthusiasts, Porsche Hangout is a staunch advocate of ‘prevention is better than the cure’. It’s much less…

Porsche News: Is Porsche Making A Cheaper Electric Sedan?

The Taycan has been a smash hit for Porsche with everyone from MotorTrend to Car and Driver rushing to pile praise onto Porsche’s first foray into the electric car market. The latest set of rumors and Porsche news is the Stuttgart automakers plans to take full advantage of their partnership with Audi on the “Premium…

The Porsche Boxster Turns 25 This Year!

The year is 1993, and Porsche is on the verge of bankruptcy. While the 964 911 is Porsche’s best-selling vehicle, the aging 928 and newly released 968 continue to fail to capture the eye of would-be sports car owners and are consistently falling short of Porsche’s targeted sales numbers. Porsche knew they needed something new…