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Vehicle Manufacturer

Manufacturer of sports cars and a sports SUV started in 1939 and based in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Model names used by Porsche currently and through history include:  #1, 356, 356 Speedster, 356B, 356C, 550, 908/2, 908/3, 911, 911 Carrera, 911 GT1, 911 Targa, 914, 917, 917K, 917LH, 924, 928, 930, 935, 944, 956, 959, 962, Boxster, Carrera GT, Cayenne, Cayman, Macan, Panamera, and WSC-95.

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Porsche Legends by Randy Leffingwell (2003)

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  • 1900  Lohner-Porsche electric car built
  • 1948  First Porsche sports car built, the #1
  • 1951  Porsche's first victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans
  • 1953  550 debuts
  • 1955  Porsche logo designed
  • 1961  911 body designed
  • 1966  911 Targa debuts
  • 1969  914 debuts
  • 1981  AWD 911 concept debuts at Frankfort Auto Show
  • 1996  Boxster debuts
  • 2002  Cayenne debuts


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    Article Index

    Feburary 14, 2006The Porsche® tradition of quality PerformanceChris Casarez
    November 18, 2006Christian Wulff will Einfluss von Porsche auf VW zurückdrängenWikinews
    November 20, 2006Jüttner fordert Rückzug Wulffs aus dem VW-AufsichtsratWikinews
    March 24, 2007Porsche will seine Anteile bei VW auf über 30 Prozent aufstockenWikinews
    May 8, 2007VW Investors Turn Down Porsche's Low-Ball OfferAnthony Fontanelle
    May 12, 2007VW-Führungsgremien empfehlen den Aktionären die Ablehnung des Porsche-ÜbernahmeangebotsWikinews
    October 24, 2007Фольксваген может перейти под контроль ПоршеВикиновости
    March 14, 2008Porsche kämpft mit dem Land Niedersachsen um Einfluss bei VWWikinews
    May 7, 2009Porsche and Volkswagen automakers agree to mergerWikinews
    May 19, 2009Porsche Trip to Beetle Land, TheRonnie Tanner
    June 19, 2009Porsche automaker's global sales drop 28%Wikinews
    July 24, 2009Porsche-Übernahme durch die Volkswagen AG perfekt – Wiedeking tritt zurückWikinews
    July 27, 2009VW plant milliardenschwere Kapitalerhöhung zur Finanzierung der Porsche-ÜbernahmeWikinews
    July 27, 2009Wiedeking und Porsche gehen getrennte WegeWikinews
    August 30, 2009Porsche - The beginningJorge Reis
    March 12, 2011Why Have A Proper Porshe ServiceAndy Jones
    July 5, 2012German Carmaker Volkswagen Set To Takeover PorscheVOA Breaking News

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