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Porsche 911 News in Malaysia

  • Eyes on Malaysia: Porsche looks to ASEAN markets for growth as China's economy stalls

    Porsche ended 2023 with 320,221 units delivered worldwide, 3 percent more than in 2022. Most of the sales were contributed by North America and Europe, with 86,059 cars (up 9 percent) and 102,659 units (up 18 percent) respectively. Germany contributed 47 percent (29,512 units) of European deliveries. In a switch of importance, Europe has overtaken China as Porsche’s most important market region. Deliveries in China came in at just 79,283 units (down 15 percent). For many years, China was Porsche


    Jan 17, 2024

  • You thought only Daihatsu cheated? No, the Tesla Cybertruck didn't beat the Porsche 911 while towing another

    It was a short and powerful video that was sure to grab the world’s attention, firstly for the worldwide interest in the Tesla Cybertruck and the fact that it beat the most prolific sportscar of all time, the Porsche 911 - in a drag race. CEO of Tesla Motors, Elon Musk even trumpeted that the Cybertruck is quicker in a drag race towing a 911 than a 911 doing it under its own power. Which served to highlight just how powerful and adept the Cybertruck is. And in truth, yes, the Cybertruck is an im


    Jan 16, 2024

  • Over 600 Porsche sports cars gathered in Thailand - Asia's largest: Das Treffen 8

    Headlining Asia's largest Porsche sports car gathering, Das Treffen's eighth edition took centre stage at Impact Lakeside, Muang Thong Thani, on 17-December 2023. Over 600 classic and modern Porsche sports cars, accompanied by a crowd of over 2,600 enthusiasts attended the celebratory event known as 'Feiertag.' This gathering marked the culmination of multiple milestones for Porsche, weaving together the Southeast Asian region's 75th anniversary of Porsche sports cars, the enduring legacy of the


    Dec 25, 2023

  • All future Turbo variants of Porsche cars will wear a distinguishing metallic grey tone badge

    Turbo variants of all new Porsche models will soon be differentiated by a new ‘Turbonite’ metallic grey tone badge. The Turbonite grey colour theme will also be applied to exterior and interior trims. The application of this new colour will vary slightly across different models. The third-generation Porsche Panamera Turbo, due to make its global debut this month, will be the first model to wear the Turbonite-coloured badge. “In 1974, we presented the first turbocharged 911. Since then, the Turbo


    Nov 16, 2023

  • To go green, Porsche wants to suck CO2 from the atmosphere, turn it into fuel to power a 911

    As much as Porsche believes in electric mobility, keeping the combustion engine Porsche 911 alive – the foundation of the brand’s heritage – even when everyone else has gone electric, is non-negotiable. Synthetic fuels or eFuels is one solution that Porsche is developing to keep the Porsche 911 running in the post-petrol station world. To manufacture synthetic fuels, you need to combine hydrogen with carbon (petrol is basically liquid hydrocarbon). Typically, this is achieved using carbon captur


    Sep 11, 2023

  • From RM 2.63m with taxes, 2023 Porsche 911 (992) GT3 RS launched in Malaysia

    Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP) launched the 992-generation 2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS in Malaysia. Base price starts from RM 2,630,000 before options, inclusive of duty but excludes registration fee, road tax and insurance. Powered by a 4.0-litre naturally aspirated flat-six engine, the 911 GT3 RS boasts 525 PS and 465 Nm of torque, coupled with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission and a shorter final drive ratio. 0-100 km/h sprint is achieved in 3.2 seconds and a top speed of 296 km/h. owever, i


    Aug 25, 2023

  • Malaysian outfit, Sime Darby Racing Team to take on the world at the Porsche Carrera Cup Asia 2023

    Represented by Sime Darby Auto Performance, Porsche Malaysia has introduced the Sime Darby Racing Team that's set to debut at the 2023 Porsche Carrera Cup Asia (PCCA), in partnership with Earl Bamber Motorsport (EBM). 22-year-old Nazim Azman will be piloting the 911 GT3 Cup Car, resplendent in its batik-inspired livery. The team will compete in the PCCA PRO category. The 20th Porsche Carrera Cup Asia season spans the continent once again in 2023, after two seasons of being confined to China. The


    Apr 18, 2023

  • Performance cars launching in Malaysia in 2023 - From GR Corolla to 992 GT3 RS

    In the midst of the EV movement in Malaysia, there is still a number of upcoming models that will get petrol heads excited for in 2023. These are the fire-breathing hot hatches, two-door sports cars, etc. So, let us jump right into it. 2023 Audi RS3 Sedan Order books for the 2023 Audi RS3 Sedan have been open since October last year, with an estimated price between RM 650k to RM 750k. The compact powerhouse pumps out 400 PS/500 Nm from its turbocharged 2.5-litre inline-five, mated to a 7-speed d


    Feb 11, 2023

  • Porsche's new synthetic eFuels will keep classic and new combustion engines alive amidst EV push

    Porsche and international partners working with the Chilean operating company Highly Innovative Fuels (HIF) have started the industrial production of synthetic fuels, bringing an alternative yet familiar method of propulsion to future (and past) vehicles. This eFuel, produced at the Haru Oni plant, is produced from water, carbon dioxide, and wind energy captured from the air. Pilot production takes place at the 3.7 hectare Punta Arenas, Chile plant, in which it is the first in the world of its k


    Dec 28, 2022

  • The 2023 (992) Porsche 911 GT3 RS has so much aero that it should be a wind god

    As with any new iteration of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS, the GT division makes us wonder how much further they can push the game forwards in terms of outright lap times. Now it even has F1-style drag reduction system (DRS), foreshadowing its entry perhaps? Anyway, let’s talk about the basics. The 992-generation Porsche 911 GT3 RS still has a 4.0-litre naturally aspirated flat-six engine that’s good for 525 PS/465 Nm. The 7-speed dual-clutch transmission gets a shorter final drive ratio than the ‘reg


    Aug 18, 2022

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