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VarioCam: Understanding Porsche’s VVT Technology

Originally developed for the 2001 Porsche 911 Turbo, VarioCam changes the valve timing to increase power & reduce emissions.

Porsche TPMS

Porsche was the first manufacturer to use TPMS on a vehicle in 1986 for the 959 supercar.

Maintenance Milestones – Porsche Cayenne 2011-2018

In the 1990s, nobody could imagine that Porsche would make an SUV. But, with the help of VW, the Cayenne was born. The first generation (955-957) had problems with coolant, the air suspension and oil leaks. The second-generation (958) was improved and had enhanced reliability and maintenance requirements. Like many German manufacturers, the maintenance schedule

Porsche Active Motor Mounts

Over the years, motor mounts have evolved from when they were just an item to mount the engine to the frame or unibody.

The Porsche Tuned Intake

Vehicles like the 2015 Porsche Cayenne with the Turbocharged V8 tune the intake noise to add to the driving experience.

European Electric Parking Brake Service

Caliper-mounted systems will have a module mounted in the trunk with wiring going to the calipers.

Goodyear Develops New Fitments For Electric Porsche Taycan

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company will provide two additional fitments for the all-electric Porsche Taycan.

Engine Build: 964 3.6L Porsche Engine

Find out how this unique build turned out!

Arnott Introduces New Premium Air Suspension Struts For 2011-2017 Porsche Cayenne

Arnott struts feature custom-tuned, premium Eibach monotube dampers valved for an OE-like ride and cross-axis, multi-ply ContiTech air sleeve. Struts are designed, assembled and tested in the U.S.

Becoming A Porsche Technician: Apprenticeship Program Celebrates 20 Years

The Porsche Technology Apprenticeship Program (PTAP) has graduated more than 700 U.S. technicians since 1999.

Yokohama Tire Returns To The ‘Race To Clouds’ As Sponsor And Exclusive Tire Provider For The Porsche Pikes Peak Division

The tiremaker has 15 drivers competing in four classes – including returning champions David Donohue and Travis Pastrana.

Why European Import Brake Surfaces Need Extra Attention

Brake rotor finish is an important topic when it comes to European vehicles because they are more sensitive to poor (rough) surface finishes and irregularities in the casting process.