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Salvage Title 2011 Porsche Carrera S Convertible In Quick Silver on 2040-cars

US $42,500.00
Year:2011 Mileage:6676 Color: painted rear console
Location:

Muscatine, Iowa, United States

Muscatine, Iowa, United States

 A great project. Tons of options with a 135k dollar sticker when new. Great track car??  Will need mechanical and body work. Has had an amateur paint job and needs mechanical.  It is currently on Porsche safe mode- meaning car will not go over 2000 rpms. Interior is very nice- typical for a 6k mile car. As are tires and most body panels.  Needs new hood and rear bumper.. Best thing to do is come see for yourself- located in South Eastern Iowa. Email for more details and addl pics!!!  Happy to help. Factory options are as follows - finished in Quick Silver with black leather interior.

Front heated seats, Sports exhaust, 5mm Wheel spacers, dynamic cornering lights, self dimming mirrors, Sports chronopackage!!! adaptive sports seats w driver memory, colored center wheel caps, silver seat belts, wheels 19 " turbo II alloy, exterior color painted rear console 

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Porsche names new motorsport chief

Fri, 11 Jul 2014 08:01:00 EST

Though it may have expanded into crossovers and sedans, Porsche is still a company with racing at its heart. You might even argue that Cayenne and Panamera sales only serve to fund the company's motorsports activities. Competition-spec 911 coupes still make up a large portion of the grid in any GT racing series, and those activities are presided over by the Porsche GT division (separate from its LMP1 program), which has just announced a changing of the guard.
Porsche's GT unit - which is responsible both for racing models like the 911 RSR and road-going models like the 911 GT3 - has until now been steered by Hartmut Kristen (pictured above, left) in his capacity as Vice President of Motorsport at Porsche AG. During his ten-year tenure, Kristen gave birth to the RS Spyder that competed in the American Le Mans Series and the pioneering 911 GT3 R Hybrid. He also fostered what Porsche characterizes as "arguably the most comprehensive youth development program in motor racing" and saw the marque return to Le Mans last year with a dominant 1-2 class victory.
Kristen, now 59 years old, is leaving the German automaker, but will remain an advisor to the company's R&D department. Taking over as VP of Motorsport will be Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser, who has until now been head of the 918 Spyder project (a responsibility he will continue). Walliser (pictured above, right) was previously Porsche's general manager for motorsport strategies and will now be responsible for Porsche's GT projects on and off the track, while Fritz Enzinger continues at the helm of the LMP1 program in pursuit of better results next year than the 919 Hybrid achieved at Le Mans last month.

The mid-engine Porsche backstory

Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:58:00 EST

As an automaker's identity evolves over years, its signature becomes defined by any number of factors - heritage (Mercedes-Benz), image (Lamborghini), or market share (Toyota). In the case of Porsche, it was an engineering quirk that forged the German company's most enduring character trait.
Porsche would not have survived - let alone, thrived - in today's saturated landscape had it not been for the 911, and that slope-tailed sports car wouldn't have sprung to life without its predecessor, the 356. While phenomenal success of those rear-engine icons built the company, forays into the mid-engine configuration have played a significant part in establishing the brand's identity.
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With the Car and Driver Ten Best decided, the North American Car and Truck of the Year finalists announced and Cadillac, Ram and Subaru chalking up wins with Motor Trend, it's fair to say that the automotive awards season is in full swing. The next set of trophies to be handed out will be from Ward's Automotive, which has announced the winners of its 2014 10 Best Engines.
The latest contest was marked by the widespread emergence of diesel power and the continued success of turbocharged engines. There was even an electric motor on this year's list. In fact, only three of the ten winners were naturally aspirated and only two winners returned from last year.
"We weren't looking to throw the bums out, as they might say about an election. We were just really impressed with the flood of new powertrains," said Ward's Automotive Editor-in-Chief Drew Winter. Those new powertrains include the 83-kilowatt electric motor from the Fiat 500e, the 1.0-liter, EcoBoost three-cylinder from the Ford Fiesta and the 2.0-liter turbodiesel from the Chevrolet Cruze.