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Porsche Buying Benefits

Discover what Porsche’s prestige is all about, from its iconic styling and premium comforts to its innovative technology and unreal performance. Experience all that the Porsche brand has to offer and what makes it unlike any other car brand in the world at Porsche Exchange. Unpack all the latest Porsche models waiting for you, like the iconic 911 and nimble 718 Porsche coupes, the capable Macan and spacious Cayenne Porsche SUVs, and the sophisticated Panamera and all-electric Taycan Porsche sedans.

Keep reading to investigate Porsche model offerings, Porsche’s buying benefits, Porsche’s history, and more! When you’re ready for a test drive, stop by our Highland Park, IL dealership. Come see all our new and pre-owned Porsche models. With our options, we can find something for you, or we can help you order a Porsche with your desired specifications. Porsche Exchange has been serving the Highland Park area for 30 years, and we hope to do so for many more.


Porsche Ownership Benefits

Those who purchase a Porsche are buying more than a car, they are buying a legend. Porsche enthusiasts are driven, successful people who demand the very best. Whether buying new or used, Porsche ownership comes with a legacy and a community full of car-driving enthusiasts. When you think of premium performance and bold one-of-one styling, Porsche immediately comes to mind. Porsche also comes with unmatched ownership benefits, including:

Porsche History

The Beginning

1940s: In 1948, the Porsche brand in Gmünd (Austria) arrived on the scene and introduced the world to Porsche’s type 356 "No. 1" Roadster. Porsche immediately gained worldwide attention after its class victory with its further enhanced 356 SL at the 24h of Le Mans.

1950s: From 1953 onwards, Porsche’s next innovation was the 550 Spyder, an instant classic with a mid-engine designed for motorsport specifically and saw spectacular success. The 10,000th Porsche 356 was produced just eight years after the Typ 356 "No. 1" Roadster came out.

1960's - 1990's

1960s: The Porsche 804 won the French Grand Prix, and the 50,000th Porsche was built in 1962. A year later, Porsche introduced the legendary 911, a fastback coupé with a 2+2 seating arrangement and two-litre, 6-cylinder 130 hp flat-six engine at the rear.

1970s: The 917 Short-Tail Coupé won at Le Mans and the first 911 Turbo was created. The 911 Turbo was the world’s first production sports car with an exhaust turbocharger and pressure regulator.

1980s: The Porsche 944, with 163 hp and a 4-cylinder engine, was released, and Porsche celebrated the 25th anniversary year of the 911 by introducing the newly developed 911 Carrera 4 with all-wheel drive.

1990s: The first twin-turbo engine in a 911 was released, and the one-millionth Porsche rolled off the assembly line.

2000's

2000s: Porsche delivered the high-performance Carrera GT at The Louvre in Paris. While in 2002, the Porsche Cayenne was introduced, a sporty, off-road Cayenne SUV.

Today: Porsche has spent more time and energy in developing a sustainable future by investing in more hybrid and all-electric powertrains like the innovative all-electric Porsche Taycan.

Porsche and Sustainability

Porsche is currently acting on its plan to develop, produce, and invest in a more sustainable future. Tackling the increasing challenges facing a modern and sustainable automobile manufacturer, Porsche is investing more than ever in research and development. Porsche plans to continue to tackle not just creating more efficient and sustainable vehicles but also a more socially responsible manufacturing process. From where the materials are coming from to how those social environments are directly or indirectly related to the production process. Porsche’s strategic sustainability pillars include:

  • Net Carbon Neutral by 2030
  • Utilizing Sustainable Materials
  • Promoting Diversity
  • Empowering the Disadvantaged
  • Supply Chain Responsibility
  • Governance and Transparency

Porsche Performance

Every Porsche model comes engineered with track-tested premium power and sporty handling. Coming from a racing heritage, Porsche continues to innovate and hold itself to higher standards than the competition. Like the iconic standard Porsche 911 with 379 horsepower and 331 lb-ft of torque, the exciting Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 with 394 horsepower and a 182 mph top track speed, and the innovative Porsche Taycan with 225 miles driving range and up to 402 horsepower! Additional Porsche performance highlights and innovations include:

  • Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK): Enhanced cruise control that actively regulates the speed of your vehicle in line with a radar sensor that scans up to 650 ft ahead.
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM): Actively and continuously adjusts damping force.
  • Powertrains: Available E-Hybrid, S, GTS, Turbo, and Turbo S E-Hybrid powertrains.
  • Taycan Turbo S with up to 560kW (750 HP) Overboost Power with Launch Control from 0–60 mph in 2.6 seconds.
  • Porsche Traction Management (PTM): Available All-wheel drive Porsche PTM optimally distributes drive force between the permanently driven rear axle and the front axle.
  • Torque Vectoring: Available Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus that works with a precise application of the brakes on the rear wheels and a rear differential lock.

Porsche Technology

Find everything you need and want conveniently integrated into each Porsche model, enhancing your driving experience without being a distraction or compromising your safety with help from the Porsche Communication Management system, integrated displays, and advanced safety features that look out for you. Review all the smart entertainment and safety technology available in every new Porsche model, including:

  • Safety Features: New Lane Change Assist, available as an option, uses radar sensors to monitor the areas to the rear of the vehicle and the blind spots on either side.
  • Sound system: BOSE® Surround Sound System and Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System are available.
  • Display: Porsche Connect app allows you to determine your preferred destination and stream your music.
  • Porsche Connect: Use numerous apps with ease from your iPhone® via wireless Apple CarPlay®.
  • Real-time Traffic Information: Stay in the know, find the fastest route with a daily updated map and real-time traffic reports.

Porsche Comfort and Convenience

Don’t compromise on speed over comfort and convenience, experience all the premium comforts and amenities in each Porsche model. From the highest quality premium tailored materials to the intuitive driver-focused layouts, you’ll only find the best interiors in a Porsche. Make it your own, choose from available leather, Alcantara Suede, and a range of exclusive material accents. Stay in control and connected to the road with the intuitively integrated Porsche Advanced Cockpit system. Additional impressive premium comforts waiting for you inside a new Porsche model include:

  • Multifunction Sport Steering Wheel: Experience an intuitive control setup that allows for simple use of audio, telephone, and navigation functions.
  • Sport Seats Plus: Featuring a sportier design with firmer side bolsters on the seat cushions and backrests that help increase lateral support.
  • Comfort Access: Enables keyless opening once you approach the door handle from the side or with your hand under the Porsche Crest on the luggage compartment.
  • Advanced Climate Controls: Innovative dual or available four-zone air conditioning from slat-free precise vents.

Porsche FAQs

Porsche was founded in 1948.

Porsche vehicles are made in two main Porsche facilities in Germany.

New Porsche models come with a 4-year/50,000-mile basic warranty and a 4-year/50,000-mile powertrain warranty.

The new 2024 Porsche Cayenne starts at $79,200.

The new Porsche 911 Carrera starts at $114,400.

The starting price of the new Porsche Taycan is $90,900 before an available tax rebate.

The Porsche Taycan offers a standard 402 horsepower and up to 750 horsepower with the Turbo S model.

The new Porsche Taycan can go 0-60 mph in 5.1 seconds or 0-60 mph in just 2.6 seconds with the Turbo S Cross Turismo trim.

The new Porsche Taycan offers a range of up to 246 miles

The new Porsche Taycan comes equipped with an 800-volt architecture and Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors.

The new Porsche 911 Carrera is a compact and nimble coupe with 177.9” L x 79.7” W x 51.1” H.

The Porsche 911 Carrera has a frunk (a front truck) since the engine is in the back rather than the front. The front luggage compartment volume is 4.6 cu-ft.

The Cayenne is a spacious 193.7” L x 86.4” W x 66.8” H.

3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine, 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6 engine, 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine, and an available 100 kW electric motor E-Hybrid options.

The new Porsche Cayenne has a maximum trailer weight of up to 7,700 pounds.

The Porsche Cayenne is larger than the Porsche Macan, offering nearly 10 inches of additional length, 4 inches of additional width, and sits taller by nearly 2 inches.

New Porsche models feature advanced driver assistance systems such as:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Parking Assistance Systems
  • Lane Change Assist
  • Traffic Sign Recognition
  • Traffic Jam Assistant
  • Light Assistance Systems
   
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