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    Recognized around the world for racetrack-ready performance and sporty exclusivity, Porsche is one name drivers of every background revere. Founded in 1931 by German automotive engineer Ferdinand Porsche, the company initially got its start offering consulting services to other automakers. The German government called upon Porsche to design an economical automobile for the country's driving population, as at the time, cars were seen more as luxury items and typically priced out of reach for working-class consumers. Porsche answered with the Beetle, one of the most prolific models of the 20th century. In 1939, the first Porsche finally appeared. Dubbed the Porsche 64, it used the auto parts taken from the VW Beetle and boasted a flat-four cylinder engine. World War II soon erupted, and as with most automakers, Porsche was reduced to assembling vehicles for the war effort. Upon the conclusion of the war, however, Porsche got back on track with models such as the iconic 356 Speedster and the 550 Spyder, a low-slung sports car that is considered one of the brand's classics.

    In the mid-'60s, Porsche introduced the 911, a direct descendent of the 356 and equipped with a flat six-cylinder air-cooled engine. The 911 was an immediate hit on the racing circuit, racking up back-to-back wins at Monte Carlo. Porsche followed up the 911 with the 914, a mid-engine offering sold in conjunction with VW. Racing once again was the name of the game for Porsche and in the early 1980s developed the 956, a highly-successful racecar that made an immediate impact. The all-wheel-drive 959 was right on its heels, capable of close to 200 mph. In 1992, the 968 arrived to replace the 944. Porsche was starting to slip in terms of sales and overall popularity but begun to rebound towards the end of the decade with the debut of the Boxster in 1997.

    Porsche made huge news in 2003 with the release of the Cayenne, a mid-size luxury SUV, Porsche's first. The model was thought to be too much of a departure for the usually racing-inspired brand, but the Cayenne made an impression with its comfortable cabin and penchant for performance( the Cayenne Turbo S shows off 521 horsepower thanks to a 4.5L V8). Porsche returned to its roots with the Carrera GT, a sports car featuring a 5.7L V10 with a mid-engine layout. The Cayman, another mid-engine offering, joined the lineup in 2005 and has won numerous awards, including being named Sports Car of the Year by Top Gear (2005) and to Car & Driver's Ten Best list (2007-2009).

    Porsche is power. Porsche is status. Porsche inspires. Seen as one of the most prestigious automobiles in the world, the name itself has almost become an ideal rather than a car. Porsche has become what many aspire to be. That is a concept nearly impossible to compete with, but after all, the name itself doesn't have many equals. Fearless and dominating, every model with its auto parts is like an exclamation point on a planet full of periods and commas. You take notice whenever you see one. From the most alluring racetracks around the globe to freeways spread even further, this brand never fails to emerge victorious. When it comes to finding the right modifications for your Porsche parts, you cannot settle for less than stellar quality. CARiD is the only name you need to know when choosing the finest Porsche Accessories and Parts you require.

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    Porsche Expands Its Leipzig Facility for the Cajun
    Porsche Expands Its Leipzig Facility for the Cajun

    Back in March, Porsche supervisory board announced that the upcoming Porsche Cajun would be build at the Lipzig facility. At that moment those were plans only, but this month the vague plan took shape when Matthias Mueller reported that the company would invest around $700M to expand the facility.

    Located in the East Germany, the Leipzig plant opened its doors in 2002 with production of the Porsche Cayenne. It was further expanded seven years later to manufacture the Panamera. In 2012 the company will expand the plant to build the new Cajun. Today, the Leipzig Porsche plant employs over 600 people, and according to the extension plan, there will be created around 1,000 jobs for new workers. The facility itself will get a new 17 hectare production site, with a new body assembly line and a paint shop, and thus it'll become a fully fledged facility.

    The Porsche Cajun is scheduled to go into production in 2013. It is an entry-level crossover based on the Audi Q5, and it will compete with the Mercedes GLK, BMW X3, and Range Rover Evoque. The crossover is a yonger brother to the Porsche Cayenne. The name of the baby SUV is not French, it comes from Cayenne Junior, and for now it's known to be a work name. Though the specifications of the Cajun are pretty vague at the moment, Porsche says that the crossover will borrow from Audi's engine range, and come with a 235bhp 2.0L turbocharged gas or a 180bhp 2.0L diesel engine under the hood.

    Porsche Plans Reviving 550 Spyder
    Porsche Plans Reviving 550 Spyder

    German sportscarmaker can revive its iconic two-seat 550 Spyder. During an interview with the German newspaper representative, Matthias Mueller said, that the famous ''James Dean'' Porsche will be a part of its global plan. The automaker aims to boost annual global sales to more than 200,000 units by 2018.

    Porsche will introduce at least one model every year. The company also wants to improve existing products to satisfy customer's demands and achieve high quality products. The automaker will launch the 911 Carrera, the Cayman, and the Boxter in 2012, which will be the basis for the future sports cars. The Porsche Panamera will be upgraded in 18 month, the hybrid concept of the Panamera will be presented as well. The company is going to produce the 550 Spyder in 2014. To make such plans come true, Porsche needs to built five or six plants worldwide.

    2011 Porsche Panamera Diesel Released
    2011 Porsche Panamera Diesel Released

    Being a fuel efficient GT sedan, Panamera makes 745 miles on full 21-gallon tank which allows to get easily from Washington, DC to Chicago, IL without refueling. In average Panamera consumes 1.7 gallons per 60 miles being equipped with 3.0L six-cylinder turbo diesel engine with rated output of 250hp and a highly efficient eight-speed Tiptonic S. This car easily gets to 60m/h for 6.8 seconds.

    Panamera Diesel is available with rear-wheel drive and adaptive air or standard steel spring suspension. This luxurious four-door diesel Porsche can comfortably accommodate all four passengers. In Germany the Panamera costs 80,183 euro including VAT which is about $119,000 according to the exchange rate. It will be available for export as of August 2011. Porsche AG company officials consider U.S. market as an option as well especially based on the success of diesel-powered Cayenne sales in 2010.