Comments - Porsche Cuts Sportscar Production

Published: Nov 15, 2012
Description: Having practically subsumed the majority shares in the Volkswagen Group, there's little question that Porsche is an extremely profitable automaker. But while sportscars may be what put the compan...
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Rocky Rocker Nov 15, 2012
VW owns Porsche.
Thibault Leroy Nov 15, 2012
To say it simply VW owns Porsche
Dillon Dixon Nov 15, 2012
Porsche attempted to buy most if VW, but in doing so they went bankrupt. So VW bought some of the company. Just recently, VW bought the rest if the shares to Porsche. I'm pretty sure that's what happened, anyway.
JB Kolod Nov 15, 2012
@John no that isn't the case actually, the reason production is dipping is because they ramped it up for the launch of the new 911 and now that the initial demand has passed they can settle back down to a usual production scheduke
Dylan Bruder Nov 15, 2012
I believe vw is the majority owner now if memory leads me correctly
Stephen Tyler Learn Nov 15, 2012
So does vw own Porsche or is it the other way around or are they partners. I'm not sure how it all turned out I know there was a huge legal debacle a few years ago but I'm not sure if or how it was resolved
John Atnip Nov 15, 2012
So, in other words, the sports car side of Porsche is about to raise the prices even more. Great...
Description: Porsche had added weekend shifts at the Zuffenhausen plant in September to keep up with projected demand for the new 911, but is now dropping those eight extra shifts due to what industry insiders pro...
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Description: Whether the introduction of the new Cayman at the LA Auto Show later this month will have any effect on the adaptable production cycle at Zuffenhausen, however, remains to be seen. The small run of 91...
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Alex Medvedev Nov 16, 2012
"Where does the key go?!"
Stephen Tyler Learn Nov 15, 2012
I thought it was to prevent sexual harassment
Robert Young Nov 15, 2012
Kyle think that's to prevent scratches. No buttons/belt buckles would be my guess..
Kyle Rawn Nov 15, 2012
Mmmm. Overalls
Michael Nascimento Nov 15, 2012
Excuse me Ma'am, please step away from my car. :D
supra_mkiv Nov 16, 2012
That Panamera is nice
John Chase Nov 16, 2012
Those rims on the Cayenne are out of this world UGLY. Whomever designed those should be fired and deported ASAP.
Jörgen Nilsson Nov 15, 2012
Agreed, but the Cayenne looks horrible in any color.
Tyler Tarbox Nov 15, 2012
Panamera looks great in red!
Josiah Thomas Clements Nov 15, 2012
It's the 911 convertible. You can tell by the headlight shape, and the larger rear end to fit the engine.
Ty Schuring Nov 15, 2012
Lou Guerrero Nov 15, 2012
Never woulda guessed
Jacob Mullner Nov 15, 2012
Pretty cool how they build the cups cars right along the same line as the standard road cars
Jon Dustin House Nov 15, 2012
Looks that way. I still prefer those headlights.
Stephen Cobbs Nov 15, 2012
Older picture. 996 Cabriolet?