Porsche 911 DOCUMENTARY PART 1/5
The Porsche 911is a luxury 2-door sports coupe made by Porsche. It has a
distinctive design, rear engined and with independent rear suspension, an
evolution of the swing axle on the Porsche 356. The engine was also
air-cooled until the introduction of the Type 996 in 1998. Since its
introduction in autumn 1963, it has undergone continuous development. The
basic concept has remained little changed throughout its evolution.
Throughout its lifetime, the 911 has been modified by private teams and by
the factory itself for racing, rallying and other forms of automotive
competition. It is among the most successful competition cars ever. In the
mid 1970s, normally aspirated 911 Carrera RSRs won major world championship
sports car races such as Targa Florio, Daytona, Sebring and Nürburgring,
even against prototypes. The 911-derived 935 turbo also won the coveted 24 Hours of Le Mans in
Manufacturer: Porsche AG
Assembly: Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Predecessor: Porsche 356
Body style(s): 2-door coupe, 2-door cabriolet, 2-door Targa
Layout:Rear-engine, rear-wheel drive / four-wheel drive
Mercedes Benz Factory
Mercedes-Benz plant Bremen: Bremen plant to produce additional model of the
C Class model range as of 2011
• Development as a competence centre: Bremen plant expanding production
operations to include Coupé of the C-Class
• New variant to be produced in addition to the C-Class Saloon, the
C-Class Estate and the GLK as of 2011
• Flexible production: Coupé to be produced with three existing models
on a single line
Peter Schabert, Head of the Bremen plant: "Decision another milestone on
our way to becoming the C-Class competence centre and a clear sign of trust
in Bremen team's capabilities and standards."
Bremen - The Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen is gearing up for the production
of a fourth model of the high-volume C-Class model range. As of 2011, a
Coupé will be added to a flexible production line, which already produces
the three existing models. This will be a new addition to Bremen's current
production portfolio in the C-Class segment, comprising the Saloon, the
Estate and the compact GLK sport utility vehicle (SUV).
"The decision by the Board of Management to produce the Coupé version of
the current C-Class here in Bremen as well represents another important
milestone on our way to becoming Mercedes' competence centre for the
C-Class and is a clear sign of the trust in the Bremen team's capabilities
and standards," says Peter Schabert, Head of the Mercedes-Benz plant in
The Bremen plant is developed into the worldwide competence centre for the
high-volume C-Class model series. Allocating production of the new Coupé
to the plant is in keeping with this strategy. As announced in December
2009, the launch of the next generation of the C-Class at the plant as of
2014 will see production of the C-Class Saloon for markets in Europe
concentrated at a single location together with the production of the other
C-Class model variants.
The Bremen plant is already demonstrating the flexibility of its production
operations by producing three models (C-Class Saloon, C-Class Estate and
GLK) on a single assembly line. The vehicles are able to pass along the
assembly line in any conceivable order precisely as customer orders
require, irrespective of model, variant (right- or left-hand drive,
all-wheel or rear-wheel drive) and equipment. From 2011 the Bremen plant
will be integrating a fourth model into the production process in the guise
of the Coupé, demonstrating the plant's flexibility once again.
Production portfolio of the Bremen plant.
In addition to the models of the C-Class model series, vehicles belonging
to the E-Class are also produced in Bremen, with the Coupé and Cabrio
running in flexible configuration on a single production line. The
roadsters of the SL- and SLK-Class are also produced exclusively in Bremen.
With a workforce of around 12,600, the Mercedes-Benz plant is the largest
private-sector employer in the region.
Porsche Panamera Driven! Exclusive First Drive by Edmunds
FOR FULL PANAMERA STORY @ INSIDELINE.COM:
"Hey, how fast is 255 kilometers per hour?" asks our videographer, John
Adolph, to a colleague seated behind him. "Because this sure doesn't feel
like we're going that fast."
The silence that follows says more about the 2010 Porsche Panamera than
anything else we experience in our three-day drive. From the driver seat,
with my mental calculator in high gear, I glance in the rearview mirror and
witness the unlikely. That colleague is asleep. Here. In a Porsche. On the
It had taken a few long days on airplanes to arrive in Bavaria and none of
us had slept well. But the fact that this guy managed to do it now means
that the new Panamera is, as Porsche claims, a true four-door GT.
Just as I'm wrapping my mind around these facts, my calculator finishes the
math. The speed? 158.1 mph. With a sleeping passenger. Sheesh.
2011 Porsche Panamera Turbo Start Up, Sport Exhaust, and In Depth Review/Tour
In this video I give a full in depth tour of the 2011 Porsche Panamera turbo. I take viewers on a close look
through the interior and exterior of this car while showing details, over
viewing of features, and noting unique styling cues to the vehicle itself.
I also show the engine and the details of it, start it up and see how it
sounds under acceleration. A thorough tour/review of this car designed to
give others a greater overall appreciation of the vehicle.