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Ojos del Salado Porsche

Porsche Colorado Springs Celebrates Altitude World Record Achievement at Ojos del Salado Volcano

Colorado Springs, December 4, 2023 – Porsche Colorado Springs is proud to announce our own Joe Brenner (Vice President & General Manger), working alongside Romain Dumas and Porsche, was an integral part of the team that helped set the altitude world record for a vehicle at the Ojos del Salado volcano located in Chile. This historic accomplishment involved an international team hailing from Chile, France, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, and Joe as the sole representative from the United States.

During the expedition, a specially modified Porsche 911, powered by HIF synthetic eFuels, ascended the west ridge of Ojos del Salado, reaching an extraordinary altitude of 22,093 feet (6,734 meters), thereby establishing a new world record.

Supported by HIF Global, Schaeffler Group, Mobil 1, BFGoodrich, and TAG Heuer, the endeavor utilized two extensively adapted Porsche 911 models. These esteemed businesses lent their expertise and advanced technology to bolster the international team, consisting of guides, engineers, drivers, and mountain climbers.

To contextualize the achievement, the pinnacle reached surpasses the summit of Mont Blanc by 1,934 meters, significantly eclipsing the previous altitude record of 6,694 meters set in 2020.

The successful record-breaking attempt featured two modified Porsche 911 models affectionately named “Doris” and “Edith”. Notably, the lighter and more nimble “Edith” variant, piloted by Romain Dumas, secured the record. Based on the current 911 Carrera 4S, this variant retained its stock 443 hp 3.0-liter six-cylinder boxer engine, coupled with the standard seven-speed manual transmission. Mobil 1’s factory-filled lubricants ensured flawless powertrain operation, even under extreme cold climate conditions.

The adeptness of the 911 as a foundation was accentuated by its robust yet lightweight chassis construction, substantial power, and exceptional adaptability to exceedingly high altitudes.

Moreover, both vehicles were equipped with carbon fiber seats and five-point harnesses. Portal axles were integrated to enhance ground clearance, elevating it to 13.7 inches (350 mm) while also optimizing gear ratios for precise and gentle throttle responses at lower speeds. Additionally, the cars featured specialized lightweight yet durable Aramid fiber underbody protection, facilitating maneuverability over rocky terrain.

The lead car received an exceptional technological upgrade, the steer-by-wire system—Space Drive—developed and provided by Schaeffler Group. This system, tailored to meet the rigorous demands of volcanic terrain, offered unparalleled precision and detailed feedback, enabling Romain Dumas to navigate the car precisely, particularly while ascending treacherous and near-vertical slopes.

The final ascent took place on Saturday, December 2nd, with the team embarking at 3:30 am. At 15:58h, the pinnacle and the culmination of this extraordinary journey were triumphantly reached.

Porsche Colorado Springs extends heartfelt congratulations to Joe Brenner, Romain Dumas, the entire international team for this momentous achievement at the Ojos del Salado volcano.

Ducktails of the Porsche 911 Carrera RS models

Know What the Porsche 911’s Ducktail Can Do!

What are the Benefits of the Ducktail, a part of the Porsche 911?

Porsche models come with exquisite aerodynamic exterior styling that is specific to enhance performance. One widely discussed external element is the legendary ducktail structure of the Porsche 911 series, which first appeared in the unique Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7. At Porsche of Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO, we have information on the benefits of this ducktail and how it makes the Porsche 911 models maintain its astounding performance on track or road. Keep reading to learn more.

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Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 and 911 GT3 RS facing each other

Porsche Celebrates 50 years of the 911 Carrera RS 2.7

New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Developed to Honor 50 Years of the 911 Carrera RS 2.7

Porsche set a legacy with the inception of its first-ever 911 RS model, the Carrera RS 2.7, in 1972. It is an iconic model with a unique white and green configuration and metallic white finishes. Known as the fastest sports car, the Carrera RS 2.7 featured many advanced innovations. Fifty years later, Porsche decided to re-invent the old Carrera RS with the latest 2023 Porsche 911 GT3 RS. At Porsche Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO, we list the details of the new 911 GT3 RS and its resemblance to the 911 Carrera RS 2.7. Keep reading to know more. 

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2022 Porsche 911 Sally Special

Porsche and Pixar Animation Studio Collaborate to Introduce a New Porsche

What is the Porsche 911 Sally Special and its Relevance?

Porsche collaborates with Pixar to develop a unique Porsche model inspired by the Porche 911 vehicle from Disney and Pixar, the Sally Carrera. Specifically meant for women and children, the vehicle is named ‘911 Sally Special’, and its production will be limited to a single model. The auction earnings of that model are given for charity purposes to benefit young girls. At Porsche of Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO, we have the details of the model and its manufacturing. Continue reading to know more.

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2022 Porsche Carrera GT red

Nine Porsche Carrera GT Rides Along NorCal’s Scenic Backroads

Nine Wonders in Napa

Watching one Carrera GT on a public road is super thrilling. Now, imagine nine Porsche Carrera GTs, all together on the road. Sounds crazy? Yes, it has happened, resulting in one of the largest gatherings of the legendary Porsche Carrera GT(CGT). It culminated in a beautiful partnership between Marqued and Jimmy Prountzos of Junipero Serra Porsche, Mercedes Benz, and Luxury Rally Club. The goal was to experience one of the most excellent sports ever made by pouncing on Northern California’s picturesque backroads during its inaugural Carrera GT Rally. Keep reading this blog by the Porsche of Colorado Springs dealership in Colorado Springs, CO, to learn more about this event.

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2022 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet on the road

What are the Interior Features Available in the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet?

Interior Features of the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet 

Time-bound efficiency displays could fizzle out sooner than we expect, but those are strong contenders against the ones wielding the strategy of supremacy. Longevity, for these names, could be as important as performance, and Porsche possesses only the top qualities of both categories. It continues to roll out chic aerodynamic designs with a tinge of peppy spirits lighting up the exterior and interior for an unparalleled experience. If you are in search of a coupe or cabriolet, Porsche has one for you with nearly flawless distinctive qualities. The 2022 Porsche Carrera comes with an excellent range of infotainment and performance features, combining Porsche’s best to zip on the highways with zero turbulence. Let’s check out the interior features of the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet. Later, drop by Porsche of Colorado Springs in Colorado Springs, CO, to lose yourself in the mechanical sorcery of the new 911 Carrera. 

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2022 Porsche 911 Carrera exterior front view

How Many Trim Level Options Does the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera Offer?

Trim Levels of the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera

Are you planning to buy the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera in Colorado Springs, CO? But have you thought about the model that you want to go for? If not, we at Porsche of Colorado Springs have details about the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera trim levels. Twelve trim options are available in the 2022 Porsche 911 Carrera, and each has its unique feature. You can take a look at the detail and then choose the one that ticks all your boxes.

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2021 Porsche 911

What Price Are Porsche Vehicles?

How Much is a Porsche? 

If you are looking for a way to spice up your daily drives around Colorado Springs, a new Porsche vehicle is sure to fit the bill. As you get started on looking for your next sports vehicle you are likely asking the question, “How much is a Porsche?” There is a full range of Porsche models to choose from here at Porsche of Colorado Springs and we’ve laid out the price of each Porsche vehicle below to help you on your search. Find out how much a Porsche costs below in this guide to Porsche vehicle prices.  

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Side view of blue 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

Which Porsche 911 Carrera Model is the Fastest?

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Engine and Performance Specs 

The fastest model to come from the Porsche 911 Carrera lineup in 2020 is the 911 Carrera 4S. This supercharged Porsche coupe delivers top track speeds and acceleration times, pumping out power around every turn. This guide is going to take a closer look at the 2020 911 Carrera 4S, diving into its engine and performance spec details. Keep reading to find out just how fast the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S is.  

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