Porsche Fuhrmann Engine (Type 547)

Porsche Fuhrmann Engine

The Porsche Fuhrmann Engine (Type 547) was named after its inventor Ernst Fuhrmann, and built from 1953 to 1964. The Type 547, also called “drawer engine”, is an air-cooled four-cylinder boxer engine with four overhead camshafts that are powered by four vertical shafts. The crankcase, cylinder and cylinder heads of the engine are made of aluminum alloy. The […]

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Porsche Tiptronic Transmission

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Porsche has always been known for its outstanding transmission units. This is no different with the Porsche Tiptronic, the predecessor of the Porsche dual-clutch transmission (PDK). The Tiptronic, which can also be operated automatically or manually as needed, is a good combination of both worlds. History The development of the Porsche Tiptronic transmission was based […]

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Porsche PDK Dual-Clutch Transmission (Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe)

For every Porsche fan, the three letters ‘PDK’ carry a magical meaning. This could be partly because they abbreviate a complicated German term like ‘Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe’. On the other hand, it is due to the seven speed dual clutch transmission technology behind it. Porsche PDK Dual-Clutch Transmission The PDK dual-clutch transmission is in principle an […]

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Porsche 919 Hybrid: Die Technik des Weltmeisters

Porsche ist seit jeher eng mit dem Motorsport verbunden, und kehrte 2014 nach einer langen Auszeit mit dem 919 Hybrid Prototypen auf die Piste in Le Mans zurück. Für die FIA-Langstrecken-Weltmeisterschaft werden Anforderungen in Sachen Sicherheit, Effizienz und Nachhaltigkeit gestellt, was unter anderem auch die Hybrid-Technologie beinhaltet. Als Weltmeister und Titelverteidiger dient der Porsche 919 Hybrid […]

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Porsche Cayman 981: Base Model – S – GTS – GT4

Porsche Cayman 981 The Porsche Cayman 981 c replaced its predecessor model 987c in 2013, and was produced until 2016. In addition to the basic model of the Cayman, the model variants Cayman S, GTS and GT4 were available. Similar to its predecessor, the 981c is based on the same technical platform as the Porsche […]

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