Words by Ferman Lao | Photos by Christopher Kho
 
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Ok, perhaps it's not exactly 10,000, but with the least capable vehicle available for testing producing almost three times more than your typical subcompact, while the most powerful easily over 500, to it's easy be lulled into thinking that the day's selection had a total power output was within that region... or a bit more. In fact, the experience could undoubtedly be the automotive equivalent of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey's “The Greatest Show on Earth.” This, ladies and gentlemen, is the Porsche World Roadshow = a day wherein every model in the Porsche catalog are driven in the manner they were designed to be driven, made possible only by Porsche AG and PGA Cars Inc.
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Porsche proved that it still is Germany's favorite sports car brand when it topped 7 out of 15 categories in the “The Sportiest Cars of 2011” survey conducted by the German Sport Auto magazine. No other marque came close to winning as many first places in this year's survey, beating fellow Deutsch marques Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz. Heading the polls is Porsche's army of 911's - the Carrera GTS, the topless Turbo S Cabriolet, and its two road-going race cars, the 911 GT3 and GT3 RS.  
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Words by Christopher Kho | Video courtesy of Audi of America
 
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PGA Cars Inc., the Philippine distributor of four rings brand Audi, hold their heads up high as Audi once again sold more all-wheel drive vehicles than any other luxury brand globally. In the 30th anniversary of quattro, Audi has produced over 400,000 cars with its renowned all-wheel drive system last year alone. That makes up for around 38 percent of all vehicles sold worldwide with all-wheel drive technology.  
 
The quattro system was derived from Audi's hugely successful Quattro rally car which was the first ever to use four-wheel drive in competition racing. The Quattro completely changed the world of rallying since its debut in 1980 and continuously enjoyed victories in world championships up until 1986 when the monstrous Group B rally cars were banned. To commemorate its success, Audi named its four-wheel drive system “quattro” with a lower case “q” after the Quattro rally car.
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Sunday, 06 March 2011 19:27

The Panamera V6 Sport Driving Experience

PGA Cars Inc. Press Release   
 
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Porsche Philippines headed by Robert Coyiuto III, recently held  a one-day sport driving activity for the Porsche owners and customers at the Clark International Speedway in Pampanga last February 19, 2011.

“This driving program was patterned after Porsche’s very own internationally acclaimed Porsche Road Show event,” reveals  Coyiuto III. He adds, “We are very happy to have our drivers experience first hand from the veterans of circuit racing how to maximize the potential of our cars.” 

Dubbed the Porsche Sport Driving Experience, two Panamera V6 cars were driven by some thirty customers under the professional supervision of the legendary Ramirez racing clan lead by Menchie Ramirez, PGA Cars Motorsports Manager, champion race driver Georges Ramirez and current Philippine Touring Car Championship contender Stefan Ramirez. The participants experienced the Panamera V6 while tackling several exercises on the track designed to highlight it’s features. It gave them the opportunity to exploit the Panamera’s power and handling, as well as highlight its distinctive character of being both a luxury sedan and a true sports car all rolled into one.
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