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Wilwood Unveils Big Brake Kits for Porsche

Wilwood Unveils Big Brake Kits for Porsche

Wilwood Disc Brakes has introduced advanced big brake upgrade kits for 1999-2012 Porsche 911 models, specifically targeting the 996 and 997 generations. These kits are designed to meet modern performance standards with oversized rotors and motorsports-proven forged aluminum calipers, offering…

Porsche 914 Brake Upgrade Kits Released

Porsche 914 Brake Upgrade Kits Released

Wilwood Disc Brakes has launched new big brake kits for Porsche 914 models from 1970-76, addressing the increased power outputs of these classic sports cars. With more drivers modifying these vehicles for enhanced performance, the necessity for upgraded braking systems…

PAGID-Porsche: A Continued Alliance

PAGID-Porsche: A Continued Alliance

PAGID Racing and the Porsche Carrera Cup North America have announced the extension of their partnership into 2024, ensuring that every racer in this elite championship will continue to rely on PAGID’s advanced brake pad technology. This collaboration underscores the…

Faulty CHMSLs caused the recall of certain Porsche 911 GT3 Touring models

Porsche GT3 Touring Recalled for Faulty CHMSLs

ATLANTA – Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) has agreed to recall certain model-year 2022-2023 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring vehicles due to a potential malfunctioning Center High Mounted Stop Lamp (CHMSL) system. The 700 sports cars within the recall population have…

Wilwood is introducing new rear big brake kits for classic Porsche 911s

Wilwood Releases Porsche Rear Brake

CAMARILLO, Calif. — Classic Porsche 911 sports car owners now have new rear brake upgrade options from Wilwood Disc Brakes. Modern braking power comes from motorsports-proven forged aluminum Dynapro four-piston calipers engineered for 911s from 1969-1989 using OE hubs with…

Wilwood released new Superlite brake kits for 1969-89 Porsche 911s

Wilwood Superlite Kits for 1969-1989 Porsche 911

CAMARILLO, Calif. – Wilwood Engineering’s motorsports-proven Superlite calipers are the foundation for new front brake kits for the 1969-1989 Porsche 911 using original-equipment (OE) hubs. No modifications are needed to upgrade original twin piston calipers to Wilwood’s new axle set…

PAGID Racing has again been chosen to supply pads for the Porsche Carrera N.A. Cup

Porsche Chooses PAGID Racing for One-Make Series

Source: PAGID Racing announcement LEVERKUSEN, Germany — The 2022 Porsche Carrera Cup North America continues to rely on PAGID Racing: as a result of the partnership between the globally operating braking specialist and the prestigious North American one-make series, all…

Porsche discusses advances in safety through automated driving systems

Porsche on Automated Driving Systems

Source: Porsche announcement ZUFFENHAUSEN, Germany — Highly automated driving functions must work safely and reliably in every situation – whether on the highway or in a multi-story car park. One of the ways developers achieve this is through ‘redundancy’; parallel…

The 1966 Porsche 911S was the first road car to received the company’s innovative ventilated disc brakes

Porsche’s Cool Idea: Ventilated Disc Brakes

Source: STUTTGART, GERMANY — Porsche developed internally ventilated disc brakes in 1965 for its motorsports programs. The following article was published in the company’s magazine, Porsche Christophorus Magazine, issue 401 and reprinted on the company’s media website. Racing technology for…

Certain Porsche Taycan EVs are being recalled for faulty worn-brake-pad icons

Porsche, VW Recall for Brake Booster Issue

AUBRUN HILLS, Mich. and ATLANTA – Volkswagen of America and Porsche Cars North America are recalling certain model year 2020-21 VW and Porsche models for the same issue – a potential fault involving the brake booster on these vehicles. In…

Lawsuits filed against Porsche and Toyota over brake squeal were recently dismissed

Porsche, Lexus Brake-Squeal Suits Dismissed

LOS ANGELES — Porsche and Lexus recently saw separate federal lawsuits dismissed which had alleged their vehicles’ brake squeal was indicative of defective and dangerous products. Earlier this year Hovsep Hagopian v. Toyota Motor North America, Inc., et al was…

Porsche is being sued in U.S. Court for brake noise

Cayenne Brake Noise Leads to Porsche Lawsuit

Source: CarComplaints.com post LOS ANGELES – “Squealing” brakes has prompted a class-action lawsuit in federal court alleging defective Porsche Cayenne brakes are at the root of the issue. Pieces of the following are excerpted from an article by David A.…

Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA) on Porsche 911 Turbo S adapts the aerodynamic characteristics of the vehicle even more precisely to the driving situation, speed and selected driving mode and includes air-brake functionality.

Porsche Adds Air-Braking to 911 Turbo S

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – The majority of the subjects covered in The BRAKE Report have revolved around aspects of the friction world. When appropriate, we have explored alternatives like regenerative braking which is a factor in the electric-vehicle pantheum. Below…

Massive brakes are featured on the Porsche Taycan EVin addition to regen braking

Porsche Taycan’s Regeneration: Does It Work?

Source: Britain’s irreverent Car magazine tested the new Porsche Taycan EV (electric vehicle) to determine how well the regenerative-braking system worked within the car’s overall braking system. The following is excerpted from the article, which can be read in its…