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World Premier of New Porsche Cayman R atLos Angeles Auto Show
Company also Celebrates 60th Anniversary in U.S. with Special Display of Oldest Known Porsche Found in America
November 8, 2010- Los Angeles, CA - Marking a world premiere at the L.A. Auto Show, Porsche today pulled the wraps off the 2012 Cayman R – a new model that now will join the company’s stable of renowned mid-engine sports cars. It also marked the first U.S. appearance by Porsche Chairman Matthias Mueller.
As the newest member of Porsche’s mid-engine family, the new 2012 Cayman R is now the lightest and most powerful model of any Cayman or Boxster. The Cayman R offers a highly efficient 3.4-liter six-cylinder Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) boxer engine found in the Cayman S, but dishes out 10 more horsepower. It will go on sale in the U.S. next month with a base MSRP of $66,300.
Porsche also unveiled its newest 911 models - the 2011 Carrera GTS and the 911 Speedster:
Porsche Marks 60 Years in AmericaIn 1950, New York City businessman Max Hoffman introduced the Porsche 356 to America, sparking a love affair that has lasted for six decades. Today, America's passion for Porsche is deeper than ever, and to celebrate its 60th anniversary in America, Porsche featured a special display at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show showcasing the oldest known Porsche in America: a 1950 356 Cabriolet owned by Richard Brumme of Annapolis, MD.
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