Christophorus – The Porsche Magazine

Christophorus – The Porsche Magazine Podcast

Christophorus is the official magazine for Porsche customers and fans, it is one of the oldest and most famous customer magazines worldwide. Since 2018 the Christophorus podcast features remarkable information on cars and engineering, and unique glimpses behind the scenes of the company.

Issue 392 | Icon
Zuffenhausen, 1938. The office of Ferdinand Porsche in the newly built Porsche plant, now known as Plant 1. Tidy, almost spartan. Not a bit of decoration on the walls....

Issue 392 | Laptime
Nürburgring, twenty-four-hour race, May 15/16, 2010. The best lap time of the Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid is by no means surprising: eight minutes, 35.393 seconds....

Issue 392 | Energized City
Boston wants to achieve full climate neutrality and is charting a completely new course to get there. The city won’t ban cars from its center. They’ll still be welcome in the future — if they’re electric....


Issue 392 | “That’ll Be My Car”
Erling Henningstad from Norway is one of the world’s first twenty thousand people interested in owning a Porsche Taycan. What prompts the wish to buy a car that you know virtually nothing about — except for the fact that it’s a Porsche?...

Issue 392 | View Beyond the Visible
Since 2017 Porsche has been active in Tel Aviv to discover talents and ideas for the mobility of the future — together with start-up scouts such as Sigalit Klimovsky....


Issue 391 | ICON
“High-Speed Chase through Downtown Aachen!” proclaimed the headline in the Aachener Nachrichten on December 15, 1951: a Porsche 356 from the German customs investigation authority dramatically pursued an Opel Kapitän through the West German border town....

Issue 391 | Year of Change
Woodstock, Concorde, moon landing: in 1969 not even the sky is the limit anymore. Many western societies are shaking off the old to make way for new endeavors. With the 917 and the 914, Porsche presents two cars that could hardly be more different. How did it all come to pass?...

Issue 391 | Right in the Middle
Fifty years ago Porsche brought the mid-engine from the racetrack to series production with the 914. The latest incarnations of the engine in front of the rear axle include the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 and the 718 Boxster Spyder....


Issue 391 | Back to the Future
The world’s first car race started in Paris 125 years ago. In December of 2019 Neel Jani will enter the first Formula E race in Porsche’s history. Then as now, it’s about the future of motorsports....

Issue 391 | Back to the Roots
With the new 911 Speedster, Porsche is presenting a Heritage Design package—the first in a series of iconic design options for the sports cars of today and of the future....


Issue 390 | Merry Band of Misfits
The members of the R Gruppe in California have been indulging their special passion for Porsche for twenty years—and neither the weather nor other people’s opinions make a shred of difference....

Issue 390 | Porsche 911 – Winner Number One
This Porsche 911 first touched American soil in Florida, where it’s now on display in a museum. It also wrote history in that state as the first 911 to win a major international circuit race: the GT class in the 1966 running of the 24 Hours of Daytona....

Issue 390 | Porsche Racing Experience
There’s no instruction manual for getting started in the world of motorsports. Karting is one possibility. The Porsche Racing Experience is another....


Issue 390 | Purism & Performance
They are light-footed, despite following in great footsteps: the new Porsche 718 T and the 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport. One on the street, the other on the racetrack....

Issue 390 | Porsche-Garage: Karl-Friedrich Scheufele
For Karl-Friedrich Scheufele, there are two types of jewelry: one tells the time and in the other it flies by. The head of Swiss watchmaker Chopard likes to tinker with Porsche gems—whether for the Mille Miglia or just an ordinary Sunday....


Issue 389 | Of Men and Myths
August Achleitner is the man behind the new Porsche 911, the finale and crowning achievement of his career. A portrait that becomes surprisingly personal on the drive from Zuffenhausen to Weissach....

Issue 389 | Porsche Digital
A visit at Porsche Digital in Ludwigsburg. The world premiere of the new Porsche 911 heralds three digital developments that reveal how the Porsche company is expanding beyond the car itself into new horizons....

Issue 389 | Free on the Turracher Höhe pass
The new Porsche 911 explores the Turracher Höhe pass. Previously one of the most difficult alpine passages and torture for winter tires, it now offers nothing but pleasure and a sense of freedom fueled by the mind in motion....


Issue 389 | Arrival at Zell am See
The Schüttgut estate in the Austrian town of Zell am See. There, the latest generation of the 911 meets its forebear, a 911 of 1964, while Dr. Wolfgang Porsche explains what gives Porsche its legendary quality....

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