Porsche is a German automobile manufacturing company that has dazzled the automotive world since 1931. Well known for dynamic, sporty, high performance cars and SUVs. Some of the most iconic designs of all time originated with Porsche models. A Porsche repair manual is an essential tool to maintaining one of the most recognizable brands on the market today.
Much debate has gone into how to pronounce the sports car company name, with some pronouncing it “Porsh” and others as “Por-shuh.” The second pronunciation is how the living ancestors of Porsche founder Ferdinand Porsche say it.
What is rarely debated is how amazing virtually every Porsche ever made has been. Porsche consistently leads in a variety of performance categories and is a benchmark marque targeted by rival companies all over the world.
A Porsche can be a complex car to work on, as these cars are typically very high performance. Armed with a Porsche repair manual, the average home mechanic can easily tackle the most daunting of tasks. Even an engine overhaul is within grasp using a high quality repair manual that explains the tips and tricks.
Complex repairs are made easy with illustrations and clearly written directions to remove, inspect and replace each component in your Porsche. Specifications, wiring diagrams and special tools help give the owner advanced knowledge to maintain a Porsche sports car or SUV.
Porsche is best known for it’s range of high-performance sports coupes. One of the first projects Porsche completed was the design and construction of the Volkswagen Beetle. Porsche sports coupes would up the ante, still carrying on today, by using the utilitarian people mover platform to develop one of the worlds finest handling cars.
The classic Porsche design uses a Boxer-type engine mounted at the rear of the car. This allows for a great front/rear weight balance for dynamic handling characteristics and provides direct-drive to the rear wheels.
A great many Porsche vehicles are collectors items today. Early examples such as the 356 are incredibly popular, as are 911 and many of the modern ultra performance cars like the GT3. Working on a classic Porsche is straightforward and simple. Modern Porsche cars and SUVs are much more complex and varied in features and equipment, but even the do-it-yourself owner can keep their modern classic in peak condition with a Porsche workshop manual.