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MAHLE Motorsports Introduces 2023 Porsche Application Guide

MAHLE Motorsport announces the 2023 Porsche Application Guide. The guide offers a complete listing of all Porsche-specific piston kits, offered applications, and features user-friendly sections of Water-Cooled and Air-Cooled listings subdivided based on engine size and application. MAHLE’s machine-forged Porsche pistons have lightweight slipper skirts to reduce friction and are dual-coated with Phosphate and MAHLE’s

EB Takeover – Workshop 5001

The world that shop owner Marlon Goldberg created at Workshop 5001 in Los Angeles is one of Porsche wet dreams. Workshop 5001’s Porsche builds are completed as bare tub restorations, including Mil-Spec wiring, full interiors, motorsport suspension, custom components, and of course, top-notch engine work. They excel at both vintage and modern Porsche work. Take

VW Confirms F1 Interest for Both Porsche and Audi

The rumor mill that is Formula 1 seemingly never sleeps. Lately, there’s been a lot of talk surrounding F1, and today, VW added fuel to that fire by confirming rumors that both Audi and Porsche could join F1 in 2026. Volkswagen Group CEO, Herbert Diess, acknowledged that plans for both Audi and Porsche to join

MAHLE Motorsport Introduces 2022 Porsche Application Guide

MAHLE’s Porsche application guide offers a complete listing of all Porsche specific piston applications.

MAHLE Porsche Application Guide
Four-Cylinder 2.5L “Polo” Porsche Engine

This build of a 1963 356 B Cabriolet Porsche done by Marlon Goldberg of Workshop 5001 features a four-cylinder 2.5L engine called the Polo engine. It uses mixed and matched parts from almost every generation of air-cooled 911 engine ever built, as well as parts from some of the water-cooled era. The result is this oddity Porsche powerplant, and it’s awesome!

Air-Cooled Flat Six Twin Plug 3.4L Porsche Engine

Everyone has their favorite engines for one reason or another, and Workshop 5001 owner Marlon Goldberg will argue the air-cooled flat six Porsche engine is one of the best ever. Marlon has a rich background in Porsche cars and engines having worked for Porsche dealerships and at Singer Vehicle Design – a Porsche restoration company.

Porsche Engine Market

The Porsche name has become synonymous with sports cars and racing heritage because that is what company founders Ferdinand Porsche and his son “Ferry” set out to build when they first set up shop in 1948.

MAHLE Motorsport Porsche 911 2.7L – 2.9L Piston Kits

MAHLE Motorsport, with its longstanding OE and race relationship with Porsche, has developed piston kits with a modern design and components that add up to increased power and durability.

Mahle to 3D Print Aluminum Pistons

The pistons were successfully tested on the engine test bench for Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS sports car.

964 3.6L Porsche Engine

Wanting to improve his Porsche RS America to a similar level as a Singer Vehicle Design or Gunther Werks build, Joshua Wekstein didn’t have $750,000 to spend. Instead, he enlisted the help of Porsche experts Mirage International, Xtreme Cylinder Heads and Dawes Motorsports, among others, to rebuild his RS America and its 964 3.6L engine. Find out how this unique build turned out!

Air-Cooled Flat Six Twin Plug 3.4L Porsche 911 Engine

Workshop 5001 owner Marlon Goldberg will argue the air-cooled flat six Porsche motor is one of the best engines ever, and it’s a key element to making a 911 the great car that it is. Workshop 5001 recently restored a ’72 911 using mixed and matched parts from different eras of 911s to create a ‘what if’ car. It features an engine from a 1986 911. “For me it’s all about the motor in the car. The chassis is obviously done to the highest level, but it’s the house for this badass motor,” an air-cooled flat six twin plug 3.4L engine. Find out what went into this ‘holy grail’ of Porsches!

Porsche to Move Away From Diesel for Electrification

Porsche has announced that it will no longer offer vehicles with diesel engines as the OEM pledges further investment in the areas of hybrid technology and electromobility.