News and Events
Four memorable moments from the Porsche Cayenne’s history
The luxury SUV turns 20 this year. The release of the Cayenne in 2002 was a pivotal moment for Porsche.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - July 2022
Porsche Centre Oakville is hosting an After Dark event in collaboration with Porsche True North, Canada’s largest Porsche community, and you’re invited.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - June 2022
In This Issue: We’re thrilled to announce that Policaro Group has been recognized by Deloitte as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in 2022.
Policaro Motorsport returns to Porsche Esports Challenge Canada
The Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge has returned for the Spring 2022 season, with TAG Heuer as the official timing sponsor.
Porsche introduces first-ever Macan T
It’s a big year for Porsche. For the first time in brand history, the automaker has announced a four-door T-Series model that will arrive within the acclaimed Macan lineup.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - March 2022
In This Issue: The much anticipated, new generation of the Macan is now available. To learn more about and to place an order, schedule a consultation with one of our Sales Executives.
Celebrating 50 years of Porsche Design
Five decades have passed since Ferdinand Alexander Porsche founded the iconic Porsche Design brand. To celebrate the milestone anniversary and the legacy of the design studio’s works over the past half-century, Porsche has released two exclusively-designed models, the 911 Edition 50Y Porsche Design and a refurbished 1972 911 S 2.4 Targa.
Detailing Porsche’s new ‘My Porsche’ application
In the vast landscape of digital automotive connection, Porsche has introduced a new virtual tool available to customers with Porsche models from 2016 or newer, offering versatile features and real-time vehicle information.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - January 2022
In This Issue: Reserve your test drive with the new Macan, Choose your purchase journey with Policaro Access, and Discover the Porsche eBike Sport.
We helped YouTube’s The Straight Pipes spec-out a Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupé
Designed to tackle the tightest inter-city streets or the performance-demanding turns of a Canadian mountain pass, the all-new 2022 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Coupé excels on any journey with a harmonious marriage between a high-voltage battery and a turbocharged engine.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - December 2021
In This Issue: Inside our Welcome to Porsche event, Shop all things Porsche, and What is Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur?
Porsche Experience Centre Toronto announced for 2024
Canadian auto enthusiasts will soon have a claim to one of the most exclusive and hands-on automotive experiences in the world, with Porsche announcing its 10th instalment of its Porsche Experience Centre bound for Toronto.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - November 2021
In This Issue: We take the Taycan Cross Turismo off road, Ownership made easy, the Leafs get behind the wheel.
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS prototype sets scorching Nürburgring lap time
High up on the alpine roads of Western Germany, Porsche’s camouflage prototype 718 Cayman GT4 RS has ignited awe and speculation, setting a record 7:09.3 lap time at Nürburgring.
Porsche Mission R: The next big step forward in electric mobility
Porsche is once again displaying extraordinary leadership and innovative strength within the electric vehicle market, this time turning to the competition track for the development of the all-electric Mission R.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - October 2021
In This Issue: Our premium service offerings go above and beyond, Breast Cancer Awareness month
The Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo is getting rave reviews across Canada
Canadian auto enthusiasts are discovering the full extent of the Taycan Cross Turismo’s exceptional driving performance and leading electric powertrain.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - August 2021
In This Issue: Inside the all-new Porsche Panamera; Porsche Centre Oakville takes off at the Niagara Airport
Why your Porsche needs premium gas
It is strongly recommended by the brand that every Porsche model with a gas engine use premium fuel exclusively.
Inside the Porsche Paint to Sample program
The Porsche Paint to Sample program allows enthusiasts to draw inspiration from anywhere and everywhere to identify the perfect colour and finish for their dream vehicle.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - July 2021
In This Issue: We're opening a new franchise in Kitchener-Waterloo; The Taycan Cross Turismo is here
Electrified adventure in the Taycan Cross Turismo
As the Taycan lineup grows to include the Taycan Cross Turismo, Porsche is heralding a yet another legacy of electric adventure-spirited vehicles that excite both on and off-road.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - June 2021
In This Issue: Take a seat in the electric Porsche Taycan as we tour Southern Ontario for the nation-wide Porsche Across Canada Series.
What we know about the all-electric Porsche Macan so far
Speculation surrounding an all-electric model of the iconic Porsche Macan has been ever increasing since the reveal of the Taycan in 2020
Porsche Sports Cup Canada
Push the limits of performance or just improve your driving skills with a Canadian Tire Motorsport Park track experience with your personal road vehicle.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - April 2021
Have you been following the exciting action of the Porsche Esports Sprint Challenge? Policaro Motorsport driver Suellio Almeida has captured 3 straight wins, including race #5 at Le Mans.
High-performance circuit heritage: the Porsche 911 GT3
The new-generation Porsche 911 GT3 is a descendant of high-performing circuit cars acclaimed for their precision and strength on the track.
Porsche Centre Oakville Introduces Enhanced Service Experience During COVID-19 Pandemic
To ensure the safety of Porsche Centre Oakville customers through the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve introduced an enhanced service experience designed to fit your unique needs in 2021.
Porsche Centre Oakville Moments Newsletter - March 2021
Join automotive influencers Lucas Scarfone and Jakob Pospieszynski for a drive around Kitchener-Waterloo in the Porsche Taycan Turbo and 911 Carrera 4S.
The Porsche Boxster 25 Years: Celebrating a quarter century of the Boxster
The Porsche landscape looked much different in the 1990s – something of a contrast to the innovation, technical revolution and legendary historic roots seen within the brand today. Faced with the challenges of declining sales figures caused by an economic downturn
Porsche Taycan breaks indoor speed record, with new models on the way
Porsche continues to impress with its all-electric Taycan, which most recently broke the Guinness Indoor Speed World Record inside the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. At the beginning of February, Porsche announced that pro driver Leh Keen reset
The Porsche 911 Turbo, past and present
The Porsche 911 Turbo is a car worth celebrating. But to appreciate its place in 2021, it’s helpful to understand how it got here. Here’s a brief timeline of the Porsche 911 Turbo. The 911’s heritage can be traced back to 1959, when Ferdinand “Butzi” Porsche drew the first sketch. The vehicle itself was originally designated as the Porsche 901, and 82 cars were built and badged as such.
Porsche Unseen: Five Futuristic Concepts That We Wish Were In Production Today
With the recent release of Porsche Design Studios' new book, Porsche Unseen, images of stunning never-before-seen concepts have been making their way across the internet. From street-legal hypercars such as the 919 Street (pictured above)
Five reasons Canadians are loving the Porsche Taycan
After debuting earlier in the year, the 2020 Porsche Taycan is already proving to be a strong seller globally and at home here in Canada. Upon presenting the model, Porsche announced its plan to produce 20,000 units of the Taycan for its
The Porsche Panamera steps up its game.
Porsche has elevated the performance, comfort and principle experience of their redesigned Panamera this year, offering a new standard for new-generation sports cars. First thing’s first: power. The Panamera Turbo S model features
Porsche Cayenne vs. Macan: Model Comparison
It was nearly twenty years ago, back in 2003, when the Porsche Cayenne first arrived on North American shores, some two years after being released in Europe. It was the first sport-utility vehicle designed and manufactured by Porsche, but
Why the Porsche 911 is so iconic
There is something undeniably magnetic about the Porsche 911. And with the new 911 models currently drawing attention to Porsche Centre showrooms across the nation, it’s the perfect time to look back at the legacy of Porsche’s
Style Icon: The 2021 Porsche 911 Targa
The first Porsche 911, the Targa 2.0, first rolled off the assembly line in 1965. It came with a detachable roof and became an icon of style. It offered the best of two worlds with the safety and comfort of a Coupé combined with the
A brief history of Porsche Design timepieces
Porsche is renowned the world over for its combination of bold aesthetics and spectacular mechanical design, and not just for its automobiles. For nearly half a century, Porsche has also been producing some of the most covetable timepieces
Porsche cleans up on the 2020 Canadian Black Book Best Retained Value Awards
It’s good to be a Porsche owner. Naturally, the justification for this statement can and should be made in a multitude of ways – the purity of the drive, the exceptionalism of the service, the rich history of the brand
The 2020 Porsche Taycan 4S is living proof that EVs can own winter
The rise of new technology always leads to misconceptions. In the case of the electric vehicle, which in retrospect seems to have leapt from concept to reality overnight, the misunderstandings are many and varying in consequence.
Inside Porsche Centre Oakville’s Exclusive Manufaktur Program
What makes your Porsche uniquely yours? The Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur department, which brings the customization-capabilities of a Porsche factory to select dealerships and is now available at Porsche Centre Oakville, answers this
Porsche changes the game with the electric Taycan
Porsche’s first-ever electric vehicle, the Porsche Taycan, dropped hot and heavy in its world premiere this November, which took place simultaneously on three continents.
The four-door, fully electric sedan had its European
Inside the national Porsche Centre open house event
Porsche Centres across the country recently coordinated for an open house event showcasing all the esteemed German brand has to offer Canadians. People from coast to coast were given an inside look at Porsche’s Certified Pre-owned, Classic
The Panamera 10 Years Edition is a birthday gift to Porsche lovers
It’s been over a decade since the Panamera was revealed to the world at the Shanghai International Auto Show. Now, to celebrate the milestone anniversary of the four-door Porsche, the brand is releasing a Panamera 10 Years Edition
Welcoming the new 911 to Porsche Centre Oakville
Welcoming a new Porsche model to Canada is always exciting, but the recent arrival of the new 911 felt like the beginning of a new era. As such, we knew we needed to roll out the red carpet. With the grand reveal of the newest generation of
Porsche Panamera Tuesday Test Drive
In another episode of Tuesday Test Drive, Steven Pigozzo rides with Porsche Centre Oakville’s Danny Burkett as they run through the features and performance abilities of the grandiose sportster, the Porsche Panamera. What makes this Panamera the ultimate choice for an executive performance sedan is the amazing
Porsche Macan Tuesday Test Drive
Porsche Center Oakville has teamed up with automotive enthusiast and Youtuber Steven Pigozzo to bring a fresh perspective into the executive car buyer’s market. It’s important to us to bring the human element to all of our test drives and bring a personal touch to the demanding ordeal of buying a premium vehicle.
RM Sotheby’s is auctioning some incredible Porsches.
Anyone interested in buying a classic Porsche in mint condition should get their wallets out, because RM Sotheby’s is staging a couple of auctions in August and September featuring some of rarest
How many different 944 trims are there? That and other Porsche 944 questions, answered.
Porsche Centre Oakville is currently in the midst of a Classic Restoration Project featuring a true piece of 80’s sports car nostalgia, the Porsche 944.
Why the Porsche community is like no other
On the list of benefits enjoyed by Porsche owners, being a part of the community that supports the iconic international brand at a local level sits very near the top. Below "The drive," naturally, but it’s up there. At Porsche Centre
Underneath the 944 Turbo restoration project
If you’ve been following our blog, you’ll know that we’re working on a restoration project, bringing a 944 Turbo back to its former glory. We’ve already done several articles talking about the restoration project and
The five-peat! Porsche Centre Oakville wins Premier Dealer Award for fifth year in a row.
Porsche Centre Oakville has done it again! For the fifth year running, the Porsche dealership proudly serving Oakville and surrounding area has won Porsche’s Premier Dealer Award and been recognized
What 'transaxle' means and why it's unique in the Porsche 944
Porsche’s 911 is probably the most iconic sportscar ever made, but many would argue the 944 is equally as brilliant. Following the 911’s massive success throughout the 60s, Porsche wanted to create something different using a
Introducing the new Porsche 911 Cabriolet
Shout the word sportscar and someone’s bound to cry out 911 in response. The Porsche 911 has long been the definitive example of the sportscar, the benchmark other manufacturers aim for. The real beauty of the Porsche 911, especially at this time of year? It’s available in convertible flavour, for people who prefer open-sky motoring.
The Porsche 944 is a great starter classic
When people talk about classic Porsches, they’re usually referring to the iconic air-cooled 911. The 944 doesn’t get as much recognition as its 911 sibling, and as such is one of Porsche’s unsung heroes. Built as a successor to the 924, the
How to get your Porsche ready for spring
With spring in full effect and summer just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to give your Porsche one last check-over and make sure everything is in working order.
As most of you know, Porsches are designed to be reliable and
The Cayenne Coupé: An even sportier Cayenne
When Porsche introduced the Cayenne back in 2002, they set the precedent for what an SUV should be. Throughout the years it has received constant upgrades and facelifts, maintaining its status as the benchmark other manufacturers were striving to beat. Today, as SUVs continue to gain popularity,
72 Hours in the Porsche Macan
We gave a 2018 Porsche Macan to a 911 enthusiast for a Fall weekend. Here’s what happened. With the Cayenne, Macan, and even the Panamera, Porsche opened up their model range to a wider audience that might not have been interested in a purebred sportscar like the 911. Although all three models are a lot more family friendly,
Porsche made vinyl records out of the tires of its retired Le Mans-winning 919 Hybrid
Ever wonder what happens to the tires that come off of race cars after they’ve finished circling the track? Some get scrapped, some get put in a pile behind the pits—often to be picked up by avid race fans—and others yet
What are the plans for the 944 Turbo Restoration project?
A few months ago, the Classic Restoration Team at Porsche Centre Oakville decided to undertake a pretty special and unique challenge. The idea was relatively straightforward. Take a 944 Turbo, restore it to its former factory glory, and
The biggest challenge in restoring this classic 944 Turbo
Knowing when the masterpiece is complete is one of the artist’s great struggles. For its first entry into the inaugural Classic Restoration Challenge in Canada, the Classic Restoration Team at Porsche Centre Oakville chose a legendar
The new Porsche 911: Perfection Updated
The Porsche 911 has always been the benchmark sports car by which all other manufacturers measure their own creations. After nearly eight years of service, the 991 generation finally gets a successor in the form of the new 992 generation. As is
Why we chose the Porsche 944 Turbo for our restoration project
The decision to restore a 1987 Porsche 944 Turbo for the national Classic Restoration Challenge didn’t come arbitrarily out of a hat. This wasn’t a random selection. It was paramount that the vehicle we chose held meaning to the
The Porsche Panamera just got two new GTS trims
In the world of ridiculously fast Porsches, the GTS moniker holds a special place. It’s reserved for models designed to fill in the gap between the standard S variants and the hardcore Turbo/Turbo S iterations. Although no one has
This 1987 Porsche 944 Turbo will get the full treatment by our Classic Restoration team
Porsche Centre Oakville is pleased to be entering a 1987 944 Turbo into the first ever national Classic Restoration Challenge. Our Classic Restoration Team will spend the coming months reviving and restoring this slice of 80s nostalgia with the goal of submitting it for judgement in late summer of 2019.
The 2019 Porsche Cayenne has arrived in Canada
When Porsche first introduced the Cayenne back in 2002, the SUV segment was just starting to grow in popularity. Despite some doubts whether Porsche could build a legitimate SUV competitor at first,
Rennsport Reunion VI in photos
Every three or four years, Porsche enthusiasts from all over the world gather for Rennsport Reunion, a multi-day celebration of the brand. This year for the third time running, the all-you-can-ogle Porsche buffet took place at WeatherTech
Tips for designing your dream garage
Porsche owners often treat their cars like temples. Exquisite engineering deserves exquisite care, and so it’s no surprise that many well-maintained Porsches remain on the road for generations. A large part of taking care of a vehicle
A look back at the Policaro Motorsport 2018 GT3 Cup Challenge season
The Policaro Motorsport division has concluded another successful season in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama.
Evolution of the Porsche Cayenne
Across two generations and numerous variants, the Porsche Cayenne has combined performance and practicality in such an effective way that it has routinely occupied the title of Porsche’s best-selling model. Earlier this year we took a step back journey back in time to revisit the Porsche Cayenne models of the past
12 ways to spend the perfect late summer evening in Toronto
Photo from Best of Toronto. Toronto won’t stop getting better. As the city itself literally expands, so does its culture. And at no time of year does TO’s star shine brighter than during a warm, late summer evening. Pack a bag
The anniversary model Porsche 911 Speedster Concept is something to behold
If there is one thing Porsche does better than anyone, it's combining modern design with old-school classics. Whether we’re talking about one-off concepts or regular production models, the brand frequently draws from its Best-Of list
Porsche cloned its very first car and it’s better than perfect
The Porsche brand is known for its long and rich history. Celebrating seven decades of building sports car this year, the German automaker wanted to do something special, something like going back to the very beginning of their history.
Introducing the Porsche Taycan
The first solely electric Porsche has officially been given a name and is about to be put into production. Meet the 2020 Porsche Taycan, formerly known as the Mission E. Powering the first all-electric Porsche sportscar are two permanent
Celebrating 70 Years of Porsche on Sportscar Together Day
The first vehicle to bear the Porsche name was registered on June 8, 1948: It was the 356 “No.1” Roadster. This is the day on which the Porsche brand was born.
Performance Meets Performance Bike Ride
Engineering excellence converged on four wheels and two at the recent Porsche Centre Oakville and Cervélo bike ride. The two high-performance brands teamed up for a day of man-powered speed and fun, which led riders from Porsche Centre
70 Years of Porsche: A Brief History
Looking back at historic moments from Stuttgart's finest sports car maker Porsche is celebrating an important landmark in 2018. Seventy years ago, the very first Porsche, the 356, rolled off the production lines. Well, out of a shed might be more
Porsche Centre Oakville wins Porsche Premier Dealer award fourth year in a row
The streak continues! For the fourth year running, Porsche Centre Oakville has won a Porsche Premier Dealer award. The annual program recognizes a select few Porsche Centres from each country
Porsche 911 GT3 RS and Mission E Cross Turismo debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show
Porsche introduced two very different but equally exciting vehicles at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The 2019 GT3 RS represents the brand’s past, carrying on the storied legacy of the 911 with a 520-hp six-cylinder engine that sings loud and proud
Strong start for promising Policaro Motorsport GT3 Cup team
Nothing is easy about driving in the Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge series. Let's start with the Cup Car. Compare driving a GT3 Cup Car to the bigger, more powerful GT3 R that our team ran with last year as they took the checkered flag at
Our Marketing Manager gets sideways at Camp4 Ice Experience
Nicole Trivieri admits she felt some trepidation at first. Staring over the dash of the 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera was a familiar feeling—as the Marketing Managing at Porsche Centre Oakville, she’d been behind the wheel (and in
Policaro Motorsport gears up for the 2018 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama
Policaro Motorsport is firing up the engines and an exciting new team for the IMSA 2018 Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama.
The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive is the perfect getaway car
Whether you’re getting away from the bad guys, or just getting away for the weekend, the Porsche Panamera Turbo Executive Model is the ultimate getaway car. If James Bond and Jason Bourne teamed up to save the world in the most unlikely
Looking back on 40 years in the dealership business: A Policaro Automotive Family history
Policaro Automotive Family CEO, Francesco Policaro recounts the personal side of the family business. The first car Francesco Policaro ever sold was an Acura Vigor. He was 16 years old at the time. If that seems unlikely (which it certainly
The segment-defying Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo has arrived
The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo Sport Turismo will make you feel emotions you’ve never before felt for a wagon. Because, traditionally, the words “sexy” and “wagon” didn’t belong in the same sentence
6 racetracks worth travelling to
There’s something genuinely thrilling about being trackside at a race. The buzz of the crowd, the vibrations of the cars as they tear by, the feats of engineering beneath the hood and sheer audacity of the drivers on display as they convene in the corners—it may be the best way to celebrate our shared love of speed.
Porsche in the Hybrid Age
When you think of Porsche, the first thing that comes mind is a classic 911 barreling down a mountain road, its flat-six engine bellowing at full chat (admit it, you have the image in your mind right now!). The German brand has been known to draw
A Porsche Christmas: Perfect gifts for Porsche enthusiasts
A 911 won’t fit in your stocking, but some of these Porsche gifts will. Even if they’ve got their prized 911 in the garage until spring, the Porsche enthusiast in your family will appreciate a piece of their favourite brand this holiday
Behind the scenes at the global Porsche Cayenne launch event in South Africa
Porsche Centre Oakville’s Francesco Policaro recently travelled to Limpopo, South Africa, to learn about the third-generation Porsche Cayenne and test its merits in an African safari setting. Sometimes business travel can be a dry and boring
Porsche Centre Oakville unveils new program to offer one-on-one virtual vehicle tours
Get up close with a Porsche from the comfort of your home or office. With Porsche enthusiasts located in all corners of our great country, it can be difficult to truly communicate the features and overall nature of all the new Porsche products
Escape to wine country. A Porsche parade to Niagara-On-The-Lake.
Porsche Centre Oakville heads to the Niagara Region for its Fall Drive Event. With driving season soon coming to its frosty close, Porsche Centre Oakville recently led a group of customers on a trip
Everything you need to know about the 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo
There’s something big coming from Porsche. And not just big news, but also the largest Porsche to date, literally. We’re talking about the 2019 Porsche Cayenne, which was announced in August. The unveiling of the Turbo, however, the
We sent a “I’m not a car person” person to our Porsche track day
Lisa Felepchuk is a Canadian writer and journalist currently traveling Canada in a vintage campervan. I’ve never considered myself a “car person.” I can appreciate a vehicle for its aesthetic value and practicality, sure, but can I
The new Cayenne is coming.
New engines, new chassis, innovative control concept and more connectivity. The third generation Porsche Cayenne was introduced in dramatic fashion on August 29 at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen. The new edition of the high
How to Travel in Your Porsche.
Road-trip-approved upgrades Porsche is no one-trick pony. Its vehicles can demolish competitors on a track but are comfortable enough to be used as a daily-drivers. They have ridiculous power but can be frugal enough for long trips. This makes them
The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the most ferocious street-legal 911 ever
Up until very recently, the GT3 RS was the top dog among all Porsche 911. It was one of the fastest things on four wheels, capable of keeping up with the best of what the rest of the world could offer.
A Q&A with Porsche YouTuber 911% (aka Jakob Pospieszynski)
Talk about a dream job… Jakob Pospieszynski lives his life at 911 percent. He’s not overexerting himself by a factor of nine - no, he’s just letting his passion for the car he loves shine through. That car is, of course, the
Porsche Centre Oakville and Cervélo Team Up to Host Performance Meets Performance Ride
Superior design is the reason behind the success of the high-performance brands Porsche and Cervélo, and it was on full display on July 8th during our Performance Meets Performance meet up and ride.
What to do at the 2017 Honda Indy Toronto
The Honda Indy Toronto is one of Canada's most prominent motorsport events, and maybe the best weekend of the years to be in the 6ix. The first version of the race was held in 1986 and was known as the Molson Indo Toronto; today, it’s sponsored
The Porsche 911 in Pop Culture
The Porsche icon has deep roots in pop culture. Here are some of its best appearances in music, film and television. When the words “sports car” are uttered, the very first vehicle that pops into your mind is probably the Porsche 911.
A Porsche Approved Father’s Day Gift Guide
Every year leading up to Father’s Day, conversation inevitably turns to how difficult men are to buy gifts for. Not so, we say…at least if he’s a Porsche enthusiast. If you know your father is a Porsche guy, these six items from
Championship Past, Championship Future
A look back and ahead at the Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport schedule In 2015, we at the Policaro Automotive Family and Porsche Centre Oakville threw ourselves into the world of motorsport and partnered with Alegra Motorsports to field a team
How to photograph your Porsche with Lucas Scarfone
Lucas Scarfone has a pretty sweet gig. He’s successfully married his two passions, cars and photography, in a career that sees him jetting around the globe taking pictures
The perfect Classic daily driver
In early 2015 Porsche Centre Oakville embarked on a mission to create the perfect Classic daily driver for a current model 991 Turbo owner. The ideal donor car was located, a low mileage 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo in Gran Prix White with a Black leather interior and the rare vented rear fender option from the special wish department.
The 2017 Panamera vs 2016 Panamera
If you were to hop in a time machine, travel back to the nineties, walk into a Porsche enthusiasts meeting and tell them that, back where you are from, their cherished German manufacturer makes more than half of its profits by building sedans and SUVs, you'd probably be laughed out of the building. The very idea that one of the most storied sports car makers
Porsches new 911 GT3 is a wolf in wolfs clothing
Race-bred performance. That’s a term which gets thrown around a lot in the automotive world, and with good reason. Race car development is at the heart of performance innovation, so it’s natural for automakers to want to attach as much of that mystique to their sports cars as possible
Porsche Centre Oakville Awarded Porsche Premier Dealer Status for Third Consecutive Year
Porsche Centre Oakville has become the first Porsche Dealer in Canada to win this prestigious award for three consecutive years.
A grueling 24 hours at Daytona
The Rolex 24 Hours At Daytona is one of the most demanding races around. For a team to finish alone is a testament to the design and engineering of the car, and the level of teamwork and skill provided by the crew and driver.
Porsche 911 R
Puristic. Classic. Emotional. The 911 R is cut back to the essentials. Pull straps as internal door openers, full bucket seats made of carbon and no rear seat.
2016 A Banner Year In Review
Many will remember 2016 as a rollercoaster of a year. And while we can’t deny the ups and downs—we need not get into the ugly details
Want to be like Bond There’s a Porsche app for that
Back when James Bond was still being played by Pierce Brosnan, fans were treated to the ultimate remote-controlled car chase scene, in 1997’s Tomorrow Never Dies
Unveiling the 2017 Porsche Panamera
Courage. It’s a word that, when applied to the new 2017 Porsche Panamera, a vehicle that is unapologetically visceral, seems to fit. On a rainy evening in October our team at Porsche Centre Oakville held an exclusive presentation of Porsche’s courageous new incarnation of the Panamera.
Daniel Morad Receives Keys to Porsche 911 Carrera to Cap Memorable Racing Season
Porsche Centre Oakville/Alegra Motorsports is quickly becoming a performance racing leader, with four championship victories in just their second season of competition.
Road Atlanta – where champions are made.
It was another championship weekend for the Porsche Centre Oakville/Alegra Motorsports team with wins from Daniel Morad and 16-year-old Michael De Quesada.
The Evolution of the Porsche Panamera
A blank slate can be a beautiful thing—especially, if it’s in the hands of the artisans at Porsche’s engineering department. The second generation Porsche Panamera was recently unveiled in Berlin.
Porsche Centre Oakville Welcomes the Porsche Club of America Upper Canada Region
On September 13th, Porsche Centre Oakville was very pleased to host the PCA UCR September Social. Club members and guests experienced a great evening, browsing the cars in our showroom,
3rd Annual Marques d'Elegance
We were thrilled to host the Marques d'Elegance kick-off event under the canopy and to participate in the Sunday concourse. Perhaps even more thrilled that The Toronto car made an appearance.
Porsche Centre Oakville Presents the CanAm Challenge Weekend
A few shots from our weekend with the Porsche Club of America Upper Canada Region at the CanAm Challenge. Events like this embody the Porsche brand -- Motorsport and Classics.
Drive Like A Pro: 3 Tips from Porsche Centre Oakville/Alegra Motorsport GT3 Cup Driver Daniel Morad
Everything they should’ve taught you in driver’s ed, but didn’t.When it comes to getting from A to B as fast and as safely as possible in a Porsche, Daniel Morad is something of an expert.
In the Rearview: The Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge at the Honda Indy Toronto
Heavy metal at the GT3 Cup Challenge at Watkins Glen
This long weekend marked the third race weekend in the Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama. It can only be described as wild. (Honestly, we haven’t seen this much metal since the last time we saw Metallica live.)
Cars and Coffee
Everybody’s perfect Saturday spring morning looks a little different. Some people prefer a simple cup of coffee and a newspaper on the patio; others enjoy the sound of a mower and the smell of fresh cut grass;
Another podium finish
It was a disappointing race two for Porsche Centre Oakville driver Daniel Morad, but teammate Michal de Quesada managed his first podium finish of the season. The race started as expected with both Morad and Scott Hargrove battling for position leading into turn one. After Morad’s bold move on the outside of the first corner in Saturday’s race, leading him and the team to victory, Hargrove did not want to lose touch again on the opening lap. Hargrove took the lead in turn one with Morad close behind.
One in the win column
The Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama season opener did not disappoint race fans this weekend. The event ran for 45 minutes under the green flag and provided spectators a thrilling battle
It was a sunny day with a light breeze at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Bowmanville today—the perfect conditions to kick off the 2016 Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Yokohama.
The 2017 911 vs Design
As with every iteration of the iconic Porsche 911, incremental changes have been made to the 2017 Porsche 911. Let’s tackle each change as we walk around the vehicle. This is a familiar face, but those who truly know it will notice the subtle differences. Firstly, there’s its slightly lower stance by about 0.4 inches, a more aggressive posture for sure.
Why We Race Our Motorsport division is all about inspiration
Motorsport is embedded in the DNA of the Porsche brand. The technology that finds its way into our vehicles, from the Macan to the 911 to the 918 Spyder, has been tested and proven through motorsport.
The new 911. Ever ahead.
There are few absolutes in life. Among them are death, taxes and the iconic design of the Porsche 911. For over 50 years the Porsche 911 has inspired and fuelled dreams. And the 2017 911 is carrying that legacy on, boldly and proudly—an icon reborn. We were thrilled to invite some of our customers to help us welcome the 911 to Porsche Centre Oakville.
Porsche Moments at the Annual Porsche Centre Oakville Easter Egg Hunt
We at Porsche Centre Oakville and the Policaro Automotive Family have many events to look forward to each year. There are all the drive days, several motorsport events and a whole slew of product launches, like the soon-to-arrive 2017 Porsche 911.
5 Great Porsche Print Advertisements
With their new holograph ad currently making headlines, we take a look back at some of the most memorable Porsche print ads over the years. We live in the age of always-on media. Right now your tablet, TV, magazines, applications, computer, phone, newspaper, kids, significant other, and Porsche
We’ve done it. Again.
There comes a time for reflection in every endeavor. Milestones passed, goals achieved and important dates reached all give us an opportunity to look back at the efforts made and consider the outcomes.
Anatomy of the Porsche GT3 Cup Car
Put simply, no automaker is as deeply rooted in motorsport as Porsche. Using motorsport as its test lab for the majority of its existence, Porsche captured its first class win at the gruelling 24 Hours of Le Mans just three years after developing the 356 Coupe
The Last Day for Canadian International Auto Show 2016
Canadian car enthusiast of all stripes filled the Metro Convention Centre in Toronto this past week for the Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS). It’s a once-a-year opportunity for motorheads,
The New Porsche 718 Boxster Is a True Nostalgia Machine
Warning: Checking out the Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S for the first time may result in time travel. First, that 718 badge takes us back to the 50s and 60s when the original 4-cylinder Porsche 718 made a name for itself
An Homage to Steve McQueen’s 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera
There are certain cars that, thanks to a connection to a certain person, place or event, transcend the realm of the automotive and become the stuff of legend.
Porsche 911 GT3 RS
The GT3 RS is the distilled essence of the 911. Motorsport technology in its purest form, this RS made a brief appearance in our service facility as it passed through the PDI process. With 500 hp and a stunning
Porsche Centre Oakville at the Detroit Auto Show
We take a trip down to Detroit to check out the all new 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S at the North American International Auto Show.
2015 — a year to remember
2015 was a memorable year for the Porsche Centre Oakville community, and we’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for being a part of it. We began with an extraordinary Camp4 winter driving experience that took us to Mécaglisse Motorsport complex in Quebec.
Porsche Centre Oakville Celebrates with Sebastian Giovinco, 2015 MLS MVP
It’s with great pride that we congratulate Porsche Ambassador Sebastian Giovinco on becoming the 2015 Major League Soccer (MLS) MVP. Giovinco’s relentless pursuit of excellence, combined with his professional and passionate approach to his craft are what make him the embodiment
New Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport for the racetrack
Porsche has added a new sports car for recreational and club racing to its fleet: The Cayman GT4 Clubsport celebrated its world premiere today at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The 283 kW (385 hp) mid-engine racer for motorsport newcomers, which is not road homologated,
Electrified performance through forward thinking
Porsche made a bold statement during the Frankfurt auto show, presenting an electron-powered concept signaling the future direction of the company’s products.
Rennsport Reunion V
A few weeks ago we traveled from Oakville to California to experience Rennsport Reunion V. For those who don't know, Rennsport is a three day gathering of the Porsche faithful. From casual Porsche fans to hard-core enthusiast to current Porsche motorsport drivers to living Porsche legends,
Fruitful first Porsche GT3 Cup season
Congratulations are in order! The Platinum team championship became Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport’s own during the last weekend of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin series.
It’s over! The checkered flag dropped on the tenth race of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin series. This last race of the season proved to be perfect in the sense it ran from start to finish without interruption… No yellow flags,
It all comes down to this
The last race of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin 2015 season will be underway in 30 minutes. Daniel Morad is second on the grid, eager to fight for the championship driver title; rookie 15 years old Michael De Quesada is also ready,
The last stretch
It is a race against the clock for team Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport even if cars are still in the paddock. The team is working against a deadline: two cars crashed during yesterday’s race and need to be ready for today’s Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge
P2 for Morad this weekend!
Daniel Morad of Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport’s Porsche GT3 Cup race team will start both weekend races in second position. Qualifications for the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race series were held at 8:55 this morning at the Canadian Tire Motorsports
Action-packed Porsche GT3 Cup Race!
Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport’s Daniel Morad grabbed second place in a hectic ninth race of the season. Eventful, hectic, chaotic are all appropriate ways to describe the first Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race of the weekend
Scoring points at GP3R
Being the second last race weekend in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin championship, this Grand-Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R) was an important step for gaining championship points, both at the team and at the driver level.
Morad aiming for the top in Trois-Rivières
It’s race time again this upcoming weekend for the Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport team and its lead driver, Daniel Morad. This next step in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin championship will be held during the Grand-Prix de Trois-Rivières,
Porsche 919 Hybrid sold on ebay
Now here is something you don't see everyday - Porsche just listed and sold a Porsche 919 Hybrid on ebay. The description reads: "In almost new condition but bear in mind it may have very minor scratches, but no damage at all."
The new Porsche 911 GT3 RS at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015
Who better to introduce the Porsche 911 GT3 RS to the Festival of Speed than the man who defined its character? Andreas Preuninger, Manager High Performance Cars, demonstrates its maximum performance on the Goodwood hill.
Never give up.
The Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport race team and its top driver, Daniel Morad, had an incredible weekend in Toronto. Set to compete as part of the Indy Toronto program, the team was racing in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race series.
Porsche clinches 17th outright victory at Le Mans
Porsche has scored its 17th overall victory at the 83rd edition of the Le Mans 24 Hours. No other manufacturer has achieved such impressive results at the world’s toughest endurance race. With the innovative Porsche 919 Hybrid, Earl Bamber (NZ),
Morad wins second Toronto race!
Driving his Porsche GT3 #22 as part of the Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport team, Daniel Morad won the Sunday race, the second one held this weekend and the fourth of the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race series.
Race-time in Toronto
The Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race series is back in Toronto today for a second race and Daniel Morad is ready. Morad and his team, Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport, are looking forward to today's race.
We're ready to go!
Good Luck! #PCOmotorsport
Morad third in qualifications
Daniel Morad continues his steady and podium-worthy learning curve in Porsche GT3 racing. Following this morning’s qualification session, Scott Hargrove will start the race first, Chris Green second and Daniel Morad third out of a field of 15 cars.
First Toronto race cut short for Morad
Starting third and jumping in second position by the end of the first lap, Daniel Morad’s race ended up being clipped short. Morad held onto this second position for the first ten laps; he was then passed by series leader Chris Green. Soon after, he had the Mark Motors duo of cars on his heels, but disaster struck on lap 11.
Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsports | Toronto Indy 2015
Porsche GT3 cars are racing this weekend in Toronto in the the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race series. The Porsches being raced are Porsche GT3 Cup cars, which vary in a few ways from the street legal GT3 available.
Our First Podium Victory!
We threw our hat into the ring last month and entered the Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada series. We announced our partnership with Alegra Motorsports and Canadian-born 25 year old driver Daniel Morad who was the Rotax Max Challenge World Champion in 2013
GTA-native Morad ready for Toronto GT3 Cup race!
Thornhill native, Daniel Morad, is at the wheel of Alegra/Porsche Centre Oakville Motorsport team's Porsche GT3 of in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin race series.
Hunting Eggs Amongst Porsches
What's better than hunting for Easter eggs? Hunting for Easter eggs hidden amongst Porsches. This past weekend, we held our second annual Porsche Centre Oakville Easter egg hunt. The invitation was extended earlier in the week by our junior brand ambassador, Alessio Polciaro.
Porsche Outlines Its Design Philosophy
few cars can lay claim to that word like the Porsche 911 can. Porsche recently created this video outlining the design principles that govern the Porsche lineup. From the venerable and iconic Porsche 911 to the Cayman, Boxster
Camp4 - the ultimate winter driving experience. We hosted our own Camp4 experience at Megaglisse race track in Quebec this past February. 40 Porsche Centre Oakville customers and guests made their way to the Estrel Resort,
2015 CIAS Breakfast With Jonathan Bernier
Porsche Centre Oakville hosted a breakfast for Porsche owners and enthusiasts for the last day of the 2015 Canadian International Auto Show. Guest made their way to the Porsche display, before the show opened to the public,
The benchmark in its class: the Porsche Cayman GT4
The new member of the Porsche GT family is the Cayman GT4. This is the first time Porsche is introducing a GT sports car based on the Cayman which has components of the 911 GT3.
Five Factors to Consider When Storing your Porsche this Winter
Old man winter will be here before you know it...and your Porsche deserves a better winter home this season than being neglected a dusty garage with a drafty roll up door. If your home lacks the space to provide a climate controlled,
6th Gear Lapping Day
Too often the purchase and ownership of a Porsche vehicle is just a sales transaction, and for the the typical dealership just another sale for the month. For us, the reality is much more than that.
24h of Le Mans Live
To celebrate Porsche return to Le Mans we held a 24h of Le Mans Live event. The celebration included a live broadcast on our 17 ft video wall, complimentary food and beverages,
Spring Check List
It’s been a long cold winter, which I’m sure has been hard on both you and your Porsche. With the arrival of warmer weather, I think it’s safe to say we’ve survived one of the coldest winters I can remember.
Treasure The Ride
Porsche Centre Oakville is up and running! While there are still a few pieces of the puzzle being put in place (i.e., the gourmet kitchen overlooking our 18 service bay workshop for one
The Porsche 911 GT3 - Feast for the Senses
The GT3 is a higher performance version of the Porsche 911 sports car. The genesis of the car can be traced all the way back to the 1973 911 RS. If you watch the video above, pay close attention to the comment at about 1:00 minute in...
Oakville's Cavalcade of Porsche 911s
We held our 50th anniversary of the 911 celebration downtown Oakville in July; and, while ongoing construction at Porsche Centre Oakville made the dealership unavailable to host the event,
The Elusive Porsche Macan
Around the 2012 Geneva Auto Show Porsche confirmed that their upcoming compact crossover SUV would be called the Macan. The name is from the Indonesian word for Tiger.
Porsche Centre Oakville and the Environment
Earth week is a celebration that is growing in importance for many Canadians as together we demonstrate support for environmental protection.