Porsche Cars for Sale in Kenya - Import Porsche Cars and Buying Guide
Porsche cars for sale in Kenya have an untarnished reputation for being among the top-most luxurious sports cars in the market.
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Not sure about the Porsche car to import? Here is a review of the different models you can import with us today.
Porsche company was founded in 1931 by Ferdinand Porsche, Adolf Rosenberger, and Anton Piech under the brand name Porsche GmbH.
It was rebranded to Porsche AG in 1972 and mainly specialized in producing high-performance sedans, SUVs, and sports cars.
The company was later renamed Porsche SE in 2007 and recognized as the holding brand for the families’ share in Porsche GmbH.
And a new Porsche AG was created to handle the car manufacturing business.
In 2009, Porsche SE reached an agreement with Volkswagen AG to merge their car manufacturing operations by 2011 and create an “Integrated Automotive Group”.
The VW management agreed to 50.7% of its company being controlled by its new partner, and in return, the VW AG team took management positions in Porsche SE.
As of 2019, Porsche SE has a 31.3% stake in the VW AG brand. The VW brand controls other companies and brands like Audi, Bugatti, Scania, SEAT, Volkswagen, Bentley, Lamborghini, Ducati, Skoda, Porsche AG, etc.
The new Porsche AG is solely responsible for manufacturing and producing the Porsche auto line, although it is a 100% subsidiary of the VW AG.
Porsche AG is famous for manufacturing luxury sports cars with crazy speeds which rival those of the renowned Lamborghini.
The company is a success and is among the most profitable auto production companies as it claims to have the highest profit margin per unit sale.
Porsche cars are built with expensive high-quality materials, making them durable and reliable and thus fewer mechanical repairs.
However, spare parts are hard to outsource in case of repairs and are equally expensive, placing the car on the list of the most expensive cars to maintain.
Recent models have been greatly improved in performance and comfort, giving the sports car lovers chills.
Electric versions, which are known for their fuel efficiency and thrilling performance, are also available.
Porsche sports collection includes Sport utility vehicles, Saloons, coupes, convertibles and the famous Iconic 911 sports car.
Here is why you should highly consider buying a Porsche model.
- Luxurious cabin
- Powerful engines and unbeatable performance
- High-quality cars
- Hybrid models are available
- Bears a classy, sporty look
- Fun to drive and easy to handle
- Excellent reliability and durability
- Expensive to repair
- Small cabin with cramped rear seats
The Top 6 (Most Popular) Porsche Models in Kenya
Our auto-personnel has reviewed the top 6 best Porsche Cars to Buy in Kenya. Here is their summarized review.
1. Porsche Macan Review
The Porsche Macan is a 5- door sport utility vehicle manufactured since 2014 with performance and luxury in mind.
It is the most preferred Porsche with the most sales in 2019 and was also ranked the NO.1 Luxury Compact SUV in the same year.
The car is currently available in 4 trims: Macan Base, S, GTS and the Turbo that comes with standard 7-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
The base model has a turbo 2.0-L 4-cylinder engine with 248hp, S follows with a 3.0liter V6 engine, and the rest are powered by a twin-turbo 2.9-litre V6 engine producing 375hp and 434 hp.
The engines accelerate the car from 0-100km/h in 3.8-6.5 seconds, with the fastest being the GTS.
Standard features of the car include a 10.9 infotainment system, leather and Suede upholstery, 8-way adjustable seats, tri-zone climate control, and a 10-speaker navigation system.
All the trims are entitled to an optional premium package which consists of a panoramic roof, keyless ignition and entry, heated seats, blind-spot monitor, adaptive LED headlights and 12 speakers Bose audio system.
2. Porsche 911 Review
The 911 is a 2-door sports model with a 2+2 sitting configuration and is famous for outstanding performance and superb design. The model has a coupe or convertible body type.
Models under the 911 umbrella include Carrera, Carrera S, Carrera 4, Carrera 4S, Targa 4, Targa 4S, and Turbo S.
They are powered by turbocharged 3.0L and 3.8L six-cylinder engines whose power output depends on your choice of model.
Both engines allow standard 8-speed dual-clutch transmission, while those who love manual gears are graced with 7- speed manual gearbox.
Turbo S is the top-end model and has a turbocharged 3.8L 6-cylinder with a horsepower of 640hp that accelerates the car from 0-100km/h in 2.5 seconds.
On the other hand, the Carrera base model is powered by a 3.0L 6- cylinder engine with 379hp.
Those with speed as a priority should think of the Porsche 911 as it has the fastest commercially available sports cars globally.
3. Porsche 718 Review
Porsche 718 models come with potent six-cylinder and 4-cylinder engines, placing them among the most capable Porsche cars.
Available trim levels include the 718 Cayman, 718 Cayman T, Cayman S, Cayman GTS 4 and the 718 Cayman GT4.
All trims come standard with a rear-wheel drive and a 6-speed manual transmission . The Cayman base and Cayman S come with an optional 7-speed automatic transmission.
The base Cayman and the Cayman T are powered by the turbocharged 2.0L boxer 4-cylinder engine with a 300hp and an acceleration of 0-100km/h in 4.9 and 4.5 secs, respectively.
The Cayman S is equipped with a larger turbocharged 2.5L boxer 4-cylinder engine with a power output of 350hp and an acceleration of 0-100km/h in 4.4 seconds.
The high-end trims, including the Cayman GTS 4 and GT4, are powered by the 4.0L naturally aspirated 6-cylinder boxer engine with a horsepower of 394hp and 414hp.
The Cayman GTS 4 has an acceleration of 0-100km/h in only 3.8 seconds which is better than that of the Cayman GT 4, which accelerates in 4.2secs.
4. Porsche Cayenne Review
The Porsche Cayenne was first manufactured in 2002 as a mid-luxury SUV and is preferred for its great looks and comfortable interior.
The cars outward appearance is complimented by LED bi-xenon headlights, redesigned grilles, revamped bonnet and a twin exhaust.
It is available in various trims, including Cayenne base trim, Turbo, Turbo hybrid, and the E-Hybrid.
The base and turbo models have a turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 and Turbocharged 3.0-litre 6-cylinder engines.
Hybrid models are powered by the turbocharged 4.0 -litre V8 and two motors making the car the most fuel-efficient.
The Cayenne is one of the safest as it is equipped with features such as adaptive cruise control, eight airbags, a stability controller, rear parking sensors and an anti-roll system.
5. Porsche Panamera Review
The Panamera comes with various body types letting you choose among a sedan, Sport Turismo or an executive model.
Though many people may consider the 911 for its unbeatable performance, those who want a roomy cabin with ample boot space should consider the Panamera.
Available trims include the Base, Panamera 4S, Panamera 4, Panamera 4E-Hybrid, 4SE-Hybrid, Panamera GTS, Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid and Turbo S.
Engines that power the various trim levels include a twin-turbocharged 2.9-L V6 engine and the potent twin-turbocharged 4.0-Liter V8 that power the high-end models.
The hybrid models are fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly as they are powered by the turbo V8 engine and a 17.9kwh battery with lesser emissions.
Those who want a sportier version should opt for the Panamera Turbo S trim which accelerates from 0-100km/h in just 3.1 seconds.
6. Porsche Taycan Review
Taycan is an all-electric Porsche car that has quickly gained popularity due to its unbeatable performance and comfortable interior.
It comes in the Taycan base model, Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo and the Taycan Turbo S.
Models are powered by dual electric motors, which power front and rear wheels with a power output of between 462 hp-750 hp, depending on the choice of model.
The battery charges from 5%-80% in just 23-93 minutes and can travel up to 643km depending on the battery size and the car’s speed.
The Taycan Turbo S is the most powerful model with a horsepower of 750hp and can accelerate to 100 km/h from zero in just about 3.4 seconds.
Notable up to date features include voice control, Android and apple car play, adaptive air suspension, keyless entry and a partial leather interior.
Another advantage of the Taycan models is that they are lightweight, making the car easy to handle even at high speeds.
Occupants are treated to luxury features, including massaging front seats, heated rear seats and steering wheels.