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Navigation and Entertainment in the Cockpit

An infotainment system is arguably the most significant technological feature in a passenger automobile. Harris Porsche has a large selection of luxurious cars that have some variation of this essential hardware in their cockpits.

A GPS navigation platform with traffic services is available in an infotainment system of a modern vehicle. If you're too busy to swipe the touch screen, it's a good idea to use voice commands. The latest navigation software recognizes a wide range of natural phrases.  

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Tips That Will Help You Find a Good Mechanic for Your Luxury Vehicle

It can be very difficult to find a reliable mechanic that you can trust with your vehicle. Finding someone that can provide you with routine maintenance and repairs for your vehicle shouldn't be so difficult. Let's take a look at some tips that will help you with your search.

  • A mechanic should have flexible hours that work with your current lifestyle and schedule. A place that is only open Monday through Friday during the week isn't likely going to be helpful when an emergency repair needs to be done. 
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5 Signs Your Tires Need to be Replaced

These five warning signs of tire issues will help you avoid potential trouble out on the roads.

  1. If the tire warning light begins to flash, do not ignore this warning sign of potential tire trouble.
  2. Never ignore low tire tread because you will reduce the ability of the tires to grip the road in bad weather.
  3. When you see cracked tires, this might be an indication of a defective tire and should be brought to the attention of a tire technician as soon as possible. 
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Tips for Helping You to Avoid Hydroplaning

If you have ever been involved in hydroplaning while you were behind the wheel of your vehicle, then you know how scary of a situation this can be. We here at Harris Porsche have been in that position as well. Sometimes you just don't even notice the water coming up ahead. If you want to stay safe in this situation, or avoid hydroplaning completely, then you can follow some of these tips.

Lower your speed ahead of time so you don't hit the water at high speeds. The lower you go, the better your chances will be to…

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Don't Let Motion Sickness Stop Your Road Trip in its Tracks

Whether you are driving across the country to see the sights, or simply visiting some friends in another state, a road trip can be a great way to spend a couple of days. However if you, like so many others, are susceptible to motion sickness, your road trip can go from good to bad in an instant.

Fortunately, hope is not lost. There are some good solutions to your motion sickness woes. First, it is a good idea to keep yourself hydrated. Drink lots of water, or even a club soda. If you find that your motion sickness just won…

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Safe Driving and Bicycles

Today, the use of bikes is growing as more people discover the health and exercise benefits of adding them to their means of travel. Drivers must be aware of bicyclists and use extra caution to drive safely and share the road. When operating in the same lane, drivers must allow a safe distance.

Local drivers understand that bike safety begins with awareness. Bikes and cars must follow the rules of the road. Drivers must use extra care around bike lanes and when making turns. 

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How Infotainment Systems Keep You Safe

If you use apps to get directions to your next destination, you likely have an infotainment system in your vehicle. At first, they were designed to simply mirror the screen of your smartphone or other mobile device. Today, they offer a variety of features such as the ability to use voice commands to access an app.

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Make Sure Your Car Is Ready for Back-to-School Season

If you have children, you know that back-to-school season is one of the busiest times of year. Getting into the swing of classes, activities and social commitments takes a lot of planning and preparation. Be sure that your vehicle is ready for all the extra driving.

The first thing to ensure is that basic maintenance items are taken care of.

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Porsche 911 turned 50 and More Powerful than Ever

While the first Porsche 911 rolled out of production on , half a century ago, you can certainly it has aged well. On the contrary, over the years the iconic sport car has become more polished and powerful. This happen through a series of changes, which will talk about in today's Brian Harris Porsche blog.

Over the last 50 years, the Porsche 911 has alternately gained and lost some weight, increase and reduced in sizeā€¦

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Porsche Recalls 911 Carrera and 911 Carrera 4 for Exhaust Issue

Drivers in the greater Baton Rouge come to Brian Harris Porsche to purchase a new Porsche because they know they are getting a vehicle with exceptional performance and safety features. Recently the German automaker held true to its values and issued a recall on the 911 Carrera and 911 Carrera 4 ensuring driver can get the most out of their vehicle.

Why were the aforementioned Porsche models recalled?

The 911 Carrera and Carrera 4 models…

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