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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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As if by Magic

Driving a Porsche is an experience. So is parking one. With a driver—or without.

Parking spaces so narrow you need to be a contortionist to get out of your car, crowded bays where every millimeter counts, terrifyingly tight boundaries marked with countless traces of scraped metal and paint residue from combat at close quarters: this is where the new Porsche Cayenne can slip in with particular elegance. It’s all made possible by Remote…

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Meet the Porsche Models

Porsche Model Overviews

The Porsche Model Overview page is available as a resource, helping you get familiar with the iconic Porsche model line and provide all the information in your prospective new car. If you’re starting a new search, or are between models this is the place to start. While you read you can expect:

All specifications about the performance, engine, features, luxury interior, and more
Media such as pictures and videos, getting you more familiar with the models.
Easy access to the Porsche models new and used inventory, as well as current lease specials – if applicable.
Easily toggle…

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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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