While Porsche isn’t exactly known for its segment-leading infotainment systems, it recognizes that owners of older models want to move with the times.
Porsche Classic has released new editions of its Porsche Classic Communication Management (PCCM) and Porsche Classic Communication Management Plus (PCCM Plus) systems for a wider range of classic and modern models – after a successful launch in 2020 ensured further demand.
The PCCM infotainment systems are now available for owners who have the 2023-era technology on the sixth-generation 911 997 (2005-2008) and early 987 Boxster and Cayman (2005-2008), as well as the first-generation Cayenne (2003-2008 ).
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The upgraded units bring these older models up to date with a 7.0-inch touchscreen display (for the wider PCCM Plus) that includes features like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, smarter navigation with 2D and 3D maps, and more Media playback and Bluetooth supported connectivity.
Porsche takes the restomod income, which is otherwise borrowed, into its own hands. It enables the infotainment upgrade with a seamlessly fitting device that still uses the existing amplifier, speakers and antenna.
“There is a great demand for contemporary networking of our timeless classics. And soon after the successful introduction of the infotainment systems for retrofitting, we received corresponding inquiries from owners of the early 911 generation 997, which is why we are now significantly expanding our range,” says Porsche Classic Director Ulrike Lutz.
Porsche Classic ensures that the devices are no longer noticeable from the components already installed in the vehicle, with the design style and materials matching elements such as the climate control unit.
The American and European devices will be equipped with region-specific functions such as embedded local radio stations and onboard navigation with Porsche “Points of Interest”. We reached out to Porsche Classic to clarify any Australia-specific features.
The new PCCM Plus will of course be the most expensive of the two devices, starting at 1,520 euros, with a surcharge for navigation maps.
The devices can be ordered from any Porsche Center as of today. Installation at an assigned Porsche Center or Porsche Classic Partner is recommended.
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