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Disclosure: I spent an afternoon at the Porsche Drive Center as part of the Girls Guide to Cars Fall Media Drive. All opinions and experiences are my own.
I have to admit that there was a time when I thought only middle aged men drove Porsche vehicles. I figured it was part of their mid-life crisis and purchasing a shiny new car was how they coped. The Porsche Experience Center definitely made sure that was something that I never thought again.
Porsche Experience Center Atlanta
I arrived at the Porsche Experience Center and my “Super Powers” grew after learning that it was Avengers HQ. I just needed my cape but instead I was introduced to the Porsche in my favorite color.
What I Learned While Driving a Porsche
The performance was even better than I expected. I drove at various speeds and it hugged each curve with grace as my Porsche drive coach urged me to go even faster. These cars aren’t just for the race track, the off road experience in Cayenne AWD SUV was very eye opening. I would have never thought that a luxury SUV was capable of all this.
Porsche Experience Center Atlanta Simulator Lab
The simulator lab allows you to try out your skills before hitting the track. This is not your typical stimulation. You can feel the kick and curves as you maneuver around he track vying for first place.
Who Should Spend an Afternoon at the Porsche Experience Center Atlanta?
Porsche owners, soon-to-be owners or wanna-be-owners, car enthusiast, or any individual interested in enhancing their driving skills. The Porsche Experience Center in Atlanta, GA has something for all. The 1.6-mile development track consists of six aspects that combine to create a skill-focused challenging and purpose-built exhilarating environment filled with hands-on and fast-paced learning. This track was definitely created with the thrill of the drive in mind.
Fuel Up- Restaurant 356
You would not hit the open road without gas so dining at Restaurant 356 was a must. This posh restaurant blends in with the atmosphere of the Porsche Experience Center. Trained chefs provide contemporary American meals using fresh locally sourced, organic and sustainable, ingredients.
Named after Porsche’s first car, the 356, you can dine while viewing the 1.6 mile development track. The restaurant is open to the public and reservations can be made on Open Table.
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