• Jul 21, 2011
Some might associated Porsche with speed. Others might equate the brand and its products a feeling of ecstasy. Of course, if the boys at Top Gear bought a used one from the '80s, they'd probably claim to find a certain powdery residue left on the dashboard. But the latest offering from the company's product design division, is a, um... well, it's a water pipe.

The Porsche Design Shisha is the latest addition to the brand's World Collection, which already includes such items as chopsticks and tea sets. The slick hookah pipe is made in Germany and stands nearly two feet tall with a hose made of TecFlex – the same material Porsche Design uses on a range of pens.

This decidedly Teutonic take on an age-old Middle Eastern device is available exclusively at the company's new shop at Harrods department store in London. The store was sold last year to the Qatari royal family, which in turn just happens to own 10 percent of Porsche. So if the production of the Cayenne didn't speak loudly enough as to which developing market Porsche was banking on, well... you can put that in your pipe and smoke it. Details in the press release after the jump.
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Smoke on the Water: the Porsche Design Shisha
UK exclusive at Porsche Design Shop-in-Shop at Harrods

Stuttgart. Purist design combined with high-end materials: The iconic style credo of the Porsche Design luxury brand is reflected at its best in the brand new Shisha. As part of the Porsche Design World Collection the Shisha will come to the worldwide Porsche Design stores from end of July. It will be available with immediate effect exclusively at the lately opened Porsche Design shop-in-shop at the world famous Harrods department store in London, Knightsbridge.

The extraordinary Porsche Design Shisha combines high-quality materials such as aluminium, stainless steel and glass with the timeless and unique design approach of the luxury brand. Puristic and stylish at the same time. The Porsche Design Shisha is made in Germany and stands at a height of 55 centimetres. It only shows a discreet branding on the aluminium top of the Shisha and comes with a long flexible tube made out of TecFlex material, which is also used for the classic Porsche Design TecFlex writing tools.

The Porsche Design World Collection is dedicated to a united global community and consists of a number of exclusively designed products. Besides the Shisha the assortment contains chopsticks, a tea and soup set as well as a few fashion items such as a jacket, polo shirt and a silk scarf.

The lately opened 55 square-metre shop-in-shop at the world-famous department store Harrods in London offers the full range of Porsche Design products. It is situated in the opulent surroundings of the Knightsbridge store's vision and sound department at the 3rd Floor's Millionaires Gallery.

Porsche Design is a luxury brand with a particular focus on technically inspired products. The Porsche Design brand was established in 1972 by Professor Ferdinand Alexander Porsche. The products stand for functional, timeless and purist design, characterised by their technical innovation. The product portfolio includes watches, sunglasses, luggage, electronic products, a men's fragrance line as well as sports apparel and a fashion collection for men and women. All the products under the brand are designed at the Porsche Design Studio in Zell am See (Austria) and are available worldwide in the company's own stores, franchise stores, shops-in-shops, high end department stores and exclusive specialist retailers.


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      soundbargaming
      • 3 Years Ago
      Looks exactly like the last 911...er...hookah pipe
      Once upon a 77
      • 3 Years Ago
      reported Porsche grinder in the works..
      marcosc
      • 3 Years Ago
      Nice Bong.
      Get It All
      • 3 Years Ago
      Smok'n dude
      GelatoA
      • 3 Years Ago
      The world according to Germany..... Grey.
      ngiotta
      • 3 Years Ago
      Whenever I see one of these at someone's house, I comment on it. They then try to explain it's for tobacco.... LoL. 10% of the people that own hookah's use them for tobacco. The other 90% use them for exactly the same thing I did in college.
        Bassracerx
        • 3 Years Ago
        @ngiotta
        you know nothing about tobacco products stop pretending you do *******. shihsa tobacco has been made for longer then cigerretes and cigars have ever existed combined stop pulling stupid statistics out of your ******* ass you asshat
        Bassracerx
        • 3 Years Ago
        @ngiotta
        Dude go **** yourself and your bullshit statistics smoking pot in a hookah is a waste althogh it can be done it is a complete waste of material if your not using tobacco. This is not parafanelia this is a tobacco acessory and is commonplace oversease and is just now getting popular in the usa. Cigarretes and cigars and dip is not the only way to use tobacco products and shisha has been made longer then those three combined have even existed
      Synthono
      • 3 Years Ago
      Use it until the Panamera looks pretty.
      natron3030
      • 3 Years Ago
      Holy cow... is there anything more douchey in this world than a Porsche designed hooka? This thing is an al Qaeda recruiting tool.
      goetzcr
      • 3 Years Ago
      What's its zero-to-happy time?
      throwback
      • 3 Years Ago
      Porsche's designing bongs now? And folks complain about the Cayenne.
        You guy
        • 3 Years Ago
        @throwback
        A hookah is NOT a bong. You can pack weed in it, but it supposed to be packed with shisha (Thats tobacco is Arabic, I think.)
          Ay-rab
          • 3 Years Ago
          @You guy
          Its packed with flavored tobacco, known as 'moassal'. Shisha does not mean tobacco in Arabic, however yes, traditionally in the Middle East it is only smoked with tobacco. As soon as the popularity of Shisha became global, it was no surprise that it would be used for anything else.
      Bassracerx
      • 3 Years Ago
      as a hookah smoker i have some concernes. one of them is the hose gauge looks too skinny also it does not look like the hose is removable or even washable? second of all does it use a proprietary bowl or can you use any bowl that fits? is the bowl male or female? second of all it does not mention if the downstem is plastic or metal and last of all is it common chamber design or classic designed hose port? also what meterial is the vase made out of? it is hard to tell how functional this really is just based off of looks. also im not big on supporting the Qatari familly but i guess the scandal is over and done with now. wonder how many euros this costs probably an arm and a leg
        Jukejoint
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Bassracerx
        I'm guessing aluminum upper, and acid washed glass lower. It says the thing is two feet tall, so the hose size is questionable. I think it looks pretty slick.
      • 3 Years Ago
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