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Porsche Design goes downhill on another sled

by Noah Joseph (RSS feed) on Dec 17th, 2010 at 7:59AM

Traditionally, Porsche hasn't been a name commonly associated with snow. That was before the German automaker got into the SUV game, though, and maybe just as important for the impending winter season, the downhill sled market, too. A couple of years ago, Porsche Design rolled slid out its award-winning aluminum sled for kids, and has now followed up with an advanced composite bobsled. The design takes its cues from parabolic skis, with a slight bend in the runners for better steerability. Porsche Design also toiled over the optimal camber angle, kept the weight down to just 8.8 lbs, and... Read More

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