The new RM15mil Porsche Centre Ara Damansara is located at Sime Darby Motors City - 6, Jalan PJU 1A/7, Ara Damansara in Petaling Jaya, Selangor.
The centre has a built-up area of 12,102 square metres making it the largest 3S (Sales, Service and Spare parts) Porsche Centre within the Asia Pacific region.
This includes 8,000 square metres of working space across five levels, two showroom floors, two service and workshop levels and an importer office.
On the ground and first floors, the showroom area is able to accommodate up to 26 display cars.
Additionally, the new facility also features a dedicated Motorsports Zone which showcases both classic and modern Porsche racing cars as well as racing simulators
The service workshop operating on the second and third floors can house up to 21 operational service bays with repair and maintenance equipment, including frameless telescopic oil hydraulic lifts.
The After Sales reception area has also been enlarged and comprises of four air-conditioned dialogue bays for added comfort, Porsche Tequipment accessories and a dedicated “shop-in-shop” featuring the latest collection of Porsche Driver’s Selection.
The new facility was opened in conjunction with the launch of the all-electric Taycan sports car and also features high-performance Direct Current (DC) chargers which is available for customers at all Porsche Centres in Malaysia.
The chargers can deliver up to a maximum of 175kW and can fully charge a Taycan in around 36 minutes.
Adding to the capabilities of the new facility is its ability to handle high-voltage battery repairs.
“The customer journey begins with a coffee in the newly designed lounge area where fans of the brand can connect. In our experiential Motorsports Zone, we invite the whole family to test esports simulators or watch live screenings of races, such as FIA Formula E, Le Mans, Porsche Carrera Cup and even virtual racing,” added SDAP CEO Christopher Hunter.