Porsche AG is a German automobile manufacturer specializing in high-performance sports cars, SUVs and sedans. Porsche AG is headquartered in Stuttgart, and is owned by Volkswagen AG. Porsche’s current lineup includes the 718 Boxster/Cayman, 911, Panamera, Macan and Cayenne.
Porsche logo symbolizes a crest of Stuttgart, a town located in south Germany which was founded on a stud ranch. As a result, the prancing horse is one of the most important elements of the logo. In addition, red-and-black stripes and antlers are the other fundamental components of the coat of arms of the Württemberg Kingdom. The logo has a shape of a crest that featured the iconic traditions of Württemberg-Baden.
The logo consists of state colors and stylized antlers. The state colors are red and black. Porsche intended to give a rich due to Swabia, Porsche family’s second place of residence. The central part of the crest hole a black horse headlong on a yellow coat of arms, which symbolizes forward putting power and the distinguishing seal of Stuttgart. This city was founded in 950 as stud farm “stuotgarten”, featuring horses on its official crest since the 13th century.
(source: wikipedia.net, car-brand-names.com)
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