Porsche, the German automaker, is making some big headlines this week. First, the German firm announced that it has finally solved the decade-long theft epidemic of vintage Porsche model Cars. The second one is that company announced plans to upgrade its iconic Porsche 911 model.

The company has revealed an upgraded security system that will help stop the decade-long problem of Porsche car theft. The solutions involve the use of an improved tracking and anti-theft system, which known as “Hands Off!.” Porsche’s new anti-theft system is expected to offer customers anti-theft capabilities that will trigger an alarm if someone tries to steal vintage Porsche cars.

According to The Drive, which got the full details of the story, the key part of the upgraded security system is the integration of Porsche’s tracking system that works specifically to older Porsche models using autonomous sensors that are mounted at concealed points throughout the vehicle. Those sensors can also communicate with a security network or providers, making a more credible security system.

The new anti-theft system

Porsche has added some layers of protection in their new tracking and anti-theft system. The company has made the new security system undetected, even in the eyes of the sophisticated car thieves. The company has a deep understanding of the thieves' mentality, that’s why they came out with this intriguing feature which makes the new system undetectable.

In the recent press release, the automaker detailed everything about why they came out with such an idea. The company said that cutting off the battery, which is considered as one of the most popular tricks for stealing old model cars equipped with security systems, will have no effect on its new security system since the alarm is automatically and immediately triggered by the security system.

Additionally, the GPS system has its own battery power, much like the other modern security systems in the market. The GPS connectivity means that the car can be tracked from that moment and whenever it goes. Even if the thief uses a jammer or any high-tech device, the system will still trigger the alarm. The new security system also features a mechanical Bear-Lock shift lever lock, which prevents the system from shifting to the next gear.

Unfortunately, the new security system only works for European customers and not for the US Porsche Classic owners. However, the new system will cover almost all of Europe.

Porsche 911 gets a new look

In addition to the new tracking and anti-theft system, Porsche also announced plans to upgrade its Porsche 911 model. News.com.au reported that the company will add more powerful, updated versions of its twin-turbo 3.0-liter flat six. The new Porsche 911 will be sleeker than its predecessor. It will use more aluminum materials to its bodyworks. This will reduce the total weight of the new car, making it much lighter compared to the current version of the Porsche 911.

The new Porsche 911 is expected to arrive in the Australian market by April 2019. It will be the first only in high-performance Porsche Carerra S form. As for the prices, Porsche said the rear-drive S will be priced at $265,000, while the all-wheel-drive 4S will be $281,100.