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Porsche Designed a Sleek Machine for China's Rich. It's No Car

  • High-end home appliances have to push the envelope in China
  • That’s why Japan’s Panasonic hired Porsche for design work
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Porsche Designed This Washer

With its sleek silver body and advanced anti-vibration suspension, everything about this Porsche product screams luxury built for speed.

But the 2018 Alpha isn’t a coupe. It’s a washing machine designed by the famed sports carmaker for Japan’s Panasonic Corp. The $2,900 appliance is available only in China.