Move the rear seats to the furthest rear position.
Please see the chapter "REAR SEATS" on page 40.
Alternatively, remove the middle headrest.
Please see the chapter "REMOVING AND INSTALLING THE MIDDLE HEADREST OF THE REAR SEAT" on page 38.
Lift up the belt buckle on the middle seat.
Fold the backrest on the middle rear seat forward:
Please see the chapter "FOLDING MIDDLE SEAT BACKREST FORWARD" on page 42.
Slide the ski bag through the loadspace over the folded seat backrest.
Make sure not to damage the center console with the ski bag.
Insert belt tongue into the buckle.
Tighten the belt.
Stowing the ski bag
Empty the ski bag and pull it into the passenger compartment.
Adjust the middle seat backrest to vertical position:
Please see the chapter "ADJUSTING MIDDLE SEAT BACKREST TO VERTICAL POSITION" on page 42.
Only fold up the ski bag when it is dry and store it in the gear bag.
Secure the bag in the loadspace with the Velcro strips.
Maximum ski bag load (75 lbs (34 kg) total weight):
4 pairs of normal carving skis with ski sticks or
3 pairs of normal carving skis with ski sticks and one snowboard.
Roof Transport System
Only use roof transport systems from the Porsche Tequipment range for your vehicle or roof transport systems that have been tested and approved by Porsche. It is not possible to fit commercially available roof rack systems.
The Porsche Roof Transport System allows you to carry various sports and hobby equipment. Your authorized Porsche dealer will be pleased to tell you about the various different uses of the Roof Transport System.
Roof Load Instability
Do not exceed the permissible roof load, permissible gross weight and permissible axle loads.
Details of these weights and loads can be found under "Technical data" in this Owner's Manual:
Please see the chapter "WEIGHTS" on page 341.
Distribute load evenly, with heavy items as low as possible. Items of luggage must not project beyond the side of the load area.
Fix and secure every item to the basic carrier with a rope or lashing strap (do not use elastic rubber tensioners).
Before every trip, and at regular intervals during long trips, check that the Roof Transport System and load are secure. Retighten if necessary and secure further by locking. Tighten all fastening screws again.