She only plays a small part in the ad, apparently shot in Paris, where she aggressively drives the turbos off a Macan SUV. But it's her first Porsche ad since becoming brand ambassador, so more is probably coming down the Newsroom's pipeline.
Crowned for the second time as the tennis queen of Roland Garros, Sharapova defeated Romanian Simona Halep earlier this month. Her involvement with Porsche started over a year ago and also means she's the proud owner of a unique white Panamera GTS that was given to her in February, during the Sochi winter games.
Maria rode shotgun with Mark Webber in the Porsche 198 Spyder and was on stage during the official debut of the Macan SUV at the Los Angeles Auto Show last November. A beauty and a clear winner in her sport, she first the German brand well.
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