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20 August
1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Touring tuned by Ruf for sale

Typically, modifying a vintage Porsche 911 is a bad idea. Collectors seek originality, which means 911s that have been altered in some way sell for far less than their OEM counterparts. But the vintage Porsche 911 currently for sale on Bring a...

MotorAuthority

20 August
Porsche Taycan Aces Last 24-Hour Endurance Test

Porsche has put its Taycan all-electric model through a last 24-hour endurance designed to reveal any possible faults, before the model goes into production.

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20 August
Toyota boss wants to beat Porsche's overall Nurburgring lap record

Toyota may be best known for building conservative cars like the Camry and Corolla, but the automaker actually has a strong racing pedigree that continues to this day. In fact, Toyota’s racing division is so confident in its go-fast abilities that...

MotorAuthority

20 August
Porsche Taycan interior partially revealed, Apple Music comes standard

Over the last several months, the Porsche Taycan has been slowly dropping its exterior camouflage, giving us a good idea of what to expect on the styling front from the firm’s first-ever pure electric road car. But while it’s been happy to show off...

MotorAuthority

20 August
Here's our first official look at the Porsche Taycan interior

Filed under: Auto News,Green,Green,Porsche Continue reading Here's our first official look at the Porsche Taycan interior Here's our first official look at the Porsche Taycan interior originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 20 Aug 2019...

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20 August
2020 Porsche Taycan Dashboard Uncovered as Built-In Apple Music Is Announced

As we inch closer to the 2020 Porsche Taycan's official debut in September, more details on Stuttgart's Tesla-fighter are being released. The company has now announced that the four-door EV will get an Apple Music app built-in—a car industry first....

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20 August
Porsche Taycan Endurance Testing at Nardò Ring

It takes a leap of faith to enter a new market. A purely electric luxury sedan will face competition from the (Redacted) Model S, and that is why the Porsche Taycan is endurance testing at the Nardò Ring. Volkswagen Group has owned the historic...

Autofluence

20 August
Porsche shows Taycan interior in Apple Music announcement

Porsche announced on Monday that its new Taycan electric car will be the first to incorporate Apple Music streaming in its central infotainment display. In the process it provided something perhaps more noteworthy: a first glimpse of the Taycan's...

Green Car Reports

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20 August
Can Porsche’s 718 Cayman GTS Keep Up With Toyota’s New Supra?

In a word, sorta. Thanks to this short video from the Carwow folks in the UK, we can see the comparative performance of a quartet of sporty performance cars. The two true Germans, Porsche's 718 Cayman GTS and Audi's TT RS Roadster stack up against...

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20 August
Here’s The Fast Way Around Sonoma Raceway In A GT3 RS

One of the advantages of such a color is that it's easily seen in another driver's mirrors. "You need to learn how to drive a slow car fast before you can drive a fast car fast," says Joe Kou, Spec Miata racer and owner of this GT3 RS. Running in an...

Flatsixes

20 August
2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring spy shots

Porsche looks to be already testing a Touring Package for its yet-to-be-revealed 992-generation 911 GT3. Our spy shots show a prototype that resembles earlier testers for the new GT3 but without the huge rear wing. The prototype seen here instead...

MotorAuthority

20 August
Porsche Taycan adds Apple Music built-in

Porsche has teamed up with Apple Music to create the first fully integrated music streaming experience inside the much-anticipated Porsche Taycan, the first fully electric Porsche vehicle launching in September The post Porsche Taycan adds Apple...

Automotive World

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20 August
2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Specs, Price, Photos, & Review

Porsche 911 GT2 RS Review The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS specs have finally been revealed and does not disappoint. In fact, it is the most powerful 911 that Porsche has ever created. Allow us to review this mean machine so you can make an informed...

Autofluence

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20 August
Porsche Taycan Did 2,128 Miles In 24-Hour Nardo Endurance Run

During its extended journey, the electric sedan averaged between 121 and 134 mph.

Motor1

20 August
Porsche, Apple Music partner on infotainment

Porsche Cars North America CEO Klaus Zellmer calls the infotainment partnership -- for streaming services -- with Apple Music a “brand fit.”

Automotive News

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20 August
Porsche teases Taycan interior with first official image

Porsche has been protecting the Taycan’s interior ahead of the official launch of the production version, but it is now teasing the Taycan interior with the first official image. more… Subscribe to Electrek on YouTube for exclusive videos and...

Electrek

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20 August
Electric Porsche Taycan interior teased ahead of launch

Porsche Taycan Apple Music Zero-emissions sports car is in its final stages of development ahead of an early September launch Porsche has given a sneak peak inside the Taycan ahead of the electric sports car's launch early next month. The firm...

Autocar

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20 August
Electric Porsche Taycan takes 24-hour, 2,100-mile test drive

Porsche is on the brink of launching its first all-electric vehicle, the Taycan. The car is currently in the very final stages of testing. The latest slog was one of its toughest: a 2,100-mile thrash around Nardo over 24 hours, at an average of 88...

Motoring Research

20 August
Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder review

Tue, 08/20/2019 - 10:13 Porsche has put a six-cylinder engine back in the Boxster for the 718 Spyder but is it the one to buy?

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20 August
Toyota Boss Shoots For Porsche’s Overall Nürburgring-Nordschleife Record

Toyota and Porsche did battle in the FIA’s World Endurance Championship between 2014 and 2017 when Porsche abruptly decided to pull the plug on its LMP1 program as the whole VAG Group was looking at ways to reduce costs post-Dieselgate. Shortly...

TopSpeed

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20 August
Porsche Taycan will be the first car to offer Apple Music integration

Porsche's upcoming EV will have the first built-in application of Apple's new music service.

CNET - ROADSHOW

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20 August
The Porsche Taycan electric car gets Apple Music, 3 years free data

Enlarge / The new Porsche Taycan electric car is the first to feature Apple Music integration into the infotainment system. (credit: Porsche) Porsche's new battery-electric Taycan sedan is probably the most hotly anticipated car of the year. The...

Ars Technica

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20 August
Porsche 911 GT3 - A Complete History

Porsche is known for continuously bringing race-bred technology into its road cars. The Stuttgart-based manufacturer that has been perfecting the rear-engine formula for over five decades now is also famous for its homologation specials, road-worthy...

TopSpeed

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20 August
Video: you know you want this mutant Porsche ride-on

This is what happens when you shove a motorbike engine into a kids toy

TopGear

19 August
Porsche Tests Taycan Electric Range and Charging at Nardo

We’ve already received an in-depth, passenger-seat preview of the all-electric Porsche Taycan—and its performance earns the red-and-gold crest on its hood. But what about its daily usability? Battery range and charge times are barriers against...

Automobile Magazine

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19 August
Tesla-Fighting Porsche Taycan Goes the Distance in Endurance Test

We’ve already received an in-depth, passenger-seat preview of the all-electric Porsche Taycan—and its performance earns the red-and-gold crest on its hood. But what about its daily usability? Battery range and charge times are barriers against...

Motor Trend

19 August
Find Out What the 2019 Porsche 911 Carrera S 992 Makes on the Dyno

We all know Porsche is capable of building powerful, naturally aspirated screamers like the 520-hp engine in the GT3 RS. And Porsche engineers have demonstrated plenty of forced-induction proficiency with the twin-turbo flat-six in the 690-hp GT2...

Motor Trend

19 August
1939 Porsche Type 64 Fails to Sell After Bidding Mix-Up

The 1939 Porsche Type 64 was one of Dr. Ferdinand Porsche’s early experimental vehicles, and yesterday, it was one of the star auction cars during 2019 Monterey Car Week. Projected to sell in the neighborhood of $20 million by auction house RM...

Motor Trend

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19 August
Porsche Taycan Already Embarrassing Tesla Model S

Porsche's first-ever EV hits the track before official debut.

CarBuzz

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19 August
Porsche Type 64 Fails to Sell After Massive Auction Blunder

RM Sotheby’s is in a world of trouble after its auction of a 1939 Porsche Type 64 went off the rails. Confusion and embarrassment reigned as the auction turned into a farce over as an upset crowd booed the attempted sale of the high-value model. In...

TopSpeed

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19 August
This Gulf Porsche 911 GT2 RS Is Factory Painted, Not Wrapped

When we first saw the shots of this new 911 GT2 RS on @ptsrs page, we thought it had received some vinyl wrap treatment but according to the paint to sample professional, this is all factory painted. The base colour is PTS Gulf Blue (328) with all...

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19 August
Is Porsche Working On An 820 HP (611 kW) “Uber Panamera”?

A Porsche Panamera prototype has recently been photographed testing at the Nürburgring and it looks like it has the least ground clearance of any Panamera model in the past. According to Motor1 sources, the “Uber-Panamera” could get as much as 820...

Zero2Turbo

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19 August
'Porsche' Type 64 Fails To Sell Following Bizarre Auction Error

The Type 64 - considered by some to be the first-ever Porsche - reached a top bid of $70 million before the mistake was corrected

Car Throttle

18 August
1939 Porsche Type 64 fails to sell after botched auction

Filed under: Design/Style,Weird Car News,Porsche,Auctions,Automotive History,Coupe,Classics The only 1939 Porsche Type 64 that survived World War II failed to sell during a botched auction after bidding was corrected from $70...

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18 August
There’s A Fishy Reason The Porsche Type 64 Didn’t Sell At Auction

There are those in the collector community today who feel they have been duped and betrayed by auction house RM Sotheby's, and the reasoning is absurd. During Saturday night's Monterey sale, RM Sotheby's brought perhaps the most valuable Porsche...

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17 August
Is This The Safari Build To End All Safari Builds?

Kelly Moss has a penchant for building over-the-top Porsches. When they aren't racing in GT3 Cup, they've lately been spending their energies on trying to outdo the entire world of Safari-style 911s. This time, they may have gone to a new level....

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16 August
Porsche Adds Hybrid Boost For A More Powerful Cayenne Turbo S

Porsche, more than any other manufacturer, has a laser focus on making sure enthusiasts know hybrids don't have to be boring. The Panamera Turbo S e-Hybrid has been on the market for over a year now, and the 670 horsepower super sedan can beat the...

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15 August
New Porsche Panamera 2020 facelift caught on camera

News 15 Aug, 2019 An updated version of the Porsche Panamera has been snapped during its road assessment, sporting a mild design update

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15 August
McLaren 600LT vs Porsche 911 GT2 RS Drag Race

The McLaren 600LT has many competitors, including the Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Lamborghini Huracan Performante and Ferrari 488 Pista. Motoring Magazine recently took the 600LT and 911 GT2 RS out for a drag race to see how they stacked up against each...

Autofluence

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15 August
The RS America Was the Cheapest Porsche 911 You Could Buy in 1993

In 1993, the lighter, faster Porsche 911 RS America was a full $10,000 cheaper than a Carrera 2. Those were the days.

Car and Driver

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14 August
Porsche Celebrates Twenty Years of the 911 GT3

The GT3's formula is something that stirs any driver with a drop of motor oil in their veins. A high-revving naturally-aspirated flat six engine closely related to the engine used in motorsports, rear wheel-drive, a lightweight construction,...

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14 August
Mecum Monterey 2019: Orix Metallic Porsche 918 Spyder W/ Weissach Package

No. 472 of the 918 produced, this 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder Weissach represents Stuttgart’s answer to the latest generation of exotic supercars: a brilliantly conceived machine that remains at the leading edge almost 10 years after its October 2010...

Autofluence

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14 August
Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Models Announced

che has announced the new Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid and Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupe: the most powerful Cayenne models ever. With 670 horsepower and 663 lb-ft of torque courtesy of a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 combined with an electric motor, the new...

Gmotors

14 August
2020 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid First Review

  Most powerful Porsche Cayenne ever is a plug-in hybrid  Hybrid V8 powertrain produces 670 peak horsepower Hits 60 mph in 3.6 seconds Top speed: 183 mph On sale in February, priced at $161,900 A coupe version also will be available,...

Kelly Blue Book

13 August
Porsche Cayenne gains plug-in hybrid flagship

The Car Expert - Independent car buying and car finance advice A high-performance plug-in hybrid version of the Porsche Cayenne SUV will expand the German brand's portfolio of electrified models. Porsche Cayenne gains plug-in hybrid flagship

The Car Expert

13 August
2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid prototype review

Tue, 08/13/2019 - 16:17 We drive Porsche’s new flagship SUV, the Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid, to see if it’s the pick of the range

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13 August
Chris Harris Drives the Type 64

Porsches are often a study in contrasts. Where many models are markedly advanced in one way or another, in others they are often simple in the extreme. The 356 featured sophisticated monocoque construction, making it strong and rigid compared to the...

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13 August
718 Cayman GT4 Put Through Its Paces at Knockhill

More power, more aerodynamic grip, more performance, and more usability—we've heard all of the new Cayman GT4's strengths already. However, few automotive journalists can test those claims like Steve Sutcliffe. Though he might not look like a...

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13 August
Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is Fast & Efficient

Porsche is on a high voltage mission to incorporate hybrid and battery technologies across its lineup. If you thought the Cayenne was fast on gas, imagine a plug-in hybrid helping it along. That is what was revealed this morning, as the Porsche...

Autofluence

13 August
New 671bhp Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed

Mon, 08/12/2019 - 23:01 The 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is more powerful than the Bentley Bentayga and Lamborghini Urus

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12 August
Porsche takes wraps off of 670hp Cayenne S Turbo E-Hybrid

The Cayenne S Turbo E-Hybrid has a top speed of 183mph. [credit: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. ] Porsche provided air travel from Chicago,...

Ars Technica

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12 August
Crazy-Quick Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Packs 670 Horsepower

The new Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid is here with 670 horsepower, and there will be a coupe version as well.

Car and Driver


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12 August
Tesla owner takes on Porsche’s claim with Model 3 Performance doing 31 launches

A Tesla Model 3 Performance owner tried to prove Porsche wrong regarding their claim that the Taycan is the first electric car capable of repeatable high performance. While he managed to do 31 consecutive launches with the Model 3, it didn’t really...

Electrek

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12 August
The Man Behind Porsche’s Greatest Modern Car

Examining Porsche's 911 through the eyes of its newly retired chief engineer, August Achleitner.

Car and Driver

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09 August
Fully Charged gets a first look at the Porsche Taycan EV

Enlarge / TV's Jonny Smith checks out the new Porsche Taycan EV for Fully Charged. (credit: Fully Charged) If there's one car that's got everyone buzzing these days, it's the Porsche Taycan. It's a new battery electric vehicle from the German...

Ars Technica

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09 August
Watch Porsche Taycan perform 30 consecutive 0-124 mph launches

Porsche has been pushing the idea that the Taycan is going to be the first performance all-electric car with repeatable power, and to prove it, they let a YouTuber do 30 consecutive 0 to 124 mph (200 km/h) launches. more… Subscribe to Electrek on...

Electrek

02 August
Updated Porsche Panamera Turbo spied undergoing testing

Porsche’s sporty four-door is already up for a mid-life update

EVO

01 August
Porsche Develops Facial Recognition Vehicle Access

Porsche has developed a facial recognition system for owners to access vehicles simply by approaching them. The carmaker teamed up with start-up Foghorn to create a smartphone app powered by ‘edge’ computing technology and machine learning to access...

TU Automotive


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