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Saturday, 7 December 2019

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07 December
992 Turbo Spied Testing at the Nurburgring!

It might be a hundred pounds heftier than its forebear, but the new 992 Turbo is certainly no slower [in fact it's likely much faster]. Absurdly quick from A to B, the gold standard for all-weather supercars may lose something in terms of pure...

Flatsixes

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06 December
This Passenger Seat Costs $10,000 Because It Goes Into the Porsche 935

German car companies certainly know how to make money. Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz have this thing for charging the customer for every single thing imaginable, including a smoker’s pack or connectivity features such as Apple CarPlay. Porsche,...

autoevolution

06 December
Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel, Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid and Tesla Cybertruck | Autoblog Podcast #606

Filed under: Green,Podcasts,BMW,Buick,Ford,Jeep,Porsche,Tesla,Car Buying,Truck,Crossover,SUV,Diesel,Electric,Future,Hybrid,Performance,sedan Plus BMW X6, Ford Mustang Mach-E, and the death of Buick sedansContinue reading Jeep...

AutoBlog

06 December
2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG, Meyer's Manx, 2021 Porsche 911 Targa: Car News Headlines

We slid behind the wheel of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz CLA35 AMG and found it's Gorilla Glue'd to the road. It plays the middle ground between the pedestrian CLA and upcoming AMG fire-breather, and the CLA35 rips wonderful crackles and pops from its...

MotorAuthority

06 December
Porsche Taycan, Tesla Model X earn five-star safety rating in Europe

So far, it’s hard to find an electric car for sale in the U.S. or European markets that isn’t also a top-notch safety performer. Europe’s safety program, called Euro NCAP, released ratings for both the Porsche Taycan and Tesla Model X on Wednesday,...

Green Car Reports

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06 December
Porsche Driver’s Selection Holiday Gifts

Presented by Porsche Cars North America – Tequipment Summer Wheel Sets For areas of the country where warm weather is a constant, good temperatures and smooth roads go hand-in-hand to bring out the best Porsche vehicle performance, all year....

Autofluence

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06 December
Practical Porsche: one-off transforms Boxster into shooting brake

Looking at this customised Porsche, you might wonder whether it’s a 911 – and if so, which generation. Actually, it’s a ‘986’ Boxster – the original Boxster – that is gradually becoming a shooting brake-style estate. The project is the work of Van...

Motoring Research

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06 December
Porsche 935 Passenger Seat Will Set You Back R150k

Another day, another video from Manny Khoshbin but this time it is about his soon to be arriving Porsche 935. If you have been fortunate enough to buy a Porsche from new, you will know that the list of options is extensive and can become very...

Zero2Turbo

06 December
2020 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo spotted undisguised

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 11:47 Minor styling updates and potential mild-hybrid powertrains for updated Porsche Panamera

Carbuyer

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06 December
Tesla Model X and Porsche Taycan score five ‘ELECTRIC’ Euro NCAP stars

In the latest round of Euro NCAP testing, two high-profile and high-cost electric cars – the Tesla Model X and Porsche Taycan – secured five impressive stars. Are electric cars safe? Yes, of course they are, even if ‘electric cars are dangerous‘ is...

Cars UK

06 December
2021 Porsche 911 Targa spy shots and video

Porsche has just launched its new 992-generation 911 and you can bet there'll be just as many variants that we saw with the previous 991 generation, and possibly more. We're talking close to two dozen variants, from the base Carerra right up to the...

MotorAuthority

06 December
Can you Guess how much a Porsche 935 Passenger Seat costs?

The Porsche 935 is a track-only supercar. To drive it on the racetrack, you don’t need a passenger seat and therefore it’s an optional extra. In case you’re wondering, a Porsche 935 passenger seat alone costs $10,000! The Porsche 935 is based on the...

The Supercar Blog

05 December
Top shop window display for ‘futuristic’ Porsche 911

A Porsche 911 with a difference is the star of the prestigious Corner Shop space at Selfridges department store in London’s Oxford Street over the festive season. “The House” by New York-based artist Daniel Arsham is a modern take on the holiday...

Automotive Blog

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05 December
Is Porsche Taycan’s Range Commensurate to Its Price?

So Porsche’s new Taycan electric super sedan is starting to hit the market, and people are, for the first time since Tesla Model S, getting excited about the idea of owning an electric car. There is no doubt the Taycan is a fine product. It is,...

Motorward

05 December
Porsche 4-motor electric powertrain promises ultimate control

Porsche on Wednesday provided the first details on a new electric powertrain it's developing. The powertrain consists of four electric motors, with each motor capable of independently controlling a corresponding wheel, something referred to by the...

MotorAuthority

05 December
Porsche Developing Drivetrain With Four Electric Motors

Porsche is developing an electric drivetrain with four electric motors, for use on a future battery electric SUV from the premium German brand. This means there’s one motor per wheel, enabling the electronically controlled drivetrain to better...

TU Automotive

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05 December
Porsche Taycan Top 5 Highlights

Being first to market is not a wise strategy. That’s why Porsche has studied their competitors in order to build the perfect electric sedan. If the anticipation is too much to handle, you should not watch this. But if you can handle high-voltage...

Autofluence

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05 December
Porsche testing 4-motor electric SUV drivetrain — the next Macan?

Porsche Engineering has developed a torque control system for a 4-motor electric vehicle drivetrain that lets electric SUVs handle “with the agility of a sports car” in even the most difficult conditions. Porsche hasn’t committed to putting this...

Electrek

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04 December
2019 Porsche 911 Speedsters Available For Purchase

If you have 502 horsepower, you don’t need a roof. That is why Porsche has delivered on their promise to revive a classic. A drop-top masterpiece with Cognac leather, it is the latest model from their Exclusive Manufaktur department. Don’t miss...

Autofluence

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04 December
Porsche Cars North America Sales By Model: November 2019

Porsche Cars North America moved a mess of units in November, selling about 650 more cars across the month than it had in the same period of 2018. Dealerships have been busy, even with the start of winter already upon us, and all of that growth is...

Flatsixes

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04 December
Porsche November 2019 U.S. Sales Figures

Porsche is poised to make 2019 their tenth consecutive year of growth in deliveries to U.S. customers. On top of that, it will also be their eighth successive record year. Yes, Porsche is on a roll and shows no signs of slowing down. In November...

Autofluence

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04 December
Porsche Taycan achieves 5-star safety rating from Euro NCAP

Euro NCAP announced today that the Porsche Taycan, the German automaker’s first all-electric car, has achieved a 5-star safety rating in their crash tests. more… Subscribe to Electrek on YouTube for exclusive videos and subscribe to the...

Electrek

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04 December
Porsche 911 GT2 RS Crashed One Mile From The Dealership in Wales

Things went horribly wrong for a prospective Porsche 911 GT2 RS buyer in Wales last month after it was involved in a five-car accident near Cardiff in Wales while on a test drive. The incident happened just over a mile from the showroom before the...

Zero2Turbo

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04 December
Porsche and Tesla shine in NCAP crash tests

New Taycan and seven-seat Model X score highly in occupant and pedestrian safety categories The new Porsche Taycan has scored five stars in the latest round of Euro NCAP crash tests, coming second only to the Tesla Model X in its category...

Autocar

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03 December
When You’re Running Late Take The Tuthill Taxi

The UK is quite proud of its taxi services. Those drivers train for years to get the road grids memorized and learn traffic patterns, and the cabs are scientifically created to provide the maximum amount of room for passengers in the smallest...

Flatsixes

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03 December
Porsche Ice Experience 2019 Recap

Meteorologists have been baffled by the Polar Vortex phenomenon. Global warming would seem to prevent it, but we know what really causes these cold snaps. Browse All Porsche For Sale Owners and professional drivers were having fun in the frozen...

Autofluence

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03 December
A Custom Car Builder Has Made A Porsche Boxster Shooting Brake

Don’t ask why; just admire the neat work that has gone into this mid-engined shooting brake based on an early Porsche Boxster

Car Throttle

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03 December
This Rally-Spec 996 GT3 is a Handful and a Half

With interesting headlight covers in place, the front of this 996 could be mistaken for its successor. Ruben Zeltner may have more modern rally cars in his stable, but his white 996 GT3, kindly nicknamed "Zebra," still makes regular appearances at...

Flatsixes

03 December
Derek Bell in a Porsche 956 | Time for Coffee?

As Le Mans legend Derek Bell is inducted into the FIA Hall of Fame, time to remember him at his very best

PistonHeads

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02 December
Porsche's Top 5 Transaxle Cars

You can’t deny the genius of the Porsche 911. With an engine behind the rear wheels, the transmission is placed perfectly between the rear axles. Since the 911 isn’t for everyone, Volkswagen & Audi engineers helped Porsche develop a revolutionary...

Autofluence

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29 November
World’s Coolest Dad Takes His Kid Around the ‘Ring in a GT2 RS MR

Whether it be fear or ecstasy, the GT2 RS MR is a special implement which can bring out that intense emotion better than perhaps any other road car. Seeing this kid's ear-to-ear grin is a reminder of the overwhelming effect a quick car has on the...

Flatsixes

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28 November
What’s the Better Car for $130,000? McLaren 570GT Vs 991.1 Turbo S

When supercars suffer such immense depreciation the moment they leave the dealer's lot, the shrewd enthusiast has to wonder if buying new is a smart way to go. The clever collector takes into consideration the unfortunate drop in price cars in this...

Flatsixes

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26 November
Porsche Cayenne Coupe Airlifted to Top of Mountain

Sugarloaf Mountain, located in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, was missing something at the top of it. It seems Porsche knew this because they placed an example of the new Cayenne Coupe on the top of the mountain. This was not a simple task for the team....

Autofluence

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26 November
2020 Porsche 911 Targa Prototype Sunbathing in Sweden Ahead of Winter Solstice

German carmakers are part of a special breed in how they time some of their important car launches. For example, Porsche's upcoming 911 Targa is probably just weeks away from its official unveiling near the winter solstice, despite being essentially...

autoevolution

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24 November
Porsche Nets Intercontinental GT Challenge Titles With Kyalami 9 Hours Victory

This story is just Porsche all the way through. Not only did Porsche contest and win the manufacturer's and drivers' championship titles for GT cars in 2019, but it also purchased and helped revive the famous South African Kyalami race track,...

Flatsixes

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23 November
Porsche’s André Lotterer Grabs Formula E Podium In The Team’s First Race

I have contended from the very first E-Prix that Formula E is not only the future of motorsport, but it is among the most exciting racing anywhere in the world. The double-header from Saudi Arabia this weekend was no different, an absolute banger...

Flatsixes

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21 November
2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Ready to Take on the Tesla Model X

When it goes on sale, the 2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo will be the Porsche with one of the smallest gestation periods ever, since the concept car that previewed the model was shown at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The rather short time between...

autoevolution

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21 November
Mystery Porsche 911 Turbo S (992) “Ducktail” Prototype Shows More Skin

Some would say that the plot has thickened, and they would be right because we are still not completely sure what the deal is with the following “Ducktail” Porsche 911 Turbo (992) prototype. A couple of weeks have passed since we showed you the...

autoevolution


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