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Sunday, 9 August 2020

09 August
Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 | UK Review

The new flat-six Boxster sends us round the bend...

PistonHeads

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08 August
This LS V8-Swapped 1999 Plymouth Prowler with a 5-Speed Porsche Manual Is Finally a Real Hot Rod

It's been nearly 20 years since Chrysler killed off the Plymouth Prowler in 2002. Today, its reputation is mixed—it was an audacious attempt at capturing a modern factory hot rod that handled legitimately well, but it was stuck with an underpowered...

The Drive

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08 August
PORSCHE AND ANDRÉ LOTTERER Grab More Good Points In Formula E Round 8 From Berlin

The Formula E season forges on with the third of six races from the Tempelhof airport in Berlin. The first two, held on Wednesday and Thursday of last week, were conducted on a reversed circuit of the traditional Berlin ePrix layout. Today...

Flatsixes

08 August
Zanzibar Red Porsche Carrera GT left to rust at Chinese dealership

It’s sad to see one of the most sought after supercars like the Porsche Carrera GT gathering dust. We need a hero to rescue her from this Chinese dealership. It is said that this Carrera GT was parked up at the dealership after the country passed...

The Supercar Blog

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08 August
This Porsche Carrera GT Has Been Locked Away in Deserted Dealership for 8 Years

Back in 2005, the first Ferrari-Maserati dealership opened in China, in the city of Guangzhou. Some seven years later, the same dealership had to close down because of newly-passed anti-corruption laws. This seems like a classic non-successful...

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07 August
Jeff Zwart Takes his Porsche 935 to Willow Springs for some Pre-Peak Testing

Though the bends at Willow Springs don't remotely resemble the 146 corners on the way to the top of Pikes Peak, it's where famed photographer, director, and racer Jeff Zwart started scrubbing tires for the hillclimb. He's competed at Pikes Peak...

Flatsixes

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07 August
The Ultra-Rare Porsche 916 Is a Hot 911 Engine in a Big, Beefy 914 Body

You’re looking at a vehicle that represents two absolute extremes of Porsche in the early 1970s. On one hand, the Porsche 914 was a polarizing “junior” Porsche, derided for its Volkswagen roots and unusual styling. On the other hand, the 916 is a...

Motor Trend

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07 August
This Is The Porsche 911 GT3 RS MR And You Want One

Manthey-Racing's package of improvements to the 991.2 GT3 is now available, and we're rather taken with the wheels

Car Throttle

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07 August
Porsche 911 GT3 RS Gets Manthey Racing Upgrades

Remember that Porsche 911 GT2 RS MR that set a blistering lap at the Nurburgring? Well, that skunkworks motorsport team is back with some upgrades for the 911 GT3 RS sports car. The Porsche-owned tuning firm can take your GT3 RS to the next level...

Zero2Turbo

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07 August
Porsche Taycan

Is this 751bhp all-electric Taycan Turbo S a proper Porsche sports car, as its maker claims? There’s a lot to take in about our test subject this week, the £140,000, 751bhp, all-electric Porsche Taycan Turbo S – a car whose very existence as a...

Autocar

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07 August
Now Is Your Chance To Buy Rod Emory’s Outlaw 356 RSR, But Only Because I Can’t Afford It

Few machines blend the best of old and new like Rod Emory's Outlaw 356 RSR. By extrapolating the observable development of the 356 throughout its lifetime, Emory built this car to go and see where the model would've ended up had it been given more...

Flatsixes

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06 August
Porsche And André Lotterer Score Some Easy Points In Formula E Round 7 From Berlin

Compared to Wednesday's podium position for the Porsche 99X Electric during the first Formula E Restart race at Tempelhof airport in Berlin, Thursday's race delivered less dramatic results for the Tag Heuer Porsche team. That said, Porsche's star...

Flatsixes

06 August
2020 Porsche 911 Review: Change Within Continuity

With the 2020 Porsche 911, its German creator proves once again that change can happen within continuity. Here’s our review of a car that is, from where we sit, basically incapable of disappointing. Unless the absence of a decent-sized trunk is the...

AUTO123

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05 August
Porsche Taycan Sales Increased In U.S. In Q2 2020

Porsche Cars North America reported second quarter results showing an improvement in Taycan sales from the first quarter. Many eyes in the industry are watching Taycan sales for an indicator of the general market appetite for non-Tesla premium...

HybridCars

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05 August
Porsche And André Lotterer Find A Strong Formula E Podium On Home Turf In Berlin

Porsche's first season in Formula E has been a tumultuous one. In the very first round of the championship all the way back in November, André Lotterer managed to score a podium, but then followed that up with a non-points finish, a...

Flatsixes

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05 August
Porsche Design x Puma Unveil the XETIC Collection

When these two brands collaborate, the outcome is always amazing. XETIC is a blend of foam and a proprietary structure developed by a world-reknowned technological institute. The three styles that dropped today are the XETIC L, XETIC MESH, and the...

Autofluence

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05 August
McLaren 620R Declared As A 'Porsche Cayman' Seized In The Philippines

In an attempt to avoid paying a £260,000 tax bill, a buyer declared a 620R as something else, but the authorities caught wind of the scheme

Car Throttle

04 August
Would You Pass On The Porsche 911 GT3 RS For This?

911 GT3 Cup parts aren't all that easy to come by. They're only available for legit race teams which is why it was frickin' spectacular when we saw this Cup-converted 991 GT3 cruising the streets of LA

Super Street Online

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04 August
The Secrets Behind The Porsche 919 Evo’s Record-Breaking Speed

When an LMP1 car with multiple titles behind it is no longer shackled by a thick rulebook, engineers can run rampant and create something special. In the case of the Porsche 919 and the resulting one-lap variant, it proves that a little excess and...

Flatsixes

04 August
Porsche Boxster S (981) | Spotted

So the flat-six is back in a Boxster - rejoice! - but a GTS is more than £60k; early 981s are now half that

PistonHeads

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03 August
A Sudden Rain Storm Keeps Porsche From Victory At Road America IMSA Round

Things did not exactly go to plan for Porsche this weekend in Wisconsin. The team showed up in a great place to score some great points and take over the lead of the championship. The #912 Porsche 911 RSR started the race from pole position and had...

Flatsixes

03 August
2021 Porsche 911 Turbo Exudes Power And Speed

The 911 Turbo returns for another generation with amazing power and speed. Want the new, 640 horsepower Porsche 911 Turbo S packs but can’t swallow its $204,850 price tag? The 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo can give you nearly as much performance for a much...

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31 July
The Porsche Carrera GT Got Its Parts From Two Different Failed Race Car Projects

The history of the largest engine in Porsche history is nearly as storied as the brand. The 5.7-liter V10 in the Carrera GT supercar is a thing of legend. It's literally a Formula One engine and a Le Mans engine that never raced. It powers the most...

Flatsixes

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27 July
Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo: EV Shooting Brake Is Strange Yet Beautiful

So you like shooting brakes. I see that you are also a man of culture. But can you afford the first EV shooting brake from Porsche, the Taycan Cross Turismo? Porsche got into the 4-door shooting brake business with the Panamera a few years ago. But...

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