Tag Archives: Porsche

"I couldn’t sleep," says 79-year-old woman caught going 147 mph

Insomnia is a terrible thing. Wanting to doze off for a night's rest and being unable to can drive a person mad. In the case of one 79-year-old woman in Namur, Belgium, it drove her to go 147 mph, according to Gazet Van Antwerpen. The unnamed woman climbed out of bed after she was unable to sleep...

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VW Group, Daimler and BMW accused of cartel behavior

As investigations into diesel emissions cheating deepens, accusations have arisen that the Volkswagen Group, Daimler and the BMW Group may have colluded on development of diesel engines and other areas. Germany's Der Spiegel on Friday reported that the three automakers have since the 1990s...

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Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy homologation requirements, and it was a monstrous example of what Porsche could get away with in a road car. Power was rated...

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Watch Porsche build the 2018 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series

If you're a Porsche fan, you have plenty of options when it comes to choosing the 911 that best suits you. The standard cars are fantastic road machines, while the top-spec RS models will set your local track ablaze. Somewhere towards the upper end of the 911 echelon sits the Turbo and Turbo S. Now...

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Porsche 718 Boxster GTS spy shots

Porsche is cooking up the next level of performance for its 718 range. Our latest spy shots show a prototype for the new 718 Boxster GTS. Compared to the regular 718 Boxster, the prototype is wearing a new front fascia incorporating an A-wing design similar to what we see on the 918 Spyder...

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Future of diesel at Porsche to be decided by end of decade

Porsche hasn't been able to avoid the diesel emissions scandal afflicting the Volkswagen Group, with the diesel version of its popular Cayenne SUV among the vehicles fitted with emissions cheating software. Porsche has already been forced to stop sales of the Cayenne Diesel in the United...

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Could Porsche ditch the WEC for F1?

Porsche is at the top of its game in the World Endurance Championship, but there are rumors the German marque could exit the sport, and thus the 24 Hours of Le Mans. The reason? To either supply power units for Formula One or enter Formula E as a constructor—or possibly both. Germany's...

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