Tag Archives: Porsche

Did Porsche‚Äôs 911 GT2 RS just set a sub-7:00 ‘Ring time?

We all know the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is a fast car. The 700-horsepower rating will tell you that. But is it the fastest in production car history? Possibly. Porsche has been out testing the 991-series GT2 RS at the Nürburgring, and according to enthusiast site Bridge to Gantry the car needed less than seven minutes to complete a lap. Bridge to...

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Production Porsche Mission E to be priced like Panamera

Now that Porsche has ushered the 2019 Cayenne out into the world, it will be dedicating most of its resources to its next major launch: the production version of the Mission E electric sedan. Porsche's chairman, Oliver Blume, was kind enough to provide a little bit of insight into Porsche's first all-electric car at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show and we now...

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Porsche considering coupe version of Cayenne to take on BMW X6

Porsche is considering a four-door coupe variant of its Cayenne SUV to take on the likes of BMW X6 and Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe, brand executives confirmed. Should such a variant be approved for production, it would feature a similar rakish profile to those rivals, and, like them, still retain four doors. Brands adore tossing the "coupe" descriptor around...

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Independent designers reimagine the Porsche 908 for today

Porsche is a brand that translates into any language across all corners of the globe. Many people have grown up worshipping the German automaker for all that it's done in the twin worlds of sports cars and motorsport. One of the iconic racers from the past is the Porsche 908, though it it isn't as revered as the mighty 917 that would soon follow. Using both...

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2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo takes familiar route to high performance

Porsche knows chemistry. Take an engine from the Porsche Panamera Turbo that can reach 150 mph (ask me how I know), and add the third-generation Cayenne. The solution is the 2019 Porsche Cayenne Turbo that appeared Tuesday at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). Or maybe it's alchemy because the specs look magical. The new Cayenne Turbo uses the the same...

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Porsche 911 GT3 with Touring package mimics 911 R, may upset collectors

Porsche has been promising a purist sports car for the regular production 911, but on the eve of the Frankfurt auto show, the German sport car maker showed a toned down version of the 911 GT3. It's not exactly the stripped down base 911 we've been hoping for, but it has more than a few cool features of its own. The 911 GT3 with Touring package is easiest to...

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Porsche provides insights on design of the 2019 Cayenne

One could be forgiven for thinking Porsche just hit copy on the company's Xerox machine when designing the latest Cayenne, but there's actually a lot of subtlety and fine details that make the third-generation model unique. A new video on the design of the latest Cayenne, which arrives next year, as a 2019 model, provides insights on what the...

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Porsche needed Boxster to save itself, because 911s aren’t cheap

Porsche is a shining star of Volkswagen Group these days, but times weren't always so prosperous. In fact, Porsche was in crisis mode in the early 1990s as sales of its 911 slipped. In fact, it sold just 3,713 cars in the United States in 1993, according to the automaker. What's a sports car brand to do? Introduce a new vehicle to kick-start things...

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