Tag Archives: Porsche

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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Porsche says it won’t build hybrids with manual transmissions

Fancy a hybridized Porsche with a manual transmission? Not so fast, says the German luxury and sports car maker. At the debut of the 2019 Porsche Cayenne, the brand said it won't build any hybrid vehicles equipped with a manual gearbox. Road and Track spoke with Dr. Gernot Döllner, who is vice...

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2018 Porsche Cayenne teased ahead of August 29 reveal

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is on track to enter production by the end of this year, and we now know when it will be revealed. Porsche has confirmed an August 29 reveal date for the new Cayenne. It means we'll see the vehicle make its world debut a few weeks later at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. The...

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Steve McQueen’s Porsche 917 from "Le Mans" sells for $14 million

To a fair number of folks, the film Le Mans remains one of the greatest pieces of cinema focusing on the world of motorsport. The star of that film is not Steve McQueen, but rather the Porsche 917K that takes home the checkered flag. As is the case with most films, a number of cars were used to...

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Porsche Cayenne reveal slated for August 29?

The 2018 Porsche Cayenne is expected to enter production by the end of this year, but we may have a debut date, thanks to a report from Car and Driver. The publication casually slipped in an August 29 reveal date for the new Porsche Cayenne in a report surrounding the future of the SUV's diesel...

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Porsche crafts special badges for the 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series

When you're going to build a car and call it "Exclusive," you're going to need to make it stand out from the other models in your lineup. Porsche is doing this with its new 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series on sale this year. Limited to just 500 units, the mighty machine takes the Porsche 911 Turbo S...

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A 2004 Porsche Carrera GT with only 25 miles heads to auction

Porsche cars from all eras are rising in value at a brisk pace. Certain 911 Carreras from the 1970s can fetch high six- and even low seven-figure sums. Few Porsche cars from the modern era command that sort of dollar. One such car that does is the mighty Carrera GT, and an incredibly clean example...

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Porsche offers lengthy engine warranty for some GT3 owners

Let's flash back to the year 2014. Porsche had introduced its all-new 991-generation 911 GT3 the year prior, and now the car was making its way into the hands of excited owners. Their passion for the car was fiery. The problem was that the car could become fiery as well. When the 991.1 GT3 first...

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