Tag Archives: Sports Cars

Porsche patents active rear diffuser

While the horsepower wars continue, automakers are searching elsewhere to see where precious time can be shaved off of a hot lap. Porsche, in particular, is looking to redefine the rear diffuser. New patents published on April 27, 2017, with the United States Patent and Trademark Office show a rear...

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2019 Porsche 911 spy shots and video

Porsche is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 911. The latest prototype, likely for a Carrera S model, reveals some details not seen on previous testers. Most of the new details can be found at the rear which sports a wide spoiler that spans the width of the car. The taillights also...

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Forgotten 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR for sale with only six miles

There are barn finds, and then there is finding a 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR with a half dozen miles on its odometer and almost 25 years of dust on its body. This is not a drill; it is forgotten no more and is actually headed to the auction block. RM Sotheby's will see off this 911 Carrera RSR...

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Lotus Exige Cup 380 is all about the aero

We only get the Lotus Evora in the United States, at least as far as road cars are concerned. But overseas, buyers still have new versions of the lighter, more affordable Elise and Exige models they can opt for. The latest model to come out of Lotus' headquarters in Hethel is a harder-edged...

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Report: Mercedes to axe SLC

Mercedes-Benz boss Dieter Zetsche revealed to media during last month's 2017 Geneva auto show that the automaker would be pruning back the number of specialty cars it currently offers, namely coupe and convertibles. Zetsche said Mercedes would continue to offer multiple specialty cars but not...

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The 2018 Corvette ZR1’s exhaust is too loud for the ‘Ring

It seems the big brute that is the 2018 C7 Corvette ZR1 is a tad too loud for the Nürburgring Nordschleife, judging by the interesting pipes attached to the center-exit exhaust. We may love the loud sounds, but noise restrictions at the Green Hell put a stop to it all quite quickly. This is...

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Aston Martin gathered $83M worth of cars to celebrate new plant

A total of 28 Aston Martins from throughout the automaker's century-plus history recently stormed the hangers of the decommissioned airfield in St Athan, Wales, which is in the process of being converted into a new vehicle plant. The cars, which have a combined value of approximately $83...

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Buying a Porsche 911: rear- or all-wheel drive?

You've decided to lay out the cash for a brand-new Porsche 911. There's an ocean of options ahead of you. Colors and materials. Packages and sub models. However, perhaps you should start here: rear- or all-wheel drive? It's a big question. One dictated largely by where and how you drive...

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