It's been about seven years since the launch of the Porsche Panamera, and the time has officially come for an all-new model. After rolling into the Goodwood Festival of Speed in prototype form, the second-gen Porsche Panamera made its official world debut in Berlin on Tuesday. Porsche has redesigned its sporty four-door from the ground up, doubling down on the car's two most important attributes: sporty performance and luxurious sedan comfort.Read More
Modern endurance racing is a tough, tough game, especially if you're Toyota. Leading Le Mans with just over three minutes remaining, the #5 TS050 Hybrid looked certain to make Toyota just the second Japanese brand to win at Circuit de la Sarthe, only to suffer a catastrophic power failure. The #2 Porsche 919 streaked past the stranded Toyota, in what was a heartbreaking finish to a heart-stopping race.Read More
Porsche is offering a new Platinum Edition for the Cayenne Diesel and Cayenne S E-Hybrid models. This package adds several appearance upgrades, interior comfort additions, and safety technologies. The package will be globally available.Read More
Fans of natural aspiration, look away now: the Porsche Cayman has joined the growing list of sports cars to adopt turbo power. The mid-engined coupe joins the Boxster in employing a downsized flat-four engine for a fatter torque curve and improved fuel economy, but whether it will sound and feel as thrilling as the outgoing car remains to be seen.Read More
When Porsche's latest GT3 RS landed, the world's motoring press were blown away by its scalpel-sharp handling and breathtaking acceleration. But there's something different about this generation of RS with its double clutch gearbox, something that Porsche has tried to rectify with the manual-only 911 R just launched in Geneva. The R is powered by the same 4.0-liter flat six as the RS, but sheds the big wings and 50 kg for the ultimate stripped out driving experience. Read More
Back in the roadster-obsessed 90s, Porsche reached out to a new breed of buyer with an entry level roadster it called the Boxster. Twenty years after that introduction, the Boxster is entering a new generation, getting a name tweak to "718 Boxster" and joining the 911 in gaining some serious turbocharging.
The next fortnight sees one of the most concentrated periods of auction activity outside Monterey Car Week. The action is spread across two main locations in Scottsdale, Arizona and Paris, France, where the Retromobile Exhibition is held in the city which pioneered auto racing 120 years ago.
The pace of automotive development is so fast that it's easy to forget that every generation has its own supercar heroes. The cream of today's technologically advanced automotive crop would not exist without the supercars of the past – cars that took risks with crazy styling, innovative technology and a desire to go faster than anyone else had gone before. We recently spent an afternoon at Dutton Garage in Melbourne, Australia, slaking our supercar thirst and tracking down some of the cars that really moved the game on when they were first launched.Read More
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