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
Several storied automobiles crossed the auction block at RM-Sotheby's New York "Driven by Disruption" sale on December 10, the last big sale of the year before the Scottsdale round of auctions in January begin 2016. The star of the show was Fangio's 1956 Ferrari 290 MM which fetched US$28 million and became the third most expensive car ever sold. Janis Joplin's psychedelic 1964 Porsche 356C SC Cabriolet was expected to sell for between $400,000 and $600,000, but fetched $1.7 million to set a record for the Porsche 356. Finally, Roy Rogers' 1963 Pontiac Bonneville Nudiemobile fetched $308,000, which is a record for a Bonneville, but still less than his saddle ($386,500) or his Martin guitar ($554,500). Read More
Porsche already has experience building one of the most capable hybrid supercars of all time in the 918 Spyder, and now it's moving on to an all-electric car. The Mission E concept that it revealed at this year's Frankfurt Motor Show has been given the go-ahead for production and will launch before decade's end.
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