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Porsche's next-gen 911 Turbo S makes 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds

As Porsche celebrates 50 years of its iconic 911, it’s only fitting that the fastest and most advanced models of the line-up should get a makeover. The next-gen 911 Turbo and Turbo S have received several technical revisions to enhance handling and make the fast even faster, with the S model leaping from 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds. This hi-tech generation is similar to its ancestors in name only. Read More
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Porsche ups the ante with new Panamera S E-Hybrid

By - April 22, 2013 28 Pictures
Making its debut at the Shanghai Auto Show, Porsche's new Panamera S E-Hybrid stood front and center, metaphorically at least, among its Panamera siblings: a now nine-strong lineup, refreshed for 2014. The Panamera S E-Hybrid differentiates itself from its predecessor, the plain 'ol Panamera S Hybrid, with a much-improved battery and electric motor. Performance-wise, the S E-Hybrid is no slouch, hitting 60 mph (97 km/h) from a standstill in 5.2 seconds, and nudging 167 mph (269 km/h) at top speed. Read More
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Porsche's bitey GT3 receives a complete track makeover for 2014

By - March 18, 2013 19 Pictures
What’s red and German and goes 200 mph … a Bavarian frog in a blender. The other more legitimate side to that joke is Porsche’s new 2014 track thumper, the GT3 (geeteethree), which recently premiered at the Geneva Auto Show. The new fifth generation GT3 is tagged as a complete makeover from previous generations. New chassis, powerplant, fuel delivery system, gearbox and body fill out the grocery list of track star upgrades in the 2014. Here's a closer look. Read More
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New Porsche 911 GT3 unveiled at Geneva

By - March 7, 2013 10 Pictures
The Porsche 911 has been around for 50 years. With its classic design and tendency to eat up racing trophies, it’s hard to miss, and Porsche is marking the anniversary at this month’s Geneva Motor Show by unveiling the latest 911 GT3. The new high performance race track version of the 911 features a newly-engineered boxer engine, transmission, body and chassis to create what Porsche calls the “sportiest 911” with “a highly emotional fun factor." Read More
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Porsche unveils the new, more powerful Cayman

By - December 3, 2012 18 Pictures
Porsche's big unveil at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show was the all-new third-generation version of its Cayman sports car. When compared to the outgoing Cayman, the newly minted version is longer, wider, lighter, lower, faster, more powerful and more efficient. Porsche stretched out the wheelbase, widened the track and upped the size of the wheels by an inch to increase stability and handling. Meanwhile, the company employed the same lightweight body strategy as used on the latest 911 and Boxster, cutting 60 pounds (27 kg) when compared to the outgoing model. Read More
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Handsome Porsche Panamera Sport Tourismo concept unveiled

By - September 27, 2012 13 Pictures
For a time it seemed as though Porsche could only design 911's. The range-expanding For a time it seemed as though Porsche could only design 911's. The range-expanding Boxster, Cayenne and particularly Panamera models were great cars of course, but good-looking? Absolutely not. They resembled squished and stretched distortions of the somewhat limited 911 design vocabulary. No longer. Both the Cayenne and the Boxster have emerged from a series of updates as coherent designs with their own individual style and if the concept car just revealed at the Paris Motor Show is anything to go by, it is time for the seriously ugly Panamera to mutate into the handsome Grand Tourer it should always have been. Read More

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