[Video] Porsche 918 Spyder in Nevada for Hot Weather Testing
Jun19

[Video] Porsche 918 Spyder in Nevada for Hot Weather Testing

The fast, beautiful and expensive Porsche 918 Spyder is nearing it’s 1,000,000th mile of grueling testing prior beginning its production in about five months.  So, Porsche has just released this video of some hot weather testing in Nevada to keep our attention. ...

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Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition: Porsche Introduces their 911 Birthday Car
Jun06

Porsche 911 50th Anniversary Edition: Porsche Introduces their 911 Birthday Car

Among all of the milestone anniversaries this year, Lamborghini, McLaren, Aston Martin, Caterham and their respective anniversary editions, the 50th Anniversary Edition of the Porsche 911 is perhaps the eagerly most anticipated.  Maybe that’s because a Porsche 911 is the most attainable in the stable of birthday cars.  Or, maybe that’s because fans of the Porsche 911 are almost rabid in their obsession and devotion to that...

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2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S: Ms. Stuttgart Has Arrived [Video and Photos]
May03

2014 Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S: Ms. Stuttgart Has Arrived [Video and Photos]

The 40th anniversary Porsche 911 Turbo, aka Ms. Stuttgart 2014, has arrived, and judging by those rear fenders, she has some junk in the trunk… a 3.8 liter, twin-turbo flat-six to be precise.  She may look a lot like the past several Ms. Stuttgarts, but don’t be fooled the 2014 911 Turbo and Turbo S bring a lot to the table. Let start with that 3.8 liter flat-six, shall we.  In the… ahem… standard 911 Turbo,...

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Porsche 991 911 Turbo: What We Know So Far [Video]

We’re coming close to the release of Porsche’s newest Turbo ever, the 991 911 Turbo.  So, it’s probably a good time to go over what we know. First off, it’s powerful.  520 horse, 479 pound-feet for the Turbo and 560 horse, 516 pound-feet for the Turbo S powerful.  Both engines get 17.4 psi of turbo boost as well as an overboost function that will kick in another 37 pound-feet of torque for up to 10 seconds....

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Porsche 911 GT1: The Standard by which All Porsche Are Measured
Apr30

Porsche 911 GT1: The Standard by which All Porsche Are Measured

Porsche 911 GT1 Straßenversion 2013 is the 50th Anniversary of the Porsche 911, one of the most prolific and successful sports cars ever.  The 911 has evolved and improved with each generation through Porsche’s steadfast dedication to technological advancement and innovation.  Like most sports cars, much of that innovation stems from the developments of the brand’s racing program.   1951 Porsche 356 Light Metal Coupé...

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2014 Porsche Panamera Gets E-Hybrid & New Extended Wheelbase Models
Apr08

2014 Porsche Panamera Gets E-Hybrid & New Extended Wheelbase Models

Panamera has only been around since model year 2010.  So, it’s not quite ready for a full updating, but it is about due for a refresh.  Porsche agrees and did just that with the 2014 Panamera.  Two extended wheelbase options, a plug-in hybrid, a new twin-turbo V6 and LED headlights join the party.  The bad news is, the center console still looks like a very, very oversided Vertu phone. Panamera S E-Hybrid Plug-In Hybrid:The...

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2013 Porsche 911 RSR Official Debut & Photos
Apr03

2013 Porsche 911 RSR Official Debut & Photos

2013 Porsche 911 RSR It’s the 50th anniversary of the Porsche 911.  Therefore, it’s only fitting that the newly debuted 2013 911 RSR sport big, red, bold 50s on the roof and doors.  Based on the 991 911, the RSR is a purpose built endurance racer set to compete in the 2013 24 Hours of Le Mans and the 2013 World Endurance Championship. The 911 RSR sports several racer modifications, such as a new wishbone front suspension,...

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Aston Martin Vanquish Version 2.0
Jun28

Aston Martin Vanquish Version 2.0

2013 Aston Martin Vanquish A long time ago (2001 to be precise) in a land far, far away (Gaydon, England, specifically), a man (by the name of Ian Callum) designed a car (the Vanquish) that changed the fate of a storied auto manufacturer (Aston Martin, to be exact) and forever influenced the direction of automotive design.  In 2007, the Vanquish made way for its replacement, the DBS V12.  But, now it’s back. Yep.  For 2013,...

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2014 Jaguar F-Type
May02

2014 Jaguar F-Type

Jaguar’s Teaser Photo of the Brand’s F-Type 2014 is going to be a good year for cars.  The C7 Corvette, the Audi R5 and the new Land Rover Defender are all expected to hit showrooms as 2014s.  But, the car that is possibly the most anticipated (other than maybe the Corvette) is the forthcoming Jaguar F-Type.  Fans of the brand and fans of cars in general have soft spot in their hearts for the famed Jaguar E-Type of yore. ...

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Why All the Hyper-SUVs?

Don’t get me wrong, when it comes to cars, I’m all about performance.  Not just speed, but proper performance for the type of car.  I want my trucks to haul and tow.  I want my SUVs to plow through the snow.  I want my super cars to corner, accelerate, brake.  A car needs a proper balance of traits to suit its tasks, especially a daily driver.  A strait line quarter-mile muscle car or an all-out bad-ass off-roader are a...

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