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Porsche 911 GT2 RS: All 500 Copies Sold Out

Porsche’s brand new 911 GT2 RS has sold out in under two models of the official reveal in August. The GT2 RS will only boast a limited production run of 500 units, each of which are sold, and include a 3.6-litre six-cylinder engine with two-turbochargers with of 462kW power and 700Nm of torque. There is a total of 1,370 kilograms […]

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Porsche Looking To Hybridize Their Range

Due to tougher emission laws, reports have said that Porsche will use hybrid technology to stay inline with the requirements. Wolfgang Duerheimer, Porsche’s development chief, has said that “In the future, we will have hybrid drive in every model line.” There was no word on what system will be used, however Porsche’s Heinz-Jakob Neusser said that the Panamera Hybrid will […]

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VW Will Influence The Design Of The Porsche Cajun 2-Door SUV

Volkswagen are planning to influence the design of Porsche where they are expected to start with the baby SUV called the Cajun. The Porsche Cajun is expected to be a 2-door model for 2013-2014 where it will be smaller than the Audi Q5. Porsche will target the Range Rover Evoque with the Cajun SUV. At the Paris Auto Show of […]

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Porsche Might Do Formula One

Porsche has said that they are looking into a Formula One team, where they could become a full team and not just an engine supplier. The initial statements come from the Paris Motor Show where Porsche’s CEO spoke about the idea. Since then, Research and Development Director, Wolfgang Durheimer, said: “If Porsche was to go to formula one, then it […]

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Baby Porsche SUV Could Be Called The Cajun

Volkswagen has said that a smaller Porsche SUV is on its way, and it could be called the ‘Cajun’. The news comes from VW CEO Martin Winterkorn who recently spoke in an interview with German magazine Der Spiegel. The baby SUV for Porsche will expand sales for the brand, as the plan is to double sales by year 2013. We […]

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Paris 2010 Preview: Porsche 911 Speedster

Porsche has dropped a few details on their 911 Speedster prior to the Paris Motor Show, which starts at the end of September. The 911 Speedster is aimed at celebrating the 25th anniversary of Porsche Exclusive and it includes an aerodynamic body kit, black accents and tinted headlights. There is a soft-top cover which covers the manual roof, a Pure […]

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS Vs BP Petrol Pump

There’s no real details on the following, however it is evident that a Porsche GT3 RS managed to crash into a BP pump in England. We know it’s England because of the police vehicle parked in the background. So, just how lucky is the driver?

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Revealed: Porsche 911 Carrera GTS — 304kW Of Power

Porsche has revealed details on the Carrera GTS prior to the Paris Motor Show. The Carrera GTS is 17kW more powerful than the standard S model, however it’s just as fuel-efficient. The 304kW Porsche Carrera GTS is available in both Coupe and Convertible body styles. There’s a 304kW motor which offers a special intake manifold with six-vacuum-controlled tuning flaps which […]

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Porsche Planning To Return To The Detroit Motor Show After 3 Years Of No-Show

Porsche will, apparently, return to the Detroit Motor Show after pulling out prior to 2008 because of financial reasons. The 2011 year will be Porsche’s first appearance in over three years and it was said that they might partner up with Volkswagen for shared space. While the Detroit Show spokesman could confirm Porsche’s appearance, neither VW nor Porsche were interested […]

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Porsche Increase The Size Of The Boxster — New Entry Level Model Coming In 2012

A report from AutoCar has said that the Porsche Boxster will grow in size for 2012 as the company is planning a new, smaller, entry-level vehicle based on the VW BlueSport Concept. The Boxster will grow to around 4.4-meters long where it will house a larger wheelbase. The Boxster will keep its two seater layout, however the will be more […]

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First Images Of The Porsche Cayenne S Sports Package

WorldCarFans has come across the first set of images for the 2011 Porsche Cayenne S. The Cayenne S is a modified Porsche SUV with larger wheel arches, body-coloured door mouldings, a roof spoiler and quad-tailpipes. There’s no other information on the wheels or interior. It was said that the optional kit will launch during April of 2011 where it will […]

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TechArt Modifies The Porsche 911 Turbo S

TechArt has modified the Porsche 911 Turbo S by 67kW and 120Nm of torque for a total of 462kW with 820Nm. The power change comes from a reprogrammed ECU, a free-flow air filter, a new exhaust system and a new manifold. There’s a 0-100km/h time of 2.9-seconds — a 0.4 second drop — and a top speed of 333km/h. [s:carscoop]

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More Power From The Porsche Panamera Individualization Package

Porsche has increased the amount of modifications available through the Individualization Program for the Panamera. The Powerkit for the Panamera Turbo will boast two new turbochargers and a revised ECU, and because of these upgrades the power will amount to 403kW with 750Nm of torque. The above upgrades allow for a 0-100km/h time of 3.9 seconds and a top speed […]

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New Details On The 2012 Porsche 911

New details on the Porsche 911 for 2012 has surfaced and they state there will new lighting units, Panamera-like mirrors, and a revised rear wing. It was also rumoured that the new 911 will be slightly longer and wider than the current model. Inside is said to include a major upgrade to the styling, and this should match that of […]

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Rumour Has It That Porsche’s 918 Spyder Lapped The ‘Ring In 7:20

There’s a rumour floating around and it states that the Porsche 918 Spyder lapped the Nurburgring in 7 minutes and 20 seconds. If this rumour is indeed true, Porsche would hold the record for non-series production drop-tops around the ‘Ring. The image here comes from a presentation by Ferdinand Peich, the grandson of Porsche founder Ferdinand Porsche. Peich owns 13 […]

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