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2019 Porsche 911 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Porsche drops plans for 911 hybrid

Porsche’s former R&D chief, Wolfgang Hatz, confirmed in 2015 that the next-generation 911 would feature a hybrid model, and that knowledge gained from the 918 Spyder and 919 Hybrid racer put Porsche in a good position to develop just such a car. It turns out Porsche has since dropped... read more

May 12, 2017 by
 
2016 Porsche Cayman GT4

Next Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 might wear RS badge, stick with manual transmission

Fans of the manual gearbox, rejoice! Porsche seems keen on ensuring driving pleasure remains a core competency. Speaking to Car and Driver, GT development boss, Andreas... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche Macan GTS First Drive

Porsche SUVs will never get track-focused GT variants

As capable as the Cayenne and Macan are, the Porsche SUVs will never get track-focused GT variants like their sports car siblings. That’s the word of Porsche engineer... read more May 9, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Watch a 2017 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 blast its way around Spa

If you ever wanted a feel for what it’s like lapping Belgium’s Spa in a top-level endurance racer, then sit down and watch this video in its entirety. It’s... read more May 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche planting roots in Silicon Valley

Porsche is embracing the digital, interconnected age we live in by setting up shop in Silicon Valley. The German sportscar/crossover maker announced plans to open a digital... read more May 5, 2017 by


 
Porsche 911 GT3 is faster around the 'Ring than the old one

2018 Porsche 911 GT3 laps 'Ring 12.3 seconds faster than predecessor

Remember how Porsche told us that it doesn't care about lap times? That's great, because cars are so much more than their posted numbers. There's the feel a car gives you and... read more May 4, 2017 by


 
Porsche Cayenne tows an Air France Airbus A380

Porsche Cayenne sets a world record by towing an Airbus A380

It's always fun to watch something small try to tow something very large. Remember back in 2012 when a Toyota Tundra towed the Space Shuttle Endeavor? That was a pretty... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
Porsche 918 Spyder back at the Nürburgring

Porsche is testing the 918 Spyder at the Nürburgring again, but why?

In an interesting turn of events, Porsche has once again returned to the Nürburgring with its most recent hypercar, the 918 Spyder. Why is this so interesting? The... read more May 2, 2017 by


 
Porsche active rear aero diffuser

Porsche patents active rear diffuser

While the horsepower wars continue, automakers are searching elsewhere to see where precious time can be shaved off of a hot lap. Porsche, in particular, is looking to... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
2019 Porsche Macan facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Porsche Macan spy shots and video

Like the Cayenne before it, the Macan has been a huge hit for Porsche. It’s the marque’s most popular model, with 19,332 sold nationwide in 2016. This compares to... read more April 28, 2017 by


 
2019 Porsche 911 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Porsche 911 spy shots and video

Porsche is out testing prototypes for its next-generation 911. The latest prototype, likely for a Carrera S model, reveals some details not seen on previous testers. Most of... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR for sale

Forgotten 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR for sale with only 6 miles

There are barn finds, and then there is finding a 1993 Porsche 911 Carrera RSR with a half dozen miles on its odometer and almost 25 years of dust on its body. This is not a... read more April 27, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, 2017 Geneva auto show

Porsche dealers are clamoring for a five-seat Panamera hatchback

Automakers seem to be in the business of giving consumers choices once again. Among those choices: A handful of marques have decided to try and reignite the old love affair... read more April 25, 2017 by


 
Porsche 911 RWD vs AWD

Buying a Porsche 911: rear- or all-wheel drive?

You've decided to lay out the cash for a brand-new Porsche 911. There's an ocean of options ahead of you. Colors and materials. Packages and sub models. However, perhaps you... read more April 24, 2017 by


 
A Porsche GT3 RS 4.0 competes in the R-GT Cup

Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 pushes hard in rally race

Before Porsche's 997 series 911 went away, the world was graced with a spectacular low-run version of the mighty GT3 RS. Instead of the 3.8-liter flat-6 of the GT3 RS at the... read more April 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Porsche 911 GT3

With new GT3, the automatic vs. manual debate rages, even within Porsche

The third pedal is a third rail. Last week at the 2017 New York auto show, enthusiasts claimed another moral victory as Porsche announced the return of a manual transmission... read more April 19, 2017 by


 
 

 
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