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1964 Porsche 901 Cabriolet Prototype by Karmann

First Porsche 901 Cabriolet Prototype to be auctioned off

Long-time Motor Authority readers know the story of Porsche and its 901. The plan was to graduate from the design designated 800-series cars and move into the 900 range. The first car was the 901, which was shown at the Paris Auto Salon in 1964. Peugeot didn't take too kindly to that number scheme... read more

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TopCar creates carbon fiber body panels for the 991 Porsche 911

Carbon fiber Porsche 911 body panels, from Russia with love

Do you think your Porsche 911 is a little, well, over fed these days? If only there was a way to shed some of that weight without altering the lines of your precious super... read more December 12, 2016 by


 
1957 Porsche 356 replica on Jay Leno’s Garage

Subaru-powered Porsche 356 visits Jay Leno’s Garage

Before you pull your hair out over the thought of someone ruining a Porsche 356 by swapping in a Subaru engine, note that this is a replica we’re talking about. The car... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
Combined Charging Standard (CCS) electric car charger

4 automakers join forces for 350-kilowatt fast-charging network

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure... read more November 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Plant, Wolfsburg, Germany (photo by Richard Bartz)

VW, Audi, Porsche reportedly racing for resources in boardroom battle royale

Now that Audi and Porsche won't be fighting for LeMans titles, the brands have taken their epic battle to the boardroom to compete for dwindling research and program cash... read more November 28, 2016 by


 
Romain Dumas, Neel Jani and Marc Lieb and the 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car

Porsche drivers named 2016 World Endurance champions as Audi bows out

The drivers of the number 2 Porsche 919 Hybrid Romain Dumas, Marc Lieb and Neel Jani have been declared the champions of the 2016 World Endurance Championship, with the... read more November 21, 2016 by


 
Porsche 911 RSR, 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show

Porsche 911 finally adopts mid-engine layout with 2017 RSR

Since the first 911 entered production in 1963, Porsche has been faithful to the iconic sports car’s rear-engine layout, Beetle jokes notwithstanding. But when it comes... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Executive

Porsche Panamera base, Executive models debut at LA auto show

Porsche is expanding its Panamera range less than six months after the covers came off the second-generation model. On Wednesday at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, the German... read more November 16, 2016 by


 
Porsche Experience Center and Motorsports Headquarters open in Los Angeles

Porsche opens Experience Center and Motorsports HQ in LA

Porsche North America has you covered on both coasts. After opening an Experience Center in Atlanta, the automaker has just opened the doors on a new center in Los Angeles... read more November 15, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

2017 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S: Second drive

The 911's flat-6 engine has been one of its greatest strengths. The naturally aspirated boxer engine, in displacements ranging from 3.4 to 4.0 liters created great sounds... read more November 11, 2016 by


 
Porsche drivers Brendon Hartley, Mark Webber & Timo Bernhard win 2016 6 Hours of Shanghai

Porsche wins 2016 World Endurance Championship

Porsche has done it again. The automaker from Stuttgart was named the winner of the Manufacturers’ title in the 2016 World Endurance Championship at the conclusion of... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Shooting Brake spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Porsche Panamera Shooting Brake spy shots

Fans of Porsche’s Panamera Sport Turismo concept from the 2012 Paris Auto Show rejoice, the automaker has heeded your calls and is putting the stunning show car into... read more October 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Porsche 911 GT3 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2017 Porsche 911 GT3 spy shots

Fans of Porsche’s track-focused 911 GT3 can look forward to an updated version of the car coming later this year. The complete 911 range is currently undergoing its... read more October 27, 2016 by


 
Horacio Pagani is a Porsche enthusiast

Horacio Pagani is quite the Porsche fan

Horacio Pagani is the Argentine-born supercar maker who's responsible for some of the most insane vehicles on the planet. The Italian hypercar company that bears his name has... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
Porsche Carrera GT driven at the 'Ring

A Porsche Carrera GT on the 'Ring is a wonderful thing

The Porsche Carrera GT is a truly stunning machine that makes some of the greatest noises on the planet. It's a German spaceship. A rare wonderful automobile, with fewer than... read more October 14, 2016 by


 
Mark Webber

Mark Webber to retire from racing at end of 2016 season

Mark Webber, a true legend of motorsport, has announced his retirement from professional racing. The Australian will step down at the end of the 2016 World Endurance... read more October 13, 2016 by


 
 

 
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