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Apparently, I'm a rain god.

I came to it late in life, admittedly. In the last three weeks, from what I can piece together. Just since I turned forty.

How do I know? Good question. Fact one: Atlanta suffered a five-year drought that ended just recently. Now we've had a month of rain and a 200-year flood. I miss my backyard. Fact two: I've been on two press events in the intervening 11 days since I aged prematurely, and both have been washouts.

The first? The 2010 Kia Sorento. It's an all-wheel-drive family crossover so, psshh, it's a bonus wrinkle on the test-drive experience. The second drencher? Far sadder, here in Portugal, where I skytripped this week to drive the 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo. All last week, nothing but sunshine and blue skies. This week? Sheets of rain. Torrential downpours. Driving wind.

Ascension comes with a heavy price. You can make all the personal-wetness jokes you want, but this is one time I wished my powers would have disappeared for a few hours. Rain is a...

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2-Door Cabriolet (1) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
Turbo Specs $143,800 $129,240 15 24
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera (4) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera Specs $88,800 $79,740 18 26
4 Specs $95,100 $85,410 17 25
4S Specs $106,100 $95,310 17 23
S Specs $99,800 $89,640 17 25
2-Door Coupe (1) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
Turbo Specs $132,800 $119,340 16 23
2-Door Coupe Carrera (4) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
2-Door Coupe Carrera Specs $77,800 $69,840 18 26
4 Specs $84,100 $75,510 17 25
4S Specs $95,100 $85,410 17 23
S Specs $88,800 $79,740 17 25
2-Door Coupe GT3 (2) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
2-Door Coupe GT3 Specs $112,200 $100,800 15 22
RS Specs $132,800 $119,340 15 22
2-Door Targa (2) MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
4 Specs $92,100 $82,710 17 25
4S Specs $103,100 $92,610 17 23
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