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The all-new Porsche 911 GT3 is a car to get excited about, not your everyday Porsche rental. The GT3 is a race-bred, track-tested, precision-guided, speed-seeking race car. Porsche took its latest generation platform 997, tore it apart, and then built the best handling, most fun street-legal car they could. Built on a modified 911 body that was lightened and tuned for extreme handling. The suspension upgraded, brakes improved and a short-shifter installed for rapid gear changes. Let us know if you are in Miami, New York, Chicago or LA and ready to feel the power and prowess of a Porsche!

Video: The Porsche 919 Hybrid Powers Up for the Future

With the Porsche 919 hybrid, the company has figured out how to give a distinct nod to the past while fueling up for the future. And by future, I do mean that hybrid powertrain. While hybrids were initially disregarded, it is now safe to assume that they are becoming quite commonplace.  The Porsche 919  Porsche chose the lavish Geneva Motor Show to launch the 919 hybrid. The Porsche 919 is set to celebrate the brand’s return to the 24 Hours of Le Mans and shift gears toward a highly competitive racing season. The adrenaline accompanying the launch of this model is … Continue reading

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Another Porsche is Coming to a Bike Rack Near You

For the avid Porsche lovers out there, now you can purchase the Porsche bicycle to ride around while you wear your Porsche hat and pullover! All jokes aside, the Porsche bicycle will be made available in the following forms: The Porsche Bike RX, Porsche Bike RS and just a standard Porsche Bike. Seriously. The Porsche Bikes are geared for launch at various locations in sizes small, medium and large.  The Porsche bike looks like…well…any other bicycle. The $4,500-$8,000 cycle is being marketed as touting traditional Porsche design cues, which I suppose include the logo and some intricate spokes. About the … Continue reading

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A Manual Gearbox for the Next Porsche 911 GT3 RS?

With many exotic sports car companies phasing out the manual transmission, any rumor of revival is worth repeating. Do not get too excited–as it is just a rumor, but some say that the next-gen Porsche 911 GT3 RS could offer a manual transmission option. Will the next Porsche 911 GT3 boast 3 glorious pedals?  The point of owning an exotic sports car is two-fold: To show it off and to drive the hell out of it. While the latest automated transmissions do shift seamlessly in milliseconds and prevent driver-induced damage, they lack that good old-fashioned hands-on driving experience we all … Continue reading

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A Porsche Mid-Sized Sedan? Look Out, BMW!

Rumors are circulating that Porsche could be on a strategic collision course with the likes of BMW. Porsche could be considering entry into the mid-sized sedan arena, a market where BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and others are king. A Porsche mid-sized sedan seems like such a strange concept, yet it could make perfect business sense.  Could a Porsche mid-sized sedan usurp BMW, Audi or Mercedes-Benz? It would certainly be fascinating to see a finished product! The Panamera has more of a wagon look.  While there is the Porsche Panamera, it is hardly a mid-sized sedan in a comparable price range to competitors. … Continue reading

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Porsche’s First Car Found After 114 Years in a Barn?

This is another cool barn find story! Porsche’s first car has been unearthed after spending some time out of the limelight, in a barn…since around 1902. That said, it is not exactly the brand’s first production car, but rather, the first one built by founder Ferdinand Porsche himself that remains untouched. Ferdinand created the car, officially named the Egger-Lohner C.2 Phaeton in 1898. The strapping 23-year-old then emblazoned ‘P1’ all over it. Don’t worry–this was literally eons before McLaren released their P1. Ferg’s P1 graced the bustling streets of 1898 Vienna as one of the first registered motor vehicles, inspiring … Continue reading

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2014 Porsche 911 Targa Makes Official Debut in Detroit

The 2014 Detroit Auto Show has begun, and with it new model years rolling out from all the top brands. The 2014 Porsche 911 Targa took the stage during the press preview days, and it is a diminutive topless stunner in bold blue. Specifications There will be two Targa models for the 2014 year, including the Targa 4 and the Targa 4S. The Porsche 911 Targa 4 is packing a 3.4-liter kicking out 350 horses, hitting the 0-60 jump in 4.6 seconds with a top speed of 175 miles per hour. The Targa 4S has a 3.8-liter with 400 horses, … Continue reading

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Porsche Targa to be Revealed at 2014 Detroit Auto Show

The long-rumored Porsche Targa has been spotted testing in what appears to be complete form, and the company has confirmed that it will be revealed at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The Porsche Targa will arrive as a 2015 model with some features dedicated to its past. Some photos have been popping up online, and I cannot wait to see it take the stage at the show. Porsche has finally confirmed intentions to unveil the 2015 Porsche 911 Targa in Detroit next month. The Detroit Auto Show will run from January 18th-26th, 2014 with press preview days on the 13th … Continue reading

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Porsche Platinum Edition Cayenne Sparks Interest

Fans of the Porsche Cayenne have a glamorous new option to consider: The Porsche Platinum Edition Cayenne. This new series will be available exclusively on the entry-level models with the 3.6-liter V6 or the 3.0-liter turbo diesel V6. The changes are notable on the outside and added equipment. The plethora of included amenities could actually save Cayenne buyers money over opting to customize the standard versions. Meet the Porsche Platinum Edition Cayenne, a serious sparkler. The Porsche Platinum Edition Cayenne is based on the standard and diesel Cayenne siblings. Porsche added some pizazz with exterior platinum detailing and a two-tone … Continue reading

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Porsche Crash that Claimed Paul Walker Continues to Burn

On November 30th, 2013, actor Paul Walker was a passenger in a Porsche Carrera GT driven by longtime friend Roger Rodas. The sports car raced into a light pole and a tree before bursting into flames, claiming the lives of both young men. Nearly two weeks later, the aftermath has left hearts burning across the world. Fiery Porsche Carrera GT crash claims the life of “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker (40) and driver Roger Rodas (38). The driver of the fatal Porsche crash, Roger Rodas, was a long-time friend and financial adviser to Walker. Rodas was also a competitor … Continue reading

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Porsche Macan SUV Rolls Out Ahead of LA Auto Show

Porsche selected the eve of the Los Angeles Auto Show to reveal the latest in the lineup: the Porsche Macan SUV. Based on the Audi Q5 platform, this little luxury SUV is packing in the power arena and offering three package options. The Porsche Macan SUV will start rolling off the assembly line in 2014 as one of the more economical options. There will be 3 versions of the Porsche Macan offered, all with V6 engines mated to a seven-speed DSG gearbox: The base will be the Porsche Macan S. This is a 3.0-liter twin-turbocharged crossover capable of hitting the … Continue reading

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