Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe: limited edition model marks 60 years of US Porsche club

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Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe: limited edition model marks 60 years of US Porsche club

A new limited edition Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe has been revealed, commemorating 60 years of the Porsche Club of America (PCA). Based on the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS, the rear-wheel-drive GTS Club Coupe will be limited to 60 units, with all finished in 'Club Blau' – a unique hue created exclusively for the anniversary edition model...

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Toyota claims worldwide sales crown for 2014, ahead of Volkswagen, GM
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Toyota claims worldwide sales crown for 2014, ahead of Volkswagen, GM

Toyota has edged out Volkswagen for the 2014 global sales crown by just 90,000 vehicles. In figures released overnight, Toyota Motor Corporation sold a total of 10.23 million vehicles throughout 2014, with 9.15 million cars attributed to Toyota (up two per cent). 915,000 vehicles were sold under the Daihatsu brand (up five per cent), while 168,000 Hino trucks (up four per cent) were delivered to customers...


Porsche 911 Targa and BMW i8 review : Evolution meets revolution
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Porsche 911 Targa and BMW i8 review : Evolution meets revolution

The Porsche 911 is an icon, a supercar classic that has evolved over the decades while remaining true to its design heritage, and long been one of the best cars to drive. BMW hasn’t even been in the supercar game since the M1, but forget the Eighties because the new i8 is a car that looks ready for the 22nd century...


Porsche 911 : R&D boss backs all-turbo shift - report
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Porsche 911 : R&D boss backs all-turbo shift - report

The Porsche 911’s widely rumoured transition to a fully turbocharged engine range has the backing of the German sports car maker’s engineering boss. Porsche’s head of research and development, Wolfgang Hatz, told Top Gear the necessity to meet CO2 emissions standards made turbocharging the mainstream models in the 911 range the most logical and cost-effective way forward...


Porsche Boxster GTS Review
Rating: 9.510 /10
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Porsche Boxster GTS Review

The Porsche Boxster GTS adds a harder edge to the mid-engined soft-top range. It might be love...


Porsche 911 to feature all-turbo flat-six engine range soon - report
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Porsche 911 to feature all-turbo flat-six engine range soon - report

If this latest report holds true, the mainstream Porsche 911 range will soon adopt a fully turbocharged engine range in order to deliver both more power and reduced fuel consumption. Porsche's head of research and development, Wolfgang Hatz, spoke to Autocar about the upcoming Porsche 911 GT3 RS, as well as what's heading down the company's production engine pipeline...


Porsche Cayenne Turbo S : Upgraded SUV laps Nurburgring in under eight minutes
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Porsche Cayenne Turbo S : Upgraded SUV laps Nurburgring in under eight minutes

An upgraded version of the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S has been unveiled today at the 2015 Detroit motor show. Under the bonnet there's an revised version of the company's twin-turbo 4.8-litre V8, which now develops 419kW of power and 800Nm of torque. That's up 15kW and 50Nm on the soon-to-be-replaced model. The revised Turbo S can complete the 0-100km/h standard in 4...


Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS uncovered
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Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS uncovered

The Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS has been revealed at the 2015 Detroit auto show as a means of marking the 50th anniversary of the German maker's open-roof sports car. The new four-wheel-drive GTS version of the Porsche 911 Targa is powered by the same 3.8-litre six-cylinder horizontally opposed engine as is fitted to the plethora of 911 GTS models recently revealed by the German brand...


Porsche drivers to get special attention from world-first Melbourne billboard
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Porsche drivers to get special attention from world-first Melbourne billboard

Porsche drivers in Melbourne will get a little more attention from tomorrow thanks to a world-first advertising campaign created by oOh! Media. A digital billboard outside Melbourne Airport will display the tailored message “It’s so easy to pick you out in a crowd” when one of the German luxury sports car maker’s vehicles approaches...


2015 Porsche New Cars
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2015 Porsche New Cars

It was a big year for Porsche Cars Australia in 2014 with the launch of a key new volume model, and second SUV line, the mid-sized Macan. While no all-new model line will arrive in 2015, the company is expected to launch a number of models during the year...


Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over chassis problems
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Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over chassis problems

Remember that Porsche 918 Spyder you were going to buy but couldn't because they were all sold out? Well, lucky - because 205 of the hybrid hypercars have been recalled due to defective chassis components. Porsche claim the recall is a precaution based upon results of internal testing - no issues or faults have actually been reported (unlike the 991 GT3)...


2014 Porsche Macan S Diesel Review: 1000km Melbourne to Sydney road trip
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2014 Porsche Macan S Diesel Review: 1000km Melbourne to Sydney road trip

James treks 1000km overnight from Melbourne to Sydney in the Porsche Macan S Diesel. Will they bond?


Porsche 911 Targa 4S Review
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Porsche 911 Targa 4S Review

With retro styling and legendary driver engagement, the 911 Targa 4S once again sets the standard for others to follow...


2015 Porsche 911 GT3 rides on latest Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres : 50 per cent more life on track, faster lap times
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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 rides on latest Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres : 50 per cent more life on track, faster lap times

The chosen tyre for the latest iteration of the Porsche 911 GT3 road car is still the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2, though it’s been completely re-developed for better wear and more grip. Compared with its predecessor, Michelin claims the new tyre lasts 50 per cent longer on track and gives faster lap times, thanks to the company’s ongoing work in motorsport...


2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS  revealed
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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS revealed

Porsche's ultimate 991 911 has been revealed without camouflage while cold-weather testing in northern Scandinavia. The Porsche 991 911 GT3 RS will be the most wild 991 iteration, given Porsche has said there are no plans for a 991 GT2 at this stage. The GT3 RS is expected to use an improved version of the 4-litre flat-six seen in the 997...


Keen on a Porsche 918 Spyder for Christmas? Too bad - they're all sold
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Keen on a Porsche 918 Spyder for Christmas? Too bad - they're all sold

The last of the limited-run Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercars has been sold. Porsche limited the build to just 918 units (see what they did there?) worldwide. As far as the odds of bumping into one at the shops goes (or outside your hotel as Tony did in Paris...), don't get your car-spotting notebook out just yet...


Porsche 911 GT3: what’s new for 2015
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Porsche 911 GT3: what’s new for 2015

• The all-new Porsche GT3 is based off the current 991-series platform that gives the car a wider track and longer wheelbase. Porsche calls it a composite body, using a combination of aluminium down the middle of the car and ultra high-strength steel for the outer skins of rear quarters and roof. The construction is said to draw the best balance between weight and rigidity...


2015 Porsche 911 GT3 Review : Track Test
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2015 Porsche 911 GT3 Review : Track Test

The latest-generation Porsche 911 GT3 loses 'Mezger' engine and a manual transmission - for better or worse?

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2014 Porsche 911 GT3: going, going, gone
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2014 Porsche 911 GT3: going, going, gone

Despite wearing a price tag of just under $300,000 before on-road costs, Porsche's allocation of 40 911 GT3 models in 2014 is all but sold out. That still leaves plenty of cashed-up enthusiasts who won’t get the opportunity to strap into one of the word’s most revered high-performance machines that lays claim to being equally at home on the track as it is on the road...


Volkswagen to give greater autonomy to brands and regions - report
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Volkswagen to give greater autonomy to brands and regions - report

The bosses of Volkswagen's diverse group of brands, as well as regional managers, will be given more power by head office in an effort to address underperformance by the company in certain key markets. Volkswagen has designs on becoming the world's number one automotive group by 2018, but that's being put in jeopardy by declining sales in two key markets, the USA and Brazil...