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2019 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 spy shots

Porsche's 718 Boxster and Cayman have just received the GTS treatment. But the German sports car marque is already working on the next rung up the ladder, the new 718 Boxster Spyder and Cayman GT4. Shown here is a prototype for the Cayman GT4, or possibly a Cayman GT4 RS. The car is being developed alongside a new Boxster Spyder and should make its...

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Porsche wants to build naturally aspirated engines as long as possible

Following a report from Motor last week suggesting the next-generation Porsche 911 GT3 would ditch its naturally aspirated flat-6 in favor of a turbocharged engine, Porsche's head of GT motorsport and GT road cars, Frank-Steffen Walliser, offered a softly worded denial. Speaking to Drive in Australia, Walliser said Porsche plans to hang on to...

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2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS spy shots and video

The track weapon that is the Porsche 911 GT3 RS is about to be sharpened just a little bit more. Our spy shots and video reveal a prototype for an updated GT3 RS that we're expecting to be revealed next month at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show. Official photos of the car have already leaked. It features the new front bumper of the recently...

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3D printing allows Porsche to create obscure parts for classic cars

Three-dimensional printing is poised to revolutionize manufacturing and production processes. It's also excellent news for owners of vintage cars in need of pretty obscure parts. Porsche Classic announced on Monday that it now has the ability to 3D print parts that may no longer be available. Tests began with a release lever for the clutch of the Porsche...

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Learning the unnatural at Porsche’s Camp4 winter driving school

Pierre Des Marais' voice cracked over the radio as he screamed, “Yo-el! Why do I hear throttle and see brake lights multiple times?” “Turn. Brake. Accelerate,” he said loudly into the radio. In most track situations you are told to brake hard, turn, then accelerate out of the corner. At Porsche's winter Camp4 driving...

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Porsche investing $7.5B in electrification over next 4 years

Porsche will aid VW Group's electrification charge with an even larger investment than it had originally planned. Through 2022, Porsche has $7.5 billion earmarked for electrification, up from $3.7 billion. The investment will focus on plug-in hybrids, pure electric cars, the brand's Turbocharger fast-charging stations, and various other "smart mobility"...

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Porsche wants drivers to stop worrying about brake squeal

We all know the sound well: brake squeal. The high-pitched noise emitted from the pads and rotors that causes stress, and sometimes embarrassment. But, don't fret. Porsche wants drivers to know it's a completely normal circumstance. The brand produced an overly informative video explaining what brake squeal is, and why it happens. Drivers should rest easy...

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2019 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder spy shots

Porsche's 718 Boxster and Cayman have just received the GTS treatment. But the German sports car marque is already working on the next rung up the ladder, the new 718 Boxster Spyder and Cayman GT4. Shown here is a prototype for the Boxster Spyder. The car is being developed alongside a new Cayman GT4 and should make its debut next year, as a 2019...

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2020 Porsche 911 Turbo spy shots

Spy photographers have spotted a test mule for a new generation of the Porsche 911 Turbo. The new Porsche 911 is coming next year, initially in Carrera and Carrera S guises. But you can count there being multiple variations to cater to Porsche's discerning clientele. We're talking close to two dozen distinct models. Included among the range will...

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Porsche 911 becomes a family heirloom with a touching story

Cars sometimes bridge a special bond between humans, and the story of this Porsche 911 is no different. The German sports car marque has put a spotlight on the touching story of a 911 after the car's owner, Naja, inherited it from his late father. The 964-era 911 was the final car Naja's father collected, and after he passed away, the family sold off nearly...

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