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Porsche could soon offer a 718 Cayman rally car straight from the factory

Porsche's rally cars of the 1980s are the stuff of legends. We're talking cars like the 911 SC RS and 959 Group B heroes. While Porsche has focused more on the race track than the dirt track in recent years, you'll still find modern Porsches at rally races around the globe. These are typically modified 911 GT3s competing in R-GT events. Now it looks like...

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Porsche building its own 911 restomod to celebrate 70th anniversary

Porsche isn't done with its celebrations for its 70th anniversary this year. Having already built a highly authentic replica of its very first sports car, as well as unveiling a spiritual successor in the form of the 911 Speedster concept, Porsche is now working on a restomod based on a classic 911. Called Project Gold, Porsche is documenting the build via...

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Porsche designed Mission E Cross Turismo with self-driving tech in mind

Porsche's Mission E Cross Turismo concept was the big surprise of March's 2018 Geneva auto show. It previews a potential soft-roader version of Porsche's upcoming Taycan electric sedan, and Porsche has been dropping hints that the Cross Turismo could make it into production at some point. Not everyone has been happy with the design, though. One...

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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 Touring Cabriolet spy shots

Engineers from Porsche are out testing what appears to be a convertible version of the 911 GT3. We know the automaker is using the GT3 platform for the limited edition 911 Speedster set to debut later this year as part of Porsche's 70th anniversary celebrations, but it's possible there will also be a convertible GT3 in regular production for buyers that...

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Porsche Taycan first specs confirmed: over 600 horsepower, 300 miles of range

It's been almost three years since Porsche made the announcement to put its Mission E electric sedan concept into production. In that time we've managed to glean very little information regarding the production version, which Porsche has decided to call a Taycan and will start producing in 2019. With development now in its last legs, Porsche is...

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Genesis overtakes Porsche in 2018 JD Power APEAL study

Following a one-two-three finish from Genesis, Hyundai, and Kia in the 2018 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study, Genesis has struck again. The Korean luxury brand was measured as the highest-ranked in the 2018 J.D. Power APEAL (Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout) Study, throwing Porsche from the top spot. Genesis ranked highest with 884 points out of...

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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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2019 Porsche Macan revealed

Like the Cayenne before it, the Macan has been a huge hit for Porsche. It's the marque's most popular model, with more than 97,000 delivered in 2017 alone. Having been introduced for 2015, the Macan is now at the midway point in its life cycle, and to keep sales brimming Porsche has given the small SUV a substantial update. Porsche unveiled the...

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1985 Porsche 959 prototype to be auctioned off

To this day, the Porsche 959 remains an automotive unicorn. It's highly unlikely that you'll ever see one on the road. We'd wager that most of you can't afford one. And even if you could, they very rarely ever come up for sale. This October, however, things are going to get interesting on the RM Sotheby's auction stage. We already told you about the...

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Martini-liveried Porsche 911 GT2 RS pays homage to the "Moby Dick" 935/78

The Porsche 935 is a motorsports legend, and the 935/78 is a special car among special cars. Known as "Moby Dick" for its white color and long tail, the 1978 version of the 935 was an instant stunner even though it never finished where Porsche expected. The legacy of the original lives on today thanks to Porsche Retail Group in the UK, which has applied the...

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