Test Drive: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S

 “2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe 90% new” Totally modern while maintaining tradition   It remains a total mystery how the Porsche team manages each and every year, to improve upon what seems to have already been the ultimate high performance sports car. But somehow they do just that consistently without fail. This is a practice…

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Porsche Going Back to 4-Cylinder

 Watch for Porsche to add a four-cylinder boxer engine to its lower level lineup soon.  According to a recent report by AutoWeek magazine, high-ranking Porsche officials have confirmed work is being done of a four-cylinder horizontally opposed gasoline engine for use in entry-level models.  The reversion to the smaller engines is Porsche’s way of dealing…

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Porsche 911 – All New and a 7-Speed Manual, Too

Attendees at the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show will get to see the first showing of the seventh-generation 911 Carrera with its sleek new stretched silhouette. The sports car icon has a 3.9 inches longer wheelbase and shorter stance for a fresh more athletic appearance, but as always, with Porsche, the changes are evolutionary.  Wide-arched fenders, emphasize…

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Test Drive: 2012 Honda Crosstour EX-L 4WD

The future of crossovers. Automotive journalists and consumers alike have great disdain for the Crosstour. Not only do they knock its looks, they’re also not sure what to other vehicles on the market to compare it to. While I can’t change people’s minds on its outward appearance (personally, I have grown accustom to its looks…

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2012 Porsche Cayman R

“Porsche’s Cayman R: Less is more” Porsche first introduced the Cayman S, which was followed by the base Cayman, and now, in the interest of radicalism, we have the Cayman R for the 2012 model year. Oh, there’s also a special Cayman S Black Edition….

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The Porsche Shopping Aid

Shoppers kicking tires at the Porsche dealership after the sales staff goes home, or  shunning help during the day can now get information about the vehicles without asking for help.  Porsche Cars North America is adding mobile tags and smartphone tag readers to all their cars. The tags allow Porsche shoppers a “high-performance, personalized shopping…

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0: Biggest 911 Engine Ever Offered

Porsche keep pushing the performance envelope and this time it’s the 911 GT3 RS that gets the attention. The track-inspired production car with a new 4.0 designation will be offered in a limited edition of 600 vehicles worldwide. The motorsport-derived 4.0-liter engine, already the highest displacement 911 engine ever, also features the highest per-liter output…

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