Porsche

Introducing the 2013 edition of the world’s seminal sports car —the Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and...
When Porsche first launched the Cayman model back in 2006, it was well received by performance purists around the world. Some critics even stated that the car was better balanced, thanks in large...
<p">All-wheel drive and the Porsche 911 go together like sauerkraut and knockwurst. The concept dates way back to 1984, with the off-road 911 that, in the capable hands of drivers René Metge...
Like Porsche ’s 911 sports car, which is currently available in 18 different models, from the merely excellent Carrera to the downright outrageous Turbo S Cabriolet, the company’s Cayenne sport-...
By the numbers, no sports car has more loyalists than the Porsche 911. With nearly 50 years under its belt, the 911 series has undergone seven fundamental changes while remaining true to the original...
The latest and eighth addition to the carmaker’s four-door-coupe model line, the Porsche Panamera GTS ( www.porsche.com ) should resonate with 911 owners—the Porsche purists. Equipped with a...
When, toward the end of a career that spanned nearly eight decades, Pablo Picasso was asked which work he considered his finest, he supposedly replied, "The next one." Some art critics today might...
1956 Porsche 356 Carrera 1500 GS Speedster When automobile importer Max Hoffman urged Porsche to create a stripped-down, entry-level version of the 356 for the American market, the Stuttgart carmaker...
Porschephiles seeking to maximize their four-door fun will welcome the Porsche Panamera GTS ( www.porsche.us ), which is due to arrive in the United States by April and is priced from $110,000. The...
Porsche enthusiasts rank among some of the most fierce marque loyalists, and as collectors they rival even philatelists in their obsession for rarity, completeness, and condition. One such collector...
Since its debut in 1963, the Porsche 911 has been the benchmark of performance and desirability. While its DNA has evolved over the years, the sports car’s soap-bar shape has helped it remain...
Porsche has only five distinct models, but the Stuttgart-based automaker is famously devoted to subtle (and not-so-subtle) diversity. There are four versions each of the Boxster, Cayman, and Cayenne...
If the Ferrari 458 Italia represents a revolutionary development on the part of its maker, then the Porsche 911 Turbo S ( www.porsche.com ) proves that an antithetical, evolutionary approach to...
Nearly 40 years after its introduction, the Porsche Carrera RS remains an icon of air-cooled aggression that exemplifies the pure and visceral early 911 breed and represents the best of the 1970s...
Like Hatfields taking shots at a McCoy solely because he is a McCoy, many Porsche 911 owners have been mercilessly peppering the Cayenne with verbal bird shot—and worse—since the SUV arrived on the...
With 20 variations in the current model line, Porsche offers a full menu of 911 flavors. Purists can skip over the Turbos and Targas and stop at the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet ( www.porsche...
For those who think that hybrid cars are for pragmatic, fuel-sipping performance haters, Porsche would like you to think again. The German manufacturer is even going so far as to race a hybrid-...
There are few manufacturers as savvy as Porsche when it comes to artfully leveraging its illustrious history and the mystique of its current models in creating limited-production specials. On the...
Those familiar with the Porsche brand know that the letters “RS” are strictly reserved for the most extreme iteration of a specific model line. The Porsche GT3 RS, for instance, is just shy of...
Essentially a fully optioned Porsche Turbo, the S model gets bigger turbochargers, which translates to 30 additional horsepower and a zero-to-60-mph time of 2.9 seconds. The Porsche 911 Turbo has...
Those familiar with the Porsche brand know that the letters “RS” are strictly reserved for the most extreme iteration of a specific model line. The Porsche GT3 RS, for instance, is just shy of...
Unlike the Frankfurt and Paris motor shows, where the emphasis is on forthcoming production vehicles, Geneva’s Salon International de l’Auto is known primarily as the designer’s showcase, featuring a...
With its upgraded power output, the Cayenne S is fit to handle any terrain full speed ahead. The Cayenne will never be as lithe and rewarding to drive as the company’s sports cars, but in Turbo guise...
The Cayenne will never be as lithe and rewarding to drive as the company’s sports cars, but in Turbo guise, it is every bit as fast. Porsche’s ultimate assault on the off-road arena is the impressive...
The Porsche 911 Turbo has nothing to prove in the world of ultimate performance cars. Its introduction to the U.S. market in 1976—known then as the Porsche 930—made a splash with the “whale tail”...
Although it is wide, long, and rather heavy, the Panamera’s all-wheel drive system reminds you that it is worthy enough to wear the Porsche crest. Porsche 911 purists scoffed at the Cayenne when...
As the only rear-wheel drive option for the Panamera, the standard S model provides enough horsepower for spirited drivers to get those back tires to break loose. Porsche 911 purists scoffed at the...
Although the Boxster S is no longer at the top of the Porsche roadster model line (it was usurped by the Boxster Spyder), it is still one of the best handling convertibles in the world. Weight is the...
Built as a better handling road-going Cayenne, the GTS offers a manual transmission option but the automatic Tiptronic S is a much better fit. The Cayenne will never be as lithe and rewarding to...
Based on the Cayenne S, the Transsyberia-edition Porsche SUV will be limited to 600 units in the U.S. The Cayenne will never be as lithe and rewarding to drive as the company’s sports cars, but in...

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