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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...
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...
With 500 horsepower and superb handling abilities, the Porsche Turbo Cabriolet is one of the world’s most exhilarating drop-top sports cars. The Porsche 911 Turbo has nothing to prove in the world of...
The standard Boxster is much more than a rich man’s Miata: It’s a pure- blooded Porsche. But weight is the enemy of performance. It’s something that Porsche, with some 28,000-racetrack triumphs under...
Weight is the enemy of performance. It’s something that Porsche, with some 28,000 racetrack triumphs under its belt, knows better than most. To that end, meet the 2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder, the...
Porsche 911 purists scoffed at the Cayenne when initial production began in 2002, but the five-passenger SUV quickly became the German automaker’s best-selling model. Now Porsche is hoping for a...
Fit for the track or the daily commute, the base Cayman is a well-balanced, mid-engine sports coupe. Considered by many automotive enthusiasts to be the true “driver’s Porsche,” the Cayman’s harder-...
Considered by many automotive enthusiast to be the true "driver's Porsche," the Cayman's harder-edged demeanor and mid-engine layout commands respect. Compared to the base 911, the top-tier Cayman S...
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...
A turbocharged engine provides the Cayenne Turbo with enough power to rival some sports cars. The Cayenne will never be as lithe and rewarding to drive as the company’s sports cars, but in Turbo...
The limited-production Cayenne GTS PD Edition 3 is to Porsche’s SUV family what the GT3 is to the 911. The Cayenne will never be as lithe and rewarding to drive as the company’s sports cars, but in...
The Porsche 911’s longtime popularity and evolutionary styling changes help preserve its value but can make it seem ubiquitous. The carmaker’s solution is to let buyers tailor the 911 to their...
For fans of Porsche's unforgettable large rear-spoiler designs, the German automaker delivers the limited-edition 911 Sport Classic. Neatly reminiscent of the legendary 911 Carrera RS 2.7 from 1973,...
Those who enjoy the open air of a convertible and the rigidity of a coupe will find a happy compromise in the Porsche Targa 4S. While the Porsche 911’s longtime popularity and evolutionary styling...
Currently designed as a throwback with a retractable glass-pane roof, the original 1967 Porsche Targa (named after the Targa Florio sports-car race in Sicily, Italy) was developed with a stainless-...
The Carrera 4S’s 6-cylinder engine is equipped with a direct-fuel-injection system that helps boost output to 385 horsepower and 310 foot-pounds of torque, compared to the 355 hp and 295 ft-lbs of...
The three-layer fabric top on the Carrera 4 Cabriolet shields the driver (and other occupants) from freezing cold and extremely hot weather conditions. While the Porsche 911’s longtime popularity and...

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