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Here’s A Porsche 959 For Sale For $1.2 Million On, Uh, Craigslist

Craigslist, for all intents and purposes, is a great place. It’s where you can find sketchy new roommates, put out feelers for used vacuum cleaners and perhaps flip that lawnmower you stole from you neighbor for cash real quick. And, apparently, it’s a place where you can find used Porsche 959s! Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The $500,000 Gunther Werks 400R Is Like Porsche’s Greatest Hits In One Car

These days, if you happen to be fortunate enough to own a 964 or 993 generation of Porsche 911, and are sitting on a heap of cash, you have tons of customization and restoration companies that can make your car more unique and more powerful. Between Singer, Accumoto, RWB and more, the space seems quite […]

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Here Is Why The Porsche 911 Is Still Rear-Engined

Porsche has stuck with a rear-engine bias for their 911 sports car for decades. Originally a carryover from the days of the 356 (and by extension the Beetle), Porsche’s 911 has had the engine slung out behind the rear axle since its inception, with two motorsport-induced exceptions: The 911 GT1 of the late 1990s, and…Read […]

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The 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Now Gets 520 HP From Its Naturally Aspirated Flat Six

Turbochargers are good and nice, but they’re everywhere these days, from a humble midsize sedan all the way up to the supercars. That’s what makes the Porsche 911 GT3 RS so special: it puts out a certifiably insane amount of power from just six cylinders, all with no turbos. Now for 2018, it’s getting what […]

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The 2018 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Now Gets 520 HP From Its Naturally Aspirated Flat Six

Turbochargers are good and nice, but they’re everywhere these days, from a humble midsize sedan all the way up to the supercars. That’s what makes the Porsche 911 GT3 RS so special: it puts out a certifiably insane amount of power from just six cylinders, all with no turbos. Now for 2018, it’s getting what […]

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Porsche Is Doubling Its Investment In Electrified Cars To Nearly $8 Billion

The electric car startup would-be Tesla-killers of the world may soon find themselves facing stiff competition from a well-established player in the luxury automotive world. Porsche said this week that it’s doubling its previously announced investment in hybrid and all-electric cars to $7.4 billion, according to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Porsche: Please Stop Complaining About Squeaky Brakes

ATTENTION PORSCHE OWNERS—how dare you imagine for even a moment the precision engineering of a Porsche product was imperfect. Your complaints about brake squeal are invalid. You should know brake squeal is actually good. Since you do not, Porsche has prepared a video to educate you so that you stop calling.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The New Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder Will Use The 911 GT3’s 4.0-Liter Flat-Six: Report

You know what’s a good engine? That 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six in the current Porsche 911 GT3, the one that screams all the way to 9,000 RPM. Mm. Yeah. If Porsche took that and stuck it in the upcoming 718 Boxster Spyder, that’d make my year. And it’s only February.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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New Lego Speed Champions Sets Include Historic Porsches, Mustangs and Ferraris

Lego’s Speed Champions line of sets already has an impressive roster of classic and contemporary race cars like the Bugatti Chiron and the original Ford GT40. According to Lego enthusiast site The Brothers Brick, Lego has expanded their garage to include at least nine new models.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Got All New Life Goals When I Saw This Rally Porsche On A Frozen Lake

I probably don’t need to tell you guys this, but frozen lake/ice driving is super fun! You should definitely go do it if you get the chance. And doing it in a very expensive Porsche 964 rally car? I’ve got some new goals after seeing this. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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This Slantnose 1969 Porsche Custom Is A God Arrow Of Righteous Speed

Oszkar Bacasi told me that every time he goes out in his heavily modified 1969 Porsche 912 Slantnose, he wonders if he’ll come back in one piece. Not exactly the most comforting thing to hear while riding shotgun up a worn out canyon road at dusk, but I understood why he said it.Read more… Continue […]

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Campagnolo’s 40802 Might Be The Coolest Wheel In History

While Campagnolo is primarily known for their work in manufacturing bicycle components, making wheels, gearsets, and specialized racing bits, they were, for a while, the coolest automotive wheel manufacturer ever. Owed to the fact that Campagnolo was among the first companies to have perfected magnesium wheel…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Porsche Is Developing An All-Electric Sports And Supercar Platform: Report

Despite being the more exciting cars to read about and drive, sports cars and supercars usually aren’t on an automaker’s top moneymaker list. Which is why the first wave of electric offerings will be cars that appeal to the mass market. After that is when the fun stuff starts coming out, if this chatter about […]

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