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2017 Porsche 718 Cayman gets sportier with 4-cylinder engine

2017 Porsche 718 Cayman gets sportier with 4-cylinder engine

Usually, when new a new version of an existing product has less of something, it's often taken as a bad thing. Porsche, however, is proving that it isn't necessarily the case with the new 718 Cayman coupe. Yes, it does "downgrade" the previous model's flat-six cylinder engine to a flat-four one. And yes, it is marketed as a mid-engine model just like its 718 Boxster sibling. However, the new sports coupe makes up for those lower numbers with power and design that outranks its predecessor in a number of ways, giving the 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman a unique combination of price and performance.

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Audi might have a mid-engined, Prosche Boxster-based R6

Audi might have a mid-engined, Prosche Boxster-based R6

It isn't just smartphone manufacturers who are putting out mid-range products to fill in gaps in their portfolio. Now Audi is rumored to do the same with a yet to be confirmed Audi R6. This mid-engined vehicle, said to come in both coupe and convertible models, will be sitting comfortably between the smaller, two-door Audi TT and the monster that is the Audi R8. Curiously, the Audi R8 is said to use a platform that is similar, though modified, to the one in the Porsche Boxster and Cayman.

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Porsche 911 GT3 seat becomes the coolest office chair

Porsche 911 GT3 seat becomes the coolest office chair

If you have ever looked at the cool seats inside a sports car like a Porsche 911 GT3 and though you would like to have one of those for a chair, you aren't alone. In fact it seems enough people had that same exact though over at Porsche that the company decided to do just that. You can buy an office chair with the exact original equipment sport seat right out of the current Porsche 911 Carrera GTS or 911 GT3.

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VW, Porsche recall 800,000 SUVs due to pedal issue

VW, Porsche recall 800,000 SUVs due to pedal issue

Today isn't a great day for Volkswagen, but it doesn't have anything to do with the diesel emissions issue that has been a hot topic for months. Instead, the company is issuing a recall of around 800,000 SUVs. The issue surrounding the recall is due to a potential issue with the pedal system in the vehicles.

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This latest Singer reimagined Porsche 911 is Amelia automotive art

This latest Singer reimagined Porsche 911 is Amelia automotive art

Singer Vehicle Design may not be a household name, but ardent fans of classic Porsche cars know exactly who the Southern California restorer is. Specialists in taking classic 911 cars and not only restoring them but "reimagining" them as unique 21st century classics, Singer started out in 2008 and now has more than 40 cars under its metaphorical belt.

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New Porsche 911 R is the spiritual successor drivers have been waiting for

New Porsche 911 R is the spiritual successor drivers have been waiting for

While the 2016 Geneva Motor Show has been overshadowed by the announcements of supercars like the Bugatti Chiron and Lamborghini Centenario, Porsche also quietly announced a new model that 911 enthusiasts have likely been waiting their whole lives for. It's a new 911 R, a throwback to the 1967 model of the same name, one of Porsche's most iconic road-ready race cars. A combination of features from the GT3 RS and a body that's not overwrought with giant spoilers or wings, this could be the purest distillation of Porsche there is for driving enthusiasts.

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2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Review

2016 Porsche Cayenne Turbo Review

How is it possible for an automaker's best-selling vehicle to be the one that's landed the farthest from the tree in terms of brand identity? In a world where the Porsche name is synonymous with segment-defining sports cars, the great paradox is that the Porsche Cayenne SUV remains the most popular model in the showroom, outselling the 911 and the Boxster by a huge margin.

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Snow-drifting Porsche’s best cars to test the Re-Fuel GoPro Battery

Snow-drifting Porsche’s best cars to test the Re-Fuel GoPro Battery

When I was a teenager, my morning routine consisted of a panicked, headlong rush down the ice-covered dirt roads that separated my rural ancestral home from the gravel parking lot at my high school. My steed of choice in those days was a decade-old Ford pickup, whose four-speed manual gearbox and 70/30 weight distribution ensured that I spent most of my commute completely sideways with the tachometer (aftermarket and strapped to the steering column, of course) pegged in the red.

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Porsche CEO says nein to autonomous cars

Porsche CEO says nein to autonomous cars

It seems like the entire automotive world is focusing on autonomous cars. These autonomous vehicles will change the way people drive and have the potential to make our roads safer and commutes less hectic. Not all automakers are looking to embrace autonomous cars; Porsche's CEO has said that the company doesn't plan to embrace the autonomous future.

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VW set to borrow $21bn to pay for dieselgate

VW set to borrow $21bn to pay for dieselgate

VW is set to take out a massive loan to cover costs associated with the diesel emission scandal that the automaker is currently embroiled in. reports indicate that the loan will be in the form of a credit line for a whopping $21 billion. To secure that loan, VW has to be ready to sell off some major assets.

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Porsche Mission E gets go-ahead to battle Tesla for real

Porsche Mission E gets go-ahead to battle Tesla for real

Porsche dropped jaws back in September with its Mission E concept electric sedan, and now the company has given the EV the green-light to battle Tesla. Distinctly Porsche-esque in its design, with space inside for four, but implementing a brand new powertrain, the Mission E concept promised a 0-62 mph time of under 3.5 seconds.

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Supercar Brawl takes LaFerrari, P1, and 918 Spyder to the track

Supercar Brawl takes LaFerrari, P1, and 918 Spyder to the track

When it comes to the three hottest cars in the exotic car world right now the McLaren P1, Ferrari LaFerrari, and Porsche 918 Spyder are among the most exciting. If you are among the hordes of enthusiasts that have been wondering which of these cars is the best they are finally all on track at the same time under the same conditions for a supercar beat down.

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