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2015 Porsche 918 Spyder: A sports-hybrid you have to take seriously

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder: A sports-hybrid you have to take seriously

Porsche's latest sportscar, the 918 Spyder, has broken cover officially, but unlike most of the company's hard-driving twin seaters, this one relies in part on battery power for its blistering 0-60mph time. The 918 Spyder is actually a hybrid, pairing a 4.6-liter V8 mid-mounted gas engine good for 608HP with a 154HP hybrid module on the rear axle, and a 127HP electric motor on the front axel. That's a total of 887HP with all three working together, good for more than 211mph and a 0-62mph dash of 2.8s.

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Porsche shows off new 911 GT3 interior

Porsche shows off new 911 GT3 interior

Porsche officially unveiled its fifth-generation 2014 911 GT3 earlier this month. While the vehicle might look a lot on the outside like previous versions, it was substantially new inside and out. The new 911 GT3 will go on sale in late 2013 with a starting price of $130,400.

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Porsche unveils fifth-generation 2014 911 GT3

Porsche unveils fifth-generation 2014 911 GT3

Porsche has officially debuted the fifth generation of its 911 GT3 sports star. The car is a completely redeveloped and is considered to be in the top position among Porsche sports cars with naturally aspirated engines. Porsche brags that the new GT3 was able to set a lap time on the Nurburgring Nordschleife of under 7 minutes and 30 seconds.

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Porsche celebrates 50 years of the 911

Porsche celebrates 50 years of the 911

Of all the sports cars in the world, the Porsche 911 is one of the most iconic. The car has had the same basic shape for 50 years and sports car fans know at a glance that the 911 is coming their way even if they don't know what year model the car is. There are some significant differences between 911 models, but the car is definitely one of the most iconic sports cars the world.

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Porsche Communication Management System with Harman’s Aha hands-on

Porsche Communication Management System with Harman’s Aha hands-on

This week the folks at Harman have pushed their Aha system to several vehicle communications systems including Porsche, this system being the one we're having a peek at today. Porsche's Communication Management System is shown here working with the newly announced Aha integrated with vehicle systems. Here we're seeing the full 30,000 Aha internet-based stations in action, everything from internet radio to Facebook integration.

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Porsche Design P’9981 gets black re-spray (keeps crazy price)

Porsche Design P’9981 gets black re-spray (keeps crazy price)

Porsche Design and RIM have resurrected the P'9981, the expensive love-it-or-hate-it smartphone that redresses BlackBerry 7 in an angular metal suit, this time in black. The new P'9981 Black has the same touchscreen and QWERTY combo as the silver version we reviewed back in February, as well as a 5-megapixel camera embedded in a leather-covered back, but Porsche Design claims the matte finish case is actually more in keeping with its racing car heritage than the original.

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Porsche unveils 2013 Cayman in LA

Porsche unveils 2013 Cayman in LA

Sports car maker Porsche was on hand at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show and took the opportunity to make the world premiere of the new 2013 Cayman. The 2013 Cayman represents the third-generation of the car and Porsche promises it's completely new. The 2013 model is lower, longer, lighter, and faster according to Porsche.

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Porsche 918 Spyder pricing leaks (even the rich moan)

Porsche 918 Spyder pricing leaks (even the rich moan)

I think we can all agree that no one expected the Porsche 918 Spyder supercar to be cheap, but did anyone expect it to be OMG WTF expensive? Pricing for the car had been rumored in the $600,000-$800,000 price range from the get-go, which already puts it out of the reach of us normal folk. Pricing has leaked in Europe that shows the car will be even more expensive than believed.

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