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58k Porsches recalled over fuel line troubles

58k Porsches recalled over fuel line troubles

On Friday, Porsche announced a new voluntary safety recall due to potential issues with the fuel pipe on select Porsche Macan Turbo and Macan S vehicles. The auto maker states the 58,881 recalled vehicles could be affected by a possible low-pressure fuel line located within the engine compartment. As is common, Porsche will directly contact owners of affected vehicles, who will be able to have them serviced free of charge.

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Porsche Macan GTS powered by 3.0L twin-turbo 360hp V6

Porsche Macan GTS powered by 3.0L twin-turbo 360hp V6

Porsche has rolled out a new version of its smaller SUV called the Macan. The new version adds another sexy Porsche that slots into the GTS line with the Macan GTS getting official. Like the Boxster and Cayman GTS models, the Macan GTS gets more power and improved suspension for better handling. The heart of the SUV is a 3.0L twin-turbo V6 engine.

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Steve McQueen driven ’71 Porsche 911 T heads to auction

Steve McQueen driven ’71 Porsche 911 T heads to auction

It’s amazing how much value an object that was owned by a celebrity can gain just by being linked to the celebrity and few names add more to the value of a car than Steve McQueen. McQueen was a famous actor from the ‘70s and ‘80s who is now deceased. A Porsche that he drove while making his iconic racing film Le Mans is heading to auction with Christies and the car is expected to command a premium just because McQueen drove the car during filming.

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Porsche 911 R to pack 500 naturally aspirated horsepower and a stick

Porsche 911 R to pack 500 naturally aspirated horsepower and a stick

Porsche currently has two schools of thought when it comes to power for its cars. One side of the equation wants to turbo everything for more power from smaller engines with better fuel economy. The other side of the equation wants naturally aspirated power for the purist who may want to flog their car at a racetrack where forced induction cars often heat soak and loose power.

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Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and Targa 4 models debut with turbo engines

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and Targa 4 models debut with turbo engines

About a month ago, Porsche gave us the first official look at the new turbo 911 Carrera. This isn't to be confused with the long running Porsche 911 Turbo that has been around for generations sitting near the top of the Porsche performance deck. This was the all-new base Carrera that uses a turbo engine. Porsche has now rolled out the Carrera 4 Cabriolet and coupe as well as the 911 Targa 4 models.

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Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport is a pure factory racer

Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport is a pure factory racer

Porsche unveiled one of the coolest streetcars this side of the 911 GT3 not too long ago aimed directly at enthusiasts and the car was called the Cayman GT4. Porsche has announced a new version of the Cayman GT4 that isn’t street legal and is designed from the factory for racing. That car is called the Cayman GT4 Clubsport and it will make its official debut at the LA Auto Show next month.

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Google refutes claim Android Auto collects car data

Google refutes claim Android Auto collects car data

Google is denying a tidbit of information published in a recent Motor Trend report, saying that the company takes privacy seriously and does not require data to be phoned home from Android Auto. On Monday, Motor Trend stated Porsche opted not to go with Android Auto for its 991/2 model due to an alleged requirement that “certain pieces of data” be collected and shipped off to Mountain View.

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Porsche shuns Android Auto for Apple CarPlay in new 911

Porsche shuns Android Auto for Apple CarPlay in new 911

While both CarPlay, from Apple, and Android Auto, from Google, are gaining more and more support these days from a variety of car manufacturers, sports car maker Porsche has decided to go with only one for its new flagship 911 models. The upcoming 911 Carrera and 911 Carrera S will only have support for Apple's infotainment system, as, according to Motor Trend, Porsche felt that Google's system required the gathering of too much data about the vehicle.

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Porsche Mission E delivers 800 volt shock to Tesla

Porsche Mission E delivers 800 volt shock to Tesla

Tesla may have had the luxury all-electric sedan space effectively to itself for some time, but Porsche has a striking wake-up call for Elon Musk. The German marque revealed its take on the segment, the Porsche Mission E, at the Frankfurt Motor Show today, currently a concept but undoubtedly previewing just what the company has in mind for its next electrification steps.

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Porsche’s new 911 Carrera packs a turbo engine and more speed than ever

Porsche’s new 911 Carrera packs a turbo engine and more speed than ever

We have known for a while now that the next generation 911 would be fitted with a turbo engine in all forms. The new 911 Carrera has been unveiled packing its turbo engine and Porsche says that it is the best performing 911 Carrera made so far. Porsche says that the new car is the fastest 911 Carrera ever and has abundant torque for passing power.

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Porsche sold a 919 Hybrid replica model for over $100k

Porsche sold a 919 Hybrid replica model for over $100k

Want to blow $100,000 in cash on a nice sports car? You've got plenty of options, like a Porsche for example. But how about getting a Porsche that can't be driven. No, not like it isn't street-legal, but in that it doesn't actually have an engine. That's what one lucky eBayer bought when Porsche auctioned off a non-functional replica model of its 919 Hybrid, the same vehicle that just won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race.

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Porsche breaks Audi’s 24 Hours of Le Mans 5-year record

Porsche breaks Audi’s 24 Hours of Le Mans 5-year record

Five years. That's how long Audi has held on to the crown of the 24 Hours of Le Mans race. But on Sunday, Audi yielded the title to Porsche, who hasn't won the trophy since 1998. Porsche has just recently also returned to endurance race after 16 years of absence proving to be quite the surprise comeback. More than that, Porsche actually managed to nab five slots in the top five, with two of its cars earning the first two slots. Audi comes in at third and fourth.

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