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2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport is ready to race

2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport is ready to race

Porsche first announced the Cayman GT4 Clubsport about this time last month. The car is a pure racing version of the new Cayman GT4. At the time Porsche announced the Clubsport it showed the car off in an attractive, but rather plain looking color. Some shots of the car in the flesh and wearing a very cool racing livery have now turned up.

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Porsche Carrera 4 Black Edition options and specs detailed

Porsche Carrera 4 Black Edition options and specs detailed

We talked briefly about the new Porsche 911 Carrera Black Edition car when it and the Black Edition Boxster were announced back in May. Now that it's closer to time for people to start buying the 2016 Carrera 4 Black Edition all the details and options for the car have been announced along with pricing. The car starts at $94,800 and has a 3.4L H-6 engine making 350hp.

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Porsche updates Macan line with new options and interiors

Porsche updates Macan line with new options and interiors

Porsche has announced on the heels of the new Macan GTS launch that it is upgrading the entire Macan line with some of the features that the new GTS gets. All Macan models now get the Porsche Communication Management (PCM), the same system found in the Porsche 911. All Macan models can also now be fitted with optional full LED headlights.

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VW, Porsche, Audi dieselgate vehicle owners: what you should do

VW, Porsche, Audi dieselgate vehicle owners: what you should do

Today the EPA issued a new set of notifications for vehicles made by Volkswagen, Porsche, and Audi. The vehicles in question join the growing number of automobiles with "defeat devices" aimed at allowing more nitrogen oxide (NOx) to be emitted from the vehicle than is legal inside the United States. Defeat devices were discovered on 3.0 liter diesel engine versions of the 2014 VW Touareg, the 2015 Porsche Cayenne, and the 2016 Audi A6 Quattro, A7 Quattro, A8, A8L, and Q5.

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Next Porsche 911 GT3 may get a stick shift

Next Porsche 911 GT3 may get a stick shift

Porsche is a car maker that caters to enthusiasts as much as any other car maker. Porsche has branched off form its sports car roots to make some SUV and four door models, but it still has a slew of high-end performance cars. The top end of Porsche naturally aspirated track cars that can be driven on the roads isn’t the 911 GT3.

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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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