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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid first-drive: ticks all the boxes

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid first-drive: ticks all the boxes

The Cayenne E-Hybrid is positioned between the newly redesigned Cayenne S and the speed-demon Cayenne Turbo for 2019. In southern France, I had the opportunity to test out Porsche’s sharp end of the sword against competitors: a “sporty” and “luxury” variant based on options and I’m here to report back that the E-Hybrid is mighty-impressive.

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Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid pairs 3.0L V6 with electric motor for 462hp

Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid pairs 3.0L V6 with electric motor for 462hp

Porsche has announced the Cayenne E-Hybrid and the vehicle has a total of 462hp. The combustion engine is a 3.0L V6 that makes 340hp on its own. It is paired with an electric motor that makes another 136hp. Despite making 462hp total, the SUV is good for combined fuel consumption of 3.4-3.2 L/100km.

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This jumbo LEGO Porsche 911 Turbo 3.0 is the perfect sort of car-crazy

This jumbo LEGO Porsche 911 Turbo 3.0 is the perfect sort of car-crazy

Making full-sized models out of regular sized LEGO bricks isn't new, but Porsche has gone a little wild and made a super-sized LEGO set to recreate its 911 Turbo 3.0 model. Found at the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, the jumbo 911 is a scaled up replica of the LEGO version you can buy.

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Porsche plans 500 fast chargers for its US Supercharger rival

Porsche plans 500 fast chargers for its US Supercharger rival

Porsche will take some inspiration from Tesla for its upcoming all-electric Mission E when it comes to minimizing owner range-anxiety, the automaker has confirmed. The company's US arm plans to install at least 500 fast chargers for use by its drivers, capable of giving around 250 miles of range in under 20 minutes.

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Porsche unshackled its 919 Hybrid and beat an F1 car

Porsche unshackled its 919 Hybrid and beat an F1 car

Just how fast could a Porsche 919 Hybrid race car go, if it wasn't hamstrung by those pesky technical regulations Le Mans demands? That's the question the German sports car-maker set out to answer, loosening the bonds on its fearsome gas-electric hybrid and setting a new record in the process.

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Another step toward the perfect smartphone

Another step toward the perfect smartphone

When I say "the perfect smartphone" I of course mean the four-sided screen. That is the dream of the panel you hold in your hand without any sign of interruption - logos, buttons, or anything in-between. That dream is one step closer to reality now that phones are coming with a feature that's going live thanks to a group called Goodix.

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LEGO Speed Champions Porsche 911 RSR and 911 Turbo 3.0 LEGO Review

LEGO Speed Champions Porsche 911 RSR and 911 Turbo 3.0 LEGO Review

SlashGear covered the beginning of the 2018 New York Auto Show this week with some drool-worthy photos of tomorrow's most excellent vehicles. Meanwhile here at home base we're taking a peek at high-end cars on a much smaller scale: LEGO. While you're welcome to look at the human-sized cars we've captured in NYC this week in photos, we've also got a closer look at set of pocket-sized cars you'll potentially find a bit closer to home.

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Porsche Mission E family could include a 2-door and a convertible

Porsche Mission E family could include a 2-door and a convertible

Porsche has been busy showing off what it sees for future electric car models and what it has in mind is very cool. The first of the EVs that Porsche unveiled was the Mission E, a sporty Tesla rival. Porsche later stepped up and showed off a taller and more rugged version of the Mission E called the Mission E Cross Turismo. New rumors are going around that Porsche is eyeing a 2-door Mission E and a convertible version of the electric vehicle.

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo teases EV crossover to rival Tesla

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo teases EV crossover to rival Tesla

Porsche wasn't expected to bring a new EV to the Geneva Motor Show 2018, so imagine our surprise at seeing the new Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo Concept. A crossover sibling for the Mission E sedan which Porsche plans to launch commercially in 2019, the Mission E Cross Turismo is effectively an electric Macan, or at least a preview of what such a car might resemble.

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Porsche sales chief says it could build flying taxis

Porsche sales chief says it could build flying taxis

When it comes to Porsche the cars can certainly fly down the autobahn at speeds few other rides can match. Porsche cars might fly in the literal sense in the future according to sales chief Detlev von Platen. The exec has told a German magazine that the sports car maker could develop a flying passenger vehicle to compete with rivals.

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Porsche Mission E charger plan has Tesla in its sights

Porsche Mission E charger plan has Tesla in its sights

Porsche plans to turn every one of its US dealerships into a super-fast electric charging point, as it paves the way for its Tesla-fighting Mission E electric car. The automaker's first all-electric production vehicle may be trailing cars like the Model S to market by several years, but Porsche is counting on fast charging stations several times more powerful than Tesla's Superchargers to help close the gap.

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Porsche: Don’t hold your breath for an electric 911 (992)

Porsche: Don’t hold your breath for an electric 911 (992)

Finding yourself responsible for an icon can be a blessing as a curse, something Porsche is all too familiar with when it comes to the 911. Headed toward its next big update, the Porsche 911 generation 992, the legendary car not only has to keep up with competition from Mercedes-Benz, BMW, and others, but keep true to a 55 year legacy in the process.

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