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The 2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is the perfect hybrid

The 2018 Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo is the perfect hybrid

It was pretty clear when Porsche announced the 2018 Panamera 4 E-Hybrid Sport Turismo that it wasn't going to be your normal hybrid. The closest the automaker's cars get to green is usually their paint job, after all, but the shapely Sport Turismo claims to be more eco-conscious than you'd expect. Of course, since this is a Porsche it couldn't just be about saving the planet.

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Porsche put the 8th gen 911 sports car through rigorous testing

Porsche put the 8th gen 911 sports car through rigorous testing

When the start of 2019 rolls around in Europe, the new 8th generation of the venerable 911 sports car will be available to purchase. As the launch of the vehicle draws nearer, Porsche is talking about its ramped up testing program as the final testing procedures are underway. Porsche says that this new test regime puts the cars under "a great deal of stress."

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Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo EV production gets go-ahead

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo EV production gets go-ahead

Porsche's Taycan all-electric sedan is getting a striking sibling at dealerships, with the automaker reportedly putting a Cross Turismo version into production too. The German car company previewed those intentions back in March, when it took the wraps off the Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo.

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Porsche Taycan price won’t let Tesla rest easy

Porsche Taycan price won’t let Tesla rest easy

Porsche's all-electric Taycan will be priced to take on the Tesla Model S, the automaker has confirmed, settling fears that sales would be hamstrung by sky-high costs. Instead, Porsche suggests, the Taycan will actually slot in somewhere beneath the Panamera, the automaker's existing sedan.

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Porsche Panamera GTS and Panamera GTS Sport Turismo offer 460hp turbo V8

Porsche Panamera GTS and Panamera GTS Sport Turismo offer 460hp turbo V8

Porsche has announced a pair of new models that slot into the Panamera line and offer improved performance. The models are the Panamera GTS and the Panamera GTS Sport Turismo. Both models share the same 4.0L V8 biturbo engine making 460hp and 620Nm of torque.

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Porsche 911 Speedster concept is so good, it’s going into production

Porsche 911 Speedster concept is so good, it’s going into production

Some things are too good to leave as mere concepts, and so the stunning Porsche 911 Speedster is getting a highly limited production run as a sort of birthday present to the German automaker. Porsche took the wraps off the 911 Speedster concept study earlier this year, an open-top two-seater with some glorious features.

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Porsche 935 dedicated racer limited to 77 epic units

Porsche 935 dedicated racer limited to 77 epic units

Porsche has unveiled a new dedicated racing car that is called the Porsche 935. The ride will be made in an exclusive run of 77 cars and Porsche calls this a birthday present from Porsche Motorsport fans to the world. This car isn’t homologated and that freed the designers to develop the car as they saw fit.

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Porsche looks to a diesel-free future with six-billion-euro investment in hybrid tech

Porsche looks to a diesel-free future with six-billion-euro investment in hybrid tech

Porsche has announced that it is making a major investment that will fund a future that has no diesel reliance. That investment is over six billion euros and Porsche says that while it isn’t demonizing the diesel engine, as a sports car maker the tech has a secondary role. Instead of diesel power, Porsche wants to invest in a big way into future hybrid power options.

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The Audi e-tron is great news for Tesla drivers

The Audi e-tron is great news for Tesla drivers

Tesla may have had the early bird advantage in electric cars, but while increasing competition from vehicles like the new 2019 Audi e-tron may give Elon Musk's business plan a headache, for drivers it's all good news. The new electric SUV won't just headline Audi's new electric car strategy when it arrives in dealerships next year: it'll also mark a turning point in a new EV infrastructure that's great news for Tesla drivers too.

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Your car windshield could be an AR hologram in 2020

Your car windshield could be an AR hologram in 2020

Holographic car windshields that overlay augmented reality graphics atop the real world could be closer than you think, with Porsche, Hyundai, and others tapping a smart glass startup developing the transparent tech. WayRay has been working on holographic augmented reality head-up display technologies since 2012, developing a compact hologram projector that could change what you see through your car's windows.

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Porsche Electric Pit Stop sees faster, smarter EV charging

Porsche Electric Pit Stop sees faster, smarter EV charging

If electric performance cars are to work, fast charging needs to be more flexible and more prevalent, and Porsche believes it's found the answer. Dubbed the Porsche "electric pit stop," it's a charging system built up of modular blocks that can adapt more readily to existing infrastructure, space constraints, and how many cars it might be expected to deal with.

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The Top 6 Supercars for Under $200k

The Top 6 Supercars for Under $200k

The car world is abuzz with record-breaking hypercars such as the Bugatti Chiron, Pagani Huayra BC, Koenigsegg Agera RS, Porsche 918, and Ferrari LaFerrari. But there’s a problem. All these speed demons will cost you upwards of $1M. Unless you’re a tech billionaire or the heir to a trillion-dollar oil-rich dominion in the Middle East, hypercars are not what you would call ‘affordable’ in the purest sense of the word.

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