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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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2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS gets official ahead of Geneva unveil

2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS gets official ahead of Geneva unveil

Porsche plans to make the first real public debut of the 2019 911 GT3 RS sports car at the Geneva Auto Show next month. Ahead of that debut, the automaker has given up most of the details on the 911 GT3 RS and the car is a beast. It packs a 4.0L flat-six that makes 520hp without needing turbos to do it. The engine produces 346 lb-ft of torque.

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Porsche Classic is 3D printing hard to find parts

Porsche Classic is 3D printing hard to find parts

One of the challenges when it comes to restoring an old or rare car is finding the parts you need to complete the restoration. This is particularly difficult for the type of restorations that aim to make the car 100% original and need hard to find parts. Porsche Classic is an arm of the sports car maker that produces parts for classic Porsche cars.

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Porsche 718 Cayman spotted winter testing tipped for a 4.0L flat-six

Porsche 718 Cayman spotted winter testing tipped for a 4.0L flat-six

The Porsche 714 Cayman is a very cool little two-seater that shares some DNA with the Boxster drop top. The Cayman has a very cool GT4 version that is hopped up and aimed at those wanting performance on the road and the track. The black car covered in snow you see snapped here is a Cayman GT4.

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Audi, Porsche to jointly develop & share EV platform

Audi, Porsche to jointly develop & share EV platform

Audi and Porsche may be considered rivals in some circles, especially when it comes to each brand's high-end sports cars, but the fact is they're both owned by Volkswagen, and that means they're aligned when it comes to business needs. The two German manufacturers have revealed that they'll be working together to develop an electric car platform to be used in both brands' future models.

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Porsche brake squeal push-back says the squeaking’s good

Porsche brake squeal push-back says the squeaking’s good

What noise should a Porsche make? If it's under hard acceleration, you'd probably expect the roar of a flat-six, but at lower speeds your six-figure sports car might be making sounds more like a squeaky mouse. Porsche, though, would like you to know that the squeaks are normal.

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Next-Gen Porsche 911 Turbo spied in production body

Next-Gen Porsche 911 Turbo spied in production body

We know a refreshed Porsche 911 Turbo is in the works and will be coming soon. We also know that the new Turbo won't be that different from the old. Porsche is notorious for its evolution, not revolutionary design changes.

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Porsche electric supercar platform confirmed

Porsche electric supercar platform confirmed

Porsche has been tasked with building an electric supercar platform that could be shared with Lamborghini and Audi, the automaker has confirmed. The new platform has been dubbed SPE - presumably for "Supercar Platform Electric" or "Sports Platform Electric" - and will focus on squeezing maximum performance out of an electrified drivetrain, for cars likely to bear some of the highest price tags of anything in the Volkswagen AG group's line-up.

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Porsche Mission E specs spill as Tesla rival forms

Porsche Mission E specs spill as Tesla rival forms

Porsche's big Tesla rival is expected to come in three flavors, with insiders suggesting the Mission E sedan will run up to 670 horsepower as it tries to eat into Model S sales. First shown off as a prototype in late 2015, a wildly positive reception for the curvaceous electric four-door prompted Porsche to give the production version the green-light only a few months later.

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