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Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over chassis issue

Porsche 918 Spyder recalled over chassis issue

Porsche can add its name to the list of auto makers undergoing recalls as of late, with the company initiating a recall of its illustrious 918 Spyder. This is a limited edition model, and of the 918 units produced (hence the name), 205 of them are being recalled. The reason revolves around the chassis, which could be prone to issues due to a fault discovered through internal quality testing. Though the potential for problems exist, no owners have filed any complaints related to it.

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Porsche 911 GT3 RS spied in winter testing

Porsche 911 GT3 RS spied in winter testing

Porsche has several versions of its venerable 911. There are versions of the sports car for those who plan to drive every day on the street and never hit the racetrack and there are versions that come from the factory hopped up with all the bits you need for a day at the track, such as the 911 GT3. An even higher performing version of the GT3 is available called the GT3 RS and the latest version of that car was recently spied during winter testing.

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Porsche, Mercedes said to be developing electric models in response to Tesla

Porsche, Mercedes said to be developing electric models in response to Tesla

It appears that Germany's luxury automobile manufacturers are waking up to the threat that California's Tesla poses. Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi are all said to already be in development of their own all-electric models, however plans to see them on the road are still a few years off.

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Porsche unveils new 911 Carrera GTS Coupe and Cabriolet

Porsche unveils new 911 Carrera GTS Coupe and Cabriolet

Porsche has pulled the wraps off a pair of new 911 models that fit into the line of venerable sports cars. The new models are a coupe and a cabriolet 911 Carrera GTS. The GTS designation first came to the Porsche Cayman and Boxster models and has made its way to the top of the line 911 sports car. All of the GTS Carrera models are based on the 911 Carrera 4 body with flared rear wheel arches and a wider track.

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First Drive: 2015 Porsche Macan S and Macan Turbo

First Drive: 2015 Porsche Macan S and Macan Turbo

We’re a long way from the outrage of the first four-door Porsche, and a compact SUV/crossover was almost inevitable. The 2015 Porsche Macan is a direct result of the successes of the Panamera and Cayenne, with a name derived from the Indonesian word for tiger and a surprisingly broad price range depending on your heavy-handedness with both the options sheet and your right foot. As I found, picking the best match of those options isn’t as straightforward as you might think.

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Porsche Cayenne expansion tipped in the works

Porsche Cayenne expansion tipped in the works

The folks at AutoCar have received word from "a senior Porsche official" that the auto maker is working on an expansion to its Cayenne line with a new five-door coupe -- a sportier version of the Cayenne model. If all goes as rumored, the model will debut in 2018.

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Trion Supercars Nemesis promises the US a 2000hp street bullet

Trion Supercars Nemesis promises the US a 2000hp street bullet

We are in the heyday of the supercar right now with McLaren and its P1, Ferrari with its LaFerrari, and Porsche with its 918. Another marque wants to step into the supercar game and the company is a US based firm called Trion supercars. The car itself is called the Nemesis and it wants to be the American supercar.

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Porsche Boxster and Cayman 4-cylinder engine confirmed

Porsche Boxster and Cayman 4-cylinder engine confirmed

Porsche unveiled new GTS trim for the Boxster and Cayman sports cars a few days back. Both of those models get a new GTS trim that offers more power than other trim levels of both cars. Currently both the Boxster and Cayman use Porsche's famous 6-cylinder engine.

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Porsche unveils Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS with improved performance

Porsche unveils Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS with improved performance

It's not too often that Porsche rolls out new models. The company tends to refine things year after year. It is known for rolling out new versions of existing cars though. Not too long ago it rolled out the 911 Targa bringing back an old nameplate that had been retired.

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Porsche to replace 2014 911 GT3 engines due to fire risk

Porsche to replace 2014 911 GT3 engines due to fire risk

Recalls are nothing new in the automotive market. They happen for all sorts of reasons and recently there have been a lot of recalls going on. Honda recalled about 900,000 vans this month due to a fire risk. High-end sports car maker Porsche isn't immune to recalls either.

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First Porsche built in 1898 found in a barn, and it’s an EV

First Porsche built in 1898 found in a barn, and it’s an EV

The Porsche name is synonymous with sports cars and other performance vehicles. In recent years, the company has branched out to make SUVs and hybrid cars. One of the most high performance cars to roll out of the Porsche factory is the 918 Spyder, which is a hybrid car with incredible performance.

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Porsche 911 Targa revealed with trick retro roof

Porsche 911 Targa revealed with trick retro roof

Porsche has officially revealed its new 911 Targa, the removable-roof version of the classic sports car, with a new motorized panel making opening up the top a button-press rather than a wrestle. The new car, shown off today at the North American International Auto Show, uses motors to push the convertible top back, behind the rear seats, with a surprisingly retro look to its thick silver B-pillar bar.

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