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Could 2016 Mark The End Of The 911 As We Know It?

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A post in motoring.com.au sure does make it seem that way. According to what we read, the normally aspirated Carrera and Carrera S models, set to debut as the face lifted 991 series at Frankfurt Motor Show later this year, will both feature downsized turbo engines.Specifically, the story goes on to say that the base Carrera will carry a …

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60 Porsche 911 GTS “Club Coupes” Built To Commemorate The Porsche Club Of America’s 60th Anniversary

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Did you know that the Porsche Club of America was 60 years old? That means they started in 1955, when Porsche wasn't really importing all that many cars to America anyway. The car building part of the company was only 7 years old itself. There was a die-hard group of folks that were so dedicated to the cars that most people over here had never …

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Porsche Debuts Targa 4 GTS At Detroit Auto Show

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The Targa model of Porsche's lineup is turning 50 years old soon. To celebrate, Porsche decided to launch an all new higher-performance version of the 991 generation Targa model.Porsche's 991 Targa is a pretty trick piece of machinery with that interesting and complex folding hard top that retracts down below the rear window. The brushed …

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10 Things We Learned Driving Porsche’s New 991 GTS

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Over the weekend, we experienced Porsche's fantastic new 911 GTS ahead of its world debut this week in LA. Over the course of the three day affair, we learned quite a lot about Porsche's newest 911. For starters, we learned reasons the GTS is one of the best deals in Porsche's current lineup, we learned why you should consider one, and we learned …

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Porsche’s New Carrera GTS Lineup Bridges The Performance Gap Between S and GT3

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Things have been a little quiet on the 991 front lately. In fact, Porsche has only introduced the Targa variant so far this year. Well, now they are jumping in with both feet, introducing four models simultaneously, the Carrera GTS, the Carrera 4 GTS, the Carrera GTS Cabriolet, and the Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet. Whew, that's a mouth full. As with the …

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Porsche 991 GT3 Makes Easy Work Of This Autocross Course

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You're probably familiar with the phrase, "it handles like it's on rails", right? If you ever wondered what someone means when they say it then watch this video. At first glance this autocross course in Ambril, Switzerland doesn't look that challenging. However, once you begin to appreciate the speed at which this GT3 is navigating the pylons I …

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Check Out The Mechanical Magic Porsche Uses To Open And Close The New Targa’s Top

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Back in January when the new Porsche 911 Targa was first introduced, the motoring world was stunned by the operation of the fully automatic Targa top. Quite a few people we heard from were amazed at its operation, but were concerned that it was overly complicated and could present maintenance problems in the future. What most didn't know at the …

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Video: Tiff Needell And EVO Review The 2014 Porsche Targa 4S

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In this new video from the Brit glossy rag EVO, vaunted racer-cum-journalist Tiff Needell debates the merits of the new Porsche Targa 4S. The newest bodystyle of 991 offers an excellently framed view of open-air motoring, but that comes at a cost. Is the Targa 4S a good value? How does the extra weight of the mechanically convoluted top mechanism …

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A New Chapter in the Old Corvette Vs 911 Battle

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The Corvette Vs 911 battle has been raging since the 911 was introduced.  Invariably, the newest Corvette will be endowed with more power than its contemporary 911, and the 911 will do everything else just a little bit better, and will cost more.  It's always been that way, and it will almost certainly continue to be that way.  Few things in life …

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Video Review Of The 2014 Porsche 911 Carrera S

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We last drove the 911 Carrera S in Vermont last winter at an event Porsche held at Sugarbush, Mountain in Vermont. At the time we were comparing the Carrera S to the Carrera 4S and learning just how capable both variants are in the snow. Prior to that it was a 2012 model that we pushed up the Mt. Washington Auto Road in New Hampshire and gained a …

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