Tag: Porsche

Porsche Bought South Africa’s Kyalami Race Track

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If you’re a fan of Formula 1, you’ll undoubtedly remember or have at least heard of South Africa’s Kyalami racing circuit, which played host to 20 F1 races between 1967 and 1993. Well, today it’s under new ownership – Porsche South Africa. Continue Reading »

$1.6 Million in Luxury Cars Wrecked in China

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A car crash can be an expensive thing, an inconvenient thing and even a deadly thing. Thankfully, the wreck shown here from WreckedExotics.com was only two of those. In this case no one was seriously hurt, but when a truck carrying eleven luxury cars turned over after running into the back of a Mazda sedan in Xiamen, China, it racked up $1.6 million in damages and completely obliterated the back of the Mazda. One poor passenger’s face has probably seen better days, but he’s still standing and appears to be just fine. Continue Reading »

Porsche, Lamborghini, and Audi at Odds Over New Sportscar Platform

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Sibling rivalry is pretty adorable when it involves two toddlers. It’s not as adorable, though, when it involves billions of dollars and three of the world’s most prestigious sportscar brands. Porsche, Audi and Lamborghini are all fighting over the future of multiple sportscars, all on one platform.

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Building Horsepower: the Pros and Cons of Turbochargers

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“Turbo” is one of the most abused words in the English language. It’s used by marketers as a catch-all term for anything that’s supposed to act fast, from software to cold remedies. In reality, however, a turbo can seriously boost the amount of power an engine can turn out. The cost may or may not be worth the gains though, depending on the factors that we’ll look at in this article.

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8 Soccer Stars and Their Gorgeous Cars

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We’re smack dab in the middle of yet another exciting world cup. This year, teams took their talents to South America to brace the Brazilian heat, all while keeping the cup close within their sites.

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A Supercar Designer Penned this Super Luxurious Train

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Ferrari and Porsche build some of the most opulent vehicles around: rich in both materials and price. So check out what one supercar designer, responsible for cars at both companies, created for Japan’s JR East luxury train service. Continue Reading »

Porsche Looks Back At Its 1978 Porsche 911 SC Rally Car [Video]

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The Porsche 911 is arguably one of the best performance cars ever built, but in the mid-1960s, Porsche began dabbling in off-road rally racing with its rear-engine sports coupe. The earliest example of Porsche rally racing is the 1965 Rally Paris Dakar, but the 1978 Porsche 911 SC you see above may have played a more pivotal role in the development of future Porsche production cars. Continue Reading »

Porsche Developing a Flat-Eight Supercar to Rival the 458

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Is the Porsche 918 too far out of your price range? The Porsche 911 just too plebian? Well, you’re in luck. According to recent reports, Porsche is hard at work building a supercar to battle the Ferrari 458 and it boasts – gasp – a flat-eight engine. Continue Reading »

The Top 5 Forgotten Convertibles of the ’90s

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When people think of convertibles from the ‘90s, they tend to think of five cars: the Mazda Miata, the Ford Mustang, the Chevy Camaro, the BMW Z3, and then the Mazda Miata again. While all four cars defined the decade, there are a few noteworthy drop-tops that have a tendency to escape our memories. Continue Reading »

Across the Block: #22 Gulf Porsche 917 from Le Mans Film

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If you’re a true Porschephile with money to spend, you might want to be in attendance at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auction. That’s because the star of Steve McQueen’s 1971 hit, Le Mans, will cross the block. Continue Reading »