Tag: Porsche

2017 Porsche 718 Boxster: New Numbers, New Look, New Engines

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I’ve always thought it a little odd that, for a company that loves branding cars with numbers, the Porsche Boxster and Cayman did not have digits affixed to their trunk-lids in that iconic, swoopy font. The folks at Porsche finally came to their collective senses, and have graced the impressively fun mid-engined two seater with a new name: 718 Boxster. Continue Reading »

Jerry Seinfeld is Selling Part of His Porsche Collection

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It’s safe to say Jerry Seinfeld has a passion for comedy; you don’t spend 10 years on the set of Seinfeld if you don’t. But as evidenced by his acclaimed Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee series, his true love is for the automobile…more specifically, Porsches.  Continue Reading »

6 Collectable Classic Cars Heading for Mecum Auction

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Anytime an auction rolls around, we know we’re in for some beautiful classic cars and big sales. Mecum’s upcoming Kissimmee auction, then, shouldn’t disappoint. Heralded as “the world’s largest collector car auction,” the vehicles on display will take up 10 days worth of auction action. Continue Reading »

Modern Cars Re-imagined as Group B Rally Cars

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Today, only three manufacturers–Ford, Volkswagen, and Hyundai–compete in the World Rally Championship. That’s the fewest number of automakers there’s ever been. In the past, that number was triple of what it is now with the likes of Audi, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Peugeot, Lancia, Mini, Renault, Ferrari, Lada, Nissan, Open, Mazda, Porsche, Seat, Skoda, and Toyota all participating in some form or another. Rally, like Formula 1, has lost its luster and teams have continually pulled out.

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Ken Griffey Jr. Loves Speed, Owns a Porsche Carrera GT Sports Car

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Ken Griffey Jr. is having an incredible 2016—and it’s only the first week of the year. The ballplayer, who never once set foot in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum out of superstition, has been elected to join the Hall of Fame. Continue Reading »

6 of the Sexiest Cars We Saw at Festivals of Speed Orlando

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The only thing hotter than the sun at 2015’s Festivals of Speed Orlando were the supercars. Trying to stay cool in the 85-degree weather was nearly impossible with the sexy selection of supercars for us to gawk over. Americans, Italians, and even one brawny Brit all made an appearance. Here are a few of our favorites. Continue Reading »

The Worst Custom Tuner Cars of 2015

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Embracing tuner culture is at the heart of our coverage of cars, old and new. There are so many small shops out there creating bold designs, and any time we can bring a little-known custom ride to the forefront, we’ve done our job. But once a year we show you the misguided, ugly, and aesthetically tone-deaf. Here are some of the worst custom cars from the last year, so when you make that first million, you’ll know where NOT so spend your money. Continue Reading »

Watch a Porsche 911 Carrera Flash Mob on the Streets of Kuala Lumpur

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Flash mobs happen all the time. People burst into song at the holidays, dress up like Jedi knights, or wield wands like graduates of Hogwarts. Surprised crowds take pictures and a video eventually surfaces. It’s not often that flash mobs involve cars, like this one with Porsche 911 Carrera’s in Kuala Lumpur.

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What Makes this APAL Porsche 1600 So Special?

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Over the years, Porsche has produced a number of highly decorated and acclaimed cars, in fact, it’s hard to pin down a winner from the bunch. But this car—a 1600 Coupe—is not one of them, mainly because it wasn’t made by Porsche at all.  Continue Reading »

Naughty or Nice? How Automakers Stacked Up in 2015

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We made our list, we checked it twice—now we’re going to find out which automakers were naughty or nice. 2015 was an interesting year in the industry, one that was filled with scandal worthy enough of a two-hour silver screen feature (seriously). Continue Reading »