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NEW 2012 Porsche Carrera

Posted: August 26th, 2011 | Author: | Filed under: Fast, Faster, Fastest, Favorite New Thought, Grilled, porsche | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on NEW 2012 Porsche Carrera

At nearly 50, the Porsche 911 Carrera is apparently younger than ever. The completely redesigned seventh-generation sports car icon is stepping into the limelight with its sleek and stretched silhouette, exciting contours and precisely designed features. Yet from every angle it is unmistakably a 911, holding true to the Porsche 911 Carrera ‘evolution, not revolution’ design philosophy. Read the full article »»»»


Porsche 918 Hybrid

Posted: November 7th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: Auto News, Porsche | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Porsche 918 Hybrid

Porsche have pulled off the biggest surprise at the Geneva auto show, unveiling the 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid concept.

Porsche 918

A plug-in hybrid that Porsche says is capable of lapping the “Nordschleife of Nürburgring in less than 7:30 minutes, faster than even the Porsche Carrera GT.” What’s more, Porsche says fuel economy should be somewhere around 78 miles per gallon. How does it do it? The 918 Spyder concept is powered by a 500-horsepower gasoline V-8 and electric motors on the front and rear axle (the two electric motors make a combined 160 kilowatts of power, or the equivalent of 218 horsepower). Total power output is 718 horsepower. Porsche is not saying whether the 918 Spyder concept will go into production, but don’t bet against it. The technology is just too promising, the styling too delectable. Read the full article »»»»