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So Not Green . . .

Posted: July 25th, 2010 | Author: | Filed under: porsche 928 | Tags: , | Comments Off on So Not Green . . .

We’re sure Porsche would argue – spin the good spin – This Car is So Far from green it would have to be up the with BP’s gulf Disaster on the Green Richter . . . . 
We don’t care – as fans of the original, our christmas list for 2013 is now filled !

Built on the platform that underpins the Panamera four-door sports sedan, the unnamed two-door will ride on a shorter wheelbase but will share at least 60 percent of its parts with the Panamera. The sedan’s control-arm front suspension and multilink rear will likely get firmer tuning in keeping with the coupe’s sporting pretense. The shorter wheelbase will reduce the coupe’s weight and improve its handling, but the reduction will come at the expense of rear-seat space. As in the 911, the back seats will likely only be suitable for driving rugs or sports bags.

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Wiki: Porsche 928

Posted: February 9th, 2009 | Author: | Filed under: porsche, porsche 928, Wiki | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Wiki: Porsche 928

Designed in 1971 as the eventual replacement for the 911, production of the 928 was delayed until late 1977 as a 1978 model largely due to the coming fuel crisis. As such, it lays claim to the title of first front-engine, water-cooled Porsche despite the 924’s introduction two years before that of the 928. As prices inflated in the late ’80s and into the ’90s, sales of the big Porsche fell off leading to its eventual cancellation in 1995. Read the full article »»»»