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Spyder

Spyder adds to Porsche’s sports car heritage

THE 918 Spyder continues a long tradition of super sports cars at Porsche; as technology platforms, as the driving force behind both car emotion and car evolution. It follows a long line of superb sports cars of their decades: The 904 Carrera GTS, the Porsche 930 Turbo, the 959, the 911 GT1, the Carrera GT. […]

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Porsche

Porsche 911 Turbo just gets better and better

IT is now four decades since the first prototype Porsche 911 Turbo appeared… but it has lost none of its magic. The latest version, the new Type 991 generation 911 Turbo and Turbo S combine the virtues of a full-blown race car with a use-anytime road vehicle. Improvements include new all-wheel drive running gear with […]

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Porsche

Porsche positive over 911 RSR debut

PORSCHE had a “positive weekend” at Silverstone in the first race of this season’s World Endurance Championship (WEC). Sunday’s six-hour endurance race at the Northamptonshire circuit on Sunday saw works drivers Marc Lieb (Germany), Richard Lietz (Austria) and Romain Dumas (France) finish fourth in the GTE-Pro class in their new 470hp 911 RSR entered by […]

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Jaguar XKR

Fast, luxurious, and classy used car bargains

PORSCHE has recently launched a new version of the iconic 911 and the specs are pretty amazing. If fitted, as most are with the PDK semi-automatic transmission, the ‘basic’ Carrera 2 will do 180mph yet it can return 34.5mpg and it emits only 192g/km of CO2. A few years ago those figures would have seemed […]

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Baby Cayman has plenty of bite, but lacks thrills

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Porsche Cayman It’s a beautiful car, but DAVID HOOPER says Porsche’s entry level Cayman has plenty of bite, but not enough thrills for the money. MEET the Cayman, the Porsche which can easily be overlooked by those more familiar with the iconic 911, or even the Boxster. With gorgeous coupe […]

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Carrera 4S

The models proud of their wider rear ends!

PORSCHE has added two all-wheel-drive models to its new generation 911 range. The 911 Carrera 4 and 4S both benefit from the newest version of the Porsche Traction Management (PTM) system which helps put all that power down with greater safety and roadholding in all weather conditions. To help the two new models stand out […]

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Cosworth and Subaru combine their talents

ROAD TEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Subaru Impreza Cosworth CS400 Fettled by Cosworth, TOM SCANLAN drives a Subaru which can out-drag a supercar. Scrape together a deposit of around 10 grand, and it could be yours. For a bit more than £10,000 you can get a brand-new car that can out-drag a Ferrari F430 or a […]

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Porsche’s 911 GTS is a fabulous modern classic

PORSCHE CARRERA 911 GTS ROAD TEST A classic design, but a potent performer – the GTS impresses on every level and is a fabulous car to drive. Pictures by ALISTAIR HOOPER Few cars have stood the test of time like Porsche’s iconic 911. wheelworldreviews editor DAVID HOOPER road tests the rather special GTS and is […]

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