Tag Archives: 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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Better VW Beetle is now much less of a girlie car

ROADTEST REPORT AND REVIEW: Volkswagen Beetle Now with a more masculine look and feel, IAN LAMMING likes VW’s third generation Beetle. VW’S cutsey Beetle has just slipped off its caftan and sandals and slipped into a pair of steel toed boots. Third generation Bug has shrugged off its girlie accessories and gone for a bolder […]

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Porsche’s Cayenne will go anywhere – in style

In confident mood, IAN LAMMING drives a mud-plugger extraordinaire – Porsche’s Cayenne diesel. MUD-PLUGGER, SUV, 4×4, doesn’t matter what you call them, we all know what this means. And you know what? I love them. They are by far my favourite form of transport. May be it’s a size-thing. Big is bold, beautiful, butch. All […]

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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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A strong Britcar season for Mazda’s MX-5 GT car

Mazda’s MX-5 GT car finished the 2011 Britcar Production GTN Championship season on a high at Brands Hatch with a race pace that placed it ahead of rivals Porsche, Ferrari, Lotus, Ginetta and Marcos. Finishing fifth overall and second in class from 21 competitors, the MX-5 GT car was only beaten in its class by […]

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