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      Published on 07-15-2011 02:51 AM
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      You should know by now Porsche is working on a Cajun entry level SUV. It is going to be available in 3-door form and we think a 5-door should be only natural as well. It will likely take after the Land Rover Evoque in that sense. Autocar claims these images were leaked from sources inside Porsche. The SUV will be based on the Q5 platform and should appear in about 2 years. Take a look and see what you think of the styling. ...
      Published on 07-14-2011 02:41 AM
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      Cayenne sales increased 37% during the first 6 months of this year. Suffice it to say, the new Cayenne is a huge hit to the point Porsche can not meet demand. The factory will be re-tooled a bit and production will increase by up to 20% in an attempt to try to meet demand. Delivery times have stretched to over 1 year in certain markets. The Porsche chief of sales Bernhard Maier stated, "We're now looking into ways we can expand production capacity to be able to serve our customers more quickly." ...
      Published on 07-13-2011 02:41 AM
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      I think we all knew a front engine GT car was inevitable. Reports are circling the web that Porsche is preparing for the 928. A modified Panamera platform would underpin the car which would likely share all drivetrain components with the Panamera which already shares its engines with the Cayenne. The car won't show up until the next generation Panamera does which likely means 2015 at the very earliest. ...
      Published on 07-12-2011 02:58 AM
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      Here is another mile race from our friends in Russia at dragtimes.info. This race is a very interesting race to see as they are both very fast cars with dual clutch transmissions but it also covers a long of enough distance to mitigate the Porsche AWD advantage at launch. The race plays out as expected, the 997 Turbo gets the jump and takes the 1/4 mile but the Italia start to make up ground and at the mile marker has the higher trap speed but can't get there before the Porsche. ...
      Published on 07-11-2011 12:30 AM
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      The Cayman R is a great little sports car. Porsche essentially took the Cayman S and removed a bit of weight, upped the power, and lowered the ride height. They didn't just take out a tiny bit of weight, but 121 pounds vs. the Cayman S. Horsepower only grew by 10 but that is likely to keep it from destroying the standard 911 which with a PDK transmission, 330 horsepower, and only 3000 pounds it likely already does. Check out the video review. ...
      Published on 07-09-2011 10:02 PM
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      This is a seriously fast car for stock. Yes, we know there is much more to it than the straightline numbers but they have to be mentioned considering they are so eye opening. With drag rubber, this is a 10 second car stock. Compared to the PDK numbers for the 997 Turbo S the GT2 RS they hit the GT2 RS is 3 mph faster through the 1/4. The GT2 also gets to 150 1 second faster, half a second slower to 60 though due to no AWD. With a PDK trans who knows how insanely fast this thing would be, as if it isn't already. ...
      Published on 07-09-2011 02:54 AM
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      First of all, LEGO's are awesome. Secondly, Porsche's are awesome. Put them together and it is a recipe for massive win. This is just an absolutely ridiculous model car. It has 8 motors, 3 remote controllers, 3 IR receivers, 3 pairs of working lights, and about 7 yards of wiring. It even has working all wheel drive thanks to three differentials and working locking doors. The hood even pops up from the interior and the roof folds. To top it all off, it has a working PDK transmission. Someone must have not gone outside for a very long time. ...
      Published on 07-08-2011 02:55 AM
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      When the Porsche 991 was first reported as coming with a 7-speed manual many people wondered how the layout would look exaclty. Well, supposedly AutoBild has answered that question. Now this picture looks official but it isn't, it is a photoshop. Autobild assures everyone it is based on the real thing so I guess we have to take their word for it as it is doubtful they would risk their credibility over a guess. ...
      Published on 07-07-2011 02:33 AM
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      Hard to believe there is such a large disparity here between the cars. The exact specs are not given but we know the Protomotive car is a 996 with around 1000 horsepower and the 997 is a Switzer R911 package with a tiptronic transmission. We have attached a Switzer R911 dyno below which puts out very healthy 851 whp so we do not understand how the Protomotive car is so much damn stronger. ...
      Published on 07-06-2011 02:55 AM
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      This info comes courtesy of CAR magazine who spotted the next generation Cayman/Boxster testing. The new Boxster and Cayman will not have the turbo four cylinder right away but instead will stick with the 6 cylinder at first until the facelift for the models in 2015. Why the long delay? We aren't sure but Porsche is likely wanting to get as much as they can monetarily out of the Boxster, Cayman, and 911 all sharing the same 3.4 liter 6 cylinder motor. ...
      Published on 07-05-2011 02:18 AM
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      We haven't seen too much from Gemballa since the death of Uwe Gemballa which of course is understandable. The company is now under the direction Andreas Schwarz who has put out this new "model" based on the Porsche Panamera Turbo. The car specifically features no door handles which apparently is a way to honor Uwe Gemballa who was not a fan of door handles. ...
      Published on 07-03-2011 04:51 PM
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      This is some very serious power especially since it was done in 100 degree weather. The dyno is a Mustang dyno which Todd K (owner of Protomotive) states reads about 80 rwhp lower than dynojets he has dyno'd this upgrade kit on. A stock GT2 put down 440 whp on this same Mustang dyno. The turbos used a GT30 based units, they have also done a GT3586R based setup. ...
      Published on 07-02-2011 04:53 AM
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      You would be hard pressed to spot much of a difference between these renderings and the 997. We know from details released there are some significant changes between the 991 and 997. Namely the weight, which has been reduced and the wheelbase, which has been increased. The engine has also been moved forward by about 3 inches reducing the rear overhang. The fuel tank also has been increased by a gallon. ...
      Published on 07-01-2011 06:01 PM
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      You might be saying, how is Porsche returning? Weren't they just running in Le Mans? Yes, but not in the LMP classes which challenge for the overall victory. You might remember that Audi recently won LeMans which was their 10th victory since 2000. Audi has been dominant and treats LeMans as if it is even greater than Formula 1. What did Porsche have to say about Audi as its competition? ...
      Published on 06-30-2011 04:10 PM
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      Car and Driver let some details slip and now everyone is reporting the 991 specs. The car will grow 2.5 inches longer with a 4.5 inch longer wheelbase. 2 7-speed transmissions will be available, the 7 gear manual as previously reported and a PDK. Both will have launch control programs. The Carrera S will have 20's as standard equipment. The 911 will have 350 horsepower and share its motor with the Boxster. ...

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