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Seven Best Quotes From BBC Top Gear and Jeremy Clarkson
Seven Best Quotes From BBC Top Gear and Jeremy Clarkson

The BBC's Top Gear television show is an endless source of entertainment, debate, and amusement for car fans all over the world. As is its tall, acerbic, and frequently profane host, Jeremy Clarkson. Just a brief browse through his columns will prove the point. It's important to remember that Top...Read More»

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Porsche Offers Lithium-Ion Battery, But Only For Starting

Lithium-ion batteries are part of the path to the Promised Land of electric vehicles. The all-electric 2009 Tesla Roadster was the first sports car to run on lithium cells, and the 2010 Mercedes-Benz S400 was the first hybrid electric vehicle to feature them. Now Porsche has joined in, offering a...Read More»

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Consumer Reports' Annual Auto Survey Sees Gains For Detroit

A couple of weeks ago, Nelson Ireson reported on Consumer Reports' latest Reliability Survey, which put Ford and Lincoln at the head of the reliability pack. Now Consumer Reports has more good news for Big Three automakers thanks to its new Auto Survey, which places several American autos on the...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera Turbo in desert camouflage, from CrankAndPiston.com
Today's Heinous Car Pic: Porsche Panamera in Camouflage

Oh, the humanity. Designed by Alberto Lou at Foilacar for a customer in Dubai who obviously has very clear ideas about what he wants, this 2010 Porsche Panamera Turbo makes a statement that you can't possibly miss. Unless you're looking down from a satellite. Or perhaps even then. But say what you...Read More»

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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait (For A Porsche Panamera)

Fact: we have not been especially kind to the Porsche Panamera. We've bashed its design, we've criticized it for watering down the Porsche lineup, and we've reveled in its imminent demise. Now that the first delivery of Panameras to the U.S. has been delayed for reasons unknown, you might expect us...Read More»

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Windows 7 Has Desktop Themes From Infiniti, Porsche, Ferrari

Microsoft has lost face in recent years -- both in court and in the marketplace -- but with the release of Windows 7, the folks from Redmond are working hard to restore the company's stature. One of the ways they're doing that is via strategic partnerships, including some targeted directly at auto...Read More»

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Preview: 2012 Porsche Lineup

Porsche is planning to revitalize its entire lineup within the next couple of years, with seven new models, including some new faces, reportedly in the works. Things must be very busy within the walls of Porsche’s Stuttgart headquarters, according to Autocar, which is reporting that the seven...Read More»

2010 Porsche 911 Turbo
Preview: 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo

What is it? The most powerful Porsche 911 Turbo ever The basics: 3.8-liter flat six with 500 hp; 0-60 mph in 3.2 sec, 194-mph top speed; seven-speed dual-clutch or six-speed manual transmission On sale: January 2010 Price: $132,800 (Coupe) and $143,800 (Cabriolet) With its world debut at the 2009...Read More»

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Five Cars I Want Today and Why I Need Them So Badly

There are some things like air and sunshine and water that most ordinary human beings need. As a car enthusiast my milky white pigmentation speaks volumes about how I would much rather read car magazines than go outside and enjoy the day. Truth is, the most sun I get is through a vehicles moonroof...Read More»

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Porsche Design, Reimagined by Emil Baddal

Between Porsche's financial troubles and the lukewarm reception of its Panamera sedan, the company has faced its share of problems in recent months. Unfortunately, there's no simple fix for the global economic problems that have sent Porsche's sales through the floorboard. On the design front...Read More»

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Joyride In Porsche Boxster Ends With 70-Foot Plunge

Speaking of advertising campaigns, Porsche might have found fodder for a new one, if it's looking to promote the safety its vehicles. In Los Angeles, a 15-year-old kid swiped his father's Porsche Boxster, grabbed a buddy, and set out for a joyride. The fun abruptly ended when the driver lost...Read More»

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Porsche Wants You--On Twitter and Facebook [Social Media]

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Follow Porsche on Facebook and Twitter @porschenewswire Maybe the whole world of social media is second nature to you--MySpace, Tumblr, Twitter and Facebook, you're everywhere, dude. But...Read More»

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Persistent Rumor: Porsche Panamera Convertible In The Works

Porsche's new overlords may be planning to let the new Panamera die a slow and painful death -- but not, apparently, before wringing every possible variant from the controversial model. Porsche insiders have confirmed previous rumors that the company is developing a convertible version of the...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera
Driven: 2010 Porsche Panamera

Sports car handling, German engineering, Porsche styling and...four doors? The 2010 Porsche Panamera once again breaks the Porsche mold, straying outside its well-trodden sports car heritage to become one of the world's best sports sedans. High Gear Media recently got the chance to take the wheel...Read More»

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New 'Bottom-Of-The-Range' Porsche Model In The Works

Porsche might want to lay off the hubris for a while. The company spent much of the past year tilting at the giant windmill known as Volkswagen and insisting that it isn't interested in new models or VW technology. Today, not only is Porsche owned by VW, but also we're getting word from Porsche's...Read More»

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2010 North American Car Of The Year Short List Revealed

It's that time of year again: time to decide the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACOTY). This time around, our own Executive Editor Marty Padgett is one of the jurors, and we're bringing you the insider's perspective on the process, as well as looking to hear what you have to say on...Read More»

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Surprise, Surprise: Porsche Developing An Electric Sportscar

You might have missed it, but Porsche's new president and CEO, Michael Macht, announced yesterday that Porsche is planning to introduce an electric sports car. On second thought, you probably didn't miss it, because it's been all over the news -- despite the fact that Macht provided no details and...Read More»

2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster
Compared: 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster Vs. Porsche Boxster / Cayman

Savages! Who would dare to compare the Porsche Boxster--it's only the reincarnation of the 550 Spyder, you know--to a Datsun? We would, and we're not the only ones. During the recent press preview for the 2010 Nissan 370Z Roadster, the Japanese carmaker's team laid it out in PowerPoint: the Z's a...Read More»

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Rumor: Porsche Panamera To Be Organ Donor For VW Family Member

The Porsche Panamera may suffer a slow and painful demise at the hands of Porsche's new owners, the VW Group, but its death will not be in vain: sources from within the company indicate that the Panamera platform will live on as a new vehicle in Volkswagen's sprawling family of brands. According to...Read More»

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