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

2010 Porsche Panamera
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»

2010 Porsche Panamera
Rumor: Porsche's New Owners To Nix Cayenne, Panamera

Under the leadership of Volkswagen chairman Ferdinand Piech, Porsche may be subjected to fairly strict controls -- at least as far as the marque's lineup is concerned. Most importantly for Porsche enthusiasts, rumor has it that the company's new owner will axe the Porsche Cayenne SUV and Panamera...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera
Could the End Be Near For Panamera and Cayenne?

Now that Volkswagen Group is ready to begin its takeover of Porsche AG, AutoObserver is reporting that the Cayenne SUV and upcoming Panamera 4-door sedan may be victims of the takeover. At least, that's what AutoObserver says British magazine Car is reporting. The Web site says that Car is...Read More»

2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Leak
Preview: 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS

Another world debut has been set for the 2009 Frankfurt Auto Show--it's the 2010 Porsche 911 GT3 RS, the stepping stone between street editions and the racing GT3. Porsche says the newly reintroduced model--seen here wearing some interesting Crayola-inspired details--brings with it a bored-out...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera
Video: Porsche Panamera Promo Video

Speaking of Porsche, the company has released a promotional video for the highly anticipated Porsche Panamera, which put in some face time in Monterey, California and at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance over the weekend. Although the new model has been seen before, these appearances mark its...Read More»

Cars Crushed Into Cubes
Would YOU Crush a Bentley? (No, NOT a Cash-For-Clunkers Tradein!)

Most of the United States now require that you insure your vehicle before you can register it. Enforcement, however, varies considerably. As we learned recently, in New York state, you can be arrested for driving an uninsured vehicle if you incur a moving violation in it that would otherwise net...Read More»

2009 Mercedes-Benz S Class
VW, Mercedes, Honda Models—And Porsche—Top APEAL Study

Porsche ranks as most appealing nameplate for the fifth consecutive year. That's according to J.D. Power and Associates' 2009 Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study, which was just released. Yet Porsche only had one top-placing model in Power's study, the Cayenne. Across all...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera V6
Lunch Break Video: Top Gear Races Mail Service In Porsche Panamera

It's easy to bash the postal service. In this age of email, SMS, and Twitter, snail mail seems slower than ever. So it's only natural that the friendly folks at Top Gear decided to race a letter 900 miles over land and sea from drop box to inbox. Of course, they give themselves a leg-up by doing it...Read More»

Porsche Panamera luggage
Luggage For the 2010 Porsche Panamera Fan

Not to be outdone by Infiniti and its specially designed Louis Vuitton luggage, Porsche has announced plans for a special set of suitcases designed by...well, by its own design group. The luggage is meant to complement the new Porsche Panamera, and based on the photos we've seen, the valises look...Read More»

2009 Porsche Cayman
A 914 Redux? Porsche Four-Cylinder Roadster Rumored

Ever since Volkswagen showed its BlueSport concept roadster--and ever since Volkswagen and Porsche engaged the clutches on their ego-driven takeover drama merger talks--enthusiasts have chatted up and dreaded the notion of a new four-cylinder Porsche convertible. It's fair enough to assume the...Read More»

The Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle, by Mike Vetter and The Car Factory
Earthbound Chevy Aveo Takes A Trip to Outer Space

See that? That's the "Extra-Terrestrial Vehicle" from Mike Vetter and The Car Factory. Mike and his team will build one just for you--and all you have to do is provide a Chevrolet Aveo or a Porsche Boxter for the bones. (Tough decision. We had to break out the 20-sided die.) The company's website...Read More»

Porsche Cayenne Hybrid logo
2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid: The World's Priciest Hybrid?

  When Porsche introduces the 2011 Porsche Cayenne Hybrid late next year, its first-ever hybrid-electric vehicle may be the priciest hybrid on earth. While a Porsche executive said pricing hasn't been finalized, according to the German Automobilwoche, the expected European price will be in the...Read More»

2011 Porsche Cayenne spy shot
Spy Shots: 2011 Porsche Cayenne

While most automakers are recrafting their utility vehicle product plans, in the face of new fuel economy standards, Porsche's preparing to soldier on with its Cayenne SUV for at least a few more years. The 2009 Porsche Cayenne is one of the more highly-rated sport-utes here at...Read More»

2009 Infiniti G37
Infiniti G37 Most Recommend To Friends—And Shoppers Listen

More owners of the Infiniti G37 would recommend it to a friend than owners of any other model. That’s according to data released earlier this month from the marketing research and consulting firm AutoPacific. For the first time this year, as part of its annual New Vehicle Satisfaction Survey, the...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera assembly facility, Leipzig, Germany
2010 Porsche Panamera: Take the Tour, Buy the T-Shirt (The T-Shirt Is A Car)

The 2010 Porsche Panamera is taking a cue from Century 21--it's getting the open-house treatment. Porsche's opening the Panamera factory doors to anyone who wants a peek. Interested shoppers and nosy cabinet-peekers alike can make their way to Leipzig, Germany for a free two-hour tour of the...Read More»

2010 Porsche Panamera
Porsche Goes Down Easy

A couple of weeks ago at the Shanghai Motor Show, Porsche's head of sales and marketing, Klaus Berning, said that developing a new car for the 911 demographic would be peachy-keen in his book. At the time, we speculated that Porsche might be looking to revive the long-lost 928 using the Panamera's...Read More»

From Volkswagen's TDI Truth & Dare campaign
Volkswagen On The Offensive; Out To Prove That Diesel Is Awesome

Volkswagen's feeling a little punchy these days. Across the pond, VW is angling to buy Porsche AG, the other major holding of its parent company, Porsche. And on this side of the Atlantic, Volkswagen has launched not one, but two ad campaigns. One's pretty standard, but the other is definitely on...Read More»

Mercedes 300SL Gullwing Panamericana
Link Love From The Car Connection: VW Throws Off Porsche's Shackles, Peeking At The Mercedes 300SL Gullwing, And Hot Audi Concepts

If only -- Rumor has it that there's a new iteration of the legendary Mercedes 300SL Gullwing in the works. (Which is nice since the original ended production in 1957.) If produced, lucky buyers will be treated to a snazzy 370hp V8 engine, plus many of the design elements from the...Read More»

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