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Porsche Design, Reimagined by Emil Baddal
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»

Bob Lutz with the Cadillac CTS-V
40 Years Of Zs, Smoking Truckers, And A Challenge From Lutz: Today At High Gear Media

Follow us on Twitter: @highgearmedia @carconnection @therealma @greencarreports and join our Facebook fan page Nissan has nabbed most of the attention today, reaching the 40th anniversary of the production of the first Z-car, though there have been interruptions during the run. The newest example...Read More»

Porsche Boxster crash
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»

Porsche Panamera
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»

Volkswagen BlueSport Concept
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»

2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
German Luxury Brands Face Uncertain Future In U.S.

As we mentioned a couple of weeks ago, new fuel efficiency and emissions regulations issued by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation could have a serious impact on gas-guzzling luxury vehicles. If approved as they stand in draft form, the regulations provide very...Read More»

2010 Kia Soul
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»

From National Geographic's ULTIMATE FACTORIES tour of the Lamborghini facility
National Geographic Tours Camaro, Lambo, Porsche Factories

Sure, it's a lot of fun driving cars, but for some people, that's not enough. Some people need to know how they're made. Those people (including us) should get a real kick out of four new episodes running on National Geographic's Ultimate Factories series. On tap for the month of October: tours of...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»

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»

Audi's new logo
Audi Updates Logo Ahead Of Auto Union Revival

With Volkswagen and Porsche's recent tie-up and the ensuing Auto Union brand revival, some had wondered what would happen to Audi's interlocking-ring logo, since that was originally used by Auto Union before it found its way onto the grilles at Audi. The answer: not much. An update to the...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»

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Volkswagen, Porsche Merger Moves Forward, Qatar Gets Stake

After many months of corporate negotiations, the first step toward Germany's great auto unification is now clear: Volkswagen has agreed to pay €3.3 billion (roughly $4.7 billion) for a 42% stake in Porsche AG, which has been valued at €12.4 billion. Details of the subsequent steps involved in...Read More»

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