Posts Tagged ‘Porsche’

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid seen in Abu Dhabi

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: January 19th, 2015

Porsche is one of the car makers we all know that isn’t known for making much other than race cars. This is why every new racer they launch is important.

Take the 2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid endurance prototype. With one year on track where they showed that they can get back in the game, the second arrival is crucial.

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid racer

2015 Porsche 919 Hybrid racer

With Le Mans 24 hours trophy firmly in their sights, the German manufacturer has already started testing. The first opportunity presented itself in Abu Dhabi.
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Lime Yellow Porsche 911 Targa 4 From TechArt Kitsch or Masterpiece

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: December 4th, 2014

It’s no news that TechArt has partnered with the guys at Porsche for some time now and they’ve been able to produce quite a couple of ranged car modifications for their customers, but each private tuner has his own questionable project. Such is the case of the lime yellow Porsche 911 Targa 4 coming from these guys.

Porsche 911 Targa 4

Porsche 911 Targa 4

The color itself is not per se bad, but coupled with this particular vehicle it makes quite an awkward statement. It’s not to say it won’t appeal to certain individuals, but surely most will regard it as an overstatement in itself. Read more »

Porsche Mecan

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: October 6th, 2013

Porsche Macan has underneath an Audi Q5, with some dimensions altered for the Porsche, including its width and height. Macan will have Porsche-specific styling, right down to its sporty door mirrors and intake-riddled front end.

The rear window is steeply raked, and the fast D-pillar is stylishly thick, if detrimental to blind-spot visibility. The Macan will come in two trim levels: S and Turbo. Both will be powered by versions of Porsche’s new twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 engine, which was introduced via the 2014 Panamera. Expect the base S variant to make 340 horsepower, while the more powerful and sportier Turbo will get a solid 400. Regarding the transmission, it has a seven-speed dual-clutch unit.

There will be a starting price of around $45,000.

2013 Porsche Cayman

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: April 5th, 2013

Porsche is always evolution. The new 2013 Porsche Cayman is also about evolution. It has made its first appearance in U.K. It has two models. The one is entry-level 2.7-litre 271bhp Cayman, and the second is 3.4-litre 321bhp Cayman S.

At a closer investigation, you will notice that it’s longer and wider than before, while the sharper edged design gives the Porsche Cayman a more aggressive attitude. The Porsche Cayman is cheaper than the Porsche Cayman S. The materials used for these two are classy.

2013 Porsche Cayman

2013 Porsche Cayman

Porsche Company said that this new Porsche Cayman is the “third-generation Cayman”. The reason for saying this is unknown.

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The facelifted 2014 Porsche Panamera

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: April 3rd, 2013

The new facelifted 2014 Porsche Panamera has made its first appearance at the Shanghai Show. The big change at this car is the Panamera S E-Hybrid that features a 3.0-liter V6 engine, an electric motor and a lithium-ion battery pack.

With this hybrid technology, it is expected that the new 2014 Porsche Panamera will return up to 91 mpg UK (3.1 L/100km / 75.7 mpg US) with CO2 emissions of less than 100g/km.

2014 Porsche Panamera Facelift

2014 Porsche Panamera Facelift

The 2014 Porsche Panamera will have now a 4.8-litre V8 petrol engine and also a Executive trim level which has features like a 150mm longer wheelbase and air springs.
This new change is expected to boost fuel economy by up to 18%.

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Porsche Panamera V6 Platinum Edition unveiled

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: October 18th, 2012

Porsche presents a new special edition of the V6-powered Panamera, namely the Platinum Edition.

The German sports car benefits now from new platinum silver metallic bits, larger 19-inch Turbo alloy wheels, a black glossy finish for the windows strips and a total of five exterior colors.

Porsche Panamera V6 Platinum Edition

Porsche Panamera V6 Platinum Edition

Inside you will find a leather upholstery, Platinum Edition badges, a sport steering wheel and other improvements.
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Porsche presents the 911 Carrera 4 and 4S at Paris

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: September 30th, 2012

The Germans at Porsche introduced the new 911 Carrera 4 and 4S models at the Paris Motor Show. In terms of styling, you won’t find major differences between the new models and the rear-wheel drive 911 variants.

However, Porsche managed to improve the total weight by about 65 kilograms while fuel consumption gets also better.

Porsche 911 Carrera 4/4S

Porsche 911 Carrera 4/4S

The new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 is offered in both Coupe and Convertible forms, under the bonnet being fitted a 3.4-liter 345-horsepower unit for the Carrera 4 and a more powerful 3.8-liter 394hp in the Carrera 4S.
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New Porsche 918 Spyder hits the Nürburgring

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: September 23rd, 2012

The Germans from Porsche officially announced that the upcoming 918 Spyder arrived at the famous Nürburgring circuit for a lap.

The model in question is a powerful hybrid motivated by a 4.6-liter V8 engine and two electric motors for a total output of around 760 horsepower.

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder

With such resources, the Porsche 918 Spyder sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3 second while the top speed exceeds 325 km/h.
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Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 4S officially unveiled

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: August 28th, 2012

The German people from Porsche officially pulled the wraps off the new 911 Carrera 4 and 4S models. In terms of performance, the new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Coupe develops 345hp and is able to complete the 0-100 km/h sprint in 4,5 seconds with a top speed of 285 km/h.

The Convertible variant of the model in question is 0,2 seconds slower and comes with a top speed of 282 km/h. Moving on to the more potent Carrera 4S Coupe which offers 394hp, the 0-100 km/h acceleration is done in 4,1 seconds while the top speed reaches 299 km/h.

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

The open-top variant is again 0,2 seconds slower in the standstill to 100 km/h sprint.
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Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid announced

Category: Porsche | Author: | Date: May 16th, 2012

Porsche unveiled the pre-production variant of the new 918 Spyder plug-in hybrid, a model seen for the first time two years ago at the Geneva Motor Show.

The end of 2013 will mark the production’s beginning with prices starting from $845,000 in the United States.

Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche 918 Spyder

The new Porsche 918 Spyder is a supercar motivated by a powerful 4.0-liter V8 engine developing more than 500 horsepower and two electric motors placed on the front and rear axle which bring another 220 horses.
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