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2013 PGO Cervennes Speedster Looks like an Old-School Porsche Speedster

2013 PGO Cervennes Speedster Looks like an Old-School Porsche Speedster

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Replica Porsche 356 uses BMW power

Out of all of the Porsches ever to roll out of Germany, my favorite is the classic Porsche 356. I love the lines of the car and of always thought it would be really cool to own one. The problem is...

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2013 PGO Cervennes Speedster Looks like an Old-School Porsche Speedster

Jun 20 2013, 12:30pm CDT | by

Replica Porsche 356 uses BMW power

Out of all of the Porsches ever to roll out of Germany, my favorite is the classic Porsche 356. I love the lines of the car and of always thought it would be really cool to own one. The problem is those cars are not only rare, they are incredibly expensive. A company named PGO has a name for building replica sports cars based on the Porsche 356.

The French company has unveiled its latest version called the 2013 PGO Cervennes and it has all the style of the Porsche 356 in a modern body. The 2013 model is only mildly updated on the outside, but it's significantly different on the on the inside. The car is now powered by a turbocharged direct injected 1.6-liter BMW four-cylinder engine.

That engine delivers 181 hp and 177 pound feet of torque. That doesn't sound like a lot of power, but the car weighs only a bit over 2200 pounds. Top speed is expected to be about 140 mph and the transmission is a six-speed manual. Pricing and availability for the car are unknown.

 
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Luxury on the Lawn

Sep 2 2014 3:44pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

VANCOUVER — A celebration of the automobile takes place in one of Vancouver’s most beautiful settings starting tomorrow at the Luxury & Supercar Weekend. The show will honour the introduction of some of North America’s most popular muscle cars, including the golden anniversary for the cars that started it all – the GTO, the Chevelle and the all-conquering Mustang. The year 1964 also saw the introduction of Ford V8 power stuffed under the hood of the sporty Sunbeam Tiger. Jensen’s 50 ...
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Mercedes G65 AMG coming to US for 2016

Sep 2 2014 1:06pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Performance, SUV, Mercedes-Benz, Off-Road If you're in the market for a high-performance SUV, you've got plenty of choices at your disposal, and soon you'll have even more. And a healthy portion of those come with a Silver Star on the nose. Mercedes-Benz already offers the ML63 AMG, GL63 AMG and G63 AMG - all powered by the same 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 - in American showrooms. Soon the smaller GLA45 AMG will join them as well. But if it's more power you're ...
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August's Fastest- and Slowest-Selling Cars

Sep 2 2014 12:55pm CDT | Source: Cars.com

Summer came to a close, and car shoppers continued to snap up utility vehicles of every stripe in August. Fifteen of the top 19 fastest-selling cars last month were SUVs, wagons or minivans compared to 15 out of 22 in July. Related Deferred Payments: Read the Fine Print The 2015 BMW X5 (which is virtually unchanged from the revamped 2014 pictured above) unseated the smaller 2015 Porsche Macan from th ...
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Stuttgart in the Middle: Driving Porsche’s 918 Spyder, Cayman and Boxster GTS at Laguna Seca

Sep 2 2014 11:26am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

The thing was impossible to parse in two quick laps. And the story’s been told and retold by practically every journalist who has driven the cerebrum-denting 918 Spyder. “There I was at [famous racetrack], chasing a very experienced racing driver caning a 911 Turbo S. And dude couldn’t shake me!” Porsche had invited us out to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca to celebrate the launch of the Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS, with a session in the 918 a ...
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Mercedes-AMG GT to debut on September 9

Sep 1 2014 4:02pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Performance, Videos, Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz kept the SLR McLaren around for a solid eight years. The SLS AMG hasn't even been around for five, but already Benz is preparing to roll out its next sports car. We've been anticipating the arrival of the new Mercedes-AMG GT for some time now, but now we've got the exact date of its debut. This latest video gives us plenty of figures to chew on, from the amount of camo ...
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Lambo considering Huracán GT3 for United SportsCar Championship

Sep 1 2014 8:03am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Motorsports, Coupe, Lamborghini, Racing With all the versions of the Gallardo that Lamborghini made over the course of that model's dozen year lifecycle, we knew the debut of the new Huracán would only be the start. And now we're getting an idea of what Sant'Agata has in store. Before too long, there'll be a new Spyder, and likely a rear-drive version as well. But racing teams are more eagerly anticipating the new competition versions. There ...
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Porsche 911 Targa

Sep 1 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Porsche introduced the 911 Targa back in 1967, four years after the regular 911 went on sale. Unlike the coupe, the Targa came with a removable roof section, a full rollbar behind the seats, and a fixed rear window. The Targa name is a registered trademark of Porsche AG, but other manufacturers have used the concept as well, including Ferrari, Dodge, Bugatti or Chevrolet. Targa body styles continued to be offered with mostly each facelift or redesigned 911, although these version ...
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Mercedes-AMG GT to Debut on September 9

Sep 1 2014 4:05am CDT | Source: autoMedia.com

The not-so-secret Mercedes-Benz AMG GT is set to debut on September 9, after months of teaser photos and videos from the company. The AMG GT will be a technical showcase for Mercedes, highlighting their latest and greatest technologies developed to compete with the world's top sports cars. It has been months of slow reveals from Mercedes, giving us tiny bits of information about their new Porsche competitor. The wait will soon be over, as the car will officially deb ...
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Cadillac To Build ATS-Based GT3 Race Car

Aug 31 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

The Pirelli World Challenge (PWC) has become increasingly difficult for Cadillac and its CTS-V.R race car, which now faces competition from lighter and more powerful GT3-spec machines. Mercedes AMG, McLaren, Lamborghini and Porsche have all joined the PWC series in 2014, preventing the CTS Coupe-based racer from winning more than three events in 2014. Cadillac is in dire need of brand-new vehicle and word has it the manufacturer is already tes ...
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Statement of Condolence

Aug 30 2014 12:06pm CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Statement of Condolence Sat 30.08.14, 7:07PM The FIA family is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Björn Waldegård and extends its sincerest condolences to his wife Anita and children Marika, Charlotte and Mathias. “Björn was a really admired and strong competitor, loyal and straight-forward,” said President Jean ...
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Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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