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Porsche Unveils New 911 Turbo Cabriolet Models
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Porsche Unveils New 911 Turbo Cabriolet Models

Sep 23 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

Porsche now offers four different 911 Turbo models

Porsche has pulled the wraps off of a pair of 911 Turbo Cabriolet models bringing the total number of 911 Turbo cars available for 2014 to four. Porsche has announced the 911 Turbo Cabriolet and...

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Porsche Unveils New 911 Turbo Cabriolet Models

Sep 23 2013, 12:00pm CDT | by

Porsche now offers four different 911 Turbo models

Porsche has pulled the wraps off of a pair of 911 Turbo Cabriolet models bringing the total number of 911 Turbo cars available for 2014 to four. Porsche has announced the 911 Turbo Cabriolet and the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet.

Both cars use a twin turbo 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine directly from the coupe versions of the 911 Turbo. The normal Turbo Cabriolet produces 520 hp. The souped-up 911 Turbo S Cabriolet produces 560 hp. Both versions use a seven-speed PK dual clutch transmission and feature PTM all-wheel-drive.

The cars also have the same rear-axle steering is featured on the coupe versions. The standard Turbo Cabriolet can reach 60 mph in 3.3 seconds with the S version needing only 3.1 seconds for the same feat. The 911 Turbo Cabriolet will start at $160,700 with the S version starting at $193,900. The cars will go on sale in early 2014.

 
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European jury unveils 32 candidates for 2015 Car of the Year

Jul 28 2014 1:01pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

A jury of 58 automotive journalists from Europe have unveiled its 32 candidates for the 2015 Car of the Year. The candidates are (in alphabetical order): Audi TT, BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, BMW 2 Series Coupe, BMW i8, BMW x4, Citroen C1*, Citroen C4 Cactus*, Fiat 500X (hasn’t been launched yet)*, Ford EcoSport*, Ford Mondeo (Fusion in Canada), Hyundai i20*, Infiniti Q50, Jeep Renegade, Kia Soul, Lexus NX, Lexus RC, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Merce ...
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Independents of Speed, American: Jerod Shelby

Jul 28 2014 11:02am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Age: 46 Hometown: Richland, Washington Company: SSC North America; 16 employees in a 40,000-square-foot facility in West Richland, Washington. Shelby is the sole owner. Past project: Ultimate Aero, a 1287-hp mid-engined supercar, was certified in 2007 as the fastest production car by the Guinness Book of World Records, recording a two-way average of 256.15 mph on a closed highway in Washington state. Current project: Tuatara, a 1350-hp, twin ...
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Porsche Buys South Africa's Kyalami Race Track

Jul 28 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

No motorsport fan likes to see a classic race track get bulldozed, but the land these tracks occupy is often valuable, so there's typically no shortage of developers waiting in the wings for an operator to falter. READ: One-Off BMW i8 Concours d'Elegance Edition Headed To Pebble Beach A ...
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European jury names 31 candidates for 2014 Car of the Year

Jul 28 2014 10:36am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EuropeEvery year a panel of jurists representing a variety of automotive publications in different languages and from different countries get together and pick their Car of the Year. It's a long and exhaustive process, and it starts right here. For the 2015 award, the panel has identified 31 candidates: the Audi TT; BMW 2 Series Active Tourer and 2 Series Coupe, i8 and X4; the Citroën C1 and C4 Cactus; Fiat 500X (which hasn't even been unveiled yet); Ford Ec ...
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Porsche acquires Kyalami race track at auction

Jul 28 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Motorsports, Porsche, Earnings/Financials With more victories under its belt than any other manufacturer, you could say, in a figurative sense at least, that Porsche owns countless numbers of race tracks around the world. But here we're not talking about figuratively owning a track - we're talking about literally buying one. And Porsche has just bought Kyalami. Kylamai, for those unfamiliar, is a grand prix circuit near Johannesburg in South Africa. Between 1967 and 1 ...
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Audi dominates after six hours

Jul 28 2014 6:21am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Audi dominates after six hours Blancpain Endurance Series - 24 Hours of Spa Mon 28.07.14, 1:01PM At 22:30, six hours after the start of the 66th running of the Total 24 Hours of Spa, the lead was in hands of the #3 Belgian Audi Club Team WRT Audi, closely followed by the #26 Sainteloc Racing Audi. The race had been interrupted fo ...
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Audi vs. BMW in the opening hours of the 24 Hours of Spa

Jul 28 2014 6:19am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Audi vs. BMW in the opening hours of the 24 Hours of Spa Blancpain Endurance Series - 24 hours of Spa - Race update after 3 hours Mon 28.07.14, 1:01PM During the first couple of hours of the 2014 Total 24 Hours of Spa the fight for the lead quickly developed into a duel between the Audi and BMW ...
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Sole Marc VDS BMW still taking on three WRT Audis

Jul 28 2014 6:16am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Sole Marc VDS BMW still taking on three WRT Audis Blancpain Endurance Series - 24 Hours of Spa - Race update Mon 28.07.14, 1:01PM All through the night of the 66th edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa the battle for the lead raged on. Depending on t ...
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Nothing decided with five hours to go

Jul 28 2014 6:13am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

Nothing decided with five hours to go Blancpain Endurance Series - 24 Hours of Spa Mon 28.07.14, 1:01PM Five hours from the end of the 66th edition of the Total 24 Hours of Spa the fight for the lead is still as undecided as it has been since the start of the race. The leading cars are still separated by less ...
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