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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 the...

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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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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 testing a brand-new chassis for 2015.According to ...
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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 straig ...
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The Return of the Thing — thanks to B.C. firm

Aug 29 2014 4:42pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Boutique autobuilder Intermeccanica is world renowned for producing incredible hand-built recreations of two of Porsche’s classic sports cars, the 1958 Porsche 356A Speedster and the 1959 356 Convertible D. But few are aware of the storied Vancouver firm’s other offering, the Intermeccanica TYP82 Kübelwagen. That’s largely due to the fact that it was previously only available to buyers in foreign markets. Intermeccanica has now received the go-ahead to ...
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BMW X5

Aug 29 2014 2:30pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The BMW X5 is one of the most successful luxury SUVs to emerge in the past decade. A rival for the Porsche Cayenne and especially, the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class, the X5 was the first vehicle to be built at BMW's U.S. factory in Greer, South Carolina, where it resides still today. The X5 is a mid-size sport- ...
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Top-5 7-Seat SUVs Under $50,000

Aug 29 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

SUVs and crossovers became increasingly popular beginning in the 1990s. Few automakers have yet to join this profitable segment, while most manufacturers that offer such vehicles are elbows deep into providing the sportiness and chutzpah more and more customers are demanding nowadays, while struggling to keep up with the stringent fuel-consumption and CO2-emission regulations. Granted, SUVs are now more than just plain, slow vehicles designed to haul people or tackle the roughest off-r ...
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BMW Z4

Aug 29 2014 1:08pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The BMW Z4 is a rear-drive, two-door convertible with a retractable hardtop. Comfortable and sporty, the Z4 competes with the Porsche Boxster, Jaguar F-Type, Chevrolet Corvette, and the Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class. See our 2014 BMW Z4 review for pricing with options, gas mileage ratings, and specifications Tracing its roots back to the lighter ...
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Video: RAUH-Welt Begriff Porsche 911 Makes Some Tasty Donuts

Aug 29 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Good morning, TopSpeeders; we’re serving up a hot helping of vulcanized donuts for your visual consumption. Today’s chef is Brian Scotto and his 1991 Porsche 911 Turbo do the cooking. This isn’t just a regular 911 Turbo, this Porsche has been worked over by the Japanese company Rauh-Welt Begriff. Scotto and RWB have done some serious modifications to the Porsche, not exclusive to that outlandish body kit. The car’s su ...
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Sabine Schmitz Compares Two Generations Of Porsche 911 GT3: Video

Aug 29 2014 11:00am CDT | Source: Motor Authority

The Porsche 911 GT3 is one of our favorite cars here at Motor Authority. Whether it’s the previous-generation 997 or the latest 991, it’s hard to find a better package that’s drivable on the street and still fully capable at the track. ALSO SEE: First Look At 2015 Dodge Ch ...
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Hotel staff tries and fails to insert voluminous bag inside Porsche 918 Spyder's tiny trunk [video]

Aug 29 2014 8:40am CDT | Source: World Car Fans

A bulky travel bag was just too big to fit inside the Porsche 918 Spyder's petite trunk, despite ...
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Video: Mercedes to Debut AMG GT on September 9, 2014

Aug 29 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Top Speed

Mercedes-Benz has released yet another teaser for the upcoming AMG GT. Nothing new here, as the Germans have been doing that for quite a few months, but this new video confirms the sports car will make its world premiere on September 9th, 2014. Other than that, the footage showcases the development of the AMG GT, which took 32 months of engineering and testing in no less than 15 countries. Impressive!What’s more, the video confirms that ...
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