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Porsche 918 Spyder – 7:14 Laptime Nürburgring

Porsche 918 Spyder - 7:14

On September 18th, The product engineering team from Porsche have been testing the upcoming 918 Spyder on the “Nürburgring-Nordschleife”, Even though the Porsche 918 Spyder prototype is far from final form it turned in a remarkable best time of just 07:14 minutes for the 20.6 km long circuit.
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Porsche 918 – Leaked Brochure

918 Spyder Leaked Brochure

Well here is another brochure leaked, this time showing us many paged detail of the Porsche 918 Spider, lined up for release at the Paris Motor show.

Detailed within the brochure is the 12 different varieties of lacquer to be applied to your 918, and also two special liquid metal silver & chrome blue.

And if all that choice doesnt entertain you then you can have two vinyl wraps applied one being the “Salzburg Racing” design, and the other the aptly special “test-Center” named – “Wiessach Package” with the Martini Racing Design. This even comes with a stern warning that driving such a potent car with the advertisement of liquor could not be put better than Porches words of warning.

Driving a vehicle with the Martini Racing Design on public roads could have legal consequences in such countries.

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All New Porsche Boxster – Begins Production at Volkswagen Osnabrück GmbH

The first visible changes of the recent VW takeover of Porsche is the move the manufacturer of the Boxster, Porsche has began partially producing its Boxster model at Volkswagen Osnabrück GmbH. This step is necessary, as Porsche’s main factory in Stuttgart does not have enough capacity to cope with demand.

The first vehicle to roll off the line was an Indian red Boxster S with a black soft top.
In attendance for the start of Boxster production in Osnabrück were Minister President of Lower Saxony David McAllister, Lord Mayor of Osnabrück Boris Pistorius, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn as well as President and CEO of Porsche AG Matthias Müller.

2013 – The new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 – Official

Porsche New 911 Carrera 4 (991)
Well after numerous spyshots, the current 991 series are officially to have active all-wheel drive system 911 later in 2012.

Not surprisingly there are only four versions of the all-wheel drive 911 – as the 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S and each as Coupé and Cabriolet. They sport the same traits as the rear-wheel drive versions: their lightweight body design, suspension, engines and gearboxes are identical, the only exception being modifications related to the all-wheel drive. This means that despite a higher level of engine and driving performance, all four models consume significantly less fuel than the previous models; total savings for individual versions are as much as 16 per cent. In addition, the new 911 Carrera 4 is up to 65 kg lighter in weight.
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2014 Porsche 911 Turbo – First Pictures with the roof down

Here are the latest and first spyshots of the Turbo Cabriolet with the roof down showing more details of the forced induction family of the new 911.

The latest generation ‘991’ has already been released in normally aspirated engines and this will follow on from the legendary 911 Turbo.

The new 911 Turbo Cabriolet should come onto the market as a 2013 model complete with a twin-turbocharged flat-six engine, wide rear arches.

An advanced tri-turbo setup has been reported as a possibility, with the addition of the third turbocharger aimed at improving low-end response but this could be the first practical application of KERS in a road going Porsche.

The 2013 Porsche Macan – Suited and Booted

After an interesting day avoiding the over zealous security and numerous blair witch project expeditions: We have the Porsche Macan spyshots, the new baby SUV from the German sportscar manufacturer based on a revised Audi Q5 platform.

This is a production prototype unlike the hidden underwear in the many mule prototypes spotted earlier on this year and last.

Surprisingly this is very light on the camouflage compared to many of the other prototypes spotted and it looks like Porsche have managed to improve on Audi styling and look lower than the current Q5.

It is early stages to talk about engine option but we suspect there will be a range of petrol engines at launch along with Diesel and hybrids to follow..

Porsche Boxster S 7:58 Nurburgring Laptime.

Nurburgring Laptime 7:58

The 2012 new generation of Porsche Boxster was unveiled last week at the 2012 Geneva Auto Salon.

The Boxster S model lapped the Nurburgring race track in an impressive 7:58 – Which is 18seconds slower than its big brother the all new 911 which lapped in 7:40.

This means that it lapped the nurburgring faster than the C63 AMG Coupe (8:01) and the Corvette C6 (7:59) all of which are powerfull big v8’s.

Powering the new Boxster S is a 3.4 liter flat-six engine that delivers 315 HP to the rear. It completes the 0 to 60 mph dash in just 4.8 seconds and will soar on to a top speed of 173 mph.

We do need to see the video to confirm the laptime.


Porsche 911 GT3 Spyshots – Winter Testing

After all the spy shots of the Porsche new 911 series its good to see they haven’t forgot about the track bred GT3.

On these photos we can see the GT3 typical front bumper and the GT3 centered twin exhaust pipes.

This car didnt have the Spoiler fitted this is probably due to them wanting you to think its a turbo (Side Inlets are Stickers!).

Power is expected to be around 450 horsepower and rumoured to have a PDK box only even though a manual has been spotted.

Enjoy the Spy Photos….