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    Official: Porsche confirms "compact sports car" reveal for LA
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    Porsche, like the rest of the automotive world, is gearing up for the Los Angeles Auto Show at the end of this month. While for us that means carefully calculating our staggered chow-runs to In-N-Out Burger in-between press conferences, for Porsche it involves prepping two more world-class sports ...

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    Quick Spin: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet
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    Honesty time: Much like Editor-in-Chief John Neff, convertibles aren't really my thing. Oh sure, I love having a good droptop for a week every now and then, but I just can't see myself ever plunking down the cash to own one. But whereas Neff cites specific areas of compromise as the big reason ...

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    Spy Shots: Porsche 911 prototype caught sporting real Targa roof
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    No, that's not a Type 991 Porsche 911 Cabriolet – look closely and you'll see the first true Targa since the model variant disappeared from the Porsche 911 line in 1995. Oh yes, we know Porsche has been selling one in the interim, but to purists, the giant sunroof models of the past 17 ...

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    Recalls: Porsche recalling 2012 911 Carrera S over possible fuel leak
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    Porsche is recalling 1,232 examples of its new 911 Carrera S over potential fuel leaks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration filing, routing of a coolant line could interfere with the fuel line, causing the latter to to become disconnected. Naturally, a loose fuel line ...

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    Official: 2012 Porsche 911 hits U.S. dealerships
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    The 2012 Porsche 911 has been soaking up its share of plaudits, now its ready to soak up its share of your bank account. The "longer, lower, wider, 100-pounds lighter, faster" 911 has finally reached dealerships in its two initial guises: 350-horsepower Carrera and 400-horsepower Carrera S. The ...

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    Video: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet gets unique power wind deflector
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    Automakers have been integrating wind deflectors into convertibles for years now, though in many cases, they're a do-it-yourself, manual affair. The idea is to disrupt the wind enough to eliminate that obnoxious swirling effect that kills conversations and hairstyles in equal measure. That said, ...

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    Detroit: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet brings warm weather to Detroit [w/video]
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    The Motor City has been blessed with unseasonably warm weather and mostly clear skies this week, so consider it fortuitous that Porsche has gifted the Detroit Auto Show with the global premiere of its 911 Carrera Cabriolet. This topless 911 carries with it a unique top mechanism that comes off ...

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    Video: EVO gets sideways in the new Porsche 911
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    We just can't get enough of the new 2012 Porsche 911. Earlier this month, we had our first stint behind the wheel of Porsche's new icon, and since then, we've been reading (and watching) what others have to say about the 991 911. EVO magazine's Chris Harris recently took a Carrera S out along the ...

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    Video: Stanford wiring up vintage sports cars and their drivers to help develop new cars
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    Stanford has taken to playing with vintage Porsche racers as part of the institution's research on the interaction between driver and vehicle. By swaddling a 1960 Porsche Abarth Carrera in GPS antennae, motion sensors and laser measuring equipment to monitor the vehicle's suspension geometry, ...

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    Frankfurt: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S is seven shades of awesome [w/video]
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    We like the new 2012 Porsche 911 so much that we thought, heck, why not show it to you twice. This time, however, we bring you the more powerful 911 Carrera S from the floor of the Frankfurt Motor Show. It's the more powerful sibling to the standard 911, and a German sports car that we're eager ...

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    Official: 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera disrobes ahead of Frankfurt, priced from $82,100
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    Things happen in an orderly fashion in Germany. And so they do with the unveiling of new cars. The Porsche 911 most of all. Every few years, Porsche makes enough substantial changes to its 48-year-old rear-engined sports car to categorize it as a new model. Then it begins rolling out one version ...

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    Official: Brumos Porsche honors Hurley Haywood with exclusive 911 Carrera GTS B59 Edition
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    Settle on buying yourself a Porsche 911 and you've still got a ways to go, narrowing it down to the exact model you want. That's because – with various drivetrain, transmission, body-style, aspirations and other parameters to specify – the iconic rear-engined sports car can be had in ...

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    Video: Porsche NA sends employees to Nürburgring for Carrera Cup
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    Working for Porsche Cars North America has to have its perks. Aside from being associated with some of the best sports cars in the world, you also get a shot at hanging out at the Carrera World Cup at the Nürburgring with none other than Melanie Snow. PCNA recently held an internal contest ...

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    Quick Spin: 2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic is proof that money really can buy happiness
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    2010 Porsche 911 Sport Classic - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Porsche 911 Sport Classic, introduced late last year, never made it into North American showrooms. The Feds wanted it certified, and with a production run of just a couple hundred units, the German automaker couldn't ...

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    Mini reveals track for Porsche challenge, not really Road Atlanta
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    Last we checked, Road Atlanta was a famed professional 2.54-mile racetrack, not an oversized autocross layout on a training skidpad. Somebody may need to remind Mini USA, as the maker of famously small cars has just announced the "track" (their word, not ours) for its overly-publicized "Rumble on ...

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    Mercedes Gullwings old and new return to Mexico for Carrera Panamericana revival
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    Mercedes Gullwings on the trail of the Carrera Panamericana – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Once upon a time, long-distance road rallies were all the rage in motorsports. Sportscars raced down open roads across countries from sea to shining sea in spectacular form. But while two of ...

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    VIDEO: Porsche 911 GT3 rally cars provide perfect Friday soundtrack
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    Rally fans often stand at a corner or in the middle of a straight away, sometimes for hours, just to get a glimpse of their favorite car. If you're lucky, you get a prime spot at a sharp turn or abrupt elevation that leads to airborne cars. Lucky for ...

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    Singer 911 offers vintage looks, modern appointments, exotic performance
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    Singer 911 -- Click above for high-res photo gallery
    Singer Vehicle Design rolled out its first prototype, plainly named the "Singer 911," at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance last month. Based on an '80s-era long-wheelbase 911 donor vehicle, the company strips each chassis to its bare shell ...

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    Porsche test engineer killed in autobahn crash
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    A Porsche test engineer was killed on the autobahn early Friday morning during a round-the-clock test while at behind the wheel of a next-generation 911 Cabriolet prototype. The 25-year veteran tester was part of a three-man driving team that operated in shifts around the clock.While the cause of ...

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    Review: 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
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    Click above for high-res image gallery of the 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S
    A 1980 Porsche 911 SC Targa was deposited in my driveway during the spring of 1999. A good friend left it in my care while a contractor remodeled his garage. I'd never driven a Porsche, let alone a 911, but I would tend his ...

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