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    First Drive: 2014 Porsche 911 Targa
    Feeling That 1960s Vibe All Over Again 1397577540

    I've watched the electro-hydraulic roof panel open and close about 73 times in the past hour, but its fascinatingly complicated operation still has me mesmerized. I've concluded that only a German automaker – Porsche, to be more specific – would go through the trouble of engineering a ...

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    Exclusive: Porsche 911 Targa Turbo for Geneva debunked, 919 Hybrid and 911 RSR racers coming instead

    Porsche has proven adept at making sure there is a version of its venerable 911 for practically any wealthy driver's desires. If you just want a great all-rounder then buy a standard 911; open-air driving, then the Cabriolet is for you, and if you need a compromise between them, there is even the ...

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    Video: Watch the incredibly complicated operation of Porsche's new targa roof

    Despite Porsche having claimed the name, targa tops are nothing new. In addition to the semi-roofless version of the 911, plenty of cars in the past have used removable roof panels – the new Corvette Stingray has one (as have prior generations), and this type of open-air experience has been ...

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    Detroit: 2014 Porsche 911 Targa takes its crop-top off in Motor City

    Back in 1965, Porsche invented the 911 Targa as a matter necessity. Believing that a finicky National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was prepared to outlaw convertibles, the innovative automaker created the half-open car as a way to keep wind rushing through owners' hair. Though far ...

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    Report: Porsche 911 Targa leaks out ahead of Detroit debut

    With the doors of Cobo Center opening for the 2014 Detroit Auto Show this morning, Porsche is set to reveal its new 911 Targa in a matter of hours. But before it gets the chance, the first batch of images have already leaked out, courtesy of Chinese car site As expected, the new ...

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    Report: Are you the next Porsche 911 Targa?

    The 991-type Porsche 911 was introduced in 2012, but it's just now hitting its stride in terms of the numerous variations for which the 911 is known. Following closely on the heels of the 911 Turbo Cabriolet models revealed at the LA Auto Show, Porsche looks to be readying the return of the 911 ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #352

    Porsche details leaked, Toyota Camry may lose No. 1 sedan spot, Lamborghini Urus and Volvo Concept Coupe production rumors Episode #352 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth is joined by Steven Ewing and Brandon Turkus. Topics include a big garage update full of awesome stuff, ...

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    Report: Porsche Boxster/Cayman GTS, Macan, 911 Targa details leaked

    The folks over at Jalopnik have published some rather interesting images from what looks to be a presentation held inside Porsche's North American headquarters in Atlanta, GA. What these leaked photos reveal is pretty significant – details about several of the brand's upcoming launches, ...

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    Report: Porsche's latest 911 to last fourteen years, dowsized turbo engines under development

    The new 991-generation of the Porsche 911 is now upon us, with the Carrera and Carrera S coupes unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. So what do you think? Because love it or hate it, it'll be around for a while; 14 years, if the latest reports prove accurate. According to Car, the new 911 will ...

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    Rumormill: Porsche to bring back old-school Targa on next-generation 911

    There once was a time when roofs came in two forms: fixed or convertible. But these days, you can get a cloth-roof convertible, a hardtop convertible, partial convertibles like the Fiat 500C, flip-tops like the Renault Wind or Ferrari Superamerica... but one thing you don't see much of anymore ...

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    Ruf drops the roof on 911 Targa-inspired Roadster

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    In the market for a 911? Lord knows Porsche has more than enough variants to choose from. And a fair few of them – like the Sport Classic and the Speedster – draw their inspiration from 911s of yore. But if those aren't to your ...

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    The Sound of Music: Porsche offers new exhaust on 911

    Click above to view Porsche's new sport exhaust in high-resolution
    Premium sportscar buyers expect their exotic machinery to sound as good as it looks and goes. Few automakers recognize this as well as Porsche, which has announced the availability of a new variable exhaust system for its mainstay ...

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    Review: 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

    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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    Porsche opens up the new 911 Targa 4 & Targa 4S

    Click for a hi-res gallery of the new Porsche 911 Targa 4S Hope for the best, prepare for the worst. That seems to be the motto of the newest iteration of the latest generation of the Porsche 911. The new 911 Targa is available exclusively with all-wheel-drive, in either Targa 4 or Targa 4S guise, ...

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    New Porsche 911 Targa next in the 997 pipeline

    When Porsche introduces a new 911 update, you know exactly what that means: derivatives. The Porsche 911 has more derivatives, body-styles and variants than just about any other automobile in production, and after unveiling the latest 911 Carrera and Carrera S, Carerra 4 and Carrera 4S, in both ...

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    True targa-top Porsche 911 available from aftermarket

    If you've been in the market for a vintage, or just affordable, Porsche 911 in the last ten years, you've undoubtedly noticed the number of Targa-topped 911s for sale. The reason for the glut of Targas is two fold: Porsche sold a slew of them in the 70s and 80s and they remain less desirable than ...

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    Porsche unveils the new 911 Targa 4 and Targa 4S

    Porsche announced today that the successor to the 996-based Targa will arrive in dealerships this fall.For the first time ever, the Targa will be exclusively an all-wheel-drive model. The 911 Targa 4 and 911 Targa 4S share powertrains with their Carrera 4 siblings, meaning that the Targa 4 gets the ...


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