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    Video: Porsche's 959 is still poster-worthy after all these years
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    Today, we have the Porsche 918 Spyder. Before that, there was the Carrera GT. While both of those cars are dramatic departures from the traditional, rear-engine Porsche formula, they owe their very existence to another wild child of the iconic German brand – the 959. Like so many of the ...

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    Video: Porsche resurrects V8-powered 911 prototype from the Eighties
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    These days, we take it for granted that the Porsche 911 uses a flat-six engine. That's because every version of the iconic rear-engined sports car has had one. Right? Well, for the most part. There was the 912 that joined the original in the late Sixties with a flat-four. And in the mid-Eighties, ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder [w/video]
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    "Do not pass the factory driver in the 911 Turbo S." Fifteen minutes later, I'm skeptically pondering that admonishment as I strap into the carbon-fiber tub of the Porsche 918 Spyder, the German automaker's latest supercar. With even a cursory glance, the two-seat, gasoline-electric hybrid, with ...

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    Frankfurt: Porsche 959 Prototype started it all
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    While Porsche was unveiling the new Nürburgring-dominating 918 Spyder downstairs in Hall 3 here at the Frankfurt Messe, there was another Porsche supercar quietly and discretely on display upstairs in the same hall. That, of course, was the 959. But not just any 959: this was the original ...

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    Video: eGarage video features Helmuth Bott's personal Porsche 959 prototype
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    "We thought we were going to build a super-911," said Peter Schutz, former CEO of Porsche AG of the development of the Porsche 959. That was before it started getting expensive. At that point, Helmuth Bott, Porsche R&D director got frightened. Costs ballooned because of the all-wheel drive, ...

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    Video: (The Real) Top Gear returns this Sunday
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    Top Gear returns for Series 16 – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The first season of Top Gear USA is in the books and as it closes its rookie outing with mixed reviews, the original BBC version is ready to kick off. The new season will be the 16th series for Top Gear and is set ...

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    eBay Find of the Day: 1996 Porsche 959 Speedster
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    Click above to view more of the Porsche 959 Speedster Not all German supercars are the same. For instance, not every Teutonic exotic bred the plethora of derivatives that the Mercedes SLR McLaren has. Case in point, the Porsche 959. There was no 722 version, no roadster and certainly no chop-top ...

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    Bill Gates' Porsche 959 to become enemy of the state
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    The "Show or Display" exemption that was enacted under Bill Clinton's tenure as president has been a godsend for collectors and enthusiasts who love certain European and Asian vehicles that were never officially certified for U.S. road use, cars like the McLaren F1, Bugatti EB110, Jaguar XJ220, ...

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