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More size, power, luxury — a quick recap of what we know so far

More size, more power, more luxury for 992-series Porsche 911.

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The testers had good top-down weather

The testers had good top-down weather

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Sleeker, liftbacked Cayenne should go on sale by the end of 2019

Sleeker, liftbacked Cayenne should go on sale by the end of 2019.

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500 horsepower, a manual transmission and endless headroom

500 horsepower, a manual transmission and endless headroom.

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It means "lively young horse"

It means "lively young horse."

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PHEV Panamera is an expert at pretty much everything

The PHEV Panamera is an expert at pretty much everything.

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6 minutes, 11.13 seconds is the number to beat

6 minutes, 11.13 seconds is the number to beat.

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Electric cars have fewer parts, take 30 percent less time to assemble

Electric cars have fewer parts, take 30 percent less time to assemble.

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Also, driving in Europe, Tesla talk and the spending of money

On this week's Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Green Editor John Beltz Snyder and Consumer Editor Jeremy Korzeniewski. We talk about the possible rebirth of the Dodge Viper and Jaguar XK, as well as the recent goings-on at Tesla. Then we share some of our experiences driving in Europe. We also discuss the cars we've been driving, and help spend another listener's hard-earned dough in this week's "Spend My Money" segment.

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Except hundreds of thousands are built here, though not Audi or Porsche

Except hundreds of thousands are built here, though not Audi or Porsche.

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Shorter repair times when Google Glass meets PowerPoint presentation

Shorter repair times when Google Glasses meets a PowerPoint presentation.

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It shows what the real car looked like originally

Porsche has recently re-created a key piece of its history, the very first 356.

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U.S. national security investigation alarms BMW, VW and Daimler

U.S. national security investigation alarms BMW, VW and Daimler.

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Solid suspension and the best go-fast parts shine in new package

A six-speed manual transmission gloriously is standard. Porsche's intuitive PDK double-clutch automated manual is optional, and infuriatingly better at everything shifty than you'll ever be.

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He says it reminds him of the 919 Hybrid race car

Porsche continues to make progress in developing its Mission E electric sports sedan, and apparently it's made enough of them to let former F1 driver and recent Porsche 919 Hybrid endurance car driver Mark Webber take a turn behind the wheel. The company got his test drive on video, along with his impressions. He seems quite pleased.

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We talk toys again, and the Chevy Colorado gets a snorkel

On this week's Autoblog Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore is joined by Green Editor John Beltz Snyder and Associate Editor Reese Counts. We talk about driving the updated, turbocharged 2018 Mazda6, 2018 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo 4S Sport Turismo and the 2018 Nissan Titan S 4x4 King Cab. We also discuss aftermarket parts for the Chevy Colorado, pick our favorite 50th Anniversary Hot Wheels and, as always, help a listener buy a new car in our "Spend My Money" segment.

Yes, someone opted to ruin this 1984 Porsche 944 with a slushbox

The Porsche 944 was too stiff and cramped to be a sensible commuter car, so why would anyone have thought to buy one with an automatic transmission. That's what happened with this '84, spotted in a San Jose, California, self-service wrecking yard.