Category: Porsche

Manual transmission soon to be history at Porsche

It has been a while since a lot of sports cars have automatic transmission on them, and the drivers enjoy the ride without having to manually change gears. Porsche has been offering its cars in both manual as well as automatic version. Following the trend in sports cars, Porsche has finally decided to have automatic transmission as a …

2013 Porsche Cayenne Turbo S revealed

The German car manufacturer, Porsche has unveiled the most powerful Cayenne trim, with 550bhp, an increase of 50bhp from the existing model and with its advanced active chassis dynamics and the four-wheel drive, the performance of the sports car has certainly gone up. Fuel efficiency is claimed to be the same as the less powerful Turbo trim at …

Volkswagen buys Porsche to expand brand portfolio

The verge of Volkswagen and Porsche joining hands finally ended-up. On Sunday, it was announced that Volkswagen Group will take over Porsche from next month. This is following the announcement by the two last September that it would not be possible to implement the merger as it will not be economically feasible until the latter part of 2014. …

Porsche 918 Spyder prototype revealed

The Porsche 918 Spyder is aim to put the car into production by the end of September 2013 with deliveries scheduled towards the end of next-year. Recently, Porsche dropped some nice photos of the 918 Spyder prototype along with some interesting details. “What we are doing with the 918 Spyder is redefining driving fun, efficiency and performance,” said …

Porsche drops plans to launch an entry-level sports car

According to German newspaper Stuttgarter Zeitung, Porsche has apparently dropped plans to build a two-seater entry-level sports car that would have been smaller and cheaper than its Boxster model. In an interview with Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller, the newspaper learned that such a model would risk dropping the credibility of the brand and alienating traditional customers. “We would …