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Porsche 911 Turbo gets a big brother

Porsche 911 Turbo gets a big brother

The 911 Turbo S Coupé and cabriolet can be ordered in the Middle East as of February 2010 with deliveries commencing in May 2010. The starting price in the GCC is $162,171 for the coupe and $173,361 for the cabriolet.…

2009 Porsche Panamera | new car review

The Panamera is an all-new Porsche model for 2010 and takes the sport car company into the world of luxury super-sedans. Designed to take on the likes of the Aston Martin Rapide and the Maserati Quattroporte, the aim of the Panamera is to take Porsche’s legendary handling and performance and…

2009 Porsche 911 | new car review

If ever there was the archetypal sports car, then the 911 is surely it. The product of 45 years of evolution, it’s as iconic as any other car you can think of. Since it first appeared in 1963, Porsche has stuck doggedly to its guns when it comes to the…

2009 Porsche Boxster | new car review

Upon its launch in 1996, the Boxster was maligned by some for being mid-engined, rather than rear-engined like the 911 – Porsche’s only other customer car at the time. But since then the Boxster has earned a well-deserved reputation as a great sports car, with some hailing it as an…

2009 Porsche Cayenne | new car review

The motoring world collectively dropped its jaw in 2002 when Porsche, renowned as makers of the finest sports cars, unveiled an SUV. Going from 911s to a family wagon is quite a jump, but the Cayenne has been a massive success, selling by the bucketload across the world. The looks…

2009 Porsche Cayman | new car review

After the success of the Boxster, Porsche decided to launch a hardtop coupe version in 2006. The Cayman – named after the crocodile-like animal – shares much in common with its roadster sibling, aside from its roof and a hatch to access luggage space by the mid-mounted engine. The suspension…

Wheels within wheels

Wheels within wheels

Though there were those who doubted his motives from the start, Wendelin Wiedeking was clear in Porsche’s reasons for building up a controlling shareholding in Volkswagen.…

Wiedeking pays the price for ambition

Wiedeking pays the price for ambition

Germany's best-paid executive and Porsche CEO for 16 years finally lost a battle in his own boardroom. This is the man that turned a financially weak Porsche into a darling of the automotive world.…

2008 Porsche Cayman | new car review

Two years down the line, the mid-engined Cayman has taken Porsche closer to the masses. The Cayman’s platform is very clearly derived from the Boxster’s with some cross pollination in body panels. Available in base or S versions, they differ primarily in the engine department. In typical Porsche fashion, nearly…

2008 Porsche Cayenne | new car review

Large, imposing, aggressive and very fast – Porsche’s response to the Range Rover, Q7 and LX has gained a devoted following. This is the Porsche for all seasons and terrains. The Cayenne heralds the course the company has embarked upon and this vehicle takes sports car qualities off the tarmac…