Porsche purists should stop reading now. Ok, let's get on to the news: all Porsche 911s are now turbocharged! That's right, no more water-cooled engines, never mind air-cooled. Times change, technology marches on. But the good news, according to auto critic Tom Voelk of The New York Times, is that the all-new 2017 edition of the Porsche 911 is better than ever. Click "play" in the video clip below to watch the full report.
The twin-turbo version of the flat-six engine is smaller now at 3.0 liters and more fuel-efficient. It also packs additional horsepower — 420 in…
A four-cylinder Porsche? Wie schreklich! That was the initial reaction among purists to the news the Porsche's new 718 Boxster would be a four-cylinder turbo model. But this newest Boxster delivers a pure luxury sports car experience that will be hard - if not impossible - to match by its competitors (does Porsche really have any competitors?). AutoGuide recently reviewed the all-new 718 Boxster and has the following report:
AutoGuide confirms the 718 sounds amazing, drives even better and remains one of the most genuinely engaging sports cars you can buy right now...
The Porsche Macan gets a new version for 2017, the sport-tuned GTS, which features a number of additional enhancements, reports CarGurus.com. GTS upgrades over the base S model include a tweaked V6 engine, bigger brakes and adaptive air suspension.
Other upgrades to the 2017 Macan include next-gen Porsche Communications Management infotainment featuring standard satellite radio and HD Radio, hands-free Bluetooth-connectivity, and improved communications and smartphone apps with enhanced Porsche Connect and Apple CarPlay. The 2017 GTS will use the S model's...
"Ferry Porsche once said: 'We believe in quality, not quantity when it comes to building cars.' An attitude with a long tradition at Porsche. Ever since 1986, we have been dedicating to implementing special customer wishes to develop one-off vehicles which bring our motto 'Individuality straight from the factory' onto the road."
The all-new Porsche Macan distinguishes itself with luxury sports car performance and cargo carrying capability says Autotrader in a new review. Click "play" in the video clip below to watch the full report.
The all-wheel-drive Macan comes with PDK (Porsche's 7-speed dual-clutch automated manual transmission) and a choice of two engines, one for each trim level...
The legendary German sports car manufacturer Porsche introduced its first 911 model in 1963. More than 50 years later, the 2016 Porsche 911 still holds sway for driving enthusiasts of every stripe. The UK's Telegraph recently took the 911 out for a test drive.
The base model of the 911, the Carrera, rockets from 0-62 mph in 4.6 seconds, according to the Telegraph. Steering is remarkably precise and this two door grips corners hard and tight.
Variations on the 911 are nearly endless. You can choose two- or four-wheel drive; a coupe, cabriolet or halfway Targa model body…
If you've kept pace with our blog page here at Porsche Southpoint, you may well recall a post from just a few months ago, in which we profiled our incredible midsize crossover, the 2016 Porsche Cayenne.
That said, we'd be remiss if we didn't take this opportunity to talk up this top-shelf transport some more today. Fortunately, we've got our friend -- Autotrader commentator, Jabari Jones -- here to help us get things going. His appraisal of the Cayenne is available in the video below:
While we'd certainly never knock the Cayenne's exquisitely appointed entry-level model…
Though it may not be the brawniest or baddest sports coupe in the German automaker's stable -- the iconic 911 will likely forever hold that title -- the 2016 Porsche Cayman is nonetheless one very attractive and highly desirable performance pony.
Yet, what makes it so? For the response to that, we at Porsche Southpoint invite you to scope the clip below. Car and Driver Magazine is here to explain:
There are myriad powertrain options throughout the Cayman portfolio. And though we have love for them all, the penultimate iteration -- the GTS -- may darn-well be our favorite.
Are you considering a midsize luxury crossover for your next automotive purchase? Do you feel like you're having trouble finding the right fit?
If so, we at Porsche Southpoint are here to tell you: we have the solution. And you'll find it in the form of the 2016 Porsche Cayenne.
Click "play" on the clip below to feast your senses on this first-class utility vehicle:
There are a whopping seven trim levels throughout the Cayenne catalog. And quite honestly, you can't go wrong with any of them. Even the base iteration is altogether brilliant.