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Porsche 911 Speedster Enters Production

Porsche 911 Speedster Enters Production

Last month, the all-new Porsche 911 Speedster entered production at the Porsche plant in Zuffenhausen, Germany. Only 1,948 units of this high-performance open-top two-seater will be produced, making this a very rare iteration of the Porsche 911. The 911 Speedster debuted as a concept last year in Germany but will now be produced as a real-world, drivable model. The 911 Speedster will take its power from a naturally aspirated six-cylinder boxer engine, linked to a six-speed manual sports transmission that…

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Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Concept Debuts in New York

Volkswagen Tarok Pickup Concept Debuts in New York

The new Volkswagen Tarok pickup concept made its U.S. debut during the New York International Auto Show in April of this year. VW has not officially announced plans to bring the truck to the US market; rather, the unveiling in the US was to gauge the public’s reception to a compact, versatile, entry-level truck. For now, however, the Tarok will be limited to the South American market, with sales already happening in Brazil. The Tarok concept owes its versatility to…

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Introducing the All-New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Introducing the All-New 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI

Building on the success of the next-generation Jetta and the popularity of the performance-oriented Golf GTI and Golf R, the all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta GLI makes a triumphant return to the lineup. The new Jetta GLI features an even bolder design than even the redesigned Jetta and exhilarating performance to match. “Volkswagen has long been synonymous with small, sporty cars,” said Scott Keogh, CEO, Volkswagen Group of America. “The redesigned 2019 Jetta proved once more that its combination of design,…

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2018 Volkswagen Atlas Review

2018 Volkswagen Atlas Review

Volkswagen is turning its eye towards the American automotive market, where larger SUVs are selling like hotcakes. The European brand has long chosen to develop premium mid-size vehicles, but it’s changing course with the 2018 Volkswagen Atlas—a full-size three-row SUV designed for American families. “After spending a few weeks with our own 2018 Atlas, it’s clear VW built an ultra-functional, family-friendly three-row SUV,” Consumer Reports said in their review. Unlike many full-size SUVs, the Volkswagen Atlas offers a comfortable, firm…

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Most Powerful Porsche 911 Turbo S

Most Powerful Porsche 911 Turbo S

The Porsche 911 is already known as a high-powered sports car that’s both stylish and comfortable. Now, though, the brand is going the extra mile to blow enthusiasts away. The new Porsche 911 Turbo S will be the most powerful model to date, but there’s a catch. The upcoming 2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series Coupe will feature a 3.8-liter twin-turbocharged flat-six engine that delivers 607 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque. The standard seven-speed PDK transmission allows for…

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2018 VW Polo

2018 VW Polo

The sixth-generation Polo is better than ever. Of course, a lot is still under wraps – including the car itself. There’s a lot to learn about the 2018 VW Polo but it’s sure to impress. The Polo is literally “under wraps” in order to camouflage it from the public. Disguised prototypes have been hitting the roads of Europe and South Africa, and so far we know it’ll be a hit. The new Polo is slightly larger than its predecessors, which…

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Porsche Cayenne Tows a Jumbo Jet

Porsche Cayenne Tows a Jumbo Jet

There’s tons of reasons to love Porsche vehicles. Style, luxury, and power. Plenty of power. The Porsche Cayenne proved all of this when it recently scored a Guinness World Record for towing an airplane. The Cayenne not only towed an airplane—it towed a jumbo jet. While the Cayenne’s max towing capacity is listed as 7,700 pounds, you can bet that a jumbo jet weighs significantly more than that. In fact, at 314 tons, the Airbus A380 that was towed was…

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Meet Atlas: New Midsize Crossover Volkswagen Revealed

Meet Atlas: New Midsize Crossover Volkswagen Revealed

While many automakers in the US market have been taking advantage of the trend toward SUVs and crossovers, Volkswagen’s SUV lineup has been surprisingly lacking. The one nameplate currently under the brand’s belt is the Tiguan. However, we saw hints of a new midsize crossover from VW at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, and now the vehicle is finally seeing the light of day under the name “Atlas.” The Volkswagen Atlas has been hinted at for awhile, with VW CEO…

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Porsche Station Wagon On the Horizon

Porsche Station Wagon On the Horizon

It’s not often luxury automakers known for making fast cars break their own mold, but Porsche is doing just that – again. The luxury automaker revealed an SUV nearly 15 years ago, but now the maker of the legendary 911 is looking to up the ante. The new Porsche station wagon is set to release next year. The station wagon is just the latest model in the sports car manufacturer’s utility-driven portfolio. The Porsche Cayenne entered the market back in…

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2017 Porsche 911 Spotlight

2017 Porsche 911 Spotlight

The gutsiest Porsche is better than ever this year. The all-new 2017 Porsche 911 is ready to take on the open road with you behind the wheel. Check out some of the best parts of the Porsche 911. Performance With the 911, you’ll start with stellar performance. A max horsepower of 370 will get you going from the start, zipping from zero to sixty in just 4.4 seconds. With a top track speed of 183, the Porsche 911 will leave…

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