Porsche has begun engaging fans using a new microsite packed with insights on its forthcoming compact SUV. In fact, they’d like to correct that…
Official details have leaked of the forthcoming Porsche Macan, which will be unveiled at November’s LA Motor Show before going on sale in May…
The inaugural Cayenne GTS from 2008 was far more than the sum of its parts. Although just 20 bhp more powerful than the regular Cayenne S, it was arguably the most fun-to-drive SUV on sale at the time.
I am in two minds about this new Maserati Kubang. On the one hand it seems entirely rational for Maserati to look on at Porsche’s Cayenne and see a market opportunity, that until now, it has missed out on. But on the other hand Maserati is Fangio, Moss and that famous 1955 Mille Miglia race win along with Dennis Jenks’. Is nothing sacred anymore?
You might be forgiven for thinking that the most economical version of Porsche’s GT saloon would be the Panamera S Hybrid – what with all its clever energy recovery tech and green credentials – but you’d be wrong. Porsche have turned to a more conventional means of propulsion for its most environment friendly poster-child.
From June 2011 the Porsche Cayenne and Panamera will receive detailed improvements, additions and new options together with more efficient engines that produce lower CO2 emissions. So to celebrate these gains in frugality, they’ve added more power – well this is Porsche after all.
Apart from beautiful girls (a really common sight in this male dominated sector, honestly) and the jet set lifestyle (regularly taking in glamorous venues…
The new 9-4X brings unique Saab design and engineering to the growing mid-size crossover segment. With its distinctive Scandinavian looks, Saab are claiming class-leading ride and car-like handling.
Making its world premiere at next month’s Los Angeles Auto Show, the 9-4X expands Saab’s product portfolio to three car lines and will provide a fresh, alternative choice for independently-minded crossover buyers. It is an important next-step in the Swedish brand’s renaissance as an independent premium car manufacturer.
Uwe Gemballa, CEO of Gemballa Automobiletechnik, famed tuner of Porsche sports cars, was found murdered in Pretoria, South Africa at the weekend.
Mr Gemballa was found murdered in the style of an execution, with his hands tied behind his back and a bullet wound in the back of the head. He was reportedly in South Africa on business looking to close a deal which would see his cars being sold in the region.
Audi’s new Q7 6.0 TDI quattro takes the super-SUV into uncharted territory in terms of price and power, but how does it stack-up against its petrol powered rivals? And can any of them claim to be true drivers’ cars? We went to Cadwell Park to find out… and to have a bit of a laugh.
The new X6M and X5M represent a series of firsts for BMW’s M division, but as controversial as they may be, they also showcase M divisions new strategy of fitting turbocharged engines to its cars.
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