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Porsche Taycan 4S Launches With (Relatively) More Affordable Price

Porsche dropped its first-ever battery-electric vehicle a few weeks ago by debuting the Taycan Turbo and Turbo S models, which in the grand scheme of the Taycan's lineup, will be the premium models. While the Taycan was very well-received, the Turbo's $150,000+ price tag raised a few eyebrows, but now enter the Taycan 4S.  Porsche has formally revealed the Taycan…

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2020 Porsche Taycan Aims to Take on Tesla

It's been a long time coming, but Porsche has finally revealed its first battery-electric car, the 2020 Taycan. Not only is the Taycan the first fully-electric Porsche model, but it's also the first product EV ever to feature an 800-volt charging system.  If the Taycan looks familiar, that's because the production car is very closely related to the 2015 Mission…

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Electric Porsche Taycan Interior Revealed

Porsche has offered up its first official look at the upcoming battery-electric Taycan. The sneak peak comes just a month ahead of the Taycam's slated reveal at the Frankfurt Motor Show.  The photo is certainly more than the typical new car teaser image. This full-on dashboard shot shows off an overall interior design that is similar to other recent Porsche…

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German Prosecutors Raid Porsche Offices

The Porsche brand seems to be unable to escape corruption. German prosecutors in Stuttgart confirm Tuesday they have raided Porsche offices. The raid comes amid allegations of corruption between the government's tax office and Porsche officials.  Prosecutors say they are suspicious that an auditor working for the government had been bribed into passing information to the carmaker's tax advisor. Specifically,…

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Porsche Officially Ditching Diesel

Porsche has announced it will ditch diesel powertrains going forward. The move comes as little surprise as parent company Volkswagen Group attempts to distance itself from its 2015 diesel emissions scandal, which included Porsche products.  The German government still has an ongoing probe into Volkswagen diesel engines, which cause Porsche to suspend sales of diesel vehicles in Europe back in…

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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Revealed With 455 HP

Porsche keeps is becoming fairly consistent at churning out electrified versions of its range. This time the all-new Cayenne is getting electrified with a new E-Hybrid variant that's packing a respectable 455 horsepower.  The Cayenne E-Hybrid is powered by turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 engine that hammers out 335 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque. But that's not all. Thanks to the…

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Porsche Experiments With Car Subscription Service

Porsche is joining the ranks of automakers experimenting with new distribution methods. The German automaker has announced a new pilot program that allows consumers to subscribe to Porsche Passport.  Porsche Passport is the name behind a new subscription service the company is offering to buyers. Instead of simply owning or leasing a Porsche, buyers can subscribe via Passport for $2,000…

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2019 Porsche Cayenne Revealed

Porsche has officially pulled the cover off its third-generation Cayenne SUV. The 2019 Cayenne is all-new from the ground-up, despite looking very similar to its predecessor. Highlights on the new official Porsche of suburbia include new engines, more technology and more space. It's hard to believe just looking at it, but the 2019 Cayenne really is all-new. This version is…

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2018 Porsche Cayenne Sketched

Porsche has previewed the 2018 Cayenne ahead of its August 29th debut with a sketch. The sketch confirms a few design traits, such as sizable influence from the smaller Macan housed within an overall evolutionary design change. The Porsche brand is fairly notorious for playing it safe when it comes to redesigns, so perhaps it comes as no surprise that…

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Porsche Considering EVs, Hybrids as Part of Volkswagen's Zero Emissions Strategy

Speaking to Reuters at the Geneva Motor Show, Porsche sales chief Detlev von Platen indicated that the automaker is giving consideration to an all-electric version of its Macan compact SUV as well as a hybrid versions of some of its popular sports coupes. Porsche is investing close to $1.1 billion to develop the Mission E, the marque's first battery-only model.…

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