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Porsche 911 Turbo spied lapping the Nurburgring

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Although it seems like we’re seeing a new variant of the Porsche 911 every month, the current generation is nearing its end. The 991 debuted in 2011 with the updated 991.2 model stepping in for the 2017 model year. We’ve seen photos of the new 992 model for a while, but this new batch of the 911 Turbo out on the Nürburgring might give us our best look yet.

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Porsche 911 Turbo spied lapping the Nurburgring originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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New Porsche Boxster Spyder spied testing on the Nurburgring

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The upcoming Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder has been spied testing on the Nürburgring. The last time we posted spy shots of the Spyder was in January, a cold time of the year to flaunt its new bikini top above the shapely engine cover. This time around, the Spyder’s lapping the famous German race track, looking very production ready.

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New Porsche Boxster Spyder spied testing on the Nurburgring originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Zellmer: Porsche building 500 fast-chargers in U.S.

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When we talked with folks at Porsche about introducing the Mission E here in the U.S., they acknowledged that charging infrastructure was a challenge the company must face head-on. “We have to work on our charging infrastructure [across] the nation, so that range anxiety — despite the fact that we have a bigger range than 300 miles — is not a barrier,” Porsche Cars North America President and CEO Klaus Zellmer told us. Now we know a little more about that plan, as Zellmer told Automo

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Zellmer: Porsche building 500 fast-chargers in U.S. originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:39:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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VW to introduce autonomous parking in 2020

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Last year, we brought you news of an automated valet parking system that would allow visitors to the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart to have their cars drop them off and then go park itself autonomously. Now, one of Daimler’s German rivals plans to offer similar capabilities. Volkswagen Group, which includes Porsche and Audi, is currently testing autonomous parking at the Hamburg Airport, with plans to put the technology into consumer vehicles beginning in 2020.

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VW to introduce autonomous parking in 2020 originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 16 Apr 2018 10:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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