Last month, Porsche used the Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK to formally debut its newest model. It’s not another 911, nor a new SUV; it’s a hybrid sports prototype designed to win on the track here in the US and at Le Mans. You can tell the car has big shoes to fill just by looking at its name—Porsche is calling the new racing car the 963 because it’s the spiritual successor to the legendary 962
Don Neal couldn’t believe his eyes.
It had been over a decade since he last sat in the driver’s seat of his very own demolition derby car.
But suddenly he had one – a surprise from his friends.
It was just like Neal remembered his cars from the old days: royal blue on both ends, white in the center, and bold red lettering across the side.
“That was my old paint scheme,” Neal said. “It looked just like my last Figure 8 car. Even one of the sponsors is the same.”
Neal was tickled by all the details, right down
Porsche was given a responsibility to develop a light truck for the army which led the sports car manufacturer to make a Porsche Type 597 model.
Porsche created a Type 597 model that was conceived by the German army when it was contesting against Auto Union and the Borgward Group for a military contract.
The Porsche Cayenne is widely viewed as the German carmaker’s first foray into the world of 4x4s and off-roaders. However, in the mid-1950s, Porsche dabbled in this space with the Type 597, which was conceived for the German Army.
The story of the Type 597 starts back in early 1953 when Porsche was competing against Auto Union and the Borgward Group for a military contract. It was tasked with creating a light truck for the army and the Type 597 is what it came up with. Just 71 examples are believed to have been produced and in August, the 5th
26.08.2021: The 2022 Niro Hybrid (HEV) arrives for the new model year wearing new Kia badging on the front grille, the tailgate, steering wheel hub and wheel center caps.
Niro HEV continues to deliver an estimated 50 MPG, offers more than 63 cu.-ft. of cargo s
The 2022 Niro Hybrid (HEV) arrives for the new model year wearing new Kia badging on the front grille, the tailgate, steering wheel hub and wheel center caps.
Niro HEV continues to deliver an estimated 50 MPG, offers more than 63
The Mercedes-Benz GLS sport utility vehicle driven by prominent South Carolina attorney R. Alexander “Alex” Murdaugh on Saturday – the day he sustained a “superficial” gunshot wound to the head while purportedly changing a tire on the side of a rural Hampton county road – was equipped with run-flat tires, sources familiar with the situation have confirmed to this news outlet.
These tires – also known as “extended mobility tires” – allow a vehicle to travel approximately fifty miles with little to no tire pressure due to the presence of a reinforced sidewall.
Speculation regarding the run-flat tires on Murdaugh’s