Here’s what it’s like to drive the new Porsche 963 prototype

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Enlarge / The new Porsche 963 sports prototype made its world debut at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed in England.

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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

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This rare Porsche Type 597 created for the German army is up for sale

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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.

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HT Auto Desk

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31 Jul 2022, 14:43 PM


The unit that is about to go for an auction has been restored in its original shade of Olive Green and the interior also has been completed matching the exterior colour. (RM Sotheby’s)

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.

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A Rare Porsche Type 597 Developed For The German Army Could Sell For $775,000

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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

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Here’s Why The Cayman Is Called The Poor Man’s Porsche

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Besides being known for its engineering and automotive heritage, Porsche is also associated with high prices. Historically, there have been several models in the Porsche lineup that are dubbed the “Poor Man’s Porsche” by brand purists because they are considered entry-level models to the brand.

We can talk about the 944, produced between 1982 and 1991, or more recently the Boxster, which in its first-generation reached distributors in 1996 and served as the basis for its “brother”, the Cayman. The Cayman is a coupe derived from the third-generation Boxster roadster and was introduced by Porsche in 2006.

The Cayman is

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The Porsche Taycan updated: more range, more connectivity, more colours

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25.08.2021: Numerous upgrades to technology and equipment for the new model year


The Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo will start the new model year in September with extensive changes. Thanks to technological developments, the day-to-day range


Numerous upgrades to technology and equipment for the new model year

The Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo will start the new model year in September with extensive changes. Thanks to technological developments, the day-to-day range of the electric sports cars will be improved. Further significant upgrades include the deep integration of Android

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No. 71 Inception Ferrari, No. 92 Porsche revived ahead of LM24

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Both the No. 92 factory GTE Pro Porsche and Inception Racing Ferrari are ready to take the start of the Le Mans 24 Hours after long shifts by both sets of mechanics since Thursday night.

The two cars are brand-new chassis, after hefty shunts during Hyperpole and Free Practice 4 respectively, both teams scrambling to build up new cars for today’s race.

For Porsche, the No. 92 has been rebuilt around a spare chassis following Kevin Estre’s off at Indianapolis, and was short, 20-minute shakedown on the runway of the airfield at the circuit last night. Inception Racing, meanwhile, had

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