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Porsche Subscription Service

Called Porsche Passport, this monthly subscription service will be offered in two different tiers: a $2,000/month "Launch" tier, which provides access to eight different models including the Cayenne, 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman S, as well as the Macan S, and then a $3,000/month "Accelerate" tier that offers a 22 vehicle lineup. Both include white-glove vehicle delivery, insurance, maintenance, detailing, as well as taxes and registration fees. Continue reading for another video and more information.

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9FF Porsche 997

Photo credit: Loma Wheels

Ever wonder what a 1,400-horsepower monster can do at the drag strip? If so, this video should answer your questions. What you're looking at is a 9ff-tuned 997 Turbo that can hit 60 mph in under 3-seconds, while boasting a top speed in excess of 249 mph. It needed just 8.89 seconds to cover a standing 1/4 mile as it took on an Audi RS7. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

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Electric Porsche 911

At first glance, this may look like a normal 1979 Porsche 911 SC Targa, but look under the hood, and you'll discover that it's actually an electric machine with more driving range than a majority of the battery-powered cars available today. The company tossed the flat-six engine, and replaced it with a pair of electric motors, mated to the car's original five-speed manual transmission. You get instant torque, which means it's half a second quicker in the zero-to-60mph sprint than the stock model. Continue reading for two more videos and information.

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Porche GTT 115 Superyacht

Priced at $16.7-million, the Porsche GTT 115 Hybrid Superyacht was designed by Studio F.A. Porsche and built by Dynamiq. It's limited to just 7-units worldwide, and features a luxurious interior, complete with rich chocolate brown furniture, hardwood floors and plenty of high-tech gadgets. The ship offers a range of 3,400 nautical miles while cruising at 21 knots. continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Porsche Design Smartwatch

Porsche Design is known for their high-end fashion accessories (backpacks, jackets, etc.), but they've been dabbling in the tech world recently, starting with a sleek laptop, and now this dual display smartwatch. From the looks of the user interface, it may connect with infotainment centers on future Porsche vehicles, letting users control certain functions and / or play music. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Porsche X

Unlike other supercars, the Porsche "X" by industrial designer Zhang Ningbo is completely driverless. This fully-electric vehicle can either be set to run autonomously, or remotely operated by humans like you would a drone. Underneath its shell, you'll find a 360° camera where the driver and passenger would normally sit. Continue reading for more pictures.

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2018 Porsche GT2 RS

Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8L six-cylinder engine that delivers 700 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is the most powerful yet, capable of hitting 60 mph in under 3-seconds, while topping out at 212 mph. Inside, you'll find red and black alcantara accents, a full rollcage behind the seats, and a 'Weissach RS' badge on the dashboard. Continue reading for an in-depth video tour, more pictures and information.

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Porsche 911 Turbo S Dark Knight

Auto-Dynamics unveils the Porsche 911 Turbo S "Dark Knight" edition, which is completely blacked out with the exception of a few yellow accents. On the outside, a matte-finished carbon 'Turbo Aerokit' is the standout, while a flat-6 engine capable of 690 horsepower can be found under the hood. The latter has been upgraded with GMG Racing manifolds, a TechArt exhaust, and IPD intake parts. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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2017 Porsche GT2 RS

Most supercars make their debut at auto shows, but not the 2017 Porsce 911 GT2 RS, as it was revealed at E3 2017 yesterday. Powered by a 3.8L flat-six twin-turbo engine that generates 640-horsepower, paired with PDK gearbox, it comes standard with a crazy aero kit, which includes a wing offering extreme downforce. Continue reading to see it driving around Forza Motorsport 7 and for more pictures.

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Porsche Superyacht

Limited to just 7-units worldwide, priced from $13.2-million, the Studio F.A. Porsche-designed Dynamiq GTT 115 superyacht is destined to be a collector's item, just like the automakers special edition models. Buyers can select an optional hybrid power system via the exclusive Dynamiq Configurator, complete with the standard two technical compartments or engine rooms, featuring 45kW Fischer Panda variable-speed generators located in the bow. This layout offers silent ambience at night and avoids smoke / fumes at anchor while guests are relaxing on the aft platform. continue reading for more pictures and information.

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