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At $181,000USD, the 2014 Porsche 911 Turbo S is a supercar to be reckoned with. Powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.8L flattened boxer engine that generates 560hp and 700Nm of torque, it accelerates from 0-60mph in a mere 2.9-seconds. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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Here's a first look at the stunning 2014 Porsche 911 GT3, which features a dual-clutch seven-speed transmission, active rear-wheel steering, a computer-controlled rear differential with torque vectoring, and "a liberal amount of aluminum in the unibody and body panels." Continue reading for two videos, more pictures, and additional information.

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Available in base ($52,600) and S trims ($63,800), the 2013 Porsche Cayman is lighter and more powerful than its predecessor. Buyers can choose from either a 2.7L or 3.4L, both of which have been designed to rev more freely than before (peak power arrives at 7,400rpm - the old models run out of breath at 7,200rpm). More revs, in this case, means more power.

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Created by Porsche Design Studio, the C SEED 201 is currently touted as the world's largest folding / retractable outdoor LED TV. This rugged 201-inch display is waterproof, height-adjustable up to 15-feet, has an integrated 15-speaker sound system, and can rotate 270-degrees for optimal viewing. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a video of the TV in-action.

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No, this isn't some kind of joke, but actually the world's slowest Porsche GT3 RS, or at least a vehicle that looks like one. It was made by Austrian auto enthusiast Ferdinand Johannes, and consists mainly of drain pipes. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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Gemballa has unveiled the world's first Porsche covered from head to toe in diamonds, crushed diamonds that is. According to CEO Andreas Schwarz, "the paint is made from diamonds ground down to a dust that still sparkles, so it can be applied to cars like a paint; ghe German company claims that the sheer number of tiny diamonds in the coating leads to an 'incomparable' shin." Continue reading to see two more of Gemballa's creations and more information on the diamond paint job.

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Set to hit dealer showrooms next September is the Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid. It's "powered by the 3.4-litre V8 from the American Le Mans Series RS Spyder, revving to 9,200rpm and putting out over 500bhp, and three electric motors on the front axle with a maximum output of 218bhp; so it's a four-wheel-drive, 700-and-something-bhp supercar that's green." Click here for more pictures. Continue reading for a video. Here's the bottom line:

Another U-turn and we're back in the pits, more impressed with the overall balance than the sheer force of the 918. But then again, we're only working at half its potential. Things can only get better once the finalized body work is applied and the engine/motor combo sorted out.
[via Wired - TopGear]

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At $61850, the 2013 Porsche Boxster offers a 3.4L flat-6 engine that generates 315hp @ 6700rpm, mated to a 7-speed, double-clutch automated manual transmission. Thanks to new lightweight aluminum body pieces, the result is a "77-pound reduction in curb weight for the Boxster S over its steel-bodied predecessor on sale in North America since 2004." Click here for more pictures. Continue reading to see it in-action.

As part of Porsche's efforts to improve the Boxster's fuel efficiency, both the manual and double-clutch gearbox also come as standard with a switchable stop/start function together with brake energy recuperation - features that are now fitted to every new Porsche model from Boxster to Panamera.
[via InsideLine]

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Now that you've seen what Darth Vader's Ferrari F40 would look like, here's a sneak peak at Batman's stunning, matte-black Gemballa Mirage GT (Carrera GT), which comes complete with matte black wheels. Click here to see more of today's most popular images, courtesy of Imgur.com. Continue reading for a video of what Rio De Janeiro' Carnival would look like in the Toy Story universe.

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Yes, the owner of this brand new Porsche 911 accidentally drove through wet cement, and a stuck vehicle was the result. Fortunately, it looks as if the construction workers were able to get the car out...eventually. Click here for more FAILS, courtesy of Failblog.org. Continue reading for a video of the Porsche.

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