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Porsche celebrates 70 years with special exhibition

Porsche’s anniversary year has moved up a gear with the opening ceremony of the “70 years of the Porsche sports car” exhibition in Stuttgart, Germany. On June 8, 1948, the first vehicle to bear the Porsche name was registered. It was the iconic Porsche 356 “No 1” Roadster. Since then, …

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Ralph Lauren launches new collection – in his garage

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Fashion legend and renowned car collector Ralph Lauren has staged his latest show inside the private garage of his home in Bedford Hills, New York. Set against the spectacular backdrop of one of the world’s most spectacular automotive collections, Lauren presented his passion for cars and classic, enduring style in …

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Cars can “put off” house buyers

Cars parked in the street

More than a third of Brits would be put off buying or renting a property based on the type of cars parked on the street, according to a new survey. Car leasing experts UK Carline carried out a survey of 1,023 people to find out what factors influence their opinion …

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What Car? Car of the Year 2016 – winners

What Car Awards

The Volkswagen Group cleaned up at the prestigious What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2016, despite being engulfed by the diesel emissions scandal. Top prize went to the Audi A4 3.0 TDI 218 Sport, while the Group (which consists of VW, Audi, SEAT, ŠKODA, Bentley and Bugatti) was victorious in nine of the …

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Top 20 cars: Frankfurt Motor Show

Frankfurt Motor Show 2015

It’s been tough, but we’ve finally drawn up our list of favourite cars and concepts from the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. What do you think? Mercedes-Benz Concept IAA Honda Project 2&4 concept Hyundai N 2025 Vision Gran Turismo concept Citroen Cactus M Concept Bentley Bentayga Volkswagen Golf GTE Sport Concept …

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For sale: Janis Joplin’s iconic Porsche

Janis Joplin's Porsche

Rock legend Janis Joplin’s unmistakeable Porsche to be auctioned in New York on December 10. The later singer’s psychedelic 1965 Porsche 365C 1600 Cabriolet will be the star attraction at RM Sotheby’s exclusive Driven by Disruption sale. “Janis Joplin’s 356C is without question one of the most important Porsches of all time,” says Ian Kelleher …

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Most popular cars to drive on track days

Ariel Atom

Today many motor racing circuits organise track days when drivers can drive their own cars on the racing track or hire a car from the organisers to drive on the track. These can be very exciting experiences, and in 2014 for the very first time Silverstone is making the full …

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Porsche Cayenne GTS: The Best Sporty 4×4 Ever?

Porsche already has a fast 4×4 in the form of the Cayenne Turbo, but thought there was still room for a new GTS – the more driver focused version without the two turbochargers, but with more thorough tuning on the 4.8-litre V8 engine. It falls short 79bhp on the Cayenne …

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Why endurance racing is the winning formula

Traditionally, endurance racing has always been the cauldron of competition that has forged the future of road car technology. The gruelling struggle against both fellow competitors and the cruel mistress of reliability that is round the clock racing breeds performance – but performance that lasts. For example, dual-clutch gearboxes, disc …

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Jeopardy over Lotus launch plans

Following Lotus’ grand growth plans back at the 2010 Paris Motor Show, one of the automotive world’s most inspirational and single-minded manufacturers looked set to return to glory. When ex-Ferrari branding boss, Dany Bahar was then employed as CEO, shortly followed by former Ferrari designer Donato Coco to help style …

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