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From Pokémon to Porsche: How augmented reality is helping to build better cars
From Pokémon to Porsche: How augmented reality is helping to build better cars By Chris Pickering

You’re unlikely to find any rosy-cheeked millennials scampering around Porsche’s Leipzig factory in search of Pokémon. But there’s more than a hint of the hugely successful augmented reality (AR) game in some of the cutting-edge techniques that... Read more

Porsche buys 10 per cent stake in Rimac to speed up its EV development
Porsche buys 10 per cent stake in Rimac to speed up its EV development By Max Langridge

Porsche has bought a 10 per cent stake in Croatian electric hypercar manufacturer Rimac Automobil, in a bid to speed up the development of its own electric sports cars.  Porsche's first all-electric car gets official name: Taycan 25 of the most incredibly... Read more

Porsche's first all-electric car gets official name: Taycan
Porsche's first all-electric car gets official name: Taycan By Max Langridge

After going under the Mission E concept name, Porsche has finally given its first all-electric sports car an official name: Taycan. The name roughly translates to lively young horse, fitting, seeing as a prancing horse has featured in the company's emblem... Read more

Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept is an all-electric Porsche estate
Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept is an all-electric Porsche estate By Max Langridge

Porsche has unveiled a brand new electric car concept at the Geneva Motor Show. Called the Mission E Cross Turismo, the electrified car is essentially an elongated version of the Mission E, which is due to go on sale next year.  Future electric cars:... Read more

Porsche 718 Boxster S review: Four-cylinder foibles
4.0 stars Porsche 718 Boxster S review: Four-cylinder foibles By Joe Simpson

Can you believe the Porsche Boxster is 20 years old? We barely can either. But back when the Spice Girls were miming Wannabe on Top of the Pops and kids were losing their minds over POGs, the Boxster was waiting in the wings, preparing itself to utterly... Read more

Porsche Panamera (2017) review: Tantalising tech is only half the treat
4.5 stars Porsche Panamera (2017) review: Tantalising tech is only half the treat By Joe Simpson

"Fahren, fahren, fahren auf der Autobahn," Emil Shult chants out of the Bose stereo as we speed up the A1 in the new Porsche Panamera 4S. Kraftwerk's Autobahn might be a cliché choice of soundtrack, but for a late night motorway mission in a fast German... Read more

Porsche 911 Carrera (2017) review: Engine evolution?
4.5 stars Porsche 911 Carrera (2017) review: Engine evolution? By Joe Simpson

Throughout its history the Porsche 911 has undergone some critical design changes, each one of which naysayers have warned might kill off what makes this car so special. There have been impact bumpers, the move from an air-cooled to water-cooled engine,... Read more

Porsche 718 Cayman preview: Firing on all (four) cylinders
Porsche 718 Cayman preview: Firing on all (four) cylinders By Joe Simpson

Twinned with the new 718 Boxster that we drove a couple of weeks back, Porsche's new model offensive continued at the Beijing Auto Show with the launch of the 718 Cayman. The hard-top coupe twin version to the Boxster's drop top, the 718 Cayman holds... Read more

Porsche 911 Turbo S (2017) first drive: Ready to launch
Porsche 911 Turbo S (2017) first drive: Ready to launch By Joe Simpson

In a world of McLarens, Ferraris and Porsche's own 918 supercar, it's easy to forget about the shock and awe that the Porsche 911 Turbo was once capable of inducing. The original, usable supercar was once considered to be almost antisocially fast. Is... Read more

Porsche Macan Turbo review: The SUV superstar
4.5 stars Porsche Macan Turbo review: The SUV superstar By Joe Simpson

The Macan is the current "it" car of the SUV world. Since it appeared on our roads in 2014, demand has outstripped supply for Porsche's newest model. Even now, order new and you're likely looking at a nine month wait to get behind the wheel of your new... Read more

Porsche Mission E: Electric Tesla-killer coming soon
Porsche Mission E: Electric Tesla-killer coming soon By Joe Simpson

UPDATE: Porsche has announced that it has begun preparations to make the Concept E a reality, including a €700 million investment. There have been rumours in the auto industry for a while that Porsche was going to build a smaller, 4-seat saloon model... Read more

Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts
Detroit 2015 motorshow in pictures: Ford, Mercedes, Porsche and more show off their new cars and concepts By Joe Simpson

The North American International Auto Show – known locally by its acronym of “NAIAS”  or to you and I as the Detroit motorshow – sweeps the entire car industry off to frozen Detroit each January.Increasingly Detroit feels like a sideshow to the... Read more

Porsche 911 Targa 4 review: A modernised blast from the past
Porsche 911 Targa 4 review: A modernised blast from the past By Leon Poultney

Think of the Targa-topped Porsche 911 and, assuming you were alive, your mind is likely to be transported to times past, a time when men with slick hair shouted into enormous mobile phones about buying low and selling high. But the top is back in the... Read more

Hands-on: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive
Hands-on: Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid first drive By Ian Morris

We didn't have very long with the Porsche Panamera, but we thought it was worth some hands-on love, because it's a very special car. We've spent time with the diesel previously, and really liked it and the truth is, the Panamera is a bit weird to initially... Read more

Hands-on: Porsche Panamera Diesel review
Hands-on: Porsche Panamera Diesel review By Joe Simpson

Is a diesel Porsche a proper Porsche? That’s the big question that hangs in our minds before we jump into the low-set, leather-clad seat of the Panamera Diesel. Especially given that this one’s propelled by an engine you can find under the bonnet... Read more

Porsche Macan pictures and hands-on
Porsche Macan pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

This is the latest new Porsche, the Macan. Yes, we know, it’s hard to keep up. The company didn’t make an SUV 10 years ago, but now it’s got a second one under its belt.Little brother Macan joins big brother Cayenne - the theory perhaps being that... Read more

Porsche 918 Spyder pictures and hands-on
Porsche 918 Spyder pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

The Porsche 918 Spyder, unveiled in production form at the IAA 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, is perhaps the answer to a question no one asked. So, we'll create one for it.Let's pretend you've got the best part of a million quid to spend. On a car. You're... Read more

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S review
5.0 stars Porsche 911 Carrera 4S review By Joe Simpson

With the new 991-generation car, Porsche has created the most usable, spacious - not to mention largest - 911 ever. The Carrera 4S model - recently added to the range and often abbreviated as "C4S" - not only offers the slightly pimped-up aesthetic of... Read more

Porsche 911 Carrera pictures and hands-on
Porsche 911 Carrera pictures and hands-on By Hunter Skipworth

When it comes to two-seater sports car there are few quite as iconic as the Porsche 911. Pegged as the ultimate daily driver sports car, each year Porsche refines things just that little bit more. The result is a car which is now 50 years old, but looks... Read more

Porsche Cayman pictures and hands-on
Porsche Cayman pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

Porsche revealed its new Cayman in Los Angeles yesterday at the 2012 LA Auto Show, and we were in town to get a first glimpse. The sister car of the Boxster unveiled earlier this year in Geneva, the Cayman appears at first glance to be very much a “same... Read more

Porsche Silverstone Driving Experience pictures and hands-on
Porsche Silverstone Driving Experience pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

"Bit of power now, little bit more, no too much!" shouts Ed, just as the Porsche 911 I’m at the wheel of begins to spin round and we pirouette backwards through the water fountains. Belatedly, my mental faculties kick back in, I press the brake and... Read more

Porsche 911 Carrera (991) 2012 pictures and hands-on
Porsche 911 Carrera (991) 2012 pictures and hands-on By Joe Simpson

The Porsche 911 is a Marmite car. Before reading any of the words we put down on this page, you’re going into this article either believing that the 911 is the best sports car in the world. Or that it’s some stupid, anachronistic development of the... Read more

Porsche Cayman S
4.5 stars Porsche Cayman S By Ian Morris

"Would you like to drive a Porsche around the south of France?" is the kind of question which - like, "Would you like either a kick in the crown jewels, or this gold ingot?"  - doesn’t require a lot of thinking about. "Yes," we replied, and a couple... Read more

Porsche 997 Carrera S cabrio
4.0 stars Porsche 997 Carrera S cabrio By Jonathan Goddard

Remember the old car sticker, usually stuck in the rear window of a banged up old Rover that read: "My other car’s a Porsche"? That was back in the day when the Porsche badge meant rich, ostentatious and exclusive. These days, Porsche means something... Read more