Porsche Models Of All Time

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Porsche Models Of All Time

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Porsche Models Of All Time
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911 GT3 R Hybrid

Using its ultra-hardcore 480-horsepower GT3 racer as a base, Porsche engineers added two 60kW electric motors to the front wheels to provide extra bursts of power when needed. That this system also saves fuel under race conditions is a more-than-welcome bonus.

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911 GT3 R Hybrid
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Cayenne Turbo

The Cayenne Turbo shows that Porsche builds class-defining vehicles no matter what the segment. It’s a 5,000-pound, luxuriously appointed off-road machine that can knock out a 4.7-second 0-60 time on its way to a 170 mph top speed.

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Cayenne Turbo
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911 Targa

Porsche replaced the top of the 911’s roof with a removable panel to allow for an open-air driving experience. It also went one step further and reinforced the remaining vertical pieces with an extra-thick steel roll bar.

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911 Targa
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718 RS 60

An evolution from the 356 and 550 racecars, the 718 RS 60 carried more size and weight in order to meet the trunk, fender and windscreen requirements enacted by major sanctioning bodies. Motivating this extra mass was an all-new quad-cam four-cylinder rated at 160 horsepower

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718 RS 60
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Carrera GT

The jewel in the center of the Carrera GT crown is a 5.7-liter, 605-horsepower V10 engine originally designed for Le Mans duties, but tweaked to make it suitable for the street. Mated to a standard six-speed manual transmission, this lump helped propel the carbon-fiber-bodied rocket to 60 mph in less than four seconds and 125 mph is approached in less than 10 seconds. Top speed was rated at 205 mph.

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Carrera GT
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550 Spyder

This car has a rigid frame, a lightweight, hand-built aluminum body and an engine mounted in the middle rather than the rear. Power output was modest at just 70 horsepower, but the overall package proved to be quite successful.

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550 Spyder
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Porsche 959

Unveiled in 1983, the 959 featured forward-thinking technologies such as an all-wheel drive system, a 450-horsepower turbocharged flat-6, magnesium wheels and run-flat tires. Even the body - while common-looking today - was incredibly advanced due to its slippery shape, flush headlamps and integrated bumpers.

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Porsche 959
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Porsche 917

Powered by a flat-12 engine capable of over 620 horsepower, the Porsche 917 was hellishly fast. Flying under the Porsche/Gulf Racing banner, the 917 gave Porsche its first overall win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1970, a feat it repeated the following year.

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Porsche 917
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1966 911S

Porsche shaved five pounds of unsprung weight from each corner by using five-spoke Fuchs alloy wheels -- wheels whose design have come to define the classic 911 look almost as much as the 911 silhouette itself.

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1966 911S
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Porsche 356

The car’s feathery weight and attention to performance made the 356 a formidable sports car, and owners on both sides of the Atlantic enthusiastically raced them to great success.

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Porsche 356
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