A Classic Porsche 993 Targa Review

By   April 29, 2016

Porsche 993 Targa

Porsche 911 (993) Targa

In 1996 MotorWeek got their hands on the then new Porsche 911 (993) Targa. The design of the top no longer involved a removable hard top panel. No, for the 993 Porsche introduced a large glass roof that would move back similar to a very large sun roof. Of course the German performance car maker has since gone back to a Targa design the resembles the earlier cars with the 991 variant (but with a very trick power roof).

993s are very sought after as they are the last 911 generation with an air-cooled flat-six engine. In the case of the 1996 993 Targa a 3.6-liter engine was used that offered 285 horsepower. The result for the open roof car is a rear-engined machine that can launch from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds. While today that doesn’t sound all that impressive, in ’96 that was extremely quick.

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The Lamborghini Huracan In Beijing

By   April 28, 2016

Lamborghini Huracan

Lamborghini Huracan

Earlier this week Lamborghini showed their Huracan model lineup at the Beijing Motorshow. The Chinese market is an important one for the Italian performance car maker and because of this they introduced a model geared for the market.

The Huracan LP-580-2 is a rear-wheel drive version of the V10 machine that Lamborghini thinks will have huge success in China. Along side it at the show was the LP-610-4 Avio and the open aired Spyder.

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The McLaren 650S GT3 Has A Great Weekend

By   April 27, 2016

McLaren 650S GT3

McLaren 650S GT3

This past weekend was a very good one for the McLaren 650S GT3. The competition machine managed victories in three different countries (Italy, Portugal and the USA).

Some of the drivers behind the wheel of these victorious cars where McLaren GT Factory Drivers Rob Bell, Côme Ledogar, Shane van Gisbergen and Alvaro Parente. The wins came in the 2016 Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup, Pirelli World Challenge and the International GT Open championship.

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Cheap Ferrari What’s The True Cost To Purchase One

By   April 26, 2016

Ferrari Mondial

The Ferrari Mondial is Cheap by Ferrari’s Standards

The Ferrari Mondial is not the most loved car made by the Italian sports car maker. Thanks to this it is downright cheap by the standards of the prancing horse. Just how affordable is the Mondial? You can find plenty of examples in good condition for about the same price as a new Honda Civic.

Buying an Italian performance machine for Honda money sounds very tempting, but what is the actual cost of a cheap Ferrari?

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The Turbocharged Porsche Cayman And Cayman S Are Here

By   April 25, 2016

Porsche Cayman S and Cayman

Porsche 718 Cayman S and Cayman

Not long ago we saw the new Porsche 718 Boxster and heard details of how the Cayman and Boxster would be rebranded. Besides the name change, with both models having a public numeric designation as 718, the Cayman will now sit just below the Boxster in the model lineup.

Thanks to this change the new 718 Cayman will now be the least expensive Porsche sports car in the lineup. However, this change doesn’t mean that the power plant of the Cayman will be less powerful than the Boxster as the same output will be available on both models.

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