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Did Porsche Ruin the Panamera 4S with a V6?

After reading the title above, you may think to yourself, “No, they ruined it by designing it to be hideous.” Yes, the Panamera (if I may use an old Clarkson reference) looks like a Chihuahua taking a crap. For crying out loud, a Porsche 911 crossbred with a Citro├źn DS looks better than the Panamera. […] More »

  Comments | By - November 25, 2013

Motor Trend Reviews the Pagani Huayra

Seven-hundred-thirty horsepower and 764 lb-ft of torque exploding out of a 6.0L, twin-turbo AMG V12 do not make the $1.4-million Pagani Huayra a great car. Neither do its carbon-fiber/titanium bits and pieces, or the fact that it can go 0-60 in 3.2 seconds on the way up to 231 mph. Character is what makes the […] More »

  Comments | By - October 22, 2013

Motor Trend Reviews the Porsche 911 Turbo S

The Porsche 911 Turbo S is like the Hometown Buffet of the 991 lineup. It offers a little bit of everything, mixing the comfort of a GT car with a racy disposition that, at moments, may give you the feeling you’re in a GT3, but because it’s not a GT3, it can afford to have […] More »

  Comments | By - September 10, 2013

It’s Time for the World’s Greatest Drag Race

For three years Motor Trend has been making YouTube’s servers work overtime with its “World’s Greatest Drag Race” videos. The 2011 World’s Greatest Drag race got 13,995,708 views. In 2012, World’s Greatest Drag Race 2 got 13,648,251 YouTube views. Now it’s 2013, and for the next few hours, the view counter for World’s Greatest Drag […] More »

  Comments | By - August 23, 2013

2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Makes Small Work of Laguna Seca

The Porsche 911 Carrera S won last year’s Motor Trend Best Driver’s Car competition. This year, its all-wheel drive brother the Carrera 4S is having a crack at winning the trophy for the Carrera brand two years in a row. Will it get the job done, or will the added grip of Porsche Traction Management […] More »

  Comments | By - August 21, 2013

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