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      Published on 08-21-2012 02:31 AM
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      Agency Power released their new titanium exhaust system for 997.1 Turbo models which are those produced form 2007-2009. The entire exhaust system is only 16 pounds which saves a total of almost 40 pounds from the rear of the car. 200 cell cats are included but we are disappointed to see there is no option without cats. The exhaust also comes with a lifetime warranty which is a nice touch especially considering how important welds are on titanium systems. ...
      Published on 08-14-2012 11:48 PM
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      Here we have two highly modified turbocharged 997's which take on a AMS Alpha 12 Nissan GTR. The first race has the Protomotive MKI 997 Turbo take on the GTR. The 997 Turbo launched better and manages to hold off the GTR until the 1/4 mile mark with the better elapsed time but after that it is over. The Protomotive car is no slouch trapping 141 miles per hour but the GTR hits 149 mph. It then pulls away through the mile where it traps an eye opening 215.9 MPH to the Porsche's 163. ...
      Published on 08-14-2012 12:11 AM
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      What you see in the video below is a dash cam that captures a 997 GT3 speeding on the streets in Russia. The GT3 appears to lose control approaching an intersection and swerves into oncoming traffic hitting a Daewoo Nexia which is not more than a small and cheap commuter vehicle. The Porsche owner was able to walk away but the Daewoo owner was not so fortunate as the accident cost him his life and left his wife a widow and their two children without a father. ...
      Published on 08-08-2012 04:13 PM
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      Introducing JE Design's new Cayenne tuning package they call the Progressor. This program features a widebody kit that includes a new front bumper, fenders, side skirts, diffuser, and a roof spoiler. They also offer tunes for the Cayenne Turbo as well as the Diesel model although there are no dynos to accompany the claimed power gains. They are no doubt getting gains but these are just canned tunes. ...
      Published on 08-07-2012 12:41 PM
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      Last month Insideline tested the new Boxster S manual and now we have the Car and Driver numbers to compare. Insideline hit 13.0@108.7 and Car and Driver managed 12.9@111, so a slight improvement. The Boxster S is not far off E92 M3 acceleration with the manual and with the PDK will likely improve a bit. Beyond just the acceleration numbers Car and Driver rates this new Boxster 5 Stars and as an improvement over what was already a fantastic car. ...
      Published on 08-06-2012 08:05 PM
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      PorscheBoost member Lock N Load has been documenting his absolutely jaw dropping 997 GT3 build by Champion Motorsport. In addition to suspension and interior work he chose to have Champion build him a custom 4.2 liter flat-6 motor. Now the 997 GT3 RS MKI was already putting out a healthy amount of power from its 3.6 liter with a baseline of 396 wheel horsepower. That is over 100 wheel horsepower per liter, simply outstanding. ...
      Published on 08-04-2012 12:42 PM
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      The much anticipated V-CT Vorsteiner Cayenne is officially released. The V-CT Cayenne consist of the following parts, two different front spoiler versions one just like the original option on the render with the visible carbon fiber section and one which will be fully paintable version like the studio shots below. Wheel Boutique carries this kit, please contact them for details and pricing information. ...
      Published on 08-03-2012 12:47 PM
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      Wish this was a party we were invited to. The Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar that we have seen testing over the past year was displayed in close to production form at a private party at Canoe Studios in New York. There was a video posted to Youtube in addition to these photos but it would seem someone at Porsche had the video taken down. We hope somebody managed to snag the video before it was deleted. ...
      Published on 08-02-2012 09:50 AM
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      The PDK transmission does wonders for the new Porsche models and the 911 Turbo is no exception. How does a stock 10 second car sound? Well, that is exactly what the 997.2 Turbo S is capable of. Insideline tested the car at 0-60 in 2.8 seconds and through the 1/4 mile at 10.9@125. Launch control certainly helps as without it they only managed an 11.5@124 which is still blazing fast. Simply spectacular performance from a bone stock car. ...
      Published on 08-01-2012 09:32 AM
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      Gintani has been developing more and more body pieces for various cars under their aero line and following their E92 M3 kit they are now releasing their Porsche Panamera kit. The kit consists of a new hood with carbon fiber accents, carbon fiber rear diffuser, side skirts with carbon accents, carbon front lip, carbon fiber wing, and carbon fiber bumper vents. We saw the car with the pieces in person and it looked fantastic with great fitment. ...
      Published on 07-27-2012 04:18 AM
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      This is the Panamera Cyrano tuning program from Hamann. Hamann has revised the body kit giving the front fascia larger air intakes and including the oh so trendy LED's that everyone else is. The extended fenders have also been widened. An optional carbon fiber hood rounds out the package. The engine output is bumped up to 603 horses (although no dyno is provided). We doubt this will be a very popular kit or package in the United States where superior power options exist for less money as well as many other body piece options. ...
      Published on 07-26-2012 11:32 PM
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      There are two races in the video versus the same Porsche 996 Turbo. The first video is an outside the car view, which, well, sucks. We are still able to see the 996 Turbo is able to take the 2011 GTR with undisclosed bolt ons. The second red GTR is a 2012 Black Edition with mid pipes and an Ivey Tune. The 996 Turbo beats both and was running 25 psi on its upgraded turbos with E85. The GTR ripped it out of the hole and on the first couple shifts only for the horsepower advantage of the 911 Turbo to take over. ...
      Published on 07-26-2012 12:03 AM
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      Who does not love to see cars versus bikes? The car here being the 911 GT2 RS which is capable of high 10's around the 133 mile per hour trap speed mark and the bike being the Ducati 1199 Panigale S. The Ducati has a 415 pound curb weight and a 195 horse motor putting the power to weight easily in the bikes favor. A good rider should be able to extract a 10 flat in the 1/4 mile in the mid 140 mile per hour range with the Ducati. ...
      Published on 07-23-2012 11:10 PM
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      Congratulations to Porsche whose sales continue to improve at record pace. At this point last year, Porsche sold 60,659 cars. At the same point this year, 69,171 for a difference of 14%. Sales are up 20.8% in Germany alone and 24.5% in China. The biggest market for Porsche, the United States, is up 5.8%. Porsche 911 sales are up 27.9% alone due in large part to the launch of the new 991 model generation. ...
      Published on 07-19-2012 06:22 AM
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      The new 981 Boxster is an absolutely gorgeous car inside and out and a large improvement on the previous generation model getting lighter and faster. Insideline got their hands on the manual version which posted some impressive numbers with only 315 horses. 60 miles per hour came in 4.9 seconds and the 1/4 mile came in 13 seconds flat at 108.7 miles per hour. This car is quicker/faster than an E46 M3 with less power. ...

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