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1. Porsche Carrera GT worth $440,000 left neglected in Canadian parking garage
What was once a gleaming, $440,000 masterpiece is now covered in dust — and has been for over a year. It sits in a Canadian parking garage, neglected and unloved. The battery is dead, and the registration has expired. The passenger's window reads "Clean Me," as bemused passersby wonder why on earth this rare supercar is being left to die. You might assume that the owner of this Porsche Carrera GT had no choice but to leave the car behind.
2. Even a Ferrari can't replace a Porsche
Torque Affair via Oppositelock
Drive a 911 and you will mostly likely understand what the fuss is about. Torque Affair did. And if you happen to own one or have driven one, then what you're about to read will resonate with you.
3. Mourning a dying friend: The manual transmission
By Jeff Coe
When I purchased my first Porsche, it had a five-speed manual, of course. A true sports car combined with a manual introduced me to another level of enjoyment. All four of my 968s have also been six-speed manuals. In my eyes, a proper sports car should have nothing else. But times have changed, and here we are in 2014. Thanks to technology, the automatic has caught up and surpassed the many advantages of the manual. And that brings me to the reality that I'm facing. My next new car could likely be an automatic, whether I want it or not.
4. The new Porsche Cayenne — exterior design
The prowess of the new Cayenne is clearly reflected in the design. Every detail has been used to highlight what matters most to you: the sporting credibility that only a Porsche can offer. Take a look at the design features in this clip.
5. Upcoming 2015 Porsche 911 GT3 RS design photos leaked, showing
International Business Times
Porsche is introducing a new look to what is essentially its best street-legal race car yet, the 911 GT3 RS, and while the world has already grabbed a glimpse of the 2015 model in action on the German Nürburgring track, new photos of the car have been leaked, showing some radical exterior changes.
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